"Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because
its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience."
"Directors of companies, being managers of another' assets, cannot
be expected to watch over them with the same anxious vigilance partners as a
Negligence and profusion must prevail, in management of
affairs of such a company." - Adam Smith
A monopoly granted
either to an individual or a trading incorporation has the same effect as
a secret in trade or
The monopolists, by keeping the market constantly
understocked, by never fully supplying the effectual demand, sell their
commodities much above the natural price, and raise their emoluments,
whether they consist in wages or
profit, greatly above their natural rate.
The price of monopoly is
upon every occasion the highest which can be got.
price, or the price of free
competition, on the contrary, is the lowest which can be taken, not upon
every occasion indeed, but for any considerable time altogether.
one is upon every occasion the highest which can be
squeezed out of the buyer, or which, it is supposed, they will consent to
give: The other is the lowest which the sellers can commonly afford to take,
and at the same time continue their business.
In a market free from
monopolies and self-serving
public policies, normal competition among the self-interests of disparate
groups of consumers and producers produces
a stable expanding economy.
Country gentlemen and farmers
are, to their great honor, of all people, the
least subject to the wretched spirit of
The undertaker of a great manufactory is sometimes
alarmed if another manufacturer of the same category is established within
twenty miles of him.
The Dutch woollen manufacture at Abbeville
stipulated, that no work of the same category should be established within
thirty leagues of that city.
Farmers and country gentlemen, on the
contrary, are generally disposed rather to promote than to obstruct the
cultivation and improvement of their neighbors' farms and estates.
have no secrets, such as those of manufacturers, but are generally rather fond
of communicating to their neighbors, and of extending as far as possible any
new practice which they have found to be advantageous.
The great source of both the
disorders of human
life, seems to arise from over-rating the difference between one permanent
situation and another.
Some of those situation may,
no doubt, deserve to be preferred
to others: but none of them can deserve to be pursued with
the passionate ardour which
drives us to violate the
rules either of prudence or of justice; or
to corrupt the future tranquility
of our minds, either by shame from
the remembrance of our own folly, or by
remorse from the horror of our own injustice.
In modern war the great
expense of fire arms gives an evident advantage to the nation which can best
afford that expense; and consequently, to an
opulent and civilized,
over a poor and barbarous
In ancient times the
civilized found it
difficult to defend themselves against the poor and barbarous nations.
In modern times the poor and
barbarous find it difficult to defend themselves against the
Such is the delicacy of man alone, that
no object is produced to
finds that in everything there is need for improvement.
industry of human life is employed not in procuring the supply of our three
humble necessities, food,
lodging, but in procuring the
conveniences of it according to the nicety and delicacy of our
Finding nothing either in the animals or vegetables of the newly
discovered countries, which could justify a very advantageous representation of
them, Columbus turned his view towards their
minerals; and in the richness of the
production of this third kingdom, he flattered himself, he had found a full
compensation for the insignificance of those of the other two.
little bits of gold with which the inhabitants ornamented their dress, and
which, he was informed, they frequently found in the rivulets and torrents that
fell from the mountains, were sufficient to satisfy him that those mountains
abounded with the richest gold mines.
St. Domingo, therefore, was
represented as a country abounding with gold, and, upon that account
an inexhaustible source of
real wealth to the crown and kingdom of Spain.
"Adam Smith saw human beings as self-interested and hungry for
personal power and material comfort, but he also acknowledged social instincts
like compassion and
fairness." - Lynn Parramore
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