Scottish Economist Quotes
Man naturally desires, not only to be loved, but to be lovely; or to be that thing which is the natural and proper object of love.
Economics takes a while to learn, even if much of it is in a way quite simple. It is simple to be wrong as well as to be right, and it is none too easy to distinguish between them.
No arbitrary regulation, no act of the legislature, can add anything to the capital of the country; it can only force it into artificial channels.
John Ramsay McCulloch
Quote of the day
In many walks of life, a conscience is a more expensive encumbrance than a wife or a carriage.
Thomas De Quincey
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon