Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on August 9, 2016

in Innovation

… is from page 76 of the original edition of IHS-founder F.A. “Baldy” Harper’s 1949 tract, Liberty: A Path to Its Recovery:

Only under liberty can discovery and the origin of progress rear its lonely head, in some wholly unpredictable time, place and form, by some “unknown” person.  Progress cannot be plotted and blueprinted in advance; that is why it is progress.  Only in retrospect can discovery be identified.


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