If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
The future is already here – it's just not evenly distributed.The Economist, December 4, 2003 - William Gibson
There is nothing as dangerous as an economist who only knows economics except the moral philosopher who knows no economics. - Peter J. Boettke
An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today. - Laurence J. Peter
Practical men who believe themselves to be quite exempt from any intellectual influence, are usually the slaves of some defunct economist. - John Maynard Keynes
An economist is an expert who will know tommorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today. - Laurence J. Peter
In all recorded history there has not been one economist who has had to worry about where the next meal would come from. - Peter Drucker
In any sane society, a farmer is a billion times more important than an economist. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There is an old saying, or should be, that it is a wise economist who recognizes the scope of his own generalizations. - John Kenneth Galbraith
An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible. - Alfred A. Knopf
An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living. - Nicholas Chamfort
Give me a one-handed Economist. All my economists say 'on hand...', then 'but on the other... - Harry Truman
Saying that you are moral because you believe in a god is like saying you are an economist because you play monopoly. - Robert W. Cox
Government spending? I don't know what it's all about. I don't know any more about this thing than an economist does, and, God knows, he doesn't know much. - Will Rogers
I am not an Economist. I am an honest man!
Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist. - Kenneth E. Boulding