Julian Simon Quote

Progress toward a more abundant material life does not come like manna from heaven, however. My message certainly is not one of complacency. The ultimate resource is people — especially skilled, spirited, and hopeful young people endowed with liberty — who will exert their wills and imaginations for their own benefit and inevitably benefit the rest of us as well.


"The State of Humanity: Steadily Improving," Cato Institute Policy Report, September/October 1995

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