Ludwig von Mises: "Man is not, like the animals, an obsequious puppet of instincts and sensual impulses. Man has the power to suppress instinctive desires, he has a will of his own, he chooses between incompatible ends." - The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science
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|Ludwig von Mises||Nation and race do not coincide; there is no nation of pure blood. All peoples have arisen from a mixture of races.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 10||Races
|Ludwig von Mises||The beginnings of trade make understanding necessary between members of different tribes.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 21||Races
|Ludwig von Mises||If one does not wish to aggravate artificially the friction that must arise from this living together of different groups, one must restrict the state to just those tasks that it alone can perform.||Liberalism|| pp. 11718||Races
|Ludwig von Mises||The fundamental discrepancies in worldview and patterns of behavior do not correspond to differences in race, nationality or class affiliation. There is hardly any greater divergence in value judgments than that between ascetics and those eager to enjoy life lightheartedly.||Human Action|| p. 87; p. 87||Races
|Ludwig von Mises||It is neither natural nor necessary that the members of the same race or the inhabitants of the same country cooperate with one another more closely than with members of other races or inhabitants of other countries. The ideas of race solidarity and racial hatred are no less ideas than any other ideas, and only where they are accepted by the individuals do they result in corresponding action.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 81||Races