Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on April 22, 2023

in Philosophy of Freedom

is from page 49 of the Text Creation Partnership’s on-line edition of David Hume’s 1751 Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals:

[A] Rule, which, in Speculation, may seem the most advantageous to Society, may yet be found, in Practice, totally pernicious and destructive.

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