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Walter E. Williams Quotes: But let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then tell me how much of what I earn belongs to you - and why?
         

But let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then tell me how much of what I earn belongs to you - and why?


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Prior to capitalism, the way people amassed great wealth was by looting, plundering and enslaving their fellow man. Capitalism made it possible to become wealthy by serving your fellow man.

Prior to capitalism, the way people amassed great wealth was by looting, plundering and enslaving their fellow man. Capitalism made it possible to become wealthy by serving your fellow man.



No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery, theft, and injustice to confiscate the property of one person and give it to another to whom it does not belong.

No matter how worthy the cause, it is robbery, theft, and injustice to confiscate the property of one person and give it to another to whom it does not belong.



If one person has a right to something he did not earn, of necessity it requires that another person not have a right to something that he did earn.

If one person has a right to something he did not earn, of necessity it requires that another person not have a right to something that he did earn.



Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual.

Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual.



The Founders knew that a democracy would lead to some kind of tyranny. The term democracy appears in none of our Founding documents. Their vision for us was a Republic and limited government.

The Founders knew that a democracy would lead to some kind of tyranny. The term democracy appears in none of our Founding documents. Their vision for us was a Republic and limited government.



In a free society, government has the responsibility of protecting us from others, but not from ourselves.

In a free society, government has the responsibility of protecting us from others, but not from ourselves.



Always be suspicious of those who pretend to know it all, claim their way is the best way and are willing to force their way on the rest of us.

Always be suspicious of those who pretend to know it all, claim their way is the best way and are willing to force their way on the rest of us.



I prefer a thief to a Congressman. A thief will take your money and be on his way, but a Congressman will stand there and bore you with the reasons why he took it.

I prefer a thief to a Congressman. A thief will take your money and be on his way, but a Congressman will stand there and bore you with the reasons why he took it.



Most of the great problems we face are caused by politicians creating solutions to problems they created in the first place.

Most of the great problems we face are caused by politicians creating solutions to problems they created in the first place.



The prospects are dim for a society that makes mascots out of the unproductive and condemns the productive.

The prospects are dim for a society that makes mascots out of the unproductive and condemns the productive.





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A fool-proof method for sculpting an elephant: first, get a huge block of marble; then you chip away everything that doesn't look like an elephant.

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A nap, my friend, is a brief period of sleep which overtakes superannuated persons when they endeavor to entertain unwelcome visitors or to listen to scientific lectures.

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1967 race in Boston changed not just my life, but millions of women's lives. There are also things that, when you get older, resonate more.



I've always been sort of entrepreneurial. ... I felt that I needed to learn how to write and produce so I could write my own thing and not worry about Hollywood finding me.

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Prudence in action avails more than wisdom in conception.



Mean Streets dealt with the American Dream, according to which everybody thinks they can get rich quick, and if they can't do it by legal means then they'll do it by illegal ones.

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What man is, only his history tells.




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