Ludwig von Mises: "In relation to the immense sacrifices that the state demands of the individual through the blood tax, it seems rather incidental whether it compensates the soldier more or less abundantly for the loss of time that he suffers from his military-service obligation." - Nation, State, and Economy
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|Ludwig von Mises||It has always been the task of the new generation to provoke changes.||Bureaucracy|| p. 95||Youth
|Ludwig von Mises||New generations grow up with clear eyes and open minds. And they will approach things from a disinterested, unprejudiced standpoint, they will weigh and examine, will think and act with forethought.||Socialism|| p. 13||Youth
|Ludwig von Mises||It is evident that youth is the first victim of the trend toward bureaucratization. The young men are deprived of any opportunity to shape their own fate.||Bureaucracy|| p. 97||Youth
|Ludwig von Mises||Most men are accessible to new ideas only in their youth. With the progress of age the ability to welcome them diminishes, and the knowledge acquired earlier turns into dogma.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 184||Youth