Quotes from The Quest for Cosmic Justice

Thomas Sowell ·  224 pages

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“A society that puts equality—in the sense of equality of outcome—ahead of freedom will end up with neither equality nor freedom. The use of force to achieve equality will destroy freedom, and the force, introduced for good purposes, will end up in the hands of people who use it to promote their own interests.9”
― Thomas Sowell, quote from The Quest for Cosmic Justice

“As history has also shown, especially in the twentieth century, one of the first things an ideologue will do after achieving absolute power is kill.”
― Thomas Sowell, quote from The Quest for Cosmic Justice

“Justice at all costs' is not justice.”
― Thomas Sowell, quote from The Quest for Cosmic Justice

“More to the point, if he did cancel the tour in order to fight that tax, would we regard him as a rational man of high principle or as a doctrinaire, a moral exhibitionist, or an egomaniac”
― Thomas Sowell, quote from The Quest for Cosmic Justice

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Thomas Sowell
Born place: in North Carolina, The United States
Born date June 30, 1930
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