Adam Smith

Mennesket er et dyr, som laver forretninger. Intet andet dyr gør. Ingen hund bytter ben med en anden. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Robotten vil tabe. Ikke med meget. Men når resultatet gøres op, vil kød og blod besejre det forbandede uhyre. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven

All money is a matter of belief. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the interest of the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Defense is superior to opulence. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Every man, as long as he does not violate the laws of justice, is left perfectly free to pursue his own interest in his own way, and to bring both his industry and capital into competition with those of any other man, or order of men. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
I have never known much good done by those who affected to trade for the public good. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
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. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
No complaint ... is more common than that of a scarcity of money. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Not only will atomic power be released, but someday we will harness the rise and fall of the tides and imprison the rays of the sun. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
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. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
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. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
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. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The robot is going to lose. Not by much. But when the final score is tallied, flesh and blood is going to beat the damn monster. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
This is one of those cases in which the imagination is baffled by the facts. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
What can be added to the happiness of a man who is in health, out of debt, and has a clear conscience? Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven

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