Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman, (1912-2006) Nobel Prize-winning economist, economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan, "ultimate guru of the free-market system"

Milton Friedman Quote

“I think a major reason why intellectuals tend to move towards collectivism is that the collectivist answer is a simple one. If there’s something wrong, pass a law and do something about it.”

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
~ Milton Friedman

From “An Interview With Milton Friedman,” December 1974, conducted by Tibor Machan, Joe Cobb, and Ralph Raico

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

Maybe it's because intellectuals aren't all that intellectual.

jim k, Austin, Tx

And, of course, they know what's best for everybody.


Get a Quote-a-Day!

Liberty Quotes sent to your mail box daily.