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We approach people the same way we approach our cars. We take the poor kid to a doctor and ask, What's wrong with him, how much will it cost, and when can I pick him up?
I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money.
Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something I can make with a balloon and my hair?
If I were dead, then nobody in England would have to fuss about the cost of my security and whether or not I merited such special treatment for so long.
There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.
Franklin P. Adams
I'll keep peace at all cost, even if I choke to death on my tongue.
The extraction of oil, coal and minerals brought, and still brings, a cost to the environment.
Real estate is the key cost of physical retailers. That's why there's the old saw: location, location, location.
If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires.
I don't think I realized that the cost of fame is that it's open season on every moment of your life.
There is a high cost for low living.
Edwin Louis Cole
Presidential leadership needn't always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective.
People came to my parents' parties because they were going to have fun and, if lucky, our mother would belly dance. What they didn't know was that the hostess made sure every morsel placed in front of them was pure and without anything artificial, no matter what the cost.
Resistance at all cost is the most senseless act there is.
In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures.
Edward de Bono
I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.
It is boorish to live ungraciously: the giving is the hardest part; what does it cost to add a smile?
Jean de la Bruyere
It's easy to underestimate the real cost of home ownership.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
Not all my shoes are designer. In terms of clothes, everything is on the same level for me. If I like it, it doesn't matter if it cost £200 or £2. I'm attracted to things rather than labels.
Sophie Ellis Bextor
People of my age who went to college, go into college, you know what it cost back then? Nothing or next to nothing. At the most, you had to work at Dairy Queen during the summer and that would pay for your college education.
The key is to cut out the middleman and empower both doctor and patient with information about what things cost.
Writers and books are cheap dates, especially when you compare the cost of a book with a ticket to the opera - or an NHL game.
The rational man finds that his share of the cost of the wastes he discharges into the commons is less than the cost of purifying his wastes before releasing them.
I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop.
Obamacare has got everyone on edge. I mean, small business - men and women or big business are sitting out there saying we have no idea what this is going to cost, but we know it's going to cost us and cost us a lot.
Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company $600,000. No, I replied, I just spent $600,000 training him. Why would I want somebody to hire his experience?
Thomas J. Watson
It is not easy to stand up against your constituents or your friends or colleagues or your community and take a tough stand for something you believe is right. Because you always want to keep working and live to fight another battle and it might cost you your career.
Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.
We don't we agree that litigation reform to lower the cost of healthcare would be a good starting point?
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