Ludwig von Mises: "In relation to the immense sacrifices that the state demands of the individual through the blood tax, it seems rather incidental whether it compensates the soldier more or less abundantly for the loss of time that he suffers from his military-service obligation." - Nation, State, and Economy
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|Ludwig von Mises||Smith did not inaugurate a new chapter in social philosophy and did not sow on land hitherto left uncultivated.||Economic Freedom and Interventionism|| p. 115||Smith, Adam
|Ludwig von Mises||Reading Smith is no more a substitute for studying economics than reading Euclid is a substitute for the study of mathematics.||Economic Freedom and Interventionism|| p. 117||Smith, Adam