"Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."John Kenneth Galbraith on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."John Kenneth Galbraith on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."John Kenneth Galbraith on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."John Kenneth Galbraith on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."John Kenneth Galbraith on Oscar Wilde
"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 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."
"Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything."