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Keynes, John Maynard

A dictum of Lord Keynes: In the long run we are all dead. I do not question the truth of this statement; I even consider it as the only correct declaration of the neo-British Cambridge school.Planning for Freedomp. 7Keynes, John Maynard
After 15 million human beings had perished in the war, the foremost statesmen of the world were assembled to give mankind a new international order and lasting peace . . . and the British Empires financial expert was amused by the rustic style of the French Prime Ministers footwear.Planning for Freedomp. 56Keynes, John Maynard
For what many people have admiringly called Keynes's brilliance of style and mastery of language were, in fact, cheap rhetorical tricks.Planning for Freedomp. 55Keynes, John Maynard
In old fashioned language, Keynes proposed cheating the workers.Economic Policyp. 70Keynes, John Maynard
It is the typical policy of aprs nous le deluge. Lord Keynes, the champion of this policy, says: In the long run we are all dead. But unfortunately nearly all of us outlive the short run. We are destined to spend decades paying for the easy money orgy of a few years.Omnipotent Governmentp. 252Keynes, John Maynard
Keynes did not add any new idea to the body of inflationist fallacies, a thousand times refuted by economists… He merely knew how to cloak the plea for inflation and credit expansion in the sophisticated terminology of mathematical economics.Human Actionp. 787; p. 793Keynes, John Maynard
Keynes did not refute Says Law. He rejected it emotionally, but he did not advance a single tenable argument to invalidate its rationale.Planning for Freedomp. 70Keynes, John Maynard
Keynes did not teach us how to perform the miracle . . . of turning a stone into bread, but the not at all miraculous procedure of eating the seed corn.Planning for Freedomp. 71Keynes, John Maynard
The essence of Keynesianism is its complete failure to conceive the role that saving and capital accumulation play in the improvement of economic conditions.Planning for Freedomp. 207Keynes, John Maynard
The fallacies implied in the Keynesian full-employment doctrine are, in a new attire, essentially the same errors which [Adam] Smith and [Jean Baptiste] Say long since demolished.The Theory of Money and Creditp. 464Keynes, John Maynard
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