Adam Smith Quote

Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.


Chapter I, Part II, 775. - The Wealth of Nations (1776) - Book V

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Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or...

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Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or...

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Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or...

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Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is in reality instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or...