John Maynard Keynes Quotes (113 quotes)
“The best way to destroy the capitalist system is to debauch the currency. By a continuing process of inflation governments can confiscate, secretly and unobserved, an important part of the wealth of their citizens.”
―John Maynard Keynes
Paraphrasing Lenin. As quoted in: The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Maynard Keynes
Born: June 5, 1883
Died: April 21, 1946 (aged 62)
Bio: John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes, was a British economist whose ideas have profoundly affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics, as well as the economic policies of governments. He greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and advocated the use of fiscal and monetary measures to mitigate the adverse effects of economic recessions and depressions.