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||Patriotism is the zeal for ones own nations welfare, flowering, and freedom.||Omnipotent Government|| p. 2||Patriotism
|Ludwig von Mises||The sacrifice that is demanded of the soldier serving by compulsion can be compensated only with intangible values, never with material ones.||Nation, State, and Economy|| p. 166||Patriotism