Friedrich August von HayekFriedrich August von Hayek, (1899-1992), Nobel Laureate of Economic Sciences 1974

Friedrich August von Hayek Quote

“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 HayekFriedrich August von Hayek
~ Friedrich August von Hayek

The Constitution of Liberty, 1960

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

The 'publIc good' is sought after uniquely by Godless tyrants, no matter what title or belief system they may claim (by way of example: Christian, Humanist, socialist, fascist, etc.). Those seeking 'the public good' do not, CAN NOT, understand personal liberty, law, or order!!!

Anonymous, Reston, VA US

No more true in 1960 than it is today. It is the rich and powerful who place us all most at risk.

Mike, Norwalk
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Mike, Norwalk Anonymous, Reston, VA US 1/28/20

The "A" from Reston's theocratic socialism's perversions have been played out over, & over, & over, & over, etc., etc., etc. to the ultimate destruction of liberty, inalienable rights, individual sovereignty, prosperity and happiness. The "public good", as applied through socialistic / tyrant filters is a mental abomination that is antithetical to each and every, any and all individuals and the nobility of the specie. 

Ken, Allyn, WA

It is the masses of humanity that allow themselves to be herded around like cattle by bureaucrats that put the rest of us most at risk.

E Archer, NYC

Parties may change, but government bureaucrats are forever.

jim k, Austin

E Archer, very true and well written. Your comment sums it up in one short sentence.


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