But because many endeavor to get knowledge rather than to live well, they are often deceived and reap little or no benefit from their labor.
Moreover, statistics can be deceiving: the growth of jobs in the US in the 90s was due to many part-time jobs, with no benefits and generally low pay.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
Many admire, few know.