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John Maynard Keynes Quotes

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'Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent'

'Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone'

'I do not know which makes a man more conservative - to know nothing but the present, or nothing but the past'

'I work for a Government I despise for ends I think criminal.'

'Ideas shape the course of history.'

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

'Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others.'

'The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that still carries any reward'

'My only regret in life is that I did not drink more champagne'

Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Desperate affairs require desperate measures. - Horatio Nelson
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Battle of Poitiers - 1356, Great Plague of London at its Height - 1665, 'Lord Haw-Haw' sentenced to death - 1945, First Traffic Wardens in London - 1960, First Glastonbury - 1970, First Episode of Fawlty Towers - 1975, Murder of Carl Bridgewater - 1978, Southall Train Crash - 1997
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