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 is not to be denied that the loftiest theme that human thought can set for itself is reflection on ultimate questions. Whether such reflection can accomplish anything is doubtful.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 49||Metaphysics
|Ludwig von Mises||One may hold poets, prophets, or promulgators of new values in higher esteem than scientists. But in no case is one free to confound these two fundamentally different functions.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 49||Metaphysics
|Ludwig von Mises||Metaphysics and science perform different functions. They cannot, therefore, adopt the same procedures, nor are they alike in their goals.||Epistemological Problems of Economics|| p. 49||Metaphysics