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||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