亚当·史密斯

    亚当·斯密·弗萨是英国经济学家、哲学家、苏格兰作家,也是道德哲学家、政治经济学先驱、苏格兰启蒙运动时期的重要人物,又称“经济学之父”或“法学家”。

亚当·史密斯(Adam Smith)名言

To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.

多为他人着想,少为自己着想;克制我们的自私,施展我们的仁爱,构成了人性的完美。

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The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.

所有人都有用卡车、物物交换和以物换物的倾向,其他动物中没有这种倾向。

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

在从怀疑之城出发的路上,我不得不穿过模棱两可的山谷。

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Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.

美德比邪恶更可怕,因为它的过分行为不受良心的约束。

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Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.

把一个国家从最低的野蛮状态带到最高程度的富裕,除了和平、宽松的税收和可容忍的司法行政之外,没有什么别的必要了:其余的一切都是由事物的自然进程所带来的。

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With the greater part of rich people, the chief enjoyment of riches consists in the parade of riches.

对于大多数富人来说,财富的主要享受在于财富的炫耀。

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Humanity is the virtue of a woman, generosity that of a man.

人性是女人的美德,慷慨是男人的美德。

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Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.

雄心壮志,真正优越的欲望,领导和指挥的欲望,似乎是人类所特有的,而语言是雄心壮志的伟大工具。

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