No man pays double or twice for the same thing, forasmuch as nothing can be spent but once.
More Quotes from William Petty:Money is the best rule of commerce.
Another cause which aggravates taxes is the force of paying them in money at a certain tinge, and not in commodities at the most convenient seasons.
Now, forasmuch as princes are not only powerful but rich, according to a number of people (hands being the Father as lands are the Mother or Womb of Wealth), it is no wonder why states by encouraging marriage, advance their own interests.
A thousand acres that can feed a thousand souls is better than ten thousand acres of no more effect.
Wherefore when a man giveth out his money upon condition that be may not demand it back until a certain time to come, he certainly may take a compensation for this inconvenience which he admits against himself.
The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange.
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