Thursday, January 27, 2011

Quotables 6

Milton Friedman - “A society that puts equality . . . ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom.” 118

Milton Friedman - “Political freedom means the absence of coercion of a man by his fellow men.” 95

Milton Friedman - “The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power.” 78

Milton Friedman - “There is no such thing as a free lunch.” 59

Milton Friedman - “Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.” 108

Geo. Gilder - “Entrepreneurs, in accepting risk, achieve security for all. In embracing change, they ensure social and economic stability.” 139

Rudy Giuliani - “When you confront a problem you begin to solve it.” 68

William Ewert Gladstone – ““It is the duty of the government to make it difficult for people to do wrong, easy to do right.” 124

William Ewert Gladstone – “Justice delayed is justice denied.” 62

Carter Glass - “A liberal is a man who is willing to spend someone else's money.” 81

J. W. von Goethe - “Nothing is worth more than this day.” 57

J. W. von Goethe - “The first and last thing required of genius is the love of truth.” 86

J. W. von Goethe - “What is the best government? That which teaches us to govern ourselves.” 92

J. W. von Goethe - “What you can do, or dream you can, begin it; boldness has genius, power and magic in it.” 109

Barry Goldwater - “Government does not have an unlimited claim on the earnings of individuals.” 95

Phil Gramm - “Government is not the generator of economic growth; working people are.” 86

Gunter Grass - “The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open." 64

Nathan Hale – “I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.” 78

Alexander Hamilton - “I think the first duty of society is justice.” 68

Alexander Hamilton - “In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.” 128

Alexander Hamilton - “It's not tyranny we desire; it's a just, limited, federal government.” 92

Alexander Hamilton - “There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” 139

Alexander Hamilton - “Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.” 69

Justice Learned hand - “If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: ‘Thou shalt not ration justice’.” 121

Justice Learned Hand - “Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it.” 136

Friederich von Hayek - “The more the state ‘plans’ the more difficult planning becomes for the individual.” 107

Friedrich von Hayek - “Liberty is an opportunity for doing good, but this is only so when it is also an opportunity for doing wrong.” 133

Friedrich von Hayek - “What a free society offers to the individual is much more than what he would be able to do if only he were free.” 136

Rutherford B. Hayes - “He serves his party best who serves the country best.” 77

Henry Hazlitt - “Government can't give us anything without depriving us of something else.” 91

William Hazlitt - “The love of liberty is the love of others. The love of power is the love of ourselves.” 106

William Hazlitt – “There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny.” 89

Heinrich Heine - “Communism possesses a language which every people can understand – its elements are hunger, envy, and death.” 127

Robert Heinlein - “Secrecy is the beginning of tyranny.” 56

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