Ludwig von Mises: "Most men endure the sacrifice of the intellect more easily than the sacrifice of their daydreams. They cannot bear that their utopias should run aground on the unalterable necessities of human existence." - Epistemological Problems of Economics
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|Ludwig von Mises||Seen from the formalistic viewpoint of constitutional law, the United States and the Swiss Confederation may doubtless still be classified as federations, but in actual fact they are moving more and more toward centralization.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 268||Federalism