Bernard Mandeville quotes

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No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts ...
There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a sh ...
What a vast traffic is drove, what a variety of labour is performed in the world to the maintenance of thousands of families that ...
There are many examples of women that have excelled in learning, and even in war, but this is no reason we should bring 'em all up ...
The multitude will hardly believe the excessive force of education, and in the difference of modesty between men and women, ascrib ...
People of substance may sin without being exposed for their stolen pleasure; but servants and the poorer sort of women have seldom ...
If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigour as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would ...
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honour is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear ...
Ashamed of the many frailties they feel within, all men endeavour to hide themselves, their ugly nakedness, from each other, and w ...
We seldom call anybody lazy, but such as we reckon inferior to us, and of whom we expect some service.
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