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… is one that I learned of long ago; I am surprised that I’ve not yet featured it here at Cafe Hayek; it is a favorite of Deirdre McCloskey, who used it today to very good effect in talks that she gave both at the American Enterprise Institute and at the Cato Institute; it is among the final words spoken by a Leveller, specifically, Richard Rumbold, in 1685 before his execution in Edinburgh: I am sure that there was no man born marked by God above another; for none comes into this world with a saddle on his back, neither any booted and spurred to ride him. Comments

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… is one that I learned of long ago; I am surprised that I’ve not yet featured it here at Cafe Hayek; it is a favorite of Deirdre McCloskey, who used it today to very good effect in talks that she gave both at the American Enterprise Institute and at the Cato Institute; it is among the final words spoken by a Leveller, specifically, Richard Rumbold, in 1685 before his execution in Edinburgh:

Bonus Quotation of the Day…I am sure that there was no man born marked by God above another; for none comes into this world with a saddle on his back, neither any booted and spurred to ride him.

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