The fatal attraction of government is that is allows busybodies to impose decisions on others without paying any price themselves. – Thomas Sowell
“Live free or die. Death is not the worst of evils.” – John Stark
He that cannot reason is a fool. He that will not is a bigot. He that dare not is a slave. – Andrew Carnegie
The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all; it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed and train a standardized citizenry, to put down dissent and originality. – H.L. Mencken
Whenever you try to do good with someone else’s money, you are committed to using force. How can you do good with somebody else’s money, unless you take it away from them? The only way you can take it away from them is the threat of force: you have a policeman, tax collector, who comes…
The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule. – H.L. Mencken
Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
In an age of tyranny the courage of a single person standing for liberty is priceless.
The real tragedy of minimum wage laws is that they are supported by well-meaning groups who want to reduce poverty. But the people who are hurt most by higher minimums are the most poverty stricken. – Milton Friedman