Primo Quotes

Milton Friedman

The facts never speak for themselves. They have to be interpreted in terms of some understanding of ...

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How did we make the transition from using wood to using coal, from using coal to using oil, from usi ...

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Personal freedom has grown greatly within China, and that will provoke ever more points of conflict ...

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If China don't free up the political side, its economic growth will come to an end - while it is sti ...

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With respect to teachers' salaries .... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly ...

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Congress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fraction of the populace that somebody el ...

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The euro is good for Europe. But only if there is flexibility all around.

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Rapid increases in the quantity of money produce inflation. Sharp decreases produce depression.

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Whenever we depart from voluntary cooperation and try to do good by using force, the bad moral value ...

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Even the most ardent environmentalist doesn't really want to stop pollution. If he thinks about it, ...

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And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler re ...

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Is it really true that political self-interest is nobler somehow than economic self-interest?

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There is one and only one responsibility of business: to use its resources and engage in activities ...

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The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the lea ...

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We do not influence the course of events by persuading people that we are right when we make what th ...

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