Milton Friedman Quotes

Most popular Milton Friedman Quotes

Freedom is a rare and delicate plant.

freedom

Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
— Milton Friedman

government

The power to do good is also the power to do harm.
— Milton Friedman

power

The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
— Milton Friedman

government

Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.
— Milton Friedman

power

History suggests only that capitalism is a necessary condition for political freedom.  Clearly it is not a sufficient condition.

capitalism

How did language develop?  In much the same way an economic order develops through the market—out of the voluntary interaction of individuals, in this case seeking to trade ideas or information or gossip rather than goods and services with one another.

language