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||In the United States the competition to the railroadsin the form of busses, automobiles, trucks, and airplaneshas caused the railroads to suffer and to be almost completely defeated, as far as passenger transportation is concerned.||Economic Policy|| p. 5||Railroads