Thomas Sowell Quotes and its meanings

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What are the top most famous quotes by Thomas Sowell?

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  • It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it.
  • The most basic question is not what is best, but who shall decide what is best.
  • Wishful thinking is not idealism. It is self-indulgence at best and self-exaltation at worst. In either case, it is usually at the expense of others. In other words, it is the opposite of idealism.
  • If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference, and choose their news sources accordingly.
  • Too much of what is called 'education' is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.
  • One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.
  • Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.
  • What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long.
  • Freedom has cost too much blood and agony to be relinquished at the cheap price of rhetoric.
  • It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.