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Human Action p. 745; p. 752

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Many people look upon tariff protection as if it were a privilege accorded to their nations wage earners, procuring them, for the full duration of its existence, a higher standard of living than they would enjoy under free trade.
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Socialism p. 407

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The impracticability of Socialism is the result of intellectual, not moral, incapacity. . . . Even angels, if they were endowed only with human reason, could not form a socialistic community.
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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 386

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The greater the fund of means of subsistence in a community, the lower the rate of interest.
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Economic Policy p. 105

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We must fight all that we dislike in public life. We must substitute better ideas for wrong ideas.
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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 46

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Whether we see the greatest value in wisdom or in action, in neither case may we scorn science. It alone shows us the way both to knowledge and to action. Without it our existence would be only vegetative.
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Human Action p. 177; p. 177

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Reason is mans particular and characteristic feature. There is no need for praxeology to raise the question whether reason is a suitable tool for the cognition of ultimate and absolute truth. It deals with reason only as far as it enables man to act.
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Planning for Freedom p. 185

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Governments deliberately sabotaged it, and still go on sabotaging it.
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Human Action p. 656; p. 660

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The boon of these privileged farmers is paid for by the taxpayers who must provide the funds required to defray the deficit. It affects neither the market price nor the total available supply of agricultural products. It merely makes profitable the operation of farms which hitherto were submarginal.
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Liberalism p. 189

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Whoever preaches the return to simple forms of the economic organization of society ought to keep in mind that only our type of economic system offers the possibility of supporting in the style to which we have become accustomed today the number of people who now populate the earth. A return to the...
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Omnipotent Government p. 120

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It is obvious that every constitutional system can be made to work satisfactorily when the rulers are equal to their task. The problem is to find the men fit for office.
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