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Why I Support the Mises Institute — It Is a Beacon of Truth

09/25/2016Quotes
The Mises Institute is the mast unto which principled libertarians and proponents of sound economics can tie themselves.

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Leonard Read Bio Quote

10/21/2014Quotes
Liberty does not and cannot include any action, regardless of sponsorship, which lessens the liberty of a single human being.

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Biography quote for William Graham Sumner

08/13/2014Quotes
All that we call progress is a simple enlargement of chances, and the question of personal happiness is a question of how the chances will be used.

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Biography quote for Adam Smith

07/31/2014Quotes
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.

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Biography quote for Wilhelm Röpke

07/31/2014Quotes
I champion an economic order ruled by free prices and markets ... the only economic order compatible with human freedom.

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Biography quote for Gustave de Molinari

07/31/2014Quotes
The sovereign power of governments over the life and property of the individual is, in fact, the sole fount and spring of militaryism, policy, and protection ... the abolishment of that 'state' is the present, most urgent, need of society...

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Biography quote for Richard Cantillon

07/31/2014Quotes
It is clear that the quantity of product or of merchandise offered for sale, in proportion to the demand or number of Buyers, is the basis on which is fixed or always supposed to be fixed the actual market prices.

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Robbins Quote on Definition of Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014Quotes
Economics is a science which studies human behavior as a relationship between ends and scarce means which have alternative uses.

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Jesús Huerta de Soto Quote on the Growth of Economics

Austrian Economics Overview

07/30/2014Quotes
The development of economics as a science which is always based on human beings, the creative actors and protagonists in all social processes and events (the subjectivist conception), is undoubtedly the most significant and characteristic contribution made by the Austrian School of economics,...

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Biography quote for Murray Rothbard

07/30/2014Quotes
Taxation is theft, purely and simply even though it is theft on a grand and colossal scale which no acknowledged criminals could hope to match. It is a compulsory seizure of the property of the State’s inhabitants, or subjects...

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