Posts Tagged ‘Frederic Bastiat’

Laws

Posted: February 4, 2012 in Thought for the Day
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“Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws.  On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.”  -Frederic Bastiat

Three Gifts

Posted: February 1, 2012 in Thought for the Day
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“Life, faculties, production—in other words, individuality, liberty, property—this is man.  And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it.” –Frederic Bastiat