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There are people into whose heads it never enters to conceive of any better state of society than that which now exists.


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What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power.



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What protectionism teaches us, is to do to ourselves in time of peace what enemies seek to do to us in time of war.



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There are only three ways by which any individual can get wealth — by work, by gift or by theft. And, clearly, the reason why the workers get so little is that the beggars and thieves get so much.



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There is danger in reckless change, but greater danger in blind conservatism.



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Laissez faire (in its full true meaning) opens the way to the realization of the noble dreams of socialism.



That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one.

That which is unjust can really profit no one; that which is just can really harm no one.



Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.

Man is the only animal whose desires increase as they are fed; the only animal that is never satisfied.



Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.

Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.



Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over.

Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over.



There can be to the ownership of anything no rightful title which is not derived from the title of the producer and does not rest upon the natural right of the man to himself.

There can be to the ownership of anything no rightful title which is not derived from the title of the producer and does not rest upon the natural right of the man to himself.





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