Saturday Quotes–Thomas Sowell

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“One of the consequences of such notions as “entitlements” is that people who have contributed nothing to society feel that society owes them something, apparently just for being nice enough to grace us with their presence.” Thomas Sowell

“If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else’s expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves.” Thomas Sowell

“I have never understood why it is “greed” to want to keep the money you’ve earned, but not greed to want to take somebody’s else’s money.” Thomas Sowell

“If you’ve always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 60 years ago, a liberal 30 years ago, and a racist today.” Thomas Sowell

“It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.” Thomas Sowell

“It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication, somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medications, and a government bureaucracy to administrate it.” Thomas Sowell

“I think this man (Obama) really does believe he can change the world, and people like that are infinitely more dangerous than mere crooked politicians.” Thomas Sowell

“Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.” Thomas Sowell

“Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.” Thomas Sowell

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