Adam Smith Quote

That wealth and greatness are often regarded with the respect and admiration which are due only to wisdom and virtue; and that the contempt, of which vice and folly are the only proper objects, is most often unjustly bestowed upon poverty and weakness, has been the complaint of moralists in all ages.


The Theory of Moral Sentiments... To which is Added, A Dissertation on the Origin of Languages... The Ninth Edition, Etc (ed. 1801)

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That wealth and greatness are often regarded with the respect and admiration which are due only to wisdom and virtue; and that the contempt, of which ...

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That wealth and greatness are often regarded with the respect and admiration which are due only to wisdom and virtue; and that the contempt, of which ...

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That wealth and greatness are often regarded with the respect and admiration which are due only to wisdom and virtue; and that the contempt, of which ...

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That wealth and greatness are often regarded with the respect and admiration which are due only to wisdom and virtue; and that the contempt, of which ...