"The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."John Kenneth Galbraith on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."John Kenneth Galbraith on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."John Kenneth Galbraith on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."John Kenneth Galbraith on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."John Kenneth Galbraith on Abraham Lincoln
"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."