Maxim: The fastest way to kill the free market is to give it freedom.
Effect: Catchy, paradoxical, ironic.
Explanation: Speaks the basic truth that unregulated free markets naturally consolidate, give rise to monopolies, increase inequality, and are neither rational or humane. Forty years of neo-liberalism and libertarianism have firmly proven what thousands of years already have. Regulation prevent and break-up monopolies, ensure an even playing field and protect small businesses from large ones.