Quotation Explorer - 'Jeffrey Tucker'

Copyright: a system of monopoly privilege over the expression of ideas that enables government to stop consumer-friendly economic development and reward uncompetitive and legally privileged elites to fleece the public through surreptitious use of coercion. - Jeffrey Tucker
When the state itself is held to the same moral standards as everyone else, it dies. And that's a wonderful thing. - Jeffrey Tucker
Where there is commerce there is peace. - Jeffrey Tucker
Why anarchy? Because anything less would be uncivilized. - Jeffrey Tucker
In the same way that central banking nearly wrecked the world and created one calamity after another, bitcoin can save the world one transaction at a time.It is time for a new beginning. - Jeffrey Tucker
Free markets are the real people's revolution. - Jeffrey Tucker
Here's something I still can't get over. Amazes and thrills me every time. I'm sitting here and want a certain book. So I search, click, and then I have the book. Every time, my heart does a little leap of joy. What a beautiful world the market is making. - Jeffrey Tucker
Recall that the minimum wage was initially conceived as a method to exclude undesirables from the workforce. - Jeffrey Tucker
Ultimately, all arguments against markets are arguments against anarchy. Marx understood this much, at least. - Jeffrey Tucker
No one wants their stuff stolen. No one wants their physical person harmed. If you understand the implications of those two truths, you can come to see the egregious moral and practical problems of a state-managed society. - Jeffrey Tucker
Government is a gang, but not merely as meritorious as a private gang because it claims legal legitimacy. It pillages and uses violence but under the cover of law, and seeks legitimacy not through competition but through the myth of the social contract. - Jeffrey Tucker
People and institutions that refuse to admit error eventually discredit themselves. - Jeffrey Tucker
A person who says every person has a right to a decent education may not actually mean people should be robbed to support bad schools or all children should be forced into a prison-like building for 12 years. - Jeffrey Tucker
Freedom is the foundation for all wonderful things in life. - Jeffrey Tucker
Without anarchy, there would be chaos. - Jeffrey Tucker
Someone asked me the other day if I believe in conspiracies. Well, sure. Here's one. It is called the political system. It is nothing if not a giant conspiracy to rob, trick and subjugate the population. - Jeffrey Tucker
The goal of intellectual life should be to see and understand what is true, not merely to adhere to a prevailing orthodoxy. - Jeffrey Tucker
The instant that any government obtains a monetary printing press, it becomes a deeply dishonest government, empowered to rob people by stealth. A government with the power to print money knows no limits. - Jeffrey Tucker
People who can't imagine order without imposition always end up favoring power over liberty. - Jeffrey Tucker
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