• “It is largely because civilization enables us constantly to profit from knowledge which we individually do not possess and because each individual’s use of his particular knowledge may serve to assist others unknown to him in achieving their ends that men as members of civilized society can pursue their individual ends so much more successfully than they could alone.” ~Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)
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  • “The greatest danger to liberty today comes from the men who are most needed and most powerful in modern government, namely, the efficient expert administrators exclusively concerned with what they regard as the public good.” ~Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)
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  • “From the fact that people are very different it follows that, if we treat them equally, the result must be inequality in their actual position, and that the only way to place them in an equal position would be to treat them differently. Equality before the law and material equality are therefore not only different but are in conflict with each other; and we can achieve either one or the other, but not both at the same time.” ~Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)
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  • “Many who think themselves infinitely superior to the aberrations of Nazism, and sincerely hate all manifestations, work at the same time for ideals whose realization would lead straight to the abhorred tyranny” ~Fredrich von Hayek
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  • , Future Freedom Foundation President wrote, “There is no difference in principle, between the economic philosophy of Nazism, socialism, communism, and fascism and that of the American welfare state and regulated economy” ~Jacob Hornberger (paraphrasing Friedrich von Hayek)
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  • “To combat depression by a forced credit expansion is to attempt to cure the evil by the very means which brought it about; because we are suffering from a misdirection of production, we want to create further misdirection — a procedure which can only lead to a much more severe crisis as soon as the credit expansion comes to an end.” ~economist Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)
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  • “By giving the government unlimited powers, the most arbitrary rule can be made legal; and in this way a democracy may set up the most complete despotism imaginable.” ~economist Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992)
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Reasonable insights . . .

  • “Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state lives at the expense of everyone.” —French economist, statesman and author Frederic Bastiat (1801-1850)
  • “With the exception only of the period of the gold standard, practically all governments of history have used their exclusive power to issue money to defraud and plunder the people.” —economist Fredrich von Hayek (1899-1992)
  • “Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.” —commentator, author and founder of National Review William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008)
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