"Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Milton Friedman on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Milton Friedman on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Milton Friedman on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Milton Friedman on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Milton Friedman on Mahatma Gandhi
"The greatest advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science and literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government."
"The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience."
"I am favor of cutting taxes under any circumstances and for any excuse, for any reason, whenever it's possible."
"Inflation is taxation without legislation."
"The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom."