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“We are fast approaching the stage of the ultimate inversion: the stage where the government is free to do anything it pleases, while the citizens may act only by permission; which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of rule by brute force.”
"Government is not a solution to our problem, government is the problem."
"Egalitarians create the most dangerous inequality of all -- inequality of power. Allowing politicians to determine what all other human beings will be allowed to earn is one of the most reckless gambles imaginable. Like the income tax, it may start off being applied only to the rich but it will inevitably reach us all."
Thomas Sowell (born June 30, 1930)
“So you think that money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?”
“The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.”
"Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good."
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another...
and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776