The Free Market Monument Foundation

"Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place."

-- Frederique Bastiat (1801 - 1850) French economist and member of the French assembly

The Golden Rule

"One should never do that to another which one regards as injurious to one's own self. "
-- Brihaspati, Mahabharata (Anusasana Parva, Section CXIII, Verse 8) [Hindu Teaching ~3200 BC]

"That which is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow. "
-- Talmud, Shabbat 31a, the "Great Principle"

"Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself. "
-- Confucius ~500 BC Chinese Philospher (Analects XV.24)

"Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. "
-- Jesus ~30 AD [Luke 6:31]

"Deal honestly with others and require honesty in return."
-- The Principles of the Free Market