"There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting."
"Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it."John Kenneth Galbraith on Confucius
"To love beauty is to see light."John Kenneth Galbraith on Victor Hugo
"Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person."John Kenneth Galbraith on Amanda Peet
"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."John Kenneth Galbraith on Anne Roiphe
"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."John Kenneth Galbraith on Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
"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."
"Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything."