Adam Smith quote about poverty from The Wealth of Nations - The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor, who are often both driven by want, and prompted by envy to invade his possessions.
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The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor, who are often both driven by want, and prompted by envy to invade his possessions.
 Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776). copy citation

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Author Adam Smith
Source The Wealth of Nations
Topic poverty wealth envy
Date 1776
Language English
Reference An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
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