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||Smith did not inaugurate a new chapter in social philosophy and did not sow on land hitherto left uncultivated.||Economic Freedom and Interventionism|| p. 115||Smith, Adam
|Ludwig von Mises||Reading Smith is no more a substitute for studying economics than reading Euclid is a substitute for the study of mathematics.||Economic Freedom and Interventionism|| p. 117||Smith, Adam