Find the best quotes by Milton Friedman.
Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.
Is it really true that political self-interest is nobler somehow than economic self-interest?
The black market was a way of getting around government controls. It was a way of enabling the free market to work. It was a…
The power to do good is also the power to do harm.
And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you’ll pardon…
The most important ways in which I think the Internet will affect the big issue is that it will make it more difficult for government…
Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of…
Most of the energy of political work is devoted to correcting the effects of mismanagement of government.
One man’s opportunism is another man’s statesmanship.
History suggests that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom. Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.
Well first of all, tell me, is there some society you know of that doesn’t run on greed? You think Russia doesn’t run on greed?…
The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that’s why…
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
Governments never learn. Only people learn.
The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.
Inflation is taxation without legislation.
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…
Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
Inflation is the one form of taxation that can be imposed without legislation.
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