Selected Quotes of John Kenneth Galbraith

"The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. "
   --John Kenneth Galbraith

"Always tell the truth. That way, you don't have to remember what you said. "
   --John Kenneth Galbraith

"Politics is not the art of the possible; It is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. "
   --John Kenneth Galbraith, Quoted in Al Gore's 'Our Choice'