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Planning for Freedom p. 136

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The American worker is badly mistaken when he believes that his high standard of living is due to his own excellence.

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Planning for Freedom p. 137

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In talking about equality and asking vehemently for its realization, nobody advocates a curtailment of his own present income.

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Omnipotent Government p. 183

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People favor discrimination and privileges because they do not realize that they themselves are consumers and as such must foot the bill. In the case of protectionism, for example, they believe that only the foreigners against whom the import duties discriminate are hurt. It is true the foreigners...

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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 184

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Every new theory encounters opposition and rejection at first.

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Liberalism p. 160

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All modern political parties and all modern party ideologies originated as a reaction on the part of special group interests fighting for a privileged status against liberalism.

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Defense, Controls, and Inflation p. 331

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At the breakfast table of every citizen sits in wartime an invisible guest, as it were, a G.I. who shares the meal. In the citizens garage stays not only the family car but besidesinvisiblya tank or a plane. The important fact is that this G.I. needs more in food, clothing, and other things than he...

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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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Planning for Freedom p. 44

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If one rejects laissez faire on account of mans fallibility and moral weakness, one must for the same reasons also reject every kind of government action.

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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 110

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We owe the origin and development of human society and, consequently, of culture and civilization, to the fact that work performed under the division of labor is more productive than when performed in isolation.

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Defense, Controls, and Inflation p. 333

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Some experts have declared that it is necessary to tax the people until it hurts. I disagree with these sadists.

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