Ashamed of the many frailties they feel within, all men endeavor to hide themselves, their ugly nakedness, from each other, and wrapping up the true motives of their hearts in the specious cloak of sociableness, and their concern for the public good, they are in hopes of concealing their filthy appetites and the deformity of their desires.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Bernard Mandeville

Bernard Mandeville, or Bernard de Mandeville, was a Dutch philosopher, political economist and satirist.

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