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Theory and History p. 109

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A technological invention is not something material. It is the product of a mental process, of reasoning and conceiving new ideas. The tools and machines may be called material, but the operation of the mind which created them is certainly spiritual.
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Socialism p. 431

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There is no clearly defined frontier between health and illness. Being ill is not a phenomenon independent of conscious will and of psychic forces working in the subconscious. A man's efficiency is not merely the result of his physical condition; it depends largely on his mind and will.
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Planning for Freedom p. 196

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It is not true that the economic backwardness of foreign countries is to be imputed to technological ignorance on the part of their peoples.
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Planning for Freedom p. 136

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The comparatively greater prosperity of the United States is an outcome of the fact that the New Deal did not come in 1900 or 1910, but only in 1933.
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Nation, State, and Economy p. 155

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The armament industry created militarism and imperialism, however, just as little as, say, the distilleries created alcoholism or publishing houses trashy literature. The supply of weapons did not call forth the demand, but rather the other way around.
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Liberty and Property p. 26

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The social system of private property and limited government is the only system that tends to debarbarize all those who have the innate capacity to acquire personal culture.
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Human Action p. 854; p. 858

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An essential point in the social philosophy of interventionism is the existence of an inexhaustible fund which can be squeezed forever. The whole system of interventionism collapses when this fountain is drained off: The Santa Claus principle liquidates itself.
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Human Action p. 97; p. 97

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It is vain to speak of any calculation of values. Calculation is possible only with cardinal numbers. The difference between the valuation of two states of affairs is entirely psychical and personal. It is not open to any projection into the external world. It can be sensed only by the individual...
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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 414

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The interests of the capitalists are scarcely ever represented in monetary policy.
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Liberty and Property p. 19

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Liberty is always freedom from the government.
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