Adam Smith Quote

I. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities, that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.


Chapter II, Part II, p. 892. - The Wealth of Nations (1776) - Book V

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I. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective...

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I. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective...

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I. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective...

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I. The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective...