Adam Smith is known as the father of capitalism. Karl Marx is the father of communism -- basically, the anti-Adam Smith. So why do some of their quotes sound so similar? So similar, in fact, that a certain Smith quote is often misattributed to Marx.
"Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included."
"A wise and frugal government, which shall leave men free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned -- this is the sum of good government."