Adam Smith

Adam Smith

English economist and philosopher
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love, and never talk to them of our necessities but of their advantages.More Adam Smith quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Poor David Hume is dying fast, but with more real cheerfulness and good humor and with more real resignation to the necessary course of things, than any whining Christian ever dyed with pretended resignation to the will of God.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The rate of profit... is naturally low in rich and high in poor countries, and it is always highest in the countries which are going fastest to ruin.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Masters are always and everywhere in a sort of tacit, but constant and uniform combination, not to raise the wages of labor.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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