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||The main and only concern of the Austrian economists was to contribute to the advancement of economics. They never tried to win the support of anybody by other means than by the convincing power developed in their books and articles. ||Austrian Economics: An Anthology|| p. 72||Austrian economists
|Ludwig von Mises||Those whom the world called the Austrian economists were, in the Austrian universities, somewhat reluctantly tolerated outsiders.||Austrian Economics: An Anthology|| p. 56||Austrian economists
|Ludwig von Mises||What distinguishes the Austrian School and will lend it everlasting fame is its doctrine of economic action, in contrast to one of economic equilibrium or nonaction.||Notes and Recollections|| p. 36||Austrian economists