Ludwig von Mises: "In the long run no government can maintain itself in power if it does not have public opinion behind it, i.e., if those governed are not convinced that the government is good." - Liberalism
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|Ludwig von Mises||No proletarian contributed anything to the construction of antiliberal teachings. At the root of the genealogical tree of modern socialism we meet the name of the depraved scion of one of the most eminent aristocratic families of royal France.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 118||Classes
|Ludwig von Mises||It is not true that the dangers to the maintenance of peace, democracy, freedom, and capitalism are a result of a revolt of the masses. They are an achievement of scholars and intellectuals, of sons of the well-to-do, of writers and artists pampered by the best society.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 119||Classes
|Ludwig von Mises||The elite should be supreme by virtue of persuasion, not by the assistance of firing squads.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 120||Classes