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Quotes about Economics

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Harry S TrumanIt's a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it's a depression when you lose yours.
- (in Observer, April 13, 1958)
John Alejandro King a.k.a. The Covert Comic
(~1968 - )
Actually, if we refrained from fixing things that weren't broken, the global economy would likely collapse overnight.
John Kenneth Galbraith
(1908 - )
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Walt HaskinsTrying to close the gap between the have and have-nots by taking from the "haves" is like trying to close the ever-increasing gap between the educated and uneducated by requiring lobotomies.
- ("COMMENTS USA")
Winston Churchill
(1874 - 1965)
The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
- (British Political Leader)
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