"In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."John Kenneth Galbraith on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."John Kenneth Galbraith on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."John Kenneth Galbraith on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."John Kenneth Galbraith on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."John Kenneth Galbraith on Dalai Lama
"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."