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Adam Smith – poverty is a state of mind – motivation & aspirations. Bio

All money is a matter of belief.

Adam Smith FRSA was a Scottish economist, philosopher and author as well as a moral philosopher, a pioneer of political economy and a key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment, also known as ”The Father of Economics” or ”The Father of Capitalism”. Wikipedia

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


Born: 16 June 1723, Kirkcaldy Died: 17 July 1790, Panmure House Buried: Canongate Kirkyard Education: Kirkcaldy High School (1729–1737),

Wherever there is great property, there is great inequality… for one very rich man, there must be at least five hundred poor.
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