Quotations by Mark Skousen
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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
Taxation is the price we pay for failing to build a civilized society. The higher the tax level, the greater the failure. A centrally planned totalitarian state represents a complete defeat for the civilized world, while a totally voluntary society represents its ultimate success.
(Keywords: Society, Success, Failure, Defeat, Tax, State, Taxation, World)
The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
(Keywords: Society, Force, Persuasion)
We shall never change our political leaders until we change the people who elect them.
(Keywords: Change, People, Leaders, Political leaders)