Ludwig von Mises: "The armament industry created militarism and imperialism, however, just as little as, say, the distilleries created alcoholism or publishing houses trashy literature. The supply of weapons did not call forth the demand, but rather the other way around." - Nation, State, and Economy
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|Ludwig von Mises||Not with weapons but only with the spirit can a minority overcome the majority.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 106||Spirit
|Ludwig von Mises||What warrants success in a fight for freedom and civilization is not merely material equipment but first of all the spirit that animates those handling the weapons. This heroic spirit cannot be bought by inflation.||The Theory of Money and Credit|| p. 469||Spirit