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As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap wher
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"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

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This quote by Adam Smith is an objection of the principle of private property. He is claiming that when land is owned by private people, they will capitalize on it and also demand a rental fee for its all-natural produce, despite the fact that they did not sow the land themselves. This is an example of the exploitation of resources that can take place when land is possessed by a few people. Smith is suggesting that this is an unjust method, as the landlords are not contributing to the manufacturing of the land, yet they are still making money from it. He is additionally suggesting that this method is a form of inequality, as the property owners are able to benefit from the land without having to do any one of the job. This quote is a reminder of the significance of reasonable and also fair circulation of sources.

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Adam Smith This quote is written / told by Adam Smith between June 5, 1723 and July 17, 1790. He was a famous Economist from Scotland. The author also have 29 other quotes.

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