Murray Rothbard Quotes (102 quotes)
Interview with Murray N. Rothbard : The Austrian Economics Newsletter (1990)
“All interstate wars intensify aggression – maximize it … some wars are even more unjust than others. In other words, all government wars are unjust, although some governments have less unjust claims…”
As quoted in an interview in Reason magazine (February 1973)
The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar (1974)
Two Just Wars: 1776 and 1861 (1994)
“Behind the honeyed but patently absurd pleas for equality is a ruthless drive for placing themselves (the elites) at the top of a new hierarchy of power.”
Egalitarianism and the Elites (1995)
“Harold, the young kids out there are not going to be willing to go to the barricades in defense of lowered transaction costs.”
A Cost/Benefit Analysis of the Human Spirit : The Luddites Revisited (15 March 2003)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMurray Rothbard
Born: March 2, 1926
Died: January 7, 1995 (aged 68)
Bio: Murray Newton Rothbard was an American economist, historian, and political theorist. He was a prominent exponent of the Austrian School of economics who helped to define libertarianism by theorizing a form of free-market anarchism which he termed anarcho-capitalism. Rothbard wrote over twenty books and is considered a centrally important figure in the American libertarian movement.