Adam Smith about politics (“The Wealth of Nations”, 1776) - Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is, in reality, instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.
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Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is, in reality, instituted for the defence of the rich against the poor, or of those who have some property against those who have none at all.
 Adam SmithThe Wealth of Nations (1776). copy citation

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
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