This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possess...

This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society.

-David Hume

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Who said "This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possess... "?

"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possess... " is one of a famous quotes by David Hume. Complete quote is as follows;
"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society."

What is "This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possess... "?

"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society." This is a quote by David Hume which is about Alone & Society. He is known to have been associated with numerous other thought provoking quotes on these topics like;

  • What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
  • Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?
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What does "This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possess... " mean?

This quote is primarily about Society although it also includes other themes like Alone & Society. It is attributed to David Hume. Complete quote is as follows;
"This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society."

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