Frédéric Bastiat Quote

As long as it is admitted that the law may be diverted from its true purpose—that it may violate property instead of protecting it—then everyone will want to participate in making the law, either to protect himself against plunder or to use it for plunder.


ESSAYS ON POLITICAL ECONOMY (ed. 1874)

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As long as it is admitted that the law may be diverted from its true purpose—that it may violate property instead of protecting it—then everyone...

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As long as it is admitted that the law may be diverted from its true purpose—that it may violate property instead of protecting it—then everyone...

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As long as it is admitted that the law may be diverted from its true purpose—that it may violate property instead of protecting it—then everyone...

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As long as it is admitted that the law may be diverted from its true purpose—that it may violate property instead of protecting it—then everyone...