"Well first of all, tell me, is there some society you know of that doesn't run on greed? You think Russia doesn't run on greed? You think China doesn't run on greed? What is greed?"
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Milton Friedman on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Milton Friedman on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Milton Friedman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Milton Friedman on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."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."
"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."