"Though our effectual good offices can very seldom be extended to any wider society than that of our own country; our good-will is circumscribed by no boundary, but may embrace the immensity of the universe. We cannot form the idea of any innocent and sensible being, whose happiness we should not desire, or to whose misery, when distinctly brought home to the imagination, we should not have some degree of aversion."
Monday, 24 October 2016
Quotation of the Day
Is from Adam Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments, Part VI, Section II, Chapter III, 'Of Universal Benevolence':