John Maynard Keynes Quotes

Most popular John Maynard Keynes Quotes

When the facts change I change my mind. What do you do sir?
— John Maynard Keynes

economics flexible thinking

It is better to be roughly right than to be precisely wrong.
— John Maynard Keynes
The engine which drives enterprise is not thrift, but profit.
— John Maynard Keynes

capitalism

The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones.

ideas

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
— John Maynard Keynes
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward.
— John Maynard Keynes

taxes

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

words

A speculator is one who runs risks of which he is aware, and an investor is one who runs risks of which he is unaware.
— John Maynard Keynes

money investing