Tag Archive for Quotes

Today’s Quote: Hayek on Private Property

“The system of private property is the most important guaranty of freedom, not only for those who own property, but scarcely less for those who do not.” – Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992), Nobel Laureate of Economic Sciences 1974

1984 Sales Spike 7,000% on Amazon

The great Jeffrey Tucker on The Character of Edward Snowden In a time of universal deceit – telling the truth is a revolutionary act.  – George Orwell ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four’ Sales Spike Amid Surveillance Disclosures – WSJ: One of the hottest beach…

Scariest Quote This week

“We have to break through our kind of private idea that kids belong to their parents or kids belong to their families and recognize that kids belong to whole communities.” – Melissa Harris-Perry Great column from fee.org. Collectivized Children : The…

Two Quotes For The IRS Scandal

I think they’re appropriate. “All animals are created equal but some animals are more equal than others.” – George Orwell Source: in “Animal Farm” Oh, yeah. “The difference between a politician and a pickpocket is that the pickpocket doesn’t get…

Today’s Quotes: Von Mises, Sumner, & More

Via Liberty Tree. “Once the government becomes the supplier of people’s needs, there is no limit to the needs that will be claimed as a basic right.” – Lawrence Auster Political commentator “The essential characteristic of Western civilization that distinguishes…

Can You Guess Who Said It?

Ouch. #Awkward. Via the WSJ. See the numbers he mentions below, and as of this writing it looks as if the debt ceiling is currently $16.4 trillion. Notable – WSJ.com: Then-Sen. Barack Obama, in a speech on the Senate floor,…

Using Proxies For One’s Dirty Work

Yup. If you would not confront your neighbor and demand his money at the point of a gun to solve every new problem that may appear in your life, you should not allow the government to do it for you.…