Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman

American economist, statistician, and writer who taught at the University of Chicago for more than three decades
Because it is one thing to have free immigration to jobs. It is another thing to have free immigration to welfare. And you cannot have both. If you have a welfare state, if you have a state in which every resident is promises a certain minimal level of income, or a minimum level of subsistence, regardless of whether he works or not, produces it or not. Then it really is an impossible thing.More Milton Friedman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Why have we had such a decline in moral climate? I submit to you that a major factor has been a change in the philosophy which has been dominant, a change from belief in individual responsibility to belief in social responsibility. If you adopt the view that a man is not responsible for his own behavior, that somehow society is responsible, why should he seek to make his behavior good?More Milton Friedman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Japan has introduced fiscal stimulus five times in the past seven or eight years and each time it's been a failure and that's not a surprise. Fiscal stimulus is not stimulating in and of itself.More Milton Friedman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The state of our educational system is a disgrace to our country. We have an elementary and secondary school system in which close to half of the youngsters never graduate properly. It's a disgrace that there is more illiteracy today than there was 100 years ago.More Milton Friedman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A free man will ask neither what his country can do for him nor what he can do for his country.More Milton Friedman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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