… is from page 262 of F.A. Hayek’s insightful 1957 paper “What is ‘Social’? What Does It Mean?” as this paper appears as chapter nineteen of Essays on Liberalism and the Economy (2022), which is volume 18 (expertly edited by Paul Lewis), of The Collected Works of F.A. Hayek:
True service to the social concept is not rendered by the imposition of absolute authority or leadership, nor does it even consist of common endeavor towards a common aim, but rather of the contribution that each and every one of us makes to a process which is greater than any one of us, from which there constantly emerges something new, something unforeseen, and which can flourish only in freedom.