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"Our minds tell us, and history confirms, that the great threat to freedom is the concentration of power." (Introduction, 2)

"The great advances of civilization, whether in architecture or painting, in science or literature, in industry or agriculture, have never come from centralized government." (Introduction, 3)

"I know of no example in time or place of a society that has been marked by a large measure of political freedom, and that has not also used something comparable to a free market to organize the bulk of economic activity." (Chapter 1, 9)

"... the role of the market ... is that it permits unanimity without conformity." (Chapter 2, 23)

"These then are the basic roles of government in a free society: to provide a means whereby we can modify the rules, to mediate differences among us on the meaning of the rules, and to enforce compliance with the rules on the part of those few who would otherwise...

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