"It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Thomas Sowell on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Thomas Sowell on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Thomas Sowell on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Thomas Sowell on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Thomas Sowell on Elbert Hubbard
"It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it."
"The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best."
"Wishful thinking is not idealism. It is self-indulgence at best and self-exaltation at worst. In either case, it is usually at the expense of others. In other words, it is the opposite of idealism."
"If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference, and choose their news sources accordingly."
"Too much of what is called 'education' is little more than an expensive isolation from reality."