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20 Best John M Keynes quotes

Among all the economists, John M Keynes quotes was one of the best known British economist. He is one of the very few economists whose ideas fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and the economic policies of the goverments.

His theories have not just helped the economies, but there are many of his quotes that has inspired people.

John M Keynes

Have a look at our collection for the 20 Best John M Keynes quotes.

20 Best John M Keynes quotes

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

2. It is better to be roughly right than precisely wrong.

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

4. When my information changes, I alter my conclusions

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

6. When somebody persuades me I am wrong, I change my mind.

7. The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping the old ones.

8. Ideas shape the course of history.

9. Men will not always die quietly.

10. A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.

11. If economists could manage to get themselves thought of as humble, competent people on a level with dentists, that would be splendid.

12. Most men love money and security more, and creation and construction less, as they get older.

13. The importance of money flows from it being a link between the present and the future.

14. It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility of a far greater progress still.

15. Nothing mattered except states of mind, chiefly our own.

16. I do not know which makes a man more conservative – to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past.

17. Markets can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.

18. It is better to be roughly right than precisely wrong.

19. The biggest problem is not to let people accept new ideas but to let them forget the old ones.

20. Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.

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