“The west won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion, but by its superiority in applying organized violence.”- Samuel Harrington

“What truly breeds discontent is the illusion that Government can solve all of our problems.” Robert Samuelson

“The governing class of today focuses more on merchandising differences. Your virtues are defined by your adversary’s vices.” Robert Samuelson

“The central banks believe they can control future events. We say the events control the central banks.” James Grant

“The welfare state enables those on top to stay there by making life at the bottom a little more tolerable.” Robert Samuelson

“Any observed statistical regularity will tend to collapse once pressure is placed upon it for control purposes”` Goodhart’s Law

“Most things worth forecasting are never accurately forecasted.” Mark Buchanan

“Finance is too important to be left to smart people.” James Grant

You need a few bad habits. Otherwise your virtues will annoy the hell out of everyone.- HKO

Hell hath no fury like an unappreciated moral supremacist.- HKO

A teleprompter is just a karaoke machine without the music.- HKO

A diamond is a piece of coal that stuck to its job. – a sign in a mall