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Almost all the fathers of socialism were members of the upper middle class or of the professions.Omnipotent Governmentp. 118Intellectuals
American authors or scientists are prone to consider the wealthy businessman as a barbarian, as a man exclusively intent upon making money.The Anti-Capitalistic Mentalityp. 20Intellectuals
Every new theory encounters opposition and rejection at first.Epistemological Problems of Economicsp. 184Intellectuals
From the political point of view it is no doubt dangerous that men are so easily stirred by bombastic talk. But the political actions of modern nationalism cannot be explained or excused by chauvinist intoxication. They are the outcome of cool though misguided reasoning.Omnipotent Governmentp. 125Intellectuals
It is certain that many intellectuals envy the higher income of prosperous businessmen and that these feelings drive them toward socialism. They believe that the authorities of a socialist commonwealth would pay them higher salaries than those that they earn under capitalism.Human Actionp. 90; p. 90Intellectuals
Only the literati are enthusiastic about poverty, i.e., the poverty of others. The rest of mankind, however, prefer prosperity to misery.Epistemological Problems of Economicsp. 92Intellectuals
The educated classes are possessed by the idea that in the social domain anything can be accomplished if only one applies enough force and is sufficiently resolute.Epistemological Problems of Economicsp. 200Intellectuals
The first socialists were the intellectuals; they and not the masses are the backbone of Socialism.Socialismp. 461Intellectuals
The intellectual leaders of the peoples have produced and propagated the fallacies which are on the point of destroying liberty and Western civilization.Planned Chaosp. 90Intellectuals
The professors did not instill a scientific spirit into the bureaus. But the bureaus gave them the mentality of authoritarianism. They distrust the populace and consider the State (with a capital S) as the God-sent guardian of the wretched underlings.Planning for Freedomp. 167Intellectuals
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