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Let's hope brands recognize that the true power of this technology is not its reach but its ability to communicate substance that adds meaning to our lives. Otherwise, brands will be investing in technology that consumers simply won't buy.
We all need to save money to send our kids to college, to buy our first house, and to retire. But the truth is that most of us don't save very much.
I haven't been in a store to buy anything for five years.
When our time's up, it's up. All the money in the world won't buy you one more day.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy mortgages from banks and other lenders, providing those financial institutions with capital to make new loans.
Most people probably don't even know what toothpaste they buy; they just recognize the box on the shelf.
Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I'd love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers.
Only buy things that make your heart sing. If I don't love it, I won't buy it.
If you tried to sell Mike Birbiglia as a concept, no one would buy it.
You have to understand that you are not making the film for yourself; you're making it for the audience. If I am asking my audiences to buy tickets, I owe them the worth of their money, and I owe them entertainment.
Time will take your money, but money won't buy time.
Companies buy customers when they cannot win new business on their own. They merge when their executives do not have a better idea of what to do.
The industrial processes in use today were developed at a time when no one had to consider what the environmental impact was. Who cared? But making ecological concerns matter to a company's bottom line will help it do the research and development that will reinvent everything we buy.
Motorists who want to save money on gas will demand and buy more fuel-efficient vehicles. We should not limit their freedom with more government regulations.
But once you buy a company, you are married. You are married to that company.
Most advertisers spend millions upon millions of dollars to buy commercial time during the Super Bowl, and millions in creating eye-popping ads, hoping to create catchy, unforgettable commercials. Unfortunately, most Super Bowl commercials end up being unmemorable. Costly mistakes for brands and creative flameouts for advertising firms.
I'm lucky enough and wealthy enough to be able to buy photographs and buy art that inspires me from day to day. I don't want a Picasso on my wall; it's great art, but it's dead art to me. I'd rather have a photograph by someone I've never heard of that really inspires me.
My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything you can't make your children carry.
I still don't buy the idea that I'm a 'sex symbol.'
I am lucky, that is all. Lucky because there are a lot of people - producers, directors, people who buy tickets - who put confidence in me.
I'm pleased to have outsold great writers. But I'm not insane - I realize I am a writer people buy to take on vacation.
As my own boss, I have the opportunity to get to work with great brands like Old Navy, and I get to style some looks together that people can actually buy and afford.
People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'
I am not a person who tries on in the stores. It drives me crazy. So I buy and take back if I don't like something. I really don't enjoy being in the dressing room. I rather just try it on in my house.
I remember when I was 11, I told my mom, 'One day I'm going to buy you a house.' And she said, 'Boy, don't you be making promises you can't keep.' I was like: 'No, Ma, it's not a promise. I'm going to buy you a house one day.'
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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