Ludwig von Mises: "If one wants to study the reasons for Europes backwardness, it would be necessary to examine the manifold laws and regulations that prevented in Europe the establishment of an equivalent of the American drug store and crippled the evolution of chain stores, department stores, super markets and kindred outfits." - Planning for Freedom
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|Ludwig von Mises||The only source of the generation of additional capital goods is saving. If all the goods produced are consumed, no new capital comes into being.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| p. 84||Savings
|Ludwig von Mises||Capital is not a free gift of God or of nature. It is the outcome of a provident restriction of consumption on the part of man. It is created and increased by saving and maintained by the abstention from dissaving.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| p. 84||Savings
|Ludwig von Mises||The most ingenious technological inventions would be practically useless if the capital goods required for their utilization had not been accumulated by saving.||The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality|| p. 39||Savings