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Adam Smith Quotes: 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.


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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.
         



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