Adam Smith

Adam Smith

English economist and philosopher
With the great part of rich people, the chief employment of riches consists in the parade of riches.More Adam Smith quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The first thing you have to know is yourself. A man who knows himself can step outside himself and watch his own reactions like an observer.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man naturally desires, not only to be loved, but to be lovely; or to be that thing which is the natural and proper object of love.More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The subjects of every state ought to contribute toward the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities; that is, in proportion to the revenue which they respectively enjoy under the protection of the state ....As Henry Home (Lord Kames) has written, a goal of taxation should be to 'remedy inequality of riches as much as possible, by relieving the poor and burdening the rich.'More Adam Smith quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No complaint... is more common than that of a scarcity of money.More Adam Smith quotes [07/05/2011 11:07:59]

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