Ludwig von Mises: "Only stilted pedants can conceive the idea that there are absolute norms to tell what is beautiful and what is not. They try to derive from the works of the past a code of rules with which, as they fancy, the writers and artists of the future should comply. But the genius does not cooperate with the pundit." - Theory and History
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|Ludwig von Mises||The concept of a just or fair price is devoid of any scientific meaning; it is a disguise for wishes, a striving for a state of affairs different from reality.||Human Action|| p. 329; p. 332||Fairness
|Ludwig von Mises||To the grumbler who complains about the unfairness of the market system only one piece of advice can be given: If you want to acquire wealth, then try to satisfy the public by offering them something that is cheaper or which they like better. Try to supersede Pinkapinka by mixing another beverage. Equality under the law gives you the power to challenge every millionaire. It isin a market not sabotaged by government-imposed restrictionsexclusively your fault if you do not outstrip the chocolate king, the movie star and the boxing champion.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| pp. 910.||Fairness
|Ludwig von Mises||Daydreams of a fair world which would treat him according to his real worth are the refuge of all those plagued by a lack of self-knowledge.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| p. 15||Fairness