The mind cannot foresee its own advance.
Intellects whose desires have outstripped their understanding.
Our moral traditions developed concurrently with our reason, not as its product.
We shall not grow wiser before we learn that much that we have done was very foolish.
We have indeed at the moment little cause for pride: as a profession we have made a mess of things.
A claim for equality of material position can be met only by a government with totalitarian powers.
Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.
'Emergencies' have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded.
We must face the fact that the preservation of individual freedom is incompatible with a full satisfaction of our views of distributive justice.
I do not think it is an exaggeration to say history is largely a history of inflation, usually inflations engineered by governments for the gain of governments.