Quotes on Money and
self-governing people confer upon their government the power to take money from
some and give it to others, the process will not stop until the last bone of the
last taxpayer is picked bare."
Howard E. Kershner
history periods of sound money have been marked by moral advance and
prosperity. Conversely, periods of unsound money have been accompanied by
Howard E. Kershner
is the only institution that can take a perfectly good piece of paper, print
some noble words on it, and make it perfectly worthless."
on Economic Principles
are the driving force of the market economy. The greater the profits, the
better the needs of the consumers are supplied."
specific tax, as well as the nation's whole tax system, becomes
self-defeating above a certain height of the rates."
Curve) Ludwig von Mises
varieties of interference with the market phenomena not only fail to achieve
the ends aimed at by their authors and supporters, but bring about a state
of affairs which - from the point of view of their authors' and advocates
valuations - is less desirable than the previous state of affairs which they
were designed to alter."
which is common to the greatest number has the least care bestowed upon it."
on Liberty and Freedom
is not the power of doing what we like, but the right of being able to do
what we ought."
a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and
vicious, they have more need of masters."
is instituted to protect property of every sort....This being the end of
government, that alone is a just government, which impartially secures to
every man, whatever is his own."
James Madison (1792)
questions of power, let no more be heard of confidence in man, but bind him
down from mischief by the chains of the Constitution."
place economy among the first and most important of republican virtues, and
public debt as the greatest of the dangers to be feared."
is not a just government, nor is property secure under it, where the
property which a man has in his personal safety and personal liberty is
violated by arbitrary seizures of one class of citizens for the service of
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