Adam Smith Quote

The virtue of frugality lies in a middle between avarice and profusion, of which the one consists in an excess, the other in a defect of the proper attention to the objects of self–interest.


Section II, Chap. I. - The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) - Part VII

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The virtue of frugality lies in a middle between avarice and profusion, of which the one consists in an excess, the other in a defect of the proper...

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The virtue of frugality lies in a middle between avarice and profusion, of which the one consists in an excess, the other in a defect of the proper...

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The virtue of frugality lies in a middle between avarice and profusion, of which the one consists in an excess, the other in a defect of the proper...

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The virtue of frugality lies in a middle between avarice and profusion, of which the one consists in an excess, the other in a defect of the proper...