Thomas Sowell Quotes.
The Congressional Budget Office has been embarrassed repeatedly by making projections based on the assumption that tax revenues and tax rates move in the same direction.
Groups that rose from poverty to prosperity seldom did so by having their own racial or ethnic leaders to follow.
There are only two ways of telling the complete truth – anonymously and posthumously.
It is hard to read a newspaper or watch a television newscast without encountering someone who has come up with a new ‘solution’ to society’s ‘problems.’
In liberal logic, if life is unfair then the answer is to turn more tax money over to politicians, to spend in ways that will increase their chances of getting reelected.
Many people, including some conservatives, have been very impressed with how brainy the president and his advisers are. But that is not quite as reassuring as it might seem.
All of us should be on guard against beliefs that flatter ourselves. At the very least, we should check such beliefs against facts.
You cannot subsidize irresponsibility and expect people to become more responsible.
ItвЂ™s amazing how much panic one honest man can spread among a multitude of hypocrites.
It is bad enough that so many people believe things without any evidence. What is worse is that some people have no conception of evidence and regard facts as just someone else’s opinion.
I have never understood why it is “greed” to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else’s money.
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.
It is a way to take people’s wealth from them without having to openly raise taxes. Inflation is the most universal tax of all.
In various countries and times, leaders of groups that lagged behind, economically and educationally, have taught their followers to blame all their problems on other people – and to hate those other people.