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Adam Smith Quotes
Brief author info: Adam Smith (1723-1790) Scottish philosopher and economist.
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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.
Adventure upon all the tickets in the lottery, and you lose for certain; and the greater the number of your tickets the nearer you approach to this certainty.
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.
Every man is rich or poor according to the degree in which he can afford to enjoy the necessaries, conveniences, and amusements of human life.
People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
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