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Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Related topics: Government

I think we're miserable partly because we have only one god,
and that's economics.
- James Hillman

Neoclassical economics insists that advertising cannot
force consumers to buy anything they don't already want to buy.
- Christopher Lasch

I had become interested in economics,
an interest that was transformed into a lifetime dedication
when I met with the mathematical theory of general economic equilibrium.
- Gerard Debreu

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Too many people think that economics is this subject
that should wait until the university level.
But it can't wait that long.
- Robert Duvall

Many individuals are doing what they can.
But real success can only come if there is a change
in our societies and in our economics and in our politics.
- David Attenborough

Look at the declining television coverage.
Look at the declining voting rate.
Economics and economic news is what moves the country now,
not politics.
- Robert Teeter

 

Economics is a subject that does not greatly respect one's wishes.
- Nikita Khrushchev

When a management with a reputation for brilliance
tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics,
it is the reputation of the business that remains intact.
- Warren Buffett

Even though I didn't get a business degree,
I enjoyed learning about economics.
- Herb Ritts

First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable.
Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.
- Douglas Horton

While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy,
the union of my interests in the two fields far exceeds their intersection.
- Amartya Sen

The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing.
It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
- David Korten

First, I think the science of monetary economics has clearly gotten better.
- Martin Feldstein

I was about to get a degree in economics when I accepted
that I'd be a lousy businessman,
and if I didn't give acting a try I'd regret it for the rest of my life.
- Peter Gallagher

That is why I believe that art is so much more significant
than either economics or philosophy.
It is the direct measure of man's spiritual vision.
- Herbert Read

The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere
to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere.
- Harold H. Greene

After graduating in engineering I went to the University
of Kansas to get an MA in economics as a vehicle for
allowing me to decide if I wanted to continue in economics.
- Vernon L. Smith

As an economics undergraduate, I also worked on a part-time basis in Cambridge,
Massachusetts, for a company that was advising customers
about portfolio decisions,
writing reports.
- Merton Miller

A large part of crime is economics -
if people are working and and have a home and family to support,
then I believe you can reduce the crime rate.
- Vincent Frank

I'm the result of upbringing, class,
race,
gender, social prejudices, and economics.
So I'm a victim again.
A result.
- James Hillman

A study of economics usually reveals that the best
time to buy anything is last year.
- Marty Allen

Where there is politics or economics,
there is no morality.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Arbitrage proof has since been widely used throughout finance and economics.
- Merton Miller

My main interest, however, was in economics,
not law.
- Merton Miller

My first undertaking in the way of scientific experiment
was in the field of economics and psychology.
- Simon Newcomb

I got politics and economics moving and then others took over.
- Lech Walesa

Economics has never been a science -
and it is even less now than a few years ago.
- Paul Samuelson

The whole industry is so screwed up by economics.
It's disgusting to me.
- Armand Assante

Marriages are under strain today in terms of economics.
There are social cross-currents.
We see failed marriages.
But it is not under attack by our gay and lesbian citizens.
- Earl Blumenauer

For in the theoretical field bourgeois economics no
longer engages in blithe and joyous fights.
- Rudolf Hilferding

If ignorance paid dividends, most Americans could make
a fortune out of what they don't know about economics.
- Luther H. Hodges

I just knew that economics had never been my big motivation.
- Leigh Steinberg

However, I think the major opposition to ecology has
deeper roots than mere economics;
ecology threatens widely held values so fundamental
that they must be called religious.
- Garrett Hardin

Journalism students need to understand it and need
a solid background in the liberal arts,
in sociology, economics, literature and language,
because they won't get it later on.
- Harrison Salisbury

We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism;
in the domain of economics at socialism;
in the domain of what is today called religion,
at atheism.
- August Bebel

The economics of baseball are the big problem.
The big clubs make a lot of money and the little clubs don't.
- Fay Vincent

History, sociology, economics, psychology et al.
confirmed Joyce's view of Everyman as victim.
- Robert Anton Wilson

I was an economics major, which I enjoyed because I
had a good business sense.
- Herb Ritts

Did you ever think that making a speech on economics
is a lot like pissing down your leg? It seems hot to you,
but it never does to anyone else.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Religion and art spring from the same root and are close kin.
Economics and art are strangers.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

In economics, the majority is always wrong.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Geography has made us neighbors.
History has made us friends.
Economics has made us partners,
and necessity has made us allies.
Those whom God has so joined together,
let no man put asunder.
- John F. Kennedy

But while I loved all of these courses,
there was an irresistible attraction of economics.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

From 1931 to 1937, I was a Fellow and Lecturer in Economics at Hertford College,
Oxford.
- James Meade

I'd call it a new version of voodoo economics,
but I'm afraid that would give witch doctors a bad name.
- Geraldine Ferraro

We believe that economics does not necessarily have to be a zero-sum game;
it can be a win-win proposition for everyone involved
so long as they have the tools in which to succeed.
- Ron Kind

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

But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually
weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem,
which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT.
- James Meade

The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics;
in most states,
tourism is the number two industry.
- Jim Fowler

This paper was one of my digressions into abstract economics.
- William Vickrey

I love the gallery, the arena of representation.
It's a commercial world, and morality is based generally around economics,
and that's taking place in the art gallery.
- Jeff Koons

My mother is an office manager, my father a professor
of economics and financial planner.
- Poppy Z. Brite

You always want to try to make something new,
and, of course, America is the world leader in economics today.
- Tadao Ando

I think it is just stupid economics for a government
to approach economic management from a strand of thinking
regarding unions as enemies.
- Bob Hawke

Start with the idea that you can't repeal the laws of economics.
Even if they are inconvenient.
- Larry Summers

And each of these perspectives comes to the same conclusion,
which is that our global economy is out of control
and performing contrary to basic principles of market economics.
- David Korten

I gradually became persuaded that the subjects,
without intending to, had revealed to me a basic truth
about markets that was foreign to the literature of economics.
- Vernon L. Smith

Economics, politics, and personalities are often inseparable.
- Charles Edison

We would, however, perform an injustice to the bourgeois
women's rights movement if we would regard it as solely motivated by economics.
No, this movement also contains a more profound spiritual and moral aspect.
- Clara Zetkin

To overturn orthodoxy is no easier in science than in philosophy,
religion, economics, or any of the other disciplines
through which we try to comprehend the world and the
society in which we live.
- Ruth Hubbard

Economics is a subject profoundly conducive to cliche,
resonant with boredom.
On few topics is an American audience so practiced
in turning off its ears and minds.
And none can say that the response is ill advised.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict,
victory is always with economics.
Vested interests have never been known to have willingly
divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
- B. R. Ambedkar

Despite the painful changes we have had to make,
we continue to believe in the St.
Louis market.
And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way,
as the economics of our business improve and the demands
of the traveling public in St.
Louis become clear.
- Gerard Arpey

Whoever claims that economic competition represents
'survival of the fittest' in the sense of the law of the jungle,
provides the clearest possible evidence of his lack
of knowledge of economics.
- George Reisman

The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical,
prudent economics to the electorate -
which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily
being resurrected from the grave.
- Camille Paglia

My interest in economics has always been in the whole
corpus of economic theory,
the interrelationships between the various fields of
theory and their relevance for the formulation of economic policy.
- James Meade

The first lesson of economics is scarcity:
there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it.
The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.
- Thomas Sowell

However, the economics of our business continued to deteriorate.
We barely escaped bankruptcy a year ago,
and in the aftermath of that escape we had to make
some even tougher decisions.
- Gerard Arpey

The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent
knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them;
Man,
with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to
the level of a farce which is at once funnier and more
tragic than Tobacco Road.
- James Thurber

Why should we, however, in economics,
have to plead ignorance of the sort of facts on which,
in the case of a physical theory, a scientist would
certainly be expected to give precise information?
- Friedrich August von Hayek


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