John Kenneth Galbraith passes away at the age of 97. Galbraith is a Harvard icon. Richard Parker, his biographer and an economics professor at Harvard, describes Galbraith as Harvard's most famous economist. Galbraith has been active on many fronts (politics, foreign affairs, society, economics etc...). He has written 48 books.
Galbraith never stopped observing the world, writing books, articles, giving inteviews. Here are some of quotations by the great man and an interview he gave at UC Berkeley Institute of International Studies.