Ludwig von Mises: "We are still far from understanding the ultimate and most profound secret of life, the principle of the origin of organisms. Who knows whether we shall ever discover it?" - Socialism
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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