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||The concept of a just or fair price is devoid of any scientific meaning; it is a disguise for wishes, a striving for a state of affairs different from reality.||Human Action|| p. 329; p. 332||Fairness
|Ludwig von Mises||To the grumbler who complains about the unfairness of the market system only one piece of advice can be given: If you want to acquire wealth, then try to satisfy the public by offering them something that is cheaper or which they like better. Try to supersede Pinkapinka by mixing another beverage. Equality under the law gives you the power to challenge every millionaire. It isin a market not sabotaged by government-imposed restrictionsexclusively your fault if you do not outstrip the chocolate king, the movie star and the boxing champion.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| pp. 910.||Fairness
|Ludwig von Mises||Daydreams of a fair world which would treat him according to his real worth are the refuge of all those plagued by a lack of self-knowledge.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| p. 15||Fairness