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Ludwig von Mises: "There is no such thing as an absolute notion of justice not referring to a definite system of social organization. . . . There is neither right nor wrong outside the social nexus." - Human Action


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Ludwig von MisesA higher standard of living also brings about a higher standard of culture and civilization.Economic Policy p. 89Prosperity
Ludwig von MisesGovernment cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer.A Critique of Interventionism p. 23Prosperity
Ludwig von MisesThe very existence of a comparatively great number of invalids is, however paradoxical, a characteristic mark of civilization and material well-being. Provision for those invalids who lack mean of sustenance and are not taken care of by their next of kin has long been considered a work of charity.Human Action p. 833; p. 837Prosperity