Adam Smith Quotes and its meanings

Adam Smith has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Business Fear Finance Great Happiness Health Humor Imagination Men Money Nature Peace Science Society

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What does Adam Smith write about?

Adam Smith has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about business, fear, finance, great, happiness, health, humor, imagination, men, money, nature, peace, science & society. People always share Business quotes, Fear quotes, finance, great, happiness, health, humor, imagination, men & money from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by Adam Smith?

Here are the top most famous quotes by Adam Smith.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
  • All money is a matter of belief.
  • Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
  • Happiness never lays its finger on its pulse.
  • What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience?
  • 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.
  • This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts.
  • As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.