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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862+1
Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling and spending their lives like servants.
English art critic 1819-19000
A book worth reading is worth buying.
American president 1872-19330
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)
American comic actor 1895-19770
Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
American journalist and humorist 1886-19690
Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.
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.
American journalist 1951-0
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Sir John Lubbock
British statesman and banker 1834-19130
Before buying anything, it is well to ask if one could do without it.
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.
German philosopher 1788-18600
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
French authoress and philosopher 1908-19860
Buying is a profound pleasure.
Dr. Joyce Brothers
American psychologist, Television and Radio Personality 1927-0
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.
George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that?