Quotes

November 9, 2019 - Reading time: 2 minutes

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.

Henry Ford.

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.

Robert Forst.

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.

Charles MacKay.

In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

G. Orwell

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.

Adam Smith.

Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.

John Locke

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.

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.