Friedrich Hayek

Friedrich Hayek

Austrian economist
Human reason can neither predict nor deliberately shape its own future. Its advances consist in finding out where it has been wrong.More Friedrich Hayek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order.More Friedrich Hayek quotes [08/14/2011 01:08:42]
The [classical] liberal, of course, does not deny that there are some superior people -- he is not an egalitarian -- but he denies that anyone has authority to decide who these superior people are.More Friedrich Hayek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The conservative feels safe and content only if he is assured that some higher wisdom watches and supervises change, only if he knows that some authority is charged with keeping the change "orderly.More Friedrich Hayek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is only because the majority opinion will always be opposed by some that our knowledge and understanding progress. In the process by which opinion is formed, it is very probable that, by the time any view becomes a majority view, it is no longer the best view: somebody will already have advanced beyond the point which the majority have reached. It is because we do not yet know which of the many competing new opinions will prove itself the best that we wait until it has gained sufficient support.More Friedrich Hayek quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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