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John Maynard Keynes

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The long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead.

— 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

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If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has.

— John Maynard Keynes

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Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.

— John Maynard Keynes

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How long will it be necessary to pay City men so entirely out of proportion to what other servants of society commonly receive for performing social services not less useful or difficult?

— John Maynard Keynes

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The businessman is only tolerable so long as his gains can be held to bear some relation to what, roughly and in some sense, his activities have contributed to society.

— John Maynard Keynes

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With the breakdown of money economy the practice of international barter is becoming prevalent.

— 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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In the long run we are all dead.

— John Maynard Keynes

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Words ought to be a little wild, for they are the assaults of thoughts on the unthinking.

— John Maynard Keynes

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In the 1920s

Keynes had completed his A Treatise on Probability before the war but publiJohn Maynard Keynesd it in 1921. Aside from a few months spent on holidays with family and friends Keynes continued to involve himself with the university over the next two years.

In 1942 Keynes was awarded a hereditary peerage as Baron Keynes of Tilton in the County of Sussex. He advocated the use of fiscal and monetary measures to mitigate the adverse effects of economic recessions and depressions. Keynesian economics provided the theoretical underpinning for economic policies undertaken in response to the crisis by Presidents George W.

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