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||After all, culture is wealth. Without well-being, without wealth, there never has been culture.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 74||Culture
|Ludwig von Mises||They strive for welfare and for wealth not because they see the highest value in them but because they know that all higher and inner culture presupposes outward welfare.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 215||Culture
|Ludwig von Mises||We owe the origin and development of human society and, consequently, of culture and civilization, to the fact that work performed under the division of labor is more productive than when performed in isolation.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 110||Culture
|Ludwig von Mises||A higher standard of living also brings about a higher standard of culture and civilization.||Economic Policy|| p. 89||Culture