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Interventionism p. 89

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Not everything that exists today is reasonable; but this does not mean that everything that does not exist is sensible.
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Human Action pp. 469-70; pp. 47273

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The gold standard was the world standard of the age of capitalism, increasing welfare, liberty, and democracy, both political and economic.
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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 198

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Even knowledge of the laws of nature does not make action free. It is never able to attain more than definite, limited ends. It can never go beyond the insurmountable barriers set for it. And even within the sphere allowed to it, it must always reckon with the inroads of uncontrollable forces, with...
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Interventionism p. 88

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The progressives who today masquerade as liberals may rant against fascism; yet it is their policy that paves the way for Hitlerism.
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Theory and History p. 67

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The worst and most dangerous form of absolutist rule is that of an intolerant majority.
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The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science p. 77

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Economics is not specifically about business; it deals with all market phenomena and with all their aspects, not only with the activities of a businessman.
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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 282

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Economic affairs cannot be kept going by magistrates and policemen.
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Human Action p. 820; p. 824

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What has transformed the limited war between royal armies into total war, the clash between peoples, is not technicalities of military art, but the substitution of the welfare state for the laissez-faire state.
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Liberalism p. 144

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Nationalist policies, which always begin by aiming at the ruination of ones neighbor, must, in the final analysis, lead to the ruination of all.
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Planning for Freedom p. 33

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The Marxian dogma according to which socialism is bound to come with the inexorability of a law of nature is just an arbitrary surmise devoid of any proof.
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