Milton friedman Quotes

"If you put the federal government in ch...

"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand." -- Milton Friedman
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"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to p...

"The great threat to freedom is the concentration of power. Government is necessary to preserve our freedom, it is an instrument through which we can exercise our freedom; yet by concentrating power in political hands, it is also a threat to freedom." -- Milton Friedman
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"Hell hath no fury ...

"Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned." โ€” Milton Friedman
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"There's no such ...

"There's no such thing as a free lunch" - Milton Friedman
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โ€œMost economic fallacies derive from the tendency t...

โ€œMost 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.โ€ - Milton Friedman
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"The one thing thatโ€™s missing bu...

"The one thing thatโ€™s missing but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash." - Milton Friedman
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"We have a system that incr...

"We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork." - Milton Friedman
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Only government can take perfectly good pa...

Only government can take perfectly good paper, cover it with perfectly good ink and make the combination worthless. - Milton Friedman
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"If you put the federal government in cha...

"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in five years thereโ€™d be a shortage of sand." - Milton Friedman
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"One of the great mistakes is to judge p...

"One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results." - Milton Friedman
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"Nothing is so permanent...

"Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program." โ€“ Milton Friedman
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โ€œIf you put the federal government in ch...

โ€œIf you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.โ€ --Milton Friedman
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"Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it does this task so well...

"Indeed, a major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it does this task so well. It gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself." - Milton Friedman
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"Only a crisisโ€”actual o...

"Only a crisisโ€”actual or perceivedโ€“โ€“produces real change." - Milton Friedman
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"Industrial progress, mechanical improvement, and all of the great wonders of the modern era me...

"Industrial progress, mechanical improvement, and all of the great wonders of the modern era meant little to the wealthy. These achievements made available to the masses conveniences and amenities that were previously the exclusive prerogative of the rich and powerful." โ€“Dr. Milton Friedman
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