Adam Smith quote about politics from The Wealth of Nations - 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 Smith, The Wealth of Nations (1776). copy citation

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Author Adam Smith
Source The Wealth of Nations
Topic politics government property rich
Date 1776
Language English
Reference An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
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