Ludwig von Mises: "This, then, is freedom in the external life of manthat he is independent of the arbitrary power of his fellows. Such freedom is no natural right. It did not exist under primitive conditions. It arose in the process of social development and its final completion is the work of mature Capitalism." - Socialism
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|Ludwig von Mises||Man is the only animal that is able, within definite limits, to adjust his environment purposively to suit him better.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 8||Environment
|Ludwig von Mises||It is vain to provide for the needs of ages the technological abilities of which we cannot even dream.||Human Action|| p. 383; p. 386||Environment
|Ludwig von Mises||Talk about the magnificence of untouched nature is idle if it does not take into account what man has got by desecrating nature.||Theory and History|| pp. 218-19||Environment