John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes

Few things are more tempting to a writer than to repeat, admiringly, what he has said before

John Kenneth Galbraith

Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more people are so painfully aware of the alternative.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.

John Kenneth Galbraith

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will.

John Kenneth Galbraith

Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.

John Kenneth Galbraith

If we were not in Vietnam, all that part of the world would be enjoying the obscurity it so richly deserves.

John Kenneth Galbraith

The happiest time of anyone's life is just after the first divorce.

JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH
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