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Fetter Quote on Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

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Every theory must ultimately meet two tests: one, that of internal consistency, the other that of consistency with reality.
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Lew Rockwell Profile Quote

Big Government

03/12/2012Quotes
Anything other than free enterprise always means a society of compulsion and lower living standards, and any form of socialism strictly enforced means dictatorship and the total state.
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53. The Gaspée Incident

U.S. History

09/29/2009Audio/Video
Pages 252-254 in the text, as narrated by Floy Lilley. From Part 7 of Conceived in Liberty, Volume III : "Prelude to Revolution, 1770-1775."
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Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth pp. 2223

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One may anticipate the nature of the future socialist society. There will be hundreds and thousands of factories in operation. Very few of these will be producing wares ready for use; in the majority of cases what will be manufactured will be unfinished goods and production goods. (1920)
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Planned Chaos p. 64

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It is the rule of law alone which hinders the rulers from turning themselves into the worst gangsters.
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Human Action p. 859; p. 863

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History speaks only to those people who know how to interpret it.
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Human Action p. 282

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Liberty and freedom are the conditions of man within a contractual society.
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Human Action p. 87; p. 87

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The fundamental discrepancies in worldview and patterns of behavior do not correspond to differences in race, nationality or class affiliation. There is hardly any greater divergence in value judgments than that between ascetics and those eager to enjoy life lightheartedly.
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Human Action p. 802; p. 806

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It is manifestly contrary to the interest of the consumers to prevent the most efficient entrepreneurs from expanding the sphere of their activities up to the limit to which the public approves of their conduct of business by buying their products.
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Theory and History p. 354

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The idea of equal distribution of land is a pernicious illusion. Its execution would plunge mankind into misery and starvation, and would in fact wipe out civilization itself.
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