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" Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 31
1927
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 3

Adam Smith - Economics - 1809 - 514 pages
...are unwilling, however, that any part of this small number should go abroad to instruct foreigners. Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production...the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. The maxim is so perfectly self-evident, that...
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Register of Arts, and Journal of Patent Inventions, Volume 4

Luke Herbert - Industrial arts - 1827 - 524 pages
...consumer ię ahnost constantly sacrificed to that of the producer;" but he also observes, " consomption is the sole end and purpose of all production ; and...the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer." That the same feeling governs the manufacturing...
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - Economics - 1869 - 870 pages
...are unwilling, however, that any part of this small number should go abroad to instruct foreigners. Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production...interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so fur as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. The maxim is so perfectly self-evident,...
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The Principles of Economical Philosophy, Volume 1

Henry Dunning Macleod - Economics - 1872 - 730 pages
...the value of £100,000, as by an equal value of gold and silver." In Book IV. ch. 8, he says — " Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all Production...the producer ought to be attended to only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. The maxim is so perfectly self-evident, that...
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An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations. A careful ...

Adam Smith - 1875 - 808 pages
...are unwilling, however, that any part of this small number should go abroad to instruct foreigners. Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production...the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. The maxim is so perfectly self-evident, that...
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Conditions of Social Well-being

David Cunningham (civil engineer.) - Moral conditions - 1878 - 424 pages
...days. What Adam Smith wrote a century since cannot well be too often recalled to mind. He says : — ' Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production,...the producer ought to be attended to only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. ' The maxim is so self-evident that it would...
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Condition of Social Well-being Or Inquiries Into the Material and Moral ...

David Cunningham (C.E., F.R.S.E.) - Moral conditions - 1878 - 466 pages
...days. What Adam Smith wrote a century since cannot well be too often recalled to mind. He says : — ' Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production,...the producer ought to be attended to only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. ' The maxim is so self-evident that it would...
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An analysis of Adam Smiths' Inquiry into the nature and causes of ..., Volume 2

Jeremiah Joyce - 1880 - 274 pages
...to extend our own manufactures, by depressing those of our neighbours. Consumption is the sole end of all production ; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer, a maxim so perfectly self-evident that it would...
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Land and Labor in the United States

William Godwin Moody - Agriculture - 1883 - 380 pages
...every industry in the work of reproduction. Upon this point Adam Smith is very clear. He says : — " Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production...the producer ought to be attended to only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. The maxim is so perfectly self evident that...
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Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 3

John Joseph Lalor - Economics - 1884 - 1184 pages
...producers, whose interests as a class had been almost exclusively regarded by previous economists. Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production, and the interests of producers are to be considered and furthered only so far as they affect the interests...
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