Ludwig von Mises: "Man is not, like the animals, an obsequious puppet of instincts and sensual impulses. Man has the power to suppress instinctive desires, he has a will of his own, he chooses between incompatible ends." - The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science
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|Ludwig von Mises||The essence of an individuals freedom is the opportunity to deviate from traditional ways of thinking and of doing things.||Theory and History|| p. 378||Creativity
|Ludwig von Mises||Only the human mind that directs action and production is creative.||Human Action|| p. 141; p. 141||Creativity