Does the French nation want to be forever in tutelage and to call on its government to intervene in every matter?
Thus it is really true! no man on earth was granted the privilege of intellectual universality.
Admitting iron freely when it is meant for construction is a measure that is positive on only one aspect, which is that it is the most offensive satire that can be made against the prohibitive regime.
Protection is plunder indeed because it is the privilege to operate scarcity through legislation, creating dearth in order to abuse the buyer.
It will then be necessary to increase them, which is to say to look for the cure in making the disease worse.
Every Englishman must be allowed to buy in the cheapest market, and sell in the dearest.
It is not quite certain that retaliation is not as dire to those who implement it as to those against whom it is implemented.
The day will come, I hope, when you will be able to convert your war ships into merchant ships and that we will give back our young soldiers to the industry.
Privilege is being claimed for a few; I come to claim freedom for all.
It is the fallacy of reciprocity that paralyses the efforts of parliament.
There are two potential causes of revolution in the United States: slavery and the high protective tariff.
It takes the bayonet to prevent them; hence, it is wrong to prevent them.
Consequently, laws that limit exchange are always either harmful or unnecessary.
“What do people say about work and economics?” they said. “What use are these painful means of increasing national wealth where one Decree suffices?”
I am in favor of democracy if what you understand by this word is: ‘to each the ownership of his own work, freedom for all, equality for all, justice for all, and peace among all.’