Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on November 14, 2016

in Other People's Money

… is from page 140 of the final (2016) volume – Bourgeois Equality – of Deirdre McCloskey‘s brilliant trilogy on the essence of bourgeois values, on their transmission, and on their essential role in modern life:

unknownBefore liberalism, almost all governments were thieves.  The news to my gentle social-democratic friends is that most of them still are.


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