Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on December 17, 2019

in Nanny State, Philosophy of Freedom

… is from page 4 of the 1998 Liberty Fund edition of the late Anthony de Jasay’s great 1985 book, The State:

People who have been made to rely on the state never learn the art of self-reliance nor acquire the habits of civic action.

DBx: In other words, dependence on the state makes people irresponsible and uncivilized – in a word, childish.


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