“In this state of imbecility, I had, for my own amusement, turned my attention to political economy.”
Thomas De Quincey, ‘Confessions of an Opium Eater’
“All the great economic ills the world has known this century can be directly traced back to the London School of Economics.”
“I think there are two areas where new ideas are terribly dangerous - economics and sex. By and large, it’s all been tried before, and if it’s new, it’s probably illegal or unhealthy.”
“Without economy none can be rich and with it few will be poor.”
“You will live badly, but not for long.”
President Alexander Lukaskenko of Belarus, the last European dictator, boosting his ...