"It seems to me that socialists today can preserve their position in academic economics merely by the pretense that the differences are entirely moral questions about which science cannot decide."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."Friedrich August von Hayek on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."Friedrich August von Hayek on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."Friedrich August von Hayek on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."Friedrich August von Hayek on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."Friedrich August von Hayek on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers."
"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."
"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."
"Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom."
"We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice."