Quotes: multiplication

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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    They are led by an invisible hand to make nearly the same distribution of the necessaries of life, which would have been made, had the earth been divided into equal portions among all its inhabitants, and thus without intending it, without knowing it, advance the interest of the society, and afford means to the multiplication of the species.
    Source: The Theory of Moral Sentiments Part IV (1759)
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