. . . economic growth owes more to the forbearance of the state than to its intervention. Governments do not, indeed cannot, make wealth - only their citizens can. And when government protects their freedom, the world's growing population of entrepreneurs, in the bargain, expands human dignity and establishes the foundation of ongoing growth on which civil society ultimately depends.Read the whole thing. Interesting stuff.
Sunday, May 24, 2009
Quote of the Day: Up From Poverty + "Governments Cannot Make Wealth"