"If a nation guarantees absolute freedom to pursue individual gain, it will ensure misery for those who are least able to succeed."
Mary H. McCarty, Dollars and Sense: An Introduction to Economics
"Price controls are adopted because the price system is unable to reach equilibrium on its own."
David E. O'Connor, EconomicsFree Enterprise in Action
"The allocation of resources in capitalism is efficient because resources tend to be attracted to the most profitable firms."
Sanford D. Gordon and Alan Stafford, Applying Economic Principles
"The public sector can redistribute income more efficiently than the private sector."
J. Holt Wilson and J. R. Clark, Economics