quotes tagged with 'thomassowell'

Just as any moron can destroy a priceless Ming vase, so the shallow and ill-educated people who run our schools can undermine and destroy from within a great civilization that took centuries of dedicated effort to create and maintain.

Author: Thomas Sowell, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in government america society civilization destroy thomassowell publicschools undermine 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Blacks were not enslaved because they were black but because they were available. Slavery has existed in the world for thousands of years. Whites enslaved other whites in Europe for centuries before the first black was brought to the Western hemisphere. Asians enslaved Europeans. Asians enslaved other Asians. Africans enslaved other Africans, and indeed even today in North Africa, blacks continue to enslave blacks.

Author: Thomas Sowell, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in slavery racism thomassowell whites blacks asians africans europeans 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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.

Author: Thomas Sowell, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government freedom tyranny legislation thomassowell ominous legislatingmorality 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

No matter how disastrously some policy has turned out, anyone who criticizes it can expect to hear: But what would you replace it with? When you put out a fire, what do you replace it with?

Author: Thomas Sowell, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in fire policy nothing replace disaster thomassowell 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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