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||The much abused shopkeepers have abolished slavery and serfdom, made woman the companion of man with equal rights, proclaimed equality before the law and freedom of thought and opinion, declared war on war, abolished torture, and mitigated the cruelty of punishment. What cultural force can boast of similar achievements?||Socialism|| p. 398||Bourgeoisie
|Ludwig von Mises||Through all the changes in the prevailing system of social stratification, moral philosophers continued to hold fast to the fundamental idea of Ciceros doctrine that making money is degrading.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 194||Bourgeoisie