Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
John Maynard Keynes
John Keynes
John Maynard Keynes.
BornJune 5, 1883
Cambridge, England
DiedApril 21, 1946
Firle, England
British economist. Advocated heavy government influence on the economy, especially to counter rising unemployment. Best known for The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936) and The Economic Consequences of the Peace.

The repository contains two quotes from John Maynard Keynes.

Right and Wrong

It is better to be roughly right than to be precisely wrong.


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