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Individual Ambition Serves the Common Good.


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No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.

No society can surely be flourishing and happy, of which the far greater part of the members are poor and miserable.



It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.

It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.



The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer.

The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer.



Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.

Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.



The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.

The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.



What can be added to the happiness of the man who is in health, who is out of debt, and has a clear conscience?

What can be added to the happiness of the man who is in health, who is out of debt, and has a clear conscience?



A nation is not made wealthy by the childish accumulation of shiny metals, but it enriched by the economic prosperity of it's people.

A nation is not made wealthy by the childish accumulation of shiny metals, but it enriched by the economic prosperity of it's people.



Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.

Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.



On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.

On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.



People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.

People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.





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Oh, aye. I'm the devil all right. And last night, you were begging to step into the fire.

Oh, aye. I'm the devil all right. And last night, you were begging to step into the fire.




At lunch you order steamed vegetables because you're remembering that you have a heart too. You feel humbled by your heart, it works so hard. You want to thank it. You give your heart a little pat

At lunch you order steamed vegetables because you're remembering that you have a heart too. You feel humbled by your heart, it works so hard. You want to thank it. You give your heart a little pat



Having plead guilty, I do not believe that I am any different than the vast majority of the members of Congress.

Having plead guilty, I do not believe that I am any different than the vast majority of the members of Congress.



While traveling our separated roads through life, we are also either road signs or potholes on the roads of others.

While traveling our separated roads through life, we are also either road signs or potholes on the roads of others.



One can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days

One can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days



I'm not saying it was your fault. I'm saying it wasn't nice.

I'm not saying it was your fault. I'm saying it wasn't nice.



Women in the service put themselves in harms way to protect us and our Nation from threats at home and abroad. The least we can do is ensure they are protected when facing a horrible tragedy.

Women in the service put themselves in harms way to protect us and our Nation from threats at home and abroad. The least we can do is ensure they are protected when facing a horrible tragedy.




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