"We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the rich were not working because they had too little money, the poor because they had much."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."John Kenneth Galbraith on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."John Kenneth Galbraith on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."John Kenneth Galbraith on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."John Kenneth Galbraith on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."John Kenneth Galbraith on Mark Twain
"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."