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Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another
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"Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another"

- Adam Smith

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Adam Smith's quote recommends that people are special in their capability to make bargains and exchanges. This remains in contrast to other animals, such as pets, who do not take part in such activities. Smith's quote suggests that people have an unique capacity for making offers and trading products and services. This capacity is what sets people apart from other animals and is an essential factor in the development of human civilization. Smith's quote also indicates that human beings have a natural inclination to negotiate and deal, which is why humans have been able to develop complicated financial systems and societies. This quote highlights the significance of bargaining and trading in human society and recommends that it is an essential part of human nature.

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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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