Consumer: A person who is capable of choosing a president but incapable of choosing a bicycle without help from a government agency.
Washington Bedtime Stories (1979)
A few weeks ago I had a revelation and told my secretary that I could give him a synthesis of forty-six years of living with economic policy. It is: 'Economic policy is random with respect to the performance of the American economy, but, thank God, there isn't much of it.'Herbert Stein
Whatever may be the distribution of uncertainty among economists, the public only gets to hear from those who have certain opinions.Herbert Stein
"If something cannot go on forever, it will stop."Herbert Stein