Adam Smith Said…

Posted: March 13, 2011 in political quotes
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“It is the highest impertinence and presumption, therefore, in kings and ministers to pretend to watch over the economy of private people, and to restrain their expense. … They are themselves always, and without exception, the greatest spendthrifts in the society. Let them look well after their own expense, and they may safely trust private people with theirs.” – Adam Smith (1723-1790) Scottish philosopher and economist

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