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Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.
Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it.
Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse.
Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I met this wonderful girl at Macy's. She was buying clothes and I was putting Slinkies on the escalator.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
P. J. O'Rourke
Oh, I think there are a lot of people who would be buying and selling online today that go up there and they get the information, but then when it comes time to type in their credit card they think twice because they're not sure about how that might get out and what that might mean for them.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
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.
A book worth reading is worth buying.
After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
I think a gentleman is someone who holds the comfort of other people above their own. The instinct to do that is inside every good man, I believe. The rules about opening doors and buying dinner and all of that other 'gentleman' stuff is a chess game, especially these days.
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.
John Kenneth Galbraith
I've tried everything. I've done therapy, I've done colonics. I went to a psychic who had me running around town buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura. Did the Prozac thing.
Buying is a profound pleasure.
Simone de Beauvoir
Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny - Did you ever try buying then without money?
The greatest pleasure when I started making money was not buying cars or yachts but finding myself able to have as many freshly typed drafts as possible.
I saw clearly that war was upon us when I learned that my young men had been secretly buying ammunition.
I told my mom, 'I'm not buying another magazine until I can get past this thought of looking like the girl on the cover'. She said, "Miley, you are the girl on the cover,' and I was, like, 'I know, but I don't feel like that girl every day.' You can't always feel perfect.
Well, capitalism is a big problem, because with capitalism you're just going to keep buying and selling things until there's nothing else to buy and sell, which means gobbling up the planet.
But paying is part of the game of life: it is the joy of buying that we crave.
Christmas is more stressful with present buying and making sure everyone gets included, but Thanksgiving is really not that. I don't ever really get stressed out about the food.
I love being a woman. I like dressing up; I love buying shoes.
Why are people unemployed? Because there is no work. Why is there no work? Because people are not buying products and services. Why are people not buying products and services? Because they have no money. Why do people have no money? Because they are unemployed.
Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
So much value has been lost in the housing market that people are now buying. If there's any activity in the housing market, it's because values have plummeted to such depths that the 47% can now afford to live in a government-purchased house, or something like that.
If you're able to help some people and make them smile and make them realize that life is good, then that's worth so much more than buying a pair of shoes.
I'm always buying gadgets, especially at airports.
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house.
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