Quotes of Costs

“ There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. ”

- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

“ It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs. ”

- Sherrill Brown

“ The flaw in the statute is that in all its applications, it operates on a fundamentally mistaken premise that high solicitation costs are an accurate measure of fraud. ”

- Harry A. Blackmun

“ The big difference between sex for money and sex for free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less. ”

- Brendan Behan

“ When the leadership is right and the time is right, the people can always be counted upon to follow — to the end at all costs. ”

- Harold J. Seymour

“ When I decided to go into politics I weighed the costs. I would get criticism. But I went ahead. So when virulent criticism came I wasn't surprised. I was better able to handle it. ”

- Herbert Clark Hoover

“ What you get free costs too much. ”

- Jean Anouilh

“ Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ To oblige persons often costs little and helps much. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ The thing that goes the farthest towards making life worth while, That costs the least, and does the most, is just a pleasant smile. ”

- Wilbur D. Nesbit

“ The risks of luxury must be balanced against the costs of necessity and proof of utility. ”

- Arthur C. Frantzreb

“ The reluctant obedience of distant provinces generally costs more than it is worth. Empires which branch out widely are often more flourishing for a little timely pruning. ”

- Thomas B. Macaulay

“ The real price of everything, what everything really costs to the man who wants to acquire it, is the toil and trouble of acquiring it. ”

- Adam Smith

“ Remember the poor, it costs nothing. ”

- Josh Billings

“ Pride costs more than hunger, thirst and cold. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Politeness is an easy virtue, costs little, and has great purchasing power. ”

- Louisa May Alcott

“ Measuring all costs in terms of energy is merely a religious exercise. ”

- John McCarthy

“ 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

“ 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

“ What costs little is little worth. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ It costs a great deal of money to do a musical, and the more money involved, the more big business influences the artform. ”

- Hal Price

“ Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer. ”

- Tom T. Hall

“ A fully equipped Duke costs as much to keep up as two Dreadnoughts, and Dukes are just as great a terror, and they last longer. ”

- David Lloyd George

“ When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ Nothing is ever lost by courtesy. It is the cheapest of the pleasures; costs nothing and conveys much. It pleases him who gives and ;him who receives, and thus, like mercy, it is twice blessed. ”

- Erastus Wiman

“ A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing. ”

- John Tillotson

“ Anyone can hate. It costs to love. ”

- John Williamson

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

- John Quinton

“ Advice is like kissing. It costs nothing and is a pleasant thing to do. ”

- H. W. Shaw

“ A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. ”

- Mark Twain
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