Adam Smith Quotes

3+ Best Adam Smith Authors Quotes

Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.
Topic : Thoughts

Before science was established as a proper method to use when approaching life’s mysteries, enthusiasm and superstition (as well as emotional excess) often ruled the day. This lead to such human tragedies as witch hunts and worse. Humans have always been enthusiastic and emotional creatures, and superstitions flow naturally when emotion meets unfettered intelligence. Science, and the principles thereof, help reduce the enthusiasm, help hold the emotions at bay, and help banish superstitions with logic.

All money is a matter of belief.

Most of us wake up in the morning and go to a place called 'work' in order to earn money. And most of us surely spend money every day. In essence, money is a medium of exchange that helps us get the things we want and need. However, it’s important to note that money has no intrinsic value. It's only a piece of paper. Is money, then, really the thing we want?

The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.

It's undeniable that to some degree, a lack of ambition / other positive qualities may play a role in the poverty of some poor people. Most of the poor people remains poor only because of lack of aspirations. The one who think outside the box and has ambition to success can be successful.

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