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Principles of Political Economy With Some of Their Applications to Social ...
John Stuart Mill
Visos knygos peržiūra - 1902
Principles of Political Economy With Some of Their Applications to ..., 2 tomas
John Stuart Mill
Visos knygos peržiūra - 1848
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339 psl. - It is scarcely necessary to remark, that a stationary condition of capital and population implies no stationary state of human improvement There would be as much scope as ever for all kinds of mental culture, and moral and social progress; as much room for improving the Art of Living, and much more likelihood of its being improved, when minds ceased to be engrossed by the art of getting on.
539 psl. - But the protection should be confined to cases in which there is good ground of assurance that the industry which it fosters will after a time be able to dispense with it; nor should the domestic producers ever be allowed to expect that it will be continued to them beyond the time necessary for a fair trial of what they are capable of accomplishing.
189 psl. - Gold and | silver having been chosen for the general medium of circulation, they are, by the competition of commerce, distributed in such proportions amongst the different countries of the world as to accommodate themselves to the natural traffic which would take place if no such metals existed, and the trade between countries were purely a trade of barter...
395 psl. - Every tax ought to be levied at the time, or in the manner in which it is most likely to be convenient for the contributor to pay it.
339 psl. - A population may be too crowded, though all be amply supplied with I food and raiment. It is not good for man to be kept perforce at all times in the presence of his species. A world from which solitude is extirpated, is a very poor ideal.
395 psl. - Thirdly, by the forfeitures and other penalties which those unfortunate individuals incur who attempt unsuccessfully to evade the tax, it may frequently ruin them, and thereby put an end to the benefit which the community might have received from the employment of their capitals.
569 psl. - Laisserfaire, in short, should be the general practice : every departure from it, unless required by some great good, is a certain evil.
394 psl. - Where it is otherwise, every person subject to the tax is put more or less in the power of the taxgatherer, who can either aggravate the tax upon any obnoxious contributor or extort, by the terror of such aggravation, some present or perquisite to himself.
394 psl. - The subjects of every state ought to contribute to the support of the government, as nearly as possible in proportion to their respective abilities : that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state.