Facts about Ludwig von Mises

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Ludwig von Mises was a famous Economist from Austria, who lived between September 29, 1881 and October 10, 1973.

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He/she is born under the zodiac libra, who is known for Balance, Justice, Truth, Beauty, Perfection. Our collection contains 26 quotes who is written / told by Ludwig.

Related authors: Henry Hazlitt

Famous quotes by Ludwig von Mises (26)


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"If men do not now succeed in abolishing war, civilization and mankind are doomed"
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"War prosperity is like the prosperity that an earthquake or a plague brings"
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"The root of the evil is not the construction of new, more dreadful weapons. It is the spirit of conquest"
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"Sovereignty must not be used for inflicting harm on anyone, whether citizen or foreigner"
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"Society has arisen out of the works of peace; the essence of society is peacemaking"
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"Modern society, based as it is on the division of labor, can be preserved only under conditions of lasting peace"
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"Innovation is the whim of an elite before it becomes a need of the public"
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"If history could teach us anything, it would be that private property is inextricably linked with civilization"
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"Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism"
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"The state can be and has often been in the course of history the main source of mischief and disaster"
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"Only one thing can conquer war - that attitude of mind which can see nothing in war but destruction and annihilation"
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"Men are fighting... because they are convinced that the extermination of adversaries is the only means of promoting their own well-being"
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"If some peoples pretend that history or geography gives them the right to subjugate other races, nations, or peoples, there can be no peace"
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"Whoever wants peace among nations must seek to limit the state and its influence most strictly"
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"Wars of aggression are popular nowadays with those nations convinced that only victory and conquest could improve their material well-being"
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"The worst evils which mankind has ever had to endure were inflicted by bad governments"
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"The attainment of the economic aims of man presupposes peace"
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"Economically considered, war and revolution are always bad business"
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"War can really cause no economic boom, at least not directly, since an increase in wealth never does result from destruction of goods"
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"To defeat the aggressors is not enough to make peace durable. The main thing is to discard the ideology that generates war"
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"The philosophy of protectionism is a philosophy of war"
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"Peace and not war is the father of all things"
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"Human civilization is not something achieved against nature; it is rather the outcome of the working of the innate qualities of man"
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"A lasting order cannot be established by bayonets"
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"War... is harmful, not only to the conquered but to the conqueror"
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"Manufacturing and commercial monopolies owe their origin not to a tendency imminent in a capitalist economy but to governmental interventionist policy directed against free trade and laissez faire"


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