F.A. Hayek

A Quote by F.A. Hayek on liberty, freedom, politics, coercion, and society

The argument for liberty is not an argument against organization, which is one of the most powerful tools human reason can employ, but an argument against all exclusive, privileged, monopolistic organization, against the use of coercion to prevent others from doing better.

F.A. Hayek

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A Quote by F.A. Hayek on coercion, violence, good intentions, and morality

It is indeed probable that more harm and misery have been caused by men determined to use coercion to stamp out a moral evil than by men intent on doing evil.

F.A. Hayek

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A Quote by F.A. Hayek on people, society, and world

There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal. While the first is the condition of a free society, the second means as DeTocqueville describes it, "a new form of servitude."

F.A. Hayek

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A Quote by F.A. Hayek on facts, freedom, individuality, justice, and satisfaction

We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.

F.A. Hayek

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