I’m not saying The New York Times is a CIA organ. I’m just saying I can’t tell the difference … In the same way, I don’t believe that American history textbooks are written in smoke-filled rooms by conspirators who are trying to indoctrinate American students. But what I am saying is, if that did happen, I think the textbooks would look exactly like the ones we already have.
In a certain sense, there was no American Revolution at all. There was, instead, an American War for Independence in which Americans threw off British authority in order to retain their liberties and self-government.
[N]othing is more guaranteed to attract government money than repeated failure.
[P]rosperity follows from the rule of law, respect for private property, and the other institutional mechanisms on which the market order rests.