Alfred Marshall Quote

Greedy then as the economist must be for facts, he must not be content with mere facts. Boundless as must be his gratitude to the great thinkers of the historic school, he must be suspicious of any direct light that the past is said to throw on the problems of the present.


In: A.C. Pigou (ed.), Memorials of Alfred Marshall - Chapter VI (p. 171)

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