"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Adam Smith on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Adam Smith on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Adam Smith on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Adam Smith on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Adam Smith on Abraham Lincoln
"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."