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Human Action p. 641; p. 645

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Not shepherds, but sophisticated aristocrats and city-dwellers were the authors of bucolic poetry. Daphnis and Chlo are creations of fancies far removed from earthy concerns. No less removed from the soil is the modern political myth of the soil. It did not blossom from the moss of the forests and...

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The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science p. 88

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In social cooperation everyone in serving his own interests serves the interests of his fellow men. Driven by the urge to improve his own conditions, he improves the conditions of other people. The baker does not hurt those for whom he bakes bread; he serves them.

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Bureaucracy p. 91

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Every dictator plans to rear, raise, feed, and train his fellow men as the breeder does his cattle. His aim is not to make the people happy but to bring them into a condition which renders him, the dictator, happy. He wants to domesticate them, to give them cattle status. The cattle breeder also is...

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Socialism p. 403

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Mankind does not drink alcohol because there are breweries, distilleries, and vineyards; men brew beer, distill spirits, and grow grapes because of the demand for alcoholic drinks.

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The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality pp. 4041

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The heir of a wealthy man [undoubtedly] enjoys a certain advantage as he starts under more favorable conditions than others.

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On the Manipulation of Money and Credit p. 179

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Workers and consumers are, of course, identical.

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Nation, State, and Economy p. 178n

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In regard to economic policy, socialism and communism are identical.

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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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Planning for Freedom p. 92

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The preservation and the further improvement of what is called the American way of life and an American standard of living depends on the maintenance and the further increase of the capital invested in American business.

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Socialism p. 59

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Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking. Peace and not war is the father of all things. Only economic action has created the wealth around us; labor, not the profession of arms, brings happiness. Peace builds, war destroys.

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