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Summary

Henry Hazlitt (born as Henry Stuart Hazlitt in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.) was a famous Philosopher from USA, who lived between November 28, 1894 and July 8, 1993.

Biography

Henry Hazlitt was a liberal philosopher, economist and journalist at The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, and The American Mercury. He is considered to be part of the so-called Austrian school of economics, among other counts Nobel laureate Friedrich Hayek, Murray Rothbard and Ludwig von Mises.

Henry is best known for his book Economics in One Lesson, which is an easy and very clearly structured introduction to economics as seen from the Austrian school perspective. He has delivered several other books on economics, including The Failure of the New Economics, where he examines John Maynard Keynes's masterpiece chapter by chapter. The latter work was never quite as widespread as he had hoped for, which may be related that he has no college degree, and why more prominent economists do not spent much time on him.

He has nonetheless achieved some success, due to his way with words and easily understandable language. This has resulted in the Economics in One Lesson managed to get on the bestseller list in China.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 5 quotes who is written / told by Henry.

Related authors: Ludwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard, John Maynard Keynes

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Hazlitt

Famous quotes by Henry Hazlitt (5)


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"The ideas which now pass for brilliant innovations and advances are in fact mere revivals of ancient errors, and a further proof of the dictum that those who are ignorant of the past are condemned to repeat it"
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"The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that it put the least possible power over the quantity or quality of money in the hands of the politicians"
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"The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups"
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"A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means"
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"The 'private sector' of the economy is, in fact, the voluntary sector; and the 'public sector' is, in fact, the coercive sector"


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