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 notion of justice makes sense only when referring to a definite system of norms which in itself is assumed to be uncontested and safe against any criticism.||Human Action|| p. 716; p. 720||Justice
|Ludwig von Mises||There is no such thing as an absolute notion of justice not referring to a definite system of social organization. . . . There is neither right nor wrong outside the social nexus.||Human Action|| p. 717; p. 721||Justice
|Ludwig von Mises||The idea of justice refers always to social cooperation.||Human Action|| p. 717; p. 721||Justice
|Ludwig von Mises||Conduct suited to preserve social cooperation is just, conduct detrimental to the preservation of society is unjust.||Theory and History|| p. 54||Justice