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Auberon Herbert, Milton Friedman, Ralph Waldo Emerson


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"... every tax or rate, forcibly taken from an unwilling person, is immoral and

oppressive."

-- Auberon Herbert

(1838-1906) English author

Source: "The Principles of Voluntaryism" [1897], reproduced in TheRight and Wrong of Compulsion by the State, and Other Essays by AuberonHerbert (Indianapolis: Liberty Classics, 1978), p. 393

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Auberon.Herbert.Quote.6524

 

 

"If, for example, existing government intervention is minor, we shallattach a smaller weight to the negative effect of additional governmentintervention. This is an important reason why many earlier liberals,like Henry Simons, writing at a time when government was small bytoday’s standards, were willing to have government undertake activitiesthat today’s liberals would not accept now that government has becomeso overgrown."

-- Milton Friedman

(1912-2006) Nobel Prize-winning economist, economic advisor toPresident Ronald Reagan, "ultimate guru of the free-market system"

Source: Capitalism and Freedom (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1962), p. 32.

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Milton.Friedman.Quote.6518

 

 

"Every actual state is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson

(1803-1882)

http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Ralph.Waldo.Emerson.Quote.3FBA

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