Ludwig von Mises: "Men always strive for an improvement in their conditions and always will. This is mans inescapable destiny." - Liberalism
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|Ludwig von Mises||In the last hundred years many churches and even cathedrals were built and many more government palaces, schools, and libraries. But they do not show any original conception.... Only in apartment houses, office buildings and private homes have we seen something develop that may be qualified as an architectural style of our age.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| p. 78||Architecture
|Ludwig von Mises|| Although it would be mere pedantry not to appreciate the peculiar grandeur of such sights as the New York skyline, it can be admitted that modern architecture has not attained the distinction of that of past centuries.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality||p. 78||Architecture