Ludwig von Mises: "Human action is purposeful behavior." - Human Action
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|Ludwig von Mises||Man lives in the shadow of death. Whatever he may have achieved in the course of his pilgrimage, he must one day pass away and abandon all that he has built. Each instant can become his last. There is only one thing that is certain about the individual's future — death.||Human Action|| p. 877; p. 881||Death
|Ludwig von Mises||True, man cannot escape death. But for the present he is alive; and life, not death, takes hold of him... It is mans innate nature that he seeks to preserve and to strengthen his life, that he is discontented and aims at removing uneasiness, that he is in search of what may be called happiness.||Human Action|| pp. 877-78; pp. 881-82||Death