David Hume Quote

We may conclude, therefore, that, in order to establish laws for the regulation of property, we must be acquainted with the nature and situation of man; must reject appearances, which may be false, though specious; and must search for those rules, which are, on the whole, most useful and beneficial.


An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals. By David Hume Esq (ed. 1751)

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