Ludwig von Mises: "Liberalism, which demands full freedom of the economy, seeks to dissolve the difficulties that the diversity of political arrangements pits against the development of trade by separating the economy from the state. It strives for the greatest possible unification of law, in the last analysis for world unity of law. But it does not believe that to reach this goal, great empires or even a world empire must be created." - Nation, State, and Economy
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|Ludwig von Mises||Man can never become omniscient. He can never be absolutely certain that his inquiries were not misled and that what he considers as certain truth is not error. All that man can do is to submit all his theories again and again to the most critical reexamination.||Human Action|| p. 68; p. 68||Knowledge
|Ludwig von Mises||Every branch of knowledge has its own merits and its own rights. Economists have never tried to belittle or deny the significance of economic history. Neither do real historians object to the study of economics.||Human Action|| p. 864; p. 868||Knowledge
|Ludwig von Mises||Cognition is furthered only by clarity and distinctness, never by compromises.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 206||Knowledge