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Omnipotent Government p. 147

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Nazi economists wasted much time in searching the genealogical tree of Carl Menger for Jewish ancestors; they did not succeed.

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The Theory of Money and Credit p. 254

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Who has any doubt that the belligerent peoples of Europe would have tired of war much more quickly if their governments had clearly and candidly laid before them at the time the account of their war expenditure?

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Theory and History p. 61

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The characteristic feature of a free society is that it can function in spite of the fact that its members disagree in many judgments of value.

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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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Socialism p. 394

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No one shall be idle if I have to work; no one shall be rich if I am poor. Thus we see, again and again, that resentment lies behind all socialist ideas.

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Epistemological Problems of Economics p. 35

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Action is, by definition, always rational. One is unwarranted in calling goals of action irrational simply because they are not worth striving for from the point of view of ones own valuations.

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Nation, State, and Economy pp. 85-86

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He who, from the utilitarian standpoint, rejects the rule of some over others and demands the full right of self-determination for individuals and peoples has thereby rejected war also.

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Human Action p. 629; p. 634

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An employer or an employee entrusted with the management of a department of an enterprise is free to discriminate in hiring workers, to fire them arbitrarily, or to cut down their wages below the market rate. But in indulging in such arbitrary acts he jeopardizes the profitability of his enterprise.

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Liberalism p. 58

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No wonder that all who have had something new to offer humanity have had nothing good to say of the state or its laws!

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Socialism p. 15

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The word Capitalism expresses, for our age, the sum of all evil. Even the opponents of Socialism are dominated by socialist ideas.

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