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Brief about John Kenneth Galbraith: By info that we know John Kenneth Galbraith was born at 1908-10-15. And also John Kenneth Galbraith is American Economist.

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The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor.

Tags: Character, Poor, Values

A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.

Tags: Emotions, Ordinary, Touch

In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need to do so, most people get busy on the proof.

Tags: Between, Busy, Mind

People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.

Tags: Happy, Makes, Virtue

There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assailed by truth.

Tags: Seeing, Truth, Wonderful

In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension and also a deep desire for respectability.

Tags: Faith, Great, Hope

Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.

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Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.

Tags: Modesty, Overrated, Virtue

Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.

Tags: Automobile, Mistress, Money

There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who is worth a billion dollars.

Tags: Anybody, Love, Worth

War remains the decisive human failure.

Tags: Failure, Human, War

You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though it does big things badly, does small things badly, too.

Tags: Big, Small, State

By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this is not the age of the small man.

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Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman to tell them what they wanted.

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If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.

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If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old.

Tags: Heart, Old, Spirit

In the United States, though power corrupts, the expectation of power paralyzes.

Tags: Power, Though, United

It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of aesthetic goals. But, there is no alternative to the state.

Tags: Good, Government, State

Of all classes the rich are the most noticed and the least studied.

Tags: Classes, Noticed, Rich

One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.

Tags: Economic, Greatest, Wisdom