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||He who, from the utilitarian standpoint, rejects the rule of some over others and demands the full right of self-determination for individuals and peoples has thereby rejected war also.||Nation, State, and Economy|| pp. 85-86||Pacifism
|Ludwig von Mises||All pacifism not based on a liberal economic order built on private ownership of the means of production always remains utopian.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 94||Pacifism