Saturday, January 07, 2006

Citizen and the government

When Alexander the Great visited the philosopher Diogenes and asked whether he could do anything for him, Diogenes is said to have replied: "Yes, stand a little less between me and the sun.". It is what every citizen is entitled to ask of his government.

Henry Hazlitt - "Economics in One Lesson"

Just finished this book. Excellent book on economics concepts and fallacies. Although it was written in the 40s, it is very current. I am very grateful to a friend of mine for this suggestion.
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