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All capital goods sooner or later enter into final products and cease to exist through use, consumption, wear and tear. Human Action p. 514; p. 517 Capital
All the effusions of the contemporary welfare school are, like those of the socialist authors, based on the implicit assumption that there is an abundant supply of capital goods. Then, of course, it seems easy to find a remedy for all ills, to give to everybody according to his needs and to make everyone perfectly happy. Human Action p. 844; p. 848 Capital
History does not provide any example of capital accumulation brought about by a government. As far as governments invested in the construction of roads, railroads, and other useful public works, the capital needed was provided by the savings of individual citizens and borrowed by the government. Human Action p. 847; p. 851 Capital
Profit-seeking business is compelled to employ the most efficient methods of production. What checks a businessman's endeavors to improve the equipment of his firm is only lack of capital. Human Action p. 769; p. 775 Capital
When pushed hard by economists, some welfare propagandists and socialists admit that impairment of the average standard of living can only be avoided by the maintenance of capital already accumulated and that economic improvement depends on accumulation of additional capital. Human Action p. 844; p. 848 Capital
In a given economic situation, the opportunities for production, which may actually be carried out, are limited by the supply of capital goods available. On the Manipulation of Money and Credit p. 125 Capital
Now nobody ever contended that one could produce without working. But neither is it possible to produce without capital goods, the previously produced factors of further production. Planning for Freedom p. 111 Capital
What the workers must learn is that the only reason why wage rates are higher in the United States is that the per head quota of capital invested is higher. Planning for Freedom p. 92 Capital
Capital does not reproduce itself. Socialism p. 177 Capital