Ludwig von Mises: "Despots and democratic majorities are drunk with power. They must reluctantly admit that they are subject to the laws of nature. But they reject the very notion of economic law . . . economic history is a long record of government policies that failed because they were designed with a bold disregard for the laws of economics." - Austrian Economics: An Anthology
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|Ludwig von Mises||Games are not reality, but merely play. They are civilized mans outlet for deeply ingrained instincts of enmity. When the game comes to an end, the victors and the defeated shake hands and return to the reality of their social life, which is cooperation and not fighting.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 88||Sports
|Ludwig von Mises||A game is a pastime, is a means to employ ones leisure time and to banish boredom.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 90||Sports
|Ludwig von Mises||No game can, apart from the pleasure it gives to the players and to the spectators, contribute anything to the improvement of human conditions.||The Ultimate Foundation of Economic Science|| p. 90||Sports