A Quote by Frank Chodorov on society, economics, politics, interventionism, confiscation, welfare state, coercion, freedom, and liberty

The Welfare State is in fact an oligarchy of bureaucrats who, in return for the perquisites and prestige of office, undertake to confiscate and redistribute production according to formulae of their own imagination, with utter disregard of the principle that production must fall in the amount of the confiscation. It is interesting to note that all welfarism starts with a program of distribution — control of the market place with its price technique — and ends up with attempts to manage production; that is because, contrary to their expectations, the laws of economics are not suspended by their political interference, prices do not respond to their dicta, and in an effort to make their preconceived notions work they apply themselves to production, and there too they fail.

Frank Chodorov


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A Quote by Frank Chodorov on politics, society, economics, wealth, and coercion

Economics is not politics. One is a science, concerned with the immutable and constant laws of nature that determine the production and distribution of wealth; the other is the art of ruling.

Frank Chodorov


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A Quote by Frank Gaines on impossible, change, society, invisible, vision, and belief

Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.

Frank Gaines

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A Quote by Edward Rodman "Rod" Serling on mobs, civilization, society, peace, war, barbarism, fear, and panic

For civilization to survive, the human race must remain civilized.

Rod Serling (1924 - 1975)

Source: "The Shelter," episode of The Twilight Zone, 1961

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A Quote by Edward Bernays on opinions, masses, democratic, democracy, society, conscious, intelligent, manipulation, invisible government, and ruling power

The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organised habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country.

Edward Bernays

Source: Father of Modern Public Relations, 1928

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A Quote by Peter Cajander on future, wealth, and society

Skills, knowledge, and experience build the future.

Peter Cajander

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A Quote by Sol Luckman on job, employment, instinct, corporate, slavery, nausea, shopping, life, life is short, society, imagination, imaginal, fantasy, money, luke soloman, vagabond, homeless, comedy, and humor

My first instinct was to get a job—an idea immediately followed by a crippling wave of nausea. I literally vomited in a trashcan on the sidewalk where I’d been pleasantly window-shopping. I found the idea of a job repulsive. Life was too short to waste being a productive member of society. My job was my imaginary life, and I felt deeply I should be paid to live it.

Sol Luckman

Source: Beginner's Luke: Book I of the Beginner's Luke Series, Pages: 30

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A Quote by Walter Russell on society, economy, balance, civilization, and welfare

The sum total of each man's giving determines the standard of man's civilization.

Walter Russell

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