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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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Human Action p. 265; p. 265

07/14/2014Quotes
The average American worker enjoys amenities for which Croesus, Crassus, the Medici, and Louis XIV would have envied him.
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The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality p. 49

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Capitalism is essentially a system of mass production for the satisfaction of the needs of the masses. It pours a horn of plenty upon the common man. It has raised the average standard of living to a height never dreamed of in earlier ages. It has made accessible to millions of people enjoyments...
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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 282

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Economic affairs cannot be kept going by magistrates and policemen.
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Planning for Freedom p. 91

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Exclusively preoccupied with wage rates and pensions, the unions boast of their Pyrrhic victories. The union members are not conscious of the fact that their fate is tied up with the flowering of their employers enterprises.
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Omnipotent Government p. 47

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It is not God. It is simply compulsion and coercion; it is the police power.
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The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science p. 127

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What transformed the world of horse-drawn carriages, sailing ships, and windmills step by step into a world of airplanes and electronics was the laissez-faire principle.
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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 485

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Inflation is the true opium of the people and it is administered to them by anticapitalist governments and parties.
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