David Ricardo Quotes and its meanings

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

Alone Finance Food

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What does David Ricardo write about?

David Ricardo has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about alone, finance & food. People always share Alone quotes, Finance quotes, food from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by David Ricardo?

Here are the top most famous quotes by David Ricardo.

  • By far the greatest part of those goods which are the objects of desire, are procured by labour and they may be multiplied, not in one country alone, but in many, almost without any assignable limit, if we are disposed to bestow the labour necessary to obtain them.
  • Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.
  • There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
  • After all the fertile land in the immediate neighbourhood of the first settlers were cultivated, if capital and population increased, more food would be required, and it could only be procured from land not so advantageously situated.
  • The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities.