John Kenneth Galbraith

"The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

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

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

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

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting."

Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

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

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)