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Сторінка 412 - Gold and silver having been chosen for the general medium of circulation, they are, by the competition of commerce, distributed in such proportions amongst the different countries of the world, as to accommodate themselves to the natural traffic which would take place if no such metals existed, and the trade between countries were purely a trade of barter.
Сторінка 287 - It is the doctrine of Malthus applied with manifold force to the whole animal and vegetable kingdoms; for in this case there can be no artificial increase of food, and no prudential restraint from marriage.
Сторінка 217 - They have the six points of Chartism, and they have no poverty : and all that these advantages do for them is that the life of the whole of one sex is devoted to dollarhunting, and of the other to breeding dollar-hunters.
Сторінка 400 - Every individual is continually exerting himself to find out the most advantageous employment for whatever capital he can command. It is his own advantage, indeed, and not that of the society, which he has in view. But the study of his own advantage naturally, or rather necessarily leads him to prefer that employment which is most advantageous to the society.
Сторінка 252 - 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 expence, either by sumptuary laws, or by prohibiting the importation of foreign luxuries.
Сторінка 319 - For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but from him that hath not shall be taken away even that which he hath.
Сторінка 95 - Every one has a right to live. We will suppose this granted. But no one has a right to bring creatures into life, to be supported by other people.
Сторінка 437 - It was well worth while to incur a loss on the exportation of English manufactures in order to stifle in the cradle the foreign manufactures.
Сторінка 412 - THE GENERAL MEDIUM OF CIRCULATION, THEY ARE, BY THE COMPETITION OF COMMERCE, DISTRIBUTED IN SUCH PROPORTIONS AMONGST THE DIFFERENT COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD, AS TO ACCOMMODATE THEMSELVES TO THE NATURAL TRAFFIC WHICH WOULD TAKE PLACE IF NO SUCH METALS EXISTED, AND THE TRADE BETWEEN COUNTRIES WERE PURELY A TRADE OF BARTER.
Сторінка 437 - The large capitals of this country are the great instruments of warfare against the competing capital of foreign countries, and are the most essential instruments now remaining by which our manufacturing supremacy can be maintained...

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