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|The 250th-anniversary edition of the influential treatise on social responsibility that has shaped leaders from Bill Gates to Barack Obama Best known for his revolutionary free-market economics treatise The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith was ...|
|basis, and also arranges a live call-in session where followers can talk with him |
in person using the voice blog. ... Family, for my blog (26 Feb 2011, 3.47pm) T
291 – 'Faber est suae quisque fortunae – Each man is the smith of his own
|His own anxieties endowed the post-war Reform movement with a programme it |
never entertained. ... Each man's ten acres will be imperfectly cultivated, for he
will have no tools; there will be no carpenters, smiths, ports, ships, ... can the
selfishness of the capitalist devise any mode of disposing [of money] by which, in
his own despite . . . the poor would not be fed, clothed and supported out of his
|No man beyond the legal age could be compelled to serve out of his country, |
except in times of public danger ; hut ... at the gates of each city, the soldier
served at his own expense in that class of troops which his fortune permitted him
|Is it we that are labouring to overturn from the foundation your feeble Phrygian |
fortunes ? We ? or the ... Each man's own endeavours shall yield him the harvest
of labour or fortune. Jove, as ... own way.' By the river of his Stygian BOOK X. 367.
|most contemporary philosophers, though in the sense of optimistic deism. Smith |
argues, in the ' Wealth of Nations,' that society is so constituted that each man
promotes the interests of all by attending to his own interests, and in the 'Moral ...
|According to Smith, following Hutcheson, there are sentiments in man's nature "|
which interest him in the fortune of others, ... Such feelings of sympathy, Smith
argued, enable each man to put himself in the other person's shoes and see
himself to a considerable extent as others see him. From insights so gained, the
individual can form in his own mind a disinterested third-person observer,
providing the ...
|Cf. Henderson, 134; W. G. Smith, 602; Stevenson, 2610: 2; Tilley, W822. 24 A |
MAN IS THE ARCHITECT OF HIS OWN FORTUNE FQ, I, viii, 28, 3 : Your fortune
maister eke with governing. 5 Ibid., VI, ix, 29, 9: Each hath his fortune in his brest.
|The Plot to Stop The Kennedys Matthew Smith ... This last week has been an |
agonizing one for me and the members of my family, and the grief we feel over
the loss of a ... For this is a decision that I will have finally to make on my own. ...
Whatever the sacrifices he faces, if he follows his conscience — the loss of his
friends, his fortune, his contentment, even the esteem of his fellow men — each
man must ...