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Human Action p. 779; p. 785

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If inflation is pushed to its ultimate consequences, it makes any stipulation of deferred payments in terms of the inflated currency cease altogether.

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Human Action p. 833; p. 837

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The very existence of a comparatively great number of invalids is, however paradoxical, a characteristic mark of civilization and material well-being. Provision for those invalids who lack mean of sustenance and are not taken care of by their next of kin has long been considered a work of charity.

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Planned Chaos p. 15

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The characteristic mark of this age of dictators, wars and revolutions is its anticapitalistic bias. Most governments and political parties are eager to restrict the sphere of private initiative and free enterprise.

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Socialism p. 409

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Man is not evil merely because he wants to enjoy pleasure and avoid painin other words, to live. Renunciation, abnegation, and self-sacrifice are not good in themselves.

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Nation, State, and Economy p. 96

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The only true national autonomy is the freedom of the individual against the state and society.

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Human Action p. 828; p. 832

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Modern war is merciless, it does not spare pregnant women or infants; it is indiscriminate killing and destroying. It does not respect the rights of neutrals. Millions are killed, enslaved, or expelled from the dwelling places in which their ancestors lived for centuries. Nobody can foretell what...

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Omnipotent Government p. 66

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Interventionism begets economic nationalism. It thus kindles the antagonism resulting in war. An abandonment of economic nationalism is not feasible if nations cling to interference with business. Free trade in international relations requires domestic free trade.

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The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science p. 59

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Men are unequal; individuals differ from one another. They differ because their prenatal as well as their postnatal history is never identical.

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Liberalism p. 54

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As soon as we surrender the principle that the state should not interfere in any questions touching on the individuals mode of life, we end by regulating and restricting the latter down to the smallest details.

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Omnipotent Government p. 125

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Chauvinism has not begotten nationalism. Its chief function in the scheme of nationalist policies is to adorn the shows and festivals of nationalism. People overflow with joy and pride when the official speakers hail them as the elite of mankind and praise the immortal deeds of their ancestors and...

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