Quotation of the Day/Birthday Wish Edition

ann & fatty "For somebody to keep pounding on people and saying, 'This is damned foolishness, it cannot be that the 49th variety of bagel is more important than your schools or your bridges and you ought to ask yourselves why you act as if it were,' is, I think, a public service that needs repeating in every generation."

, Robert M. Solow, Nobel laureate economist, on the reissue of John Kenneth Galbraith's The Affluent Society

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