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Planning for Freedom p. 170

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The truth is that the characteristic feature of capitalism was and is mass production for the needs of the masses.
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Human Action p. 836; p. 840

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What those people who ask for equality have in mind is always an increase in their own power to consume.
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Liberalism p. 53

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It is an established fact that alcoholism, cocainism, and morphinism are deadly enemies of life, of health, and of the capacity for work and enjoyment... But this is far from demonstrating that the authorities must interpose to suppress these vices by commercial prohibitions...More harmful still...
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Human Action pp. 141-42; pp. 141-42

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What produces the product are not toil and trouble in themselves, but the fact that the toiling is guided by reason. The human mind alone has the power to remove uneasiness.
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Human Action p. 729; p. 734

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It is a fact that no paternal government, whether ancient or modern, ever shrank from regimenting its subjects minds, beliefs, and opinions. If one abolishes mans freedom to determine his own consumption, one takes all freedoms away.
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Liberalism p. 86

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A return to the Middle Ages is out of the question if one is not prepared to reduce the population to a tenth or a twentieth part of its present number and, even further, to oblige every individual to be satisfied with a modicum so small as to be beyond the imagination of modern man.
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Liberalism pp. 150-51

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As long as nations cling to protective tariffs, migration barriers, compulsory education, interventionism and etatism, new conflicts capable of breaking out at any time into open warfare will continually arise to plague mankind.
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Liberty and Property p. 25

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The distinctive principle of Western social philosophy is individualism.
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Bureaucracy p. 112

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There is but one way toward an increase of real wage rates for all those eager to earn wages: the progressive accumulation of new capital and the improvement of technical methods of production which the new capital brings about. The true interests of labor coincide with those of business.
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The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science p. 127

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No technological computation and calculation would be possible in an environment that would not employ a generally used medium of exchange, money.
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