Friday, 31 May 2019

“One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results." #QotD


“One of the great mistakes is to judge policies and programs by their intentions rather than their results."
          ~ Milton Friedman, from a 1975 interview on PBS’s “The Open Mind”
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1 comment:

  1. The quote's a good one, but it would be even more incisive if it referred to "alleged intentions" rather than "intentions". Often the intention is control, and it overrides the alleged intention used to sell it.

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