Ludwig von Mises


Born
in Lemberg, Austria-Hungary (now Lviv, Ukraine), Austria
September 29, 1881

Died
October 10, 1973

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Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (German pronunciation: [ˈluːtvɪç fɔn ˈmiːzəs]; September 29, 1881 – October 10, 1973) was an Austrian economist, historian, philosopher, author, and classical liberal who had a significant influence on the modern free-market libertarian movement and the Austrian School.

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“Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities.”
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“All rational action is in the first place individual action. Only the individual thinks. Only the individual reasons. Only the individual acts.”
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“Everyone carries a part of society on his shoulders; no one is relieved of his share of responsibility by others. And no one can find a safe way out for himself if society is sweeping toward destruction. Therefore, everyone, in his own interests, must thrust himself vigorously into the intellectual battle. None can stand aside with unconcern; the interest of everyone hangs on the result. Whether he chooses or not, every man is drawn into the great historical struggle, the decisive battle into which our epoch has plunged us.”
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