“There are no limits to what free men, free women, and free markets can accomplish.” –Jack Kemp
There would be no point in this list if we didn’t firmly believe in the good created by a free market system.
“We who live in free market societies believe that growth, prosperity, and ultimately human fulfillment are created from the bottom up, not the government down.” –Ronald Reagan
We are thankful that American politics had a strong voice in President Reagan that government is not the answer to every problem and are hopeful that we can have that again.
“A society that puts equality before freedom will get neither, a society that puts freedom before equality will get a high degree of both.” –Milton Friedman
This captures a cause and effect relationship about which there seems to be some societal confusion. Putting equality first is often at the expense of individual freedom.
“Since this is an era when many people are concerned about ‘fairness’ and ‘social justice,’ what is your ‘fair share’ of what someone else has worked for?” –Thomas Sowell
The absence of the feeling that we have earned what we have has been found to decrease fulfillment and happiness.
“The more the state plans, the more difficult planning becomes for the individual.” –Frederich Hayek
Governments’ involvement in the lives of individuals should unquestionably be limited, yet it is gradually but steadily increasing.
“The market is not a place, a thing, or a collective entity. It is a process.” –Ludwig von Mises
Support for the free market is support for a way of life that values freedom, individual rights, and the belief that every person is capable of contributing to our society.
“The great virtue of a free market system is that…it is the most effective system we have discovered to enable people who hate one another to deal with one another and help one another.” –Milton Friedman
The free market does the most good for the most people and gives us the best hope of removing people from poverty.
“The history of liberty is the history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.” –Woodrow Wilson
We need government, but our founding fathers fought for less not more of it.
“Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.” –Milton Friedman
The free market is the only system for anyone who truly believes in freedom and values individual rights.
“There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.” –Margaret Thatcher
Without economic freedom a society is not truly at liberty.