"I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed, and debated intensely."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Joseph Stiglitz on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Joseph Stiglitz on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Joseph Stiglitz on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Joseph Stiglitz on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Joseph Stiglitz on Margaret Mead
"My teachers helped guide and motivate me but the responsibility of learning was left with me, an approach to learning which was later reinforced by my experiences at Amherst."
"Macroeconomic policy can never be devoid of politics: it involves fundamental trade-offs and affects different groups differently."
"Economists often like startling theorems, results which seem to run counter to conventional wisdom."