Julian Simon

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Julian Lincoln Simon (12 February 19328 February 1998) was a professor of business administration at the University of Maryland and a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute at the time of his death, after previously serving as a longtime business professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Quotes[edit]

  • This increase in the world's population represents humanity's victory against death.
    • "The State of Humanity: Steadily Improving," Cato Institute Policy Report, September/October 1995 [1]
  • We now have in our hands — really, in our libraries — the technology to feed, clothe, and supply energy to an ever-growing population for the next seven billion years.
    • "The State of Humanity: Steadily Improving," Cato Institute Policy Report, September/October 1995 [2]
  • 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 [3]

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