Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on June 5, 2012

in Adam Smith, Hubris and humility

… is from page 404 of Liberty Fund’s 1976 edition of Adam Smith’s 1759 book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments:

The frequent, and often wonderful, success of the most ignorant quacks and imposters, both civil and religious, sufficiently demonstrate how easily the multitude are imposed upon by the most extravagant and groundless pretensions.


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