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Planning for Freedom p. 92

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A man who is forced to provide of his own account for his old age must save a part of his income or take out an insurance policy... Such a man is more likely to get an idea of the economic problems of his country than a man whom a pension scheme seemingly relieves of all worries.

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Liberalism p. 41

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In the long run no government can maintain itself in power if it does not have public opinion behind it, i.e., if those governed are not convinced that the government is good.

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Planning for Freedom p. 215

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In nature there is nothing that could be called freedom. Nature is inexorable necessity.

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Planning for Freedom p. 90

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They [Keynesians] blithely assume that the state has unlimited means at its disposal.

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Liberalism p. 68

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A liberal government is a contradictio in adjecto. Governments must be forced into adopting liberalism by the power of the unanimous opinion of the people; that they could voluntarily become liberal is not to be expected.

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Bureaucracy p. 87

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European totalitarianism is an upshot of bureaucracys preeminence in the field of education. The universities paved the way for the dictators.

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Liberalism pp. 18889

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Modern civilization will not perish unless it does so by its own act of self-destruction. No external enemy can destroy it.

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Bureaucracy p. 10

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Capitalism means free enterprise, sovereignty of the consumers in economic matters, and sovereignty of the voters in political matters. Socialism means full government control of every sphere of the individuals life and the unrestricted supremacy of the government in its capacity as central board...

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Planning for Freedom p. 134

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What makes a firm big is its success in best filling the demands of the buyers. If the bigger enterprise did not better serve the people than a smaller one, it would long since have been reduced to smallness.

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Omnipotent Government p. 101

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The nations of Western Europe brought forth the political and institutional conditions for safeguarding saving and investment on a broader scale, and thus provided the entrepreneurs with the capital needed.

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