The statesman who should attempt to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals would... - Adam Smith Quotes
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Quote:The statesman who should attempt to direct private people in what manner they ought to employ their capitals would not only load himself with most unnecessary attention but assume an authority which could safely be trusted to no council and senate whatever, and which would nowhere be so dangerous as in the hands of man who have folly and presumption enough to fancy himself fit to exercise it. - Adam Smith Quotes


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