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Nassau William Senior

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One of the worst of errors would be the general admission of the proposition that a Government has no right to interfere for any purpose except for that of affording protection.

— Nassau William Senior

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That every person is desirous to obtain, with as little sacrifice as possible, as much as possible of the articles of wealth.

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That the powers of labour, and of the other instruments which produce wealth, may be indefinitely increased by using their products as the means of further production.

— Nassau William Senior

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The confounding Political Economy with the Sciences and Arts to which it is subservient, has been one of the principal obstacles to its improvement.

— Nassau William Senior

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He was also a government adviser over several decades in the areas of economic and social policy on which he wrote extensively. He was educated at Eton College and Magdalen College Oxford; at university he was a private pupil of Richard Whately afterwards archbishop of Dublin with whom he remained connected by ties of lifelong friendship. I think that the only legitimate influence is example and advice and that a landlord who requires a tenant to vote in opposition to the tenant's feeling of duty is the suborner of a criminal act.

Nassau William Senior (26 September 1790 – 4 June 1864) was an English lawyer known as an economist.

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