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  • 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.
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
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    A buyback is itself a special kind of acquisition, made at prices that are typically a bargain compared with those a company must pay for an outside purchase.
  • Brendan I. Koerner
    Brendan I. Koerner
    American author 1974-
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    A small-time hoodlum who had spent most of the 1960s at San Quentin State Prison in California, the 30-year-old Bryant claimed that he hijacked Flight 97 under orders from his higher-ups in the Black Panther Party; he said his mission was to arrange for the purchase of bazookas to aid the organization's struggle against oppression.
  • Barbara Corcoran
    Barbara Corcoran
    American businesswoman, investor, speaker and consultant 1949-
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    Buy with your heart, not your head. You can look at all the aspects that make a purchase practical, but that kind of thinking makes it an investment rather than a home.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    Consumers going through foreclosure typically will see their credit scores drop, raising longer-term questions about their ability to rebound financially and perhaps pursue a more sustainable home purchase at some later point.
  • Arthur Godfrey
    Arthur Godfrey
    American radio and television 1903-1983
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    I explained to the lady my love for John and his work, and she made it possible for me to purchase one of the 24 proofs, the one for 'I'm So Tired,' which I have on my piano at home.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    In 2012, the Supreme Court upheld President Obama's overreaching mandate that forces every American to purchase health insurance or face a fine.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    In an ugly and unhappy world the richest man can purchase nothing but ugliness and unhappiness.
  • Carolyn McCarthy
    Carolyn McCarthy
    American nurse and politician 1944-
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    It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked.
  • David Foster Wallace
    David Foster Wallace
    American author 1962-2008
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    It did what all ads are supposed to do: create an anxiety relievable by purchase.
    Source: Grap zonder einde (1996) 284
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    It is foolish to lay out money for the purchase of repentance.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    Observation over many years has taught us that the chief losses to investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of favorable business conditions.
    Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 20, Margin of Safety: The Central Concept, p.
  • Bob Parsons
    Bob Parsons
    American entrepreneur, billionaire, and philanthropist 1950-
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    Parents will purchase the dot-com name for their baby. We have been aware of some instances where somebody didn't name their child a particular name because the dot-com wasn't available.
  • Raoul Vaneigem
    Raoul Vaneigem
    Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
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    Purchasing power is a license to purchase power.
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