If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
- Milton Friedman, one of the most popular and influential economists of the 20th Century. He was an advisor to presidents and world leaders. His theories on monetary policy, taxation, privatization and deregulation impacted government policies, including the response to the global financial crisis of 2007–08. (1912-2006)