“Crisis is the rallying cry of the tyrant.”
– James Madison
(1751-1836), Father of the Constitution for the USA, 4th US President
“You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.
And what I mean by that is an opportunity
to do things you think you could not do before.”
– Rahm Emmanuel
(1959-) Mayor of Chicago (2011-), White House Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama (2009-2010), US Congressman (D-IL) (2004-2009), advisor to President Bill Clinton (1993-1998)
Source: Wall Street Journal Digital Network, November 19, 2008
“Statists relish ‘crises’ because they can be used to force more controls into our lives.”
– William P. Hoar
Source: Tampering With the Markets, The New American, P. 13, June 10, 1996.