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Milton Friedman
(1912-2006) born on
Jul 31
US economist. He was one of the leading conservative "laissez-fire" economists in the second half of the 20th-c.; awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1976.
         
   
F
Columbus did not seek a new route to the Indies in response to a majority directive.

R
What kind of society isn't structured on greed? The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm; capitalism is that kind of a system.
A
The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government.
N
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
K
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Reader's Digest," 1 Jun 1978.
R: In "The Harper Book of Quotations," by Robert I. Fitzhenry, 1993.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: "Essays in Positive Economics," 1953.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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