Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
English writer 1812-18700
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness.
British Author 1870-19530
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.
American political economist and journalist 1839-18970
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.
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
American writer and poet 1809-18940
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.
Persian poet 1207-12730
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.
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
Spanish writer 1547-16160
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-20040
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.