Adam Smith

Adam Smith

English economist and philosopher
The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In ease of body, peace of mind, all the different ranks of life are nearly upon a level and the beggar who suns himself by the side of the highway, possesses that security which kings are fighting for.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To found a great empire for the sole purpose of raising up a people of customers, may at first sight appear a project fit only for a nation of shopkeepers. It is, however, a project altogether unfit for a nation of shopkeepers, but extremely fit for a nation that is governed by shopkeepers.More Adam Smith quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.More Adam Smith quotes [07/05/2011 11:07:01]
Whatever work he does, beyond what is sufficient to purchase his own maintenance, can be squeezed out of him by violence only, and not by any interest of his own.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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