“Spoliation is a principle of hatred and disorder, and if it takes a particularly odious form, it is especially the legal form” (Frederic Bastiat)

“Don’t steal! The government hates competition.”  (Libertarian slogan)

““I have never understood why it is “greed” to want to keep the money you have earned but not greed to want to take somebody else’s money.” (Thomas Sowell)

“We must rid ourselves of the prejudice that leads to the belief that a theft is no longer a theft when it is executed in legal forms.”  (Vilfredo Pareto)

“A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort … is not strictly speaking a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang violence.”  (Ayn Rand)