Market allocation of goods and services depends upon peaceable, voluntary exchange. Under …

Market allocation of goods and services depends upon peaceable, voluntary exchange. Under such exchanges, the essence of our proposition to our fellow man is: If you do something I like, I’ll do something you like. When such a deal is struck, both parties are better off in their own estimation. Dr. Walter E. Williams
May 7, 2003, http://www.townhall.com/columnists/walterwilliams/ww20030507.shtml

And on environmental issues he [her friend and Treasury official, Nick Ridley

And on environmental issues he [her friend and Treasury official, Nick Ridley] was incomparably rational. He would not adopt a burdensome regulation or make an expensive commitment of public money simply because a newspaper or a pressure group had asserted that is was the ‘green’ thing to do. He always asked such questions as: What benefits will it bring? How much will it cost? How solid is the scientific evidence underlying this claim? Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher, Times Newspapers Limited, March 7, 1993

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