Paul Samuelson Quotes

Good questions outrank easy answers... view

By: Paul Samuelson

What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don't know very much... view

By: Paul Samuelson

The problem is no longer that with every pair of hands that comes into the world there comes a hungry stomach. Rather it is that, attached to those hands are sharp elbows... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Self-deception ultimately explains Japan's plight. The Japanese have never accepted that change is in their interest - and not merely a response to U.S. criticism... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear - and what they want to hear is what won't happen... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Globalization presumes sustained economic growth. Otherwise, the process loses its economic benefits and political support... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Funeral by funeral, theory advances... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Every good cause is worth some inefficiency... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Economics has never been a science - and it is even less now than a few years ago... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Companies are not charitable enterprises: They hire workers to make profits. In the United States, this logic still works. In Europe, it hardly does... view

By: Paul Samuelson

Asia's governments come in two broad varieties: young, fragile democracies - and older, fragile authoritarian regimes... view

By: Paul Samuelson

An intriguing paradox of the 1990s is that it isn't called a decade of greed... view

By: Paul Samuelson

It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office... view

By: Paul Samuelson