Quotes of Pence

“ Take care of the pence, the pounds will take care of themselves. ”

- Unknown

“ Write that down, the King said to the jury, and the jury eagerly wrote down all three dates on their slates, and then added them up, and reduced the answer to shillings and pence. ”

- Lewis Carroll

“ A penny saved is two pence clear, A pin a day's a groat a year. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ A fox may steal your hens, Sir, a whore your health and pence, Sir, your daughter rob your chest, Sir, your wife may steal your rest, Sir, a thief your goods and plate. But this is all but picking, with rest, pence, chest and chicken; it ever was decreed, Sir, if lawyer's hand is fee d, Sir, he steals your whole estate. ”

- John Gay

“ I wouldn't wish the eighties on anyone, it was the time when all that was rotten bubbled to the surface. If you were not at the receiving end of this mayhem you could be unaware of it. It was possible to live through the decade preoccupied by the mortgage and the pence you saved on your income tax… ”

- Derek Jarman
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