Hugo Grotius Quotes (7 quotes)
As quoted in Delbert D. Thiessen (ed.), A Sociobiology Compendium: Aphorisms, Sayings, Asides, p.18
As quoted in The Word Book Complete Word Power Library, Volume 1 (1981), p.324
As quoted in Wendy Toliver (ed.), The Little Giant Encyclopedia of Inspirational Quotes, p.466
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.”
―John Maynard Keynes
As quoted in: "Christianity and human relations in industry" (1951) by Sir George Schuster, p. 109
“Each pursues his own theory, little solicitous to correct or improve it by an attention to what is advanced by his opponents.”
An Essay on The Principle of Population (1798), Chapter I
Discourses, Book I, ch. 24
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsHugo Grotius
Born: April 10, 1583
Died: August 28, 1645 (aged 62)
Bio: Hugo Grotius, also known as Huig de Groot, Hugo Grocio or Hugo de Groot, was a jurist in the Dutch Republic. With Francisco de Vitoria and Alberico Gentili he laid the foundations for international law, based on natural law. He was also a philosopher, theologian, Christian apologist, playwright, and poet.