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Planning for Freedom p. 7

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A dictum of Lord Keynes: In the long run we are all dead. I do not question the truth of this statement; I even consider it as the only correct declaration of the neo-British Cambridge school.
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The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science p. 94

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Yet the criterion of truth is that it works even if nobody is prepared to acknowledge it.
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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 223

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The infant industries argument advanced in favor of protective tariffs represents a hopeless attempt to justify such measures on a purely economic basis, without regard to political considerations.
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Omnipotent Government p. 46

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A state without territory is an empty concept. A state without sovereignty is a contradiction in terms.
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Socialism p. 394

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It is untrue that some are poor because others are rich. If an order of society in which incomes were equal replaced the capitalist order, everyone would become poorer.
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Human Action pp. 728-29 p. 733

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Once the principle is admitted that it is duty of government to protect the individual against his own foolishness, no serious objections can be advanced against further encroachments.
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Economic Policy p. 23

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This is the difference between slavery and freedom. The slave must do what his superior orders him to do, but the free citizenand this is what freedom meansis in a position to choose his own way of life.
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The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality p. 108

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Freedom must be granted to all, even to base people, lest the few who can use it for the benefit of mankind be hindered.
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Liberalism p. 46

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Only a group that can count on the consent of the governed can establish a lasting regime. Whoever wants to see the world governed according to his own ideas must strive for domination over mens minds. It is impossible, in the long run, to subject men against their will to a regime that they reject.
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Omnipotent Government p. 48

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The essential teaching of liberalism is that social cooperation and the division of labor can be achieved only in a system of private ownership of the means of production, i.e., within a market society, or capitalism. All the other principles of liberalismdemocracy, personal freedom of the...
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