Thorstein Veblen Quotes

Why should I know Thorstein Veblen?

Nineteenth century Norwegian-American sociologist Thorstein Bunde Veblen is known for the book The Theory of the Leisure Class.

Born July 30, 1857
Died August 03, 1929

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Best Quotes by Thorstein Veblen

“Invention is the mother of necessity.”

Thorstein Veblen

“The outcome of any serious research can only be to make two questions grow where only one grew before.”

Thorstein Veblen