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
database of quotations from Mises was prepared for
The Quotable Mises edited by Mark Thornton, available from the
Mises Institute store
for $20. Send corrections to the editor.
Here is a source page on
the editions of the books referenced.
Put Mises quotes on your site.
Browse by subject: Technology
|Ludwig von Mises||The research activities of the experimental natural sciences are in themselves neutral with regard to any philosophical and political issue. But they can thrive and become beneficial for mankind only where there prevails a social philosophy of individualism and freedom.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 128||Technology