John Kenneth Galbraith Quotes

The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

Few people at the beginning of the ninteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

In economics, the majority is always wrong.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

Washington is a place where people praise courage and act on elaborate personal cost-benefit calculations.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.

~ John Kenneth Galbraith

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