Adam Smith Quote

The man of system is apt to be very wise in his own conceit. In the great chess board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion of its own altogether different from that which the legislature might choose to impress upon it


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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The man of system is apt to be very wise in his own conceit. In the great chess board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion...

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The man of system is apt to be very wise in his own conceit. In the great chess board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion...

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The man of system is apt to be very wise in his own conceit. In the great chess board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion...

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The man of system is apt to be very wise in his own conceit. In the great chess board of human society, every single piece has a principle of motion...