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Famous Quote from Frederic Bastiat,

"The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else."


Frederic Bastiat (more quotes by Frederic Bastiat or books by/about Frederic Bastiat)

(1801-1850) [Claude Frederic Bastiat] French economist, statesman, and author. He did most of his writing during the years just before -- and immediately following -- the French Revolution of February 1848


"The State", Journal des débats, issue of September 25, 1848
(in Selected Essays on Political Economy) par. 5.20

Courtesy of: 5, The State, fictitious


French Revolution


Banking, Economics, Government, Hypocrisy, Ignorance, Politics, Responsibility, Socialism, Taxation, Welfare, Tax


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