» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: George Bernard Shaw :: View Quote View Quote "If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion." - Copy to Clipboard -- George Bernard Shaw Listed in: Economics Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 4.8 Rate Quote 5 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from George Bernard Shaw "If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton. You may as well make it dance." "The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them." "If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas." "Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends." "Some men see things as they are and say why - I dream things that never were and say why not." Top 5 quotes from Economics "Christmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it." "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our own neccessities but of their advantages." "I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on the objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents." "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." "If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion."