Ludwig von Mises: "Monetary calculation and cost accounting constitute the most important intellectual tool of the capitalist entrepreneur, and it was no one less than Goethe who pronounced the system of double-entry bookkeeping one of the finest inventions of the human mind." - Liberalism
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|Ludwig von Mises||A higher standard of living also brings about a higher standard of culture and civilization.||Economic Policy|| p. 89||Prosperity
|Ludwig von Mises||Government cannot make man richer, but it can make him poorer.||A Critique of Interventionism|| p. 23||Prosperity
|Ludwig von Mises||The very existence of a comparatively great number of invalids is, however paradoxical, a characteristic mark of civilization and material well-being. Provision for those invalids who lack mean of sustenance and are not taken care of by their next of kin has long been considered a work of charity.||Human Action|| p. 833; p. 837||Prosperity