Portrait of Arthur Seldon

Quotes by Arthur Seldon

1916 – 2005

For over thirty years from the late 1950s Arthur Seldon (1916-2005) was the Editorial Director of the London-based Institute for Economic Affairs, where his publishing program was one of the principal influences on governments all around the world, persuading them to liberalize their economies.


See the Liberty Matters online discussion of Arthur Seldon and the Institute of Economic Affairs

Watch the OLL Video The Intellectual Portrait Series: A Conversation with Lord Ralph Harris and Arthur Seldon



Arthur Seldon on the problem of “who guards us from the guardians”? (1990)

Arthur Seldon