Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.Adam Smith
On the road from the City of Skepticism, I had to pass through the Valley of Ambiguity.Adam Smith
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.Adam Smith
Who is Adam Smith?
Adam Smith was an economist and philosopher of Scottish politics. His powerful book The Wealth of Nations (1776) has made him famous. Smith was the son of Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland’s customs checker.
It is unknown the precise date of his birth. He was baptized on June 5, 1723, at Kirkcaldy, however, his dad had died some six months earlier.