Quotation by David Hume

There is only one vice, which may be found in life with as strong features, and as high a colouring as needs be employed by any satyrist or comic poet; and that is AVARICE.
David Hume (1711–1776), Scottish philosopher. "Of Avarice," Essays Withdrawn, Essay VII, p. 570, Essays Moral, Political, and Literary, ed. Eugene F. Miller, revised edition, Indianapolis, Liberty Fund, Inc. (1987).
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