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Socialism p. 291

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Civilization is a work of peaceful co-operation.
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A Critique of Interventionism p. 23

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Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer.
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Liberalism p. 67

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There is an inherent tendency in all governmental power to recognize no restraints on its operation and to extend the sphere of its dominion as much as possible. To control everything, to leave no room for anything to happen of its own accord without the interference of the authorities--this is the...
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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 202

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In all ages the pioneer in scientific thought has been a solitary thinker. But never has the position of the scientist been more solitary than in the field of modern economics.
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Human Action p. 827; p. 831

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The emergence of the international division of labor requires the total abolition of war.
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Omnipotent Government pp. 81-82

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It would be a mistake to ascribe the ascendancy of modern nationalism to human wickedness. The nationalists are not innately aggressive men; they become aggressive through their conception of nationalism. They are confronted with conditions which were unknown to the champions of the old principle...
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On the Manipulation of Money and Credit p. 176

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It is inherent in the nature of the capitalistic economy that, in the final analysis, the employment of the factors of production is aimed only toward serving the wishes of consumers.
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Human Action p. 691; p. 694

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Even the most orthodox Marxians are not bold enough to support seriously its essential thesis, namely, that capitalism results in a progressive impoverishment of the wage earners.
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Human Action p. 136; p. 136

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Labor is more scarce than material factors of production.
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Socialism p. 280

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The ordered organization of coercion we call the State.
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