Quotes by Thomas Sowell

Thomas Sowell is an American economist and social theorist who is currently Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Harlem, New York. He dropped out of high school and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War.

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People who enjoy meetings should not be in charge of anything.

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The first lesson of economics is scarcity: there is never enough of anything to fully satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.

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It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.

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The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.

Taking action
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Too much of what is called 'education' is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.

Education, School, College
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It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.

Knowledge
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The least productive people are usually the ones who are most in favor of holding meetings.

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