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||Go into the home of the average American family and you will see for whom the wheels of the machines are turning.||Liberty and Property|| p. 22||Consumer Sovereignty
|Ludwig von Mises||What vitiates entirely the socialists economic critique of capitalism is their failure to grasp the sovereignty of the consumers in the market economy.||Liberty and Property|| p. 13||Consumer Sovereignty