Best Quotes by Harry Browne (Top 10)

  1. Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.
  2. The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, "See if it weren't for the government, you wouldn't be able to walk".
  3. The government's War on Poverty has transformed poverty from a short-term misfortune into a career choice.
  4. A little government involvement is just as dangerous as a lot - because the first leads inevitably to the second.
  5. You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose.
  6. When you know that you're capable of dealing with whatever comes, you have the only security the world has to offer.
  7. Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything.
  8. You are where you are today because youve chosen to be there.
  9. You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles - events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily.
  10. A secure individual...knows that the responsibility for anything concerning his life remains with himself-and he accepts that responsibility.