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Socialism p. 38

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Immigrants soon find their place in urban life, they soon adopt, externally, town manners and opinions, but for a long time they remain foreign to civic thought. One cannot make a social philosophy one's own as easily as a new costume.
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Planned Chaos p. 28

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The issue is always the same: the government or the market. There is no third solution.
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Human Action p. 229n; p. 228n

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The public debt embodies claims of people who have in the past entrusted funds to the government against all those who are daily producing new wealth. It burdens the producing strata for the benefit of another part of the people.
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Human Action p. 392; p. 395

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There is no such thing as prices outside the market. Prices cannot be constructed synthetically, as it were.
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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 141

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There cannot be too much of a correct theory.
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Liberty and Property p. 19

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Government is essentially the negation of liberty.
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Theory and History p. 118

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The big business enterprises are almost without exception corporations, precisely because they are too big for single individuals to own them entirely. The growth of business units has far outstripped the growth of individual fortunes.
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Human Action p. 280; p. 283

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There is no kind of freedom and liberty other than the kind which the market economy brings about. In a totalitarian hegemonic society the only freedom that is left to the individual, because it cannot be denied to him, is the freedom to commit suicide.
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A Critique of Interventionism p. 130

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He who does not know how to safeguard his equilibrium when surrounded by motorcycles and telephones will not find it in the jungle or desert.
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Planning for Freedom p. 6

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The only means to increase a nations welfare is to increase and to improve the output of products.
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