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Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Buying is a profound pleasure.
Simone de Beauvoir
One of the reasons so many people get burned in the market is because they start buying as they see prices going up.
If we are too friendly to nice, decent bishops, we run the risk of buying into the fiction that there's something virtuous about believing things because of faith rather than because of evidence. We run the risk of betraying scientific enlightenment.
I saw clearly that war was upon us when I learned that my young men had been secretly buying ammunition.
But paying is part of the game of life: it is the joy of buying that we crave.
Going blonde is like buying yourself a light bulb!
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The wisest rule in investment is: when others are selling, buy. When others are buying, sell. Usually, of course, we do the opposite. When everyone else is buying, we assume they know something we don't, so we buy. Then people start selling, panic sets in, and we sell too.
I was very much into buying contemporary art, but I've just decided I want to get rid of it all. Not that it's not great art, but all of a sudden my mood has changed, and I want to go back to seventeenth- and eighteenth-century masters.
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.
The truth is, if I was maybe better or funnier or prettier, wouldn't I have starred in a movie? I can see it objectively as a businesswoman - if no one's buying your product, then there's not a desire for it.
Lives, like money, are spent. What are you buying with yours?
Roy H. Williams
I have an expensive hobby: buying homes, redoing them, tearing them down and building them up the way they want to be built. I want to be an architect.
It's horrible when people are only interested in buying labels, because it doesn't bring them the happiness they think it will.
Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
James Cash Penney
I need to be performing. I need to be acting. I need to be designing a condo and ripping down walls and buying new plates and looking at fashion magazines. There always has to be some movement in the artistic department for me to not get really, really low.
Even buying a swimsuit is super difficult. And then making one is even harder.
I live on a ranch in Texas and do my own thing. And I don't care what anyone has to say about it. My joke is that the only people I'm trying to please are myself and my fans, because they're the ones buying my records. And I have the best, most loyal fan base ever.
We have a market-driven society so obsessed with buying and selling and obsessed with power and pleasure and property.
I prefer buying things and figuring out where to put them later than regretting not buying them.
I don't care what people say about my relationship; I don't care what they say about my boobs. People are buying my songs; I have a sold-out tour. I'm getting incredible feedback from my music.
When people come to my act any time after Thanksgiving, I usually say, You shouldn't be here. You should be shopping. Our economy depends on you! You should be out there buying stuff.'
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.
When I was a teenager in New York, I was buying antique clothes. I still am.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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