Quotes: buying

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling and spending their lives like servants.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    A book worth reading is worth buying.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
    Source: The quotable Calvin Coolidge: sensible words for a new century (2001)
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.

  • Arthur Baer
    Arthur Baer
    American journalist and humorist 1886-1969
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    Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.
  • Bill Mumy
    Bill Mumy
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    Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it.
  • Billy Mays
    Billy Mays
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    Broken! Busted! Everybody has something to repair. Before buying new, let Mighty Putty fix it for you.
  • Buyers decide in the first eight seconds of seeing a home if they're interested in buying it. Get out of your car, walk in their shoes and see what they see within the first eight seconds.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
  • Simone de Beauvoir
    Simone de Beauvoir
    French authoress and philosopher 1908-1986
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    Buying is a profound pleasure.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    Dr. Joyce Brothers
    American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-
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    Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately, and it gives you a lift. The hangover comes the day after.
  • Fashion is not an investment. If you wear a dress and don't get many compliments, you won't wear it again. It's not like buying bonds.
  • Brendan Fraser
    Brendan Fraser
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    George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that?
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