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  • "Je n'ai pas compris pourquoi il était cupide de vouloir garder son argent, et généreux de vouloir prendre celui des autres." - Sowell
  • « La « justice sociale », c'est de la jalousie plus de la rhétorique » - T Sowell
  • Malgré une littérature aussi abondante que fervente sur la "distribution des revenus", le fait est que la plupart des revenus ne sont pas distribués, mais gagnés. - Sowell
  • « Puisque nous vivons une époque où les gens se préoccupent d'"équité" et de "justice sociale", quelle est votre "part équitable" de ce pour quoi quelqu'un d'autre a travaillé ? » - Thomas Sowell
  • « Puisque nous vivons une époque d'"équité" et de "justice sociale", quelle est votre "juste part" du produit du travail d’autrui ? » - Sowell
  • Quelqu'un m'a demandé "Si nous sortions du système de la Réserve fédérale, avec quoi le remplaceriez-vous ?" et j'ai répondu "Quand vous sortez d'un cancer, avec quoi le remplacez-vous ?" - T. Sowell


  • "A fool can put on his coat better than a wise man can put it on for him. Which undermines most of the agenda of the left" - Thomas Sowell
  • “A recent study in England found 352,000 households in which nobody had ever worked.” - Thomas Sowell
  • Helping those who have been struck by unforeseeable misfortunes is fundamentally different from making dependency a way of life - T. Sowell
  • "Hyperinflation can take virtually your entire life's savings, without the government having to bother raising the official tax rate at all." - Thomas Sowell
  • "In politics, few talents are as richly rewarded as the ability to convince parasites that they are victims." -T Sowell
  • "It is so easy to be wrong—and to persist in being wrong when the costs of being wrong are paid by others." - T Sowell
  • Like so many people, in so many countries, who started out to "spread the wealth," Barack Obama has ended up spreading poverty - Thomas Sowell
  • "Most people who read "The Communist Manifesto" have no idea it was written by a couple of young men who had never worked" - Thomas Sowell
  • "Much of the history of the Western world over the past decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good" - T Sowell
  • "No one will really understand politics until they understand that politicians are not trying to solve our problems. They are trying to solve their own problems – of which getting elected and re-elected are number one and number two. Whatever is number three is far behind." — Thomas Sowell
  • "Getting elected and re-elected are n°1 and n°2 of politicians problems. Whatever is number three is far behind." — Thomas Sowell
  • "One of Obama's great gifts is the ability to say things that are absolutely absurd and make them sound not only plausible, but inspiring."
  • "One of the sad signs of our times is that we demonize those who produce and subsidize those who refuse to produce" - Thomas Sowell
  • The strongest argument for socialism is that it sounds good. The strongest argument against; it doesn't work. ~ Thomas Sowell
  • "The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites." - T. Sowell
  • “Unfortunately, the real minimum wage is always zero, regardless of the laws, and that is the wage that many workers receive in the wake of the creation or escalation of a government-mandated minimum wage, because they lose their jobs or fail to find jobs when they enter the labor force. Making it illegal to pay less than a given amount does not make a worker’s productivity worth that amount—and, if it is not, that worker is unlikely to be employed.” - Thomas Sowell, Basic Economics: A Citizen's Guide to the Economy
  • "What is history but the story of how politicians have squandered the blood and treasure of the human race?" - T Sowell
  • "What is more frightening than any particular policy or ideology is the widespread habit of disregarding facts." - Thomas Sowell
  • You will never understand bureaucracies until you understand that for bureaucrats procedure is everything and outcomes are nothing - Sowell

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