Quotes: expenditure

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  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    A special ability means a heavy expenditure of energy in a particular direction, with a consequent drain from some other side of life.
    Source: Modern Man in Search of a Soul (1933)
  • Hilaire Belloc
    Hilaire Belloc
    British Author 1870-1953
    Hilaire Belloc
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    Be at the pains of putting down every single item of expenditure whatsoever every day which could possibly be twisted into a professional expense and remember to lump in all the doubtfuls.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    Compare society to a boat. Her progress through the water will not depend upon the exertion of her crew, but upon the exertion devoted to propelling her. This will be lessened by any expenditure of force in fighting among themselves, or in pulling in different directions.
  • Everyone is always in favor of general economy and particular expenditure.
  • Few developments in campaigning have been as vilified and misunderstood as independent expenditure PACs, or, as they are colloquially known, super PACs.
  • Andrew Johnson
    Andrew Johnson
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    I hold it the duty of the executive to insist upon frugality in the expenditure, and a sparing economy is itself a great national source.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task with so little expenditure of force that the intellect is left comparatively free.
  • Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    Jalal-Uddin Rumi
    Persian poet 1207-1273
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    Return from existence to nonexistence. You are seeking the Lord and you belong to him. Nonexistence is a place of income; flee it not. This existence of more and less is a place of expenditure.
  • Ernest Mach
    Ernest Mach
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    Science itself, therefore, may be regarded as a minimal problem, consisting of the completest possible presentment of facts with the least possible expenditure of thought.
  • Miguel de Cervantes
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
  • The usual test under the Federal Election Campaign Act for whether something counts as a campaign expenditure is whether the obligation would have existed but for the campaign. If so, it is not a campaign expenditure.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Upscale people are fixated with food simply because they are now able to eat so much of it without getting fat, and the reason they don't get fat is that they maintain a profligate level of calorie expenditure. The very same people whose evenings begin with melted goats cheese... get up at dawn to run, break for a mid-morning aerobics class, and watch the evening news while racing on a stationary bicycle.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    War-making is one of the few activities that people are not supposed to view ''realistically;'' that is, with an eye to expense and practical outcome. In all-out war, expenditure is all-out, unprudent - war being defined as an emergency in which no sacrifice is excessive.
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