William Godwin
(1756 - 1836)

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“The end of virtue is to add to the sum of pleasurable sensations. The beacon and regulator of virtue is impartiality, that we shall not give that exertion to procure the pleasure of an individual, which might have been employed in procuring the pleasure of many individuals”.
William Godwin
Political Justice, 3rd ed., II, 493

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