Harry BrowneHarry Browne, (1933-2006) American libertarian writer, politician, and free-market investment analyst. Libertarian candidate for US President 1996 & 2000

Harry Browne Quote

“A little government involvement is just as dangerous as a lot -- because the first leads inevitably to the second.”

Harry BrowneHarry Browne
~ Harry Browne

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

An accurate observation. Understanding the secular nature, and application of "the laws of nature and of nature's God" - Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master; (attributed to George Washington). The de jure States united was to be a body politic with the individuals being the sovereigns and the public officials - servants.

Ronw13, Oregon

Servants have become our masters. Our Declaration of Independence has become a suicide pact of Individualist.

cal, Lewisville, Texas

If we must have any government involvement then let it be state and local. Nationalism is dangerous.

E Archer, NYC

How do you get rid of 'a lot' of government once its gotten? It's never pretty...


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