Ludwig von Mises: "This, then, is freedom in the external life of manthat he is independent of the arbitrary power of his fellows. Such freedom is no natural right. It did not exist under primitive conditions. It arose in the process of social development and its final completion is the work of mature Capitalism." - Socialism
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|Ludwig von Mises||All that good government can do to improve the material well-being of the masses is to establish and to preserve an institutional setting in which there are no obstacles to the progressive accumulation of new capital and its utilization for the improvement of technical methods of production.||Planning for Freedom|| p. 6||Good Government
|Ludwig von Mises||Government ought to protect the individuals within the country against the violent and fraudulent attacks of gangsters, and it should defend the country against foreign enemies.||Economic Policy|| p. 37||Good Government
|Ludwig von Mises||Governments become liberal only when forced to by the citizens.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 58||Good Government
|Ludwig von Mises||Whoever wants lastingly to establish good government must start by trying to persuade his fellow citizens and offering them sound ideologies. . . . There is no hope left for a civilization when the masses favor harmful policies.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 120||Good Government