Ludwig von Mises: "If one wants to study the reasons for Europes backwardness, it would be necessary to examine the manifold laws and regulations that prevented in Europe the establishment of an equivalent of the American drug store and crippled the evolution of chain stores, department stores, super markets and kindred outfits." - Planning for Freedom
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|Ludwig von Mises||There cannot be the slightest doubt that migration barriers diminish the productivity of human labor.||Liberalism|| p. 139||Immigration
|Ludwig von Mises||The closed-door policy is one of the root causes of our wars.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 263||Immigration
|Ludwig von Mises||Immigrants soon find their place in urban life, they soon adopt, externally, town manners and opinions, but for a long time they remain foreign to civic thought. One cannot make a social philosophy one's own as easily as a new costume.||Socialism|| p. 38||Immigration
|Ludwig von Mises||The principles of freedom, which have gradually been gaining ground everywhere since the eighteenth century, gave people freedom of movement.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 58||Migration
|Ludwig von Mises||A nation that believes in itself and its future, a nation that means to stress the sure feeling that its members are bound to one another not merely by accident of birth but also by the common possession of a culture that is valuable above all to each of them, would necessarily be able to remain unperturbed when it saw individual persons shift to other nations.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 76||Migration