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Protection… takes from one man’s pocket, and allows him to compensate himself by taking an equivalent from another man’s pocket, and if that goes on in a circle through the whole community, it is only a clumsy process of robbing all to enrich none, and simply has this effect, that it ties up the hands of industry in all directions.

- Richard Cobden, nineteenth century free trade campaigner 

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When neither their property nor their liberty is touched, the majority of men live content

Machiavelli, The Prince 

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