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" By preferring the support of domestic to that of foreign industry he intends only his own security; and by directing that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many... "
From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America - Page 20
by Alvin Rabushka - 1985 - 237 pages
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. ... He intends only his own gain, and d to rioting an end which was no part of his An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations vol....
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The Paradox of Democratic Capitalism: Politics and Economics in American Thought

David F. Prindle, Professor David F Prindle - Business & Economics - 2006 - 368 pages
...that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of greatest value, intends only his own gain, he is in this as in many other cases led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that...
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Noam Chomsky

Wolfgang B. Sperlich - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 160 pages
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for society that it was no part...
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America at the Internet Crossroads: Choosing the Road to Innovation, Wealth ...

Michael Bookey - Information technology - 2006 - 266 pages
...the public interest. He said of the pursuit of personal gain: ... he intends only his own gain, and he is, in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible liand [emphasis mine] to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse...
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Enlightening Revolutions: Essays in Honor of Ralph Lerner

Svetozar Minkov, Stéphane Douard - Political Science - 2007 - 399 pages
...individual decisions about where to invest one's capital. Such an individual intends only Ins own gam, but "he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention" (IV.ii.9, 456 emphasis added). As in The Theory of Moral...
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A Crowd of One: The Future of Individual Identity

John Clippinger - Social Science - 2007 - 272 pages
...promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. He intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that...
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Economic Globalisation and Human Rights: EIUC Studies on Human Rights and ...

Wolfgang Benedek, Koen De Feyter, Fabrizio Marrella - Political Science - 2007
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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Project Train Wreck: Lessons from Failed Projects

John Langlois - Business failures - 2007 - 229 pages
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that...
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EC Electronic Communications and Competition Law

Mira Burri Nenova - Antitrust law - 2007 - 363 pages
...promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it... [He] intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention". As cited by Patrick Van Cayseele and Roger Van den Bergh,...
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Philosophy of Biology

Philosophy - 2007 - 638 pages
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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