Vilfredo Pareto

Vilfredo Pareto

Italian economist and sociologist
The liberals who demanded equality of taxation on behalf of the poor, for instance, did not imagine that they would obtain progressive taxation to the disadvantage of the well-off, and that they would end up with an arrangement in which taxes are voted by those who do not pay them.More Vilfredo Pareto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In any series of elements to be controlled, a selected small fraction, in terms of numbers of elements, always accounts for a large fraction in terms of effect.More Vilfredo Pareto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The intent of sincere humanitarians is to do good to society, just as the intent of the child who kills a bird by to much fondling is to do good to the bird.More Vilfredo Pareto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Increase in the wealth per capita fosters democracy; but the latter, at least according to what we have been able to observe up to now, entails great destruction of wealth and even eventually dries up the sources of it. Hence it is its own grave-digger, it destroys what gave it birth.More Vilfredo Pareto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Give me a fruitful error any time, full of seeds, bursting with its own corrections. You can keep your sterile truth for yourself.More Vilfredo Pareto quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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