Four quotes by John Kenneth Galbraith
John Kenneth 'Ken' Galbraith, OC (Station, Ontario, October 15, 1908 - April 29, 2006, Cambridge, Massachusetts) was a Canadian-American economist, diplomat, public official, and intellectual. His books on economic topics were bestsellers from the 1950s through the 2000s. As an economist, he leaned toward post-Keynesian economics from an institutionalist perspective.
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists. [+]
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy on the proof. [+]
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory. [+]
The happiest time of anyone's life is just after the first divorce. [+]
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