"In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."John Kenneth Galbraith on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."John Kenneth Galbraith on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."John Kenneth Galbraith on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."John Kenneth Galbraith on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."John Kenneth Galbraith on Mahatma Gandhi
"By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man."
"In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the majority than to be right alone."
"Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
"Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
"There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting."