By virtue of exchange, one man’s prosperity is beneficial to all others.

Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850) French philosopher, economist, politician
Harmonies of Political Economy, ch. 4, para. 110 (1850)

Alternate translation: "In consequence of Exchange, the gain of each is the gain of all." [tr. Stirling]

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