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Found 29 quotes by John Maynard Keynes .
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"If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid." John Maynard Keynes
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"He [Clemenceau] had one illusion - France; and one disillusion - mankind." John Maynard Keynes
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"Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older" John Maynard Keynes
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"Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others." John Maynard Keynes
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"The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future." John Maynard Keynes
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"If I owe you a pound, I have a problem; but if I owe you a million, the problem is yours." John Maynard Keynes
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"Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone." John Maynard Keynes
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Belief    English Economist   

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"In truth, the gold standard is already a barbarous relic" John Maynard Keynes
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"It is better that a man should tyrannize over his bank balance than over his fellow citizens" John Maynard Keynes
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"There is no harm in being sometimes wrong- especially if one is promptly found out." John Maynard Keynes
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"There is nothing so disastrous as a rational investment policy in an irrational world" John Maynard Keynes
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"The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds." John Maynard Keynes
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"The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena of the heart and the head will be occupied or reoccupied, by our real problems - the problems of life and of human relations, of creation and behavior and religion." John Maynard Keynes
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"For at least another hundred years we must pre­tend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still." John Maynard Keynes
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"For at least another hundred years we must pretend to ourselves and to every one that fair is foul and foul is fair; for foul is useful and fair is not. Avarice and usury and precaution must be our gods for a little longer still." John Maynard Keynes
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"Regarded as a means, (the businessman) is tolerable; as an end, he is not so satisfactory" John Maynard Keynes
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"A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind" John Maynard Keynes
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"The social object of skilled investment should be to defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future." John Maynard Keynes
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Defeat    English Economist   

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"Like Odysseus, the President looked wiser when he was seated." John Maynard Keynes
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"The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones." John Maynard Keynes
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"The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward." John Maynard Keynes
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