Thomas Sowell Quotes.

1. "The fact that the market is not doing what we wish it would do is no reason to automatically assume that the government would do better."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

2. "Socialism is a wonderful idea. It is only as a reality that it has been disastrous. Among people of every race, color, and creed, all around the world, socialism has led to hunger in countries that used to have surplus food to export.... Nevertheless, for many of those who deal primarily in ideas, socialism remains an attractive idea -- in fact, seductive. Its every failure is explained away as due to the inadequacies of particular leaders."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

3. "Bailing out people who made ill-advised mortgages makes no more sense that bailing out people who lost their life savings in Las Vegas casinos."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

4. "There are only two ways of telling the complete truth--anonymously and posthumously."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

5. "Can you cite one speck of hard evidence of the benefits of "diversity" that we have heard gushed about for years? Evidence of its harm can be seen — written in blood — from Iraq to India, from Serbia to Sudan, from Fiji to the Philippines. It is scary how easily so many people can be brainwashed by sheer repetition of a word."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

6. "Since this is an era when many people are concerned about 'fairness' and 'social justice,' what is your 'fair share' of what someone else has worked for?"
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

7. "The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

8. "If politicians stopped meddling with things they don't understand, there would be a more drastic reduction in the size of government than anyone in either party advocates."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

9. "Rhetoric is no substitute for reality."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

10. "Virtually no idea is too ridiculous to be accepted, even by very intelligent and highly educated people, if it provides a way for them to feel special and important. Some confuse that feeling with idealism."
- Quote by Thomas Sowell

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