Quotes of Cost

“ Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. ”

- Arnold Bennett

“ The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down. ”

- Flip Wilson

“ Remember the poor, it costs nothing. ”

- Josh Billings

“ War grows out of the desire of the individual to gain advantage at the expense of his fellow men. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes. ”

- James A. Froude

“ We should not be cutting taxes by borrowing,... We should be cutting taxes by reducing the level of spending and that's an issue that I think is critically on the table. ”

- Alan Greenspan

“ I don't want any "yes-men" around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs. ”

- Samuel Goldwyn

“ Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing. ”

- Edmund Burke

“ Love is an ocean of emotions entirely surrounded by expenses. ”

- Thomas Robert Dewar

“ Thou, O God, dost sell us all good things at the price of labour. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ That's what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. ”

- Simone De Beauvoir

“ That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. ”

- John Quinton

“ Excellence costs a great deal. ”

- May Sarton

“ I don't want yes men around me. I want everyone to tell the truth, even if it costs them their jobs. ”

- Samuel Goldwyn

“ Passion costs me too much to bestow it on every trifle. ”

- Thomas Adams

“ Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most. ”

- Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

“ No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies. ”

- Bible

“ Too caustic? To hell with cost; we'll make the picture anyhow. Every director bites the hand that lays the golden egg. We have all passed a lot of water since then. ”

- Samuel Goldwyn

“ Why does a slight tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and a substantial tax cut save you thirty cents. ”

- Peg Bracken

“ You will now have a starting place and a destination, and you will be able to determine what it will cost you to get there. You will be going someplace. ”

- H. Stanley Judd

“ We are not going to be able to operate our Spaceship Earth successfully nor for much longer unless we see it as a whole spaceship and our fate as common. It has to be everybody or nobody. ”

- R. Buckminster Fuller

“ Old houses mended, Cost little less than new before they're ended. ”

- Colley Cibber

“ The teachings of elegant sayingsShould be collected when one can.For the supreme gift of words of wisdom,Any price will be paid. ”

- Siddha Nagarjuna

“ You can't put a price tag on love, but you can on all its accessories. ”

- Melanie Clark

“ All lovely things will have an ending, All lovely things will fade and die; And youth, that's now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by. ”

- Conrad Aiken

“ The cost of living is dying, everybody pays. ”

- Unknown

“ Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren't things to think about any more. All that matters is value - the ultimate value of what one does. ”

- James Hilton

“ I would consider it price-gouging even if it's in Alaska. ”

- Jeb Bush

“ The chief difficulty of cutting down the expenses of government is that so many of the expenses can vote. ”

- Evan Esar

“ The state is the great fiction by which everybody tries to live at the expense of everybody else. ”

- Frederic Bastiat
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