“The most sacred laws of justice are the laws which guard the life and person of our neighbor.” – Adam Smith

“The great source of both the misery and disorders of human life, seems to arise from over-rating the difference between one permanent situation and another.” – Adam Smith

“Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.” – Adam Smith

“If (justice) is removed, the great, the immense fabric of human society, that fabric which to raise and support seems in this world if I may say so has

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“It is not for its own sake that men desire money, but for the sake of what they can purchase with it.” – Adam Smith

“Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.” – Adam Smith

“What is prudence in the conduct of every private family can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom.” – Adam Smith

“It is the maxim of every prudent master of a family, never to attempt to make at home what it will cost him more to make than to buy.” – Adam Smith

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