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||Not with weapons but only with the spirit can a minority overcome the majority.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 106||Spirit
|Ludwig von Mises||What warrants success in a fight for freedom and civilization is not merely material equipment but first of all the spirit that animates those handling the weapons. This heroic spirit cannot be bought by inflation.||The Theory of Money and Credit|| p. 469||Spirit