"The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Thomas Sowell on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Thomas Sowell on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Thomas Sowell on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Thomas Sowell on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Thomas Sowell on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."