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A bad book is the worse that it cannot repent. It has not been the dev...   Life
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with hi...   Life
All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was...   Life
All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door.   Life
Anyone who says he won't resign four times, will.   Life
By all but the pathologically romantic, it is now recognized that this...   Life
Commencement oratory must eschew anything that smacks of partisan poli...   Life
Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche, resonant with b...   Life
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.   Government
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that the...   Life
Few people at the beginning of the nineteenth century needed an adman ...   Life
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some va...   Humor
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular er...   Life
If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written up...   Life
In all life one should comfort the afflicted, but verily, also, one sh...   Life
In any great organization it is far, far safer to be wrong with the ma...   Life
In economics, hope and faith coexist with great scientific pretension ...   Life
In economics, the majority is always wrong.   Life
In the choice between changing ones mind and proving there's no need t...   Life
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than t...   Life
It is not necessary to advertise food to hungry people, fuel to cold p...   Life
It would be foolish to suggest that government is a good custodian of ...   Life
Liberalism is, I think, resurgent. One reason is that more and more pe...   Politics
Meetings are a great trap. Soon you find yourself trying to get agreem...   Life
Meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything.   Life
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.   Life
Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally importan...   Life
Money is a singular thing. It ranks with love as man's greatest source...   Life
More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.   Life
Much literary criticism comes from people for whom extreme specializat...   Life
Nothing is so admirable in politics as a short memory.   Life
One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do n...   Life
One of the little-celebrated powers of Presidents (and other high gove...   Life
People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what...   Life
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing betwe...   Life
Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalat...   Life
Power is not something that can be assumed or discarded at will like u...   Life
Several times I concluded that there was too much detail; always I ret...   Life
Talk of revolution is one of avoiding reality.   Life
The commencement speech is not, I think, a wholly satisfactory manifes...   Life
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values...   Life
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thi...   Life
The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of eve...   Life
The great dialectic in our time is not, as anciently and by some still...   Life
The man who is admired for the ingenuity of his larceny is almost alwa...   Life
The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York...   Life
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in...   Politics
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is ...   Life
The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a mark...   Life
There are few ironclad rules of diplomacy but to one there is no excep...   Life
There are times in politics when you must be on the right side and los...   Life
There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is w...   Life
There is something wonderful in seeing a wrong-headed majority assaile...   Life
There's a certain part of the contented majority who love anybody who ...   Life
Total physical and mental inertia are highly agreeable, much more so t...   Life
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opp...   Life
We can safely abandon the doctrine of the eighties, namely that the ri...   Life
We have escapist fiction, so why not escapist biography?   Life
Wealth is not without its advantages and the case to the contrary, alt...   Life
Wealth, in even the most improbable cases, manages to convey the aspec...   Life
You will find that the State is the kind of organization which, though...   Life