Ludwig Von Mises Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Ludwig Von Mises quotes, Ludwig Von Mises sayings, and Ludwig Von Mises proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The development of capitalism consists in everyone having the right to serve the consumer better or more cheaply. Ludwig Von Mises
Socialism is not in the least what it pretends to be. It is not the pioneer of a better and finer world, but the spoiler of what thousands of years of civilization have created. It does not build, it destroys. For destruction is the essence of it. It produces nothing, it only consumes what the social order based on private ownership in the means of production has created. Ludwig Von Mises
Socialism is not an alternative to capitalism it is an alternative to any system under which men can live as human beings. Ludwig Von Mises
If one rejects laissez faire on account of man's fallibility and moral weakness, one must for the same reason also reject every kind of government action. Ludwig Von Mises
War can really cause no economic boom, at least not directly, since an increase in wealth never does result from the destruction of goods. Ludwig Von Mises