"A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."John Maynard Keynes on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."John Maynard Keynes on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."John Maynard Keynes on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."John Maynard Keynes on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."John Maynard Keynes on Thomas Jefferson
"Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent."
"The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward."
"The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future."
"The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future."
"Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone."