John Maynard Keynes Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old John Maynard Keynes quotes, John Maynard Keynes sayings, and John Maynard Keynes proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent. John Maynard Keynes
Ideas shape the course of history. John Maynard Keynes
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward. John Maynard Keynes
Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assaults of thoughts on the unthinking. John Maynard Keynes
Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all. John Maynard Keynes
Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others. John Maynard Keynes
The destruction of the inducement to invest by an excessive liquidity-preference was the outstanding evil, the prime impediment to the growth of wealth, in the ancient and medieval worlds. John Maynard Keynes
If I owe you a pound, I have a problem; but if I owe you a million, the problem is yours. John Maynard Keynes
We will not have any more crashes in our time. John Maynard Keynes
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward. John Maynard Keynes
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. John Maynard Keynes
It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still. John Maynard Keynes
Economics is a very dangerous science. John Maynard Keynes
The sound banker, alas! is not one who foresees danger and avoids it, but one who, when he is ruined, is ruined in a conventional and orthodox way along with his fellows, so that no one can really blame him. John Maynard Keynes
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
Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others. John Maynard Keynes
Canada is a place of infinite promise. We like the people, and if one ever had to emigrate, this would be the destination, not the U.S.A. The hills, lakes, and forests make it a place of peace and repose of the mind, such as one never finds in the U.S.A. John Maynard Keynes