” ‘Emergencies’ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded. “


” If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion. “


” Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom. “


” Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one’s government is not necessarily to secure freedom. “


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



All 5 Friedrich August von Hayek Quotes about Free in picture



If we wish to preserve a free society, it is essential that we recognize that the desirability of a particular object is not sufficient justification for the use of coercion.
Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.
Perhaps the fact that we have seen millions voting themselves into complete dependence on a tyrant has made our generation understand that to choose one
We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.

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