Ludwig von Mises: "Despots and democratic majorities are drunk with power. They must reluctantly admit that they are subject to the laws of nature. But they reject the very notion of economic law . . . economic history is a long record of government policies that failed because they were designed with a bold disregard for the laws of economics." - Austrian Economics: An Anthology
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|Ludwig von Mises||It has always been the task of the new generation to provoke changes.||Bureaucracy|| p. 95||Youth
|Ludwig von Mises||New generations grow up with clear eyes and open minds. And they will approach things from a disinterested, unprejudiced standpoint, they will weigh and examine, will think and act with forethought.||Socialism|| p. 13||Youth
|Ludwig von Mises||It is evident that youth is the first victim of the trend toward bureaucratization. The young men are deprived of any opportunity to shape their own fate.||Bureaucracy|| p. 97||Youth
|Ludwig von Mises||Most men are accessible to new ideas only in their youth. With the progress of age the ability to welcome them diminishes, and the knowledge acquired earlier turns into dogma.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 184||Youth