Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
One of the greatest delusions in the world is the hope that the evils in this world are to be cured by legislation.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal.
Illegal aliens have always been a problem in the United States. Ask any Indian.
A problem well stated is a problem half-solved.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.
In order to become the master, the politician poses as the servant.
The voice of the majority is no proof of justice.
The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.
Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent on a looting raid for one's friends.
If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs when it's free.
The State calls its own violence, law; but that of the individual, crime.
Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
Democracy is indispensable to socialism.
The truth was that all men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
Citizen participation is a device whereby public officials induce nonpublic individuals to act in a way the officials desire.
When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads.
The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best.
Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through.
What is history but the story of how politicians have squandered the blood and treasure of the human race?
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