Ludwig von Mises: "We must comprehend that it is impossible to improve the economic conditions of the underdeveloped nations by grants in aid. If we send them foodstuffs to fight famines, we merely relieve their governments from the necessity of abandoning their disastrous agricultural policies." - Money, Method, and the Market Process
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|Ludwig von Mises||It is not to be denied that the loftiest theme that human thought can set for itself is reflection on ultimate questions. Whether such reflection can accomplish anything is doubtful.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 49||Metaphysics
|Ludwig von Mises||One may hold poets, prophets, or promulgators of new values in higher esteem than scientists. But in no case is one free to confound these two fundamentally different functions.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 49||Metaphysics
|Ludwig von Mises||Metaphysics and science perform different functions. They cannot, therefore, adopt the same procedures, nor are they alike in their goals.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 49||Metaphysics