"The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Thomas Sowell on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Thomas Sowell on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Thomas Sowell on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Thomas Sowell on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Thomas Sowell on John Lennon
"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."