John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist and diplomat (1908-2006)
- "The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself."
- Simple: The money that the leader of a big company gets is not a payment by the system for good things the leader did. It is often a loving gift from the person to himself.
- The Ottawa Citizen, (January 26, 2007), page F9.