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||If there were no regularity, nothing could be learned from experience.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 21||Regularity
|Ludwig von Mises||It would be vain to search for a rule if there were no regularity.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 22||Regularity
|Ludwig von Mises||In the etatist state entrepreneurs are at the mercy of officialdom. Officials enjoy discretion to decide questions on which the existence of every firm depends. They are practically free to ruin any entrepreneur they want to. They had the power not only to silence these objectors but even to force them to contribute to the party funds of nationalism.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 132||Regularity