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Attribution for this site’s taglines is as follows:

  • One life. Live it. — Spotted on a photo of a trainee skydiver at Ocana. Originally from the Camel Trophy, I believe.
  • A different kind of political blog. — original.
  • It’s not just the economy, stupid. It’s everything, stupid. — Speech by David Cameron.
  • The battle for freedom and opportunity is never finally won. — David Cameron, as reported by ybf.org.uk.
  • The paradox of liberty: we should freely choose to help one another. — original.
  • Be seeing you! — The Prisoner.
  • There is such a thing as society – it’s just not the same as the state. — David Cameron, Change to win.
  • Is mankind’s highest ideal to live without incident or adventure? And if so, when did this begin? – original, inspired by Ronald Reagan.
  • We are all suspects now. — various.
  • The free market is a system of cooperation for mutual benefit. — Derived from von Mises.
  • The purpose of morality is to teach you, not to suffer and die, but to enjoy yourself and live. — Ayn Rand Lexicon.
  • Ethics is an objective, metaphysical necessity of man’s survival. — Ayn Rand Lexicon.
  • Meaningful freedom has always implied responsibility. — Roche.
  • Truth must be not only discovered, but perennially rediscovered and redefined. — Roche.
  • Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? — Patrick Henry, as used by Reagan.
  • Freedom works. — various.
  • Peace is the path to peace. — Gandhi, paraphrased.
  • To attempt to coordinate society through coercion is an intellectual error. — Huerta de Soto
  • Mathematics brought rigor to Economics. Unfortunately, it also brought mortis. — Kenneth E. Boulding, quoted in Compassionate Economics
  • Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds — High Flight
  • Peace will come to earth when the people have more to do with each other and governments less. — Richard Cobden
  • Society is cooperation; it is community in action. — Ludwig von Mises, Socialism
  • Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. — C S Lewis
  • Sometimes the reforming radicals are those who also seek to conserve. — Archbishop Cranmer
  • Do not give in to evil, but proceed ever more boldly against it. — Virgil: the motto of Ludwig von Mises, The Last Knight of Liberalism
  • The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable. — J K Galbraith
  • Economics is not about goods and services; it is about the actions of living men. — Mises, Human Action
  • Never memorize what you can look up in books. — Albert Einstein
  • “My life is my own!” No.6; Arrival — The Prisoner

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