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Planning for Freedom p. 134

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It is precisely the necessity of making profits and avoiding losses that gives to the consumers a firm hold over the entrepreneurs and forces them to comply with the wishes of the people.

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Human Action p. 828; p. 832

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Modern civilization is a product of the philosophy of laissez faire. It cannot be preserved under the ideology of government omnipotence.

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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 31

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Money is nothing but a medium of exchange and it completely fulfills its function when the exchange of goods and services is carried on more easily with its help than would be possible to means of barter.

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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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Human Action p. 662; p. 666

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The statement that one mans boon is the other mans damage is valid with regard to robbery, war, and booty. The robbers plunder is the damage of the despoiled victim. But war and commerce are two different things.

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Socialism p. 182

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Speculation is the link that binds isolated economic action to the economic activity of society as a whole.

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Nation, State, and Economy p. 1

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Nothing is more useless than complaining over errors that can no longer be rectified, nothing more vain than regret.

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Socialism p. 460

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Liberalism and capitalism address themselves to the cool, well-balanced mind. They proceed by strict logic, eliminating any appeal to the emotions. Socialism, on the contrary, works on the emotions, tries to violate logical considerations by rousing a sense of personal interest and to stifle the...

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Liberalism pp. 175-76

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To the parties of special interests, all political questions appear exclusively as problems of political tactics. Their ultimate goal is fixed for them from the start. Their aim is to obtain, at the cost of the rest of the population, the greatest possible advantages and privileges for the groups...

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Socialism p. 177

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Luxury is the roadmaker of progress.

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