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Henry Hazlitt quotes and sayings

Philosopher | Born: November 28, 1894 - Died: July 8, 1993
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : The government has nothing to give to anybody that it doesn't first take from someone else.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : There is no more certain way to deter employment than to harass and penalize employers.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : Government planning always involves compulsion.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : Libertarians are learning to their sorrow that big businessmen cannot necessarily be relied upon to be their allies in the battle against extension of governmental encroachments.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : Would-be income guarantors ignore or despise the capitalistic system that makes their dreams dreamable and gives their redistribute-the-income proposals whatever plausibility they have.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : A certain amount of taxes is of course indispensable to carry on essential government functions. Reasonable taxes for this purpose need not hurt production much.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : The tendency of welfare spending in the United States has been to increase at an exponential rate.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that it put the least possible power over the quantity or quality of money in the hands of the politicians.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : To try to cure unemployment by inflation rather than by adjustment of specific wage-rates is like trying to adjust the piano to the stool rather than the stool to the piano.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : In order that one industry might grow or come into existence, a hundred other industries would have to shrink.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : We cannot distribute more wealth than is created. We cannot in the long run pay labor as a whole more than it produces.
Henry Hazlitt motivational quote : Inflation is a form of tax, a tax that we all collectively must pay.