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||Workers and consumers are, of course, identical.||On the Manipulation of Money and Credit|| p. 179||Workers
|Ludwig von Mises||The laborer is an entrepreneur in so far as his wages are determined by the price the market allows for the kind of work he can perform. This price varies according to the change in conditions in the same way in which the price of every other factor of production varies.||Human Action|| p. 255; p. 254||Workers
|Ludwig von Mises||The American worker is badly mistaken when he believes that his high standard of living is due to his own excellence.||Planning for Freedom|| p. 136||Workers
|Ludwig von Mises||The improvement of well-being brought about by capitalism made it possible for the common man to save and thus to become in a modest way himself a capitalist.||Planning for Freedom|| p. 160||Workers
|Ludwig von Mises||Everybody is eager to charge for his services and accomplishments as much as the traffic can bear. In this regard there is no difference between the workers, whether unionized or not, the ministers and teachers on the one hand and the entrepreneurs on the other hand. Neither of them has the right to talk as if he were Francis dAssisi.||Planning for Freedom|| p. 145||Workers
|Ludwig von Mises||In the market economy the worker sells his services as other people sell their commodities. The employer is not the employees lord. He is simply the buyer of services which he must purchase at their market price.||Human Action|| p. 629; pp. 633-34||Workers