One who is master of all his exercises has no aversion to measure his strength and activity with the strongest.
(The Theory of Moral Sentiments, 1759)

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Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.
Adam Smith (The Theory of Moral Sentiments, 1759)
The landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Adam Smith (The Wealth of Nations - Book I, 1776)
No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.
Adam Smith (The Wealth of Nations, 1776)
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