Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on October 13, 2011

in Hubris and humility, Nanny State, Other People's Money

… is from page 203 of Thomas Sowell’s 1995 book The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy:

To believe in personal responsibility would be to destroy the whole special role of the anointed, whose vision casts them in the role of rescuers of people treated unfairly by “society.”


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