It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.
A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, 'You are mad; you are not like us.”
St. Antony the Great
Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one.
In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.
Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization.
Ludwig von Mises
Taxation is theft, purely and simply even though it is theft on a grand and colossal scale which no acknowledged criminals could hope to match. It is a compulsory seizure of the property of the State’s inhabitants, or subjects.
Murray N. Rothbard.
The greatest danger to the State is independent intellectual criticism
Murray N. Rothbard.
Libertarianism is “cultish,” say the sophisticates. Of course, there’s nothing cultish at all about allegiance to the state, with its flags, its songs, its mass murders, its little children saluting and paying homage to pictures of their dear leaders on the wall, etc.
Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Give me control of a nation’s money and I care not who makes it’s laws
Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Though the object of being a Great Power is to be able to fight a Great War, the only way of remaining a Great Power is not to fight one.
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
H. L. Mencken