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A government enterprise can never be commercialized no matter how many external features of private enterprise are superimposed on it. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 159 Bureaucracy
A great deal of what people in less capitalistic countries consider luxury is a common good in the more capitalistically developed countries. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 158 Luxuries
But for a few dozen individuals all over the globe are cognizant of economics, and no statesman or politician cares about it. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 106 Economics
Classical liberalism regarded those laws best that afforded the least discretionary power to executive authorities, thus avoiding arbitrariness and abuse. The modern state seeks to expand its discretionary power — everything is to be left to the discretion of officials. Critique of Interventionism, A pp. 31-32 Rule of Law
Competition takes place among producers and sellers not only within each individual branch of production, but also between all related goods, and in the final analysis, between all economic goods. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 48 Competition
Economic knowledge necessarily leads to liberalism. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 86 Classical Liberalism
Every innovation makes its appearance as a luxury of the few well-to-do. After industry has become aware of it, the luxury then becomes a necessity for all. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 158 Luxuries
For Marx and his parties, the interests of the individual classes are irreconcilably opposed to each other. Each class knows precisely what his class interests are and how to realize them. Therefore, there can only be warfare. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 118 Marxism
Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 23 Prosperity
He who does not know how to safeguard his equilibrium when surrounded by motorcycles and telephones will not find it in the jungle or desert. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 130 Nature
If all interventionist laws were really to be observed they would soon lead to absurdity. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 30 Interventionism
It cannot be denied that everyone is inclined...to overestimate his own credit rating, and call the rates demanded by creditors too high. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 49 Interest Rate
It is a sickly weakness of nerves that urges one to seek harmonious personality growth in past ages and remote places. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 130 Retreatism
Logic is consistent in every science. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 86 Logic
No science can avoid abstract concepts, and he who abhors them should stay away from science and see whether and how he can go through life without them. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 89 Science
Public opinion always wants easy money, that is, low interest rates. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 163 Interest Rate
Socialism and democracy are irreconcilable. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 79 Socialism
The corruption of the regulatory bodies does not shake his blind confidence in the infallibility and perfection of the state; it merely fills him with moral aversion to entrepreneurs and capitalists. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 30 Corruption
The critics of the capitalistic order always seem to believe that the socialistic system of their dreams will do precisely what they think correct. Critique of Interventionism, A pp. 156-57 Socialism
The labor unions of the Anglo-Saxon countries favored participation in the Great War in order to eliminate the last remnants of the liberal doctrine of free movement and migration of labor. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 123 Unions
The only case that can be made on behalf of protective tariffs is this: the sacrifices they impose could be offset by other, noneconomic advantages — for instance, from a national and military point of view it could be desirable to more or less isolate a country from the world. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 23 Tariffs
The sharper the competition, the better it serves its social function to improve economic production. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 84 Competition
Wars, foreign and domestic (revolutions, civil wars), are more likely to be avoided the closer the division of labor binds men. Critique of Interventionism, A p. 115 War and Peace