Frederic Bastiat

Frederic Bastiat

was a French classical liberal theorist, political economist, and member of the French assembly.
Man acquires wealth in proportion as he puts his labor to better account.More Frederic Bastiat quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We cannot doubt that self-interest is the mainspring of human nature. It must be clearly understood that this word is used here to designate a universal, incontestable fact, resulting from the nature of man, and not an adverse judgment, as would be the word selfishness.More Frederic Bastiat quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Trade protection accumulates upon a single point the good which it effects, while the evil inflicted is infused throughout the mass. The one strikes the eye at a first glance, while the other becomes perceptible only to close investigation.More Frederic Bastiat quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Finally, is not liberty the restricting of the law only to its rational sphere of organizing the right of the individual to lawful self-defense; of punishing injustice?More Frederic Bastiat quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Taking Five and Returning Four is not GivingMore Frederic Bastiat quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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