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It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive; it is mostly holes.
Mary Wilson Little
In reality drilling is the slowest, dirtiest, and most expensive way to solve our energy crisis.
Technology has a shadow side. It accounts for real progress in medicine, but has also hurt it in many ways, making it more impersonal, expensive and dangerous. The false belief that a safety net of sophisticated drugs and machines stretches below us, permitting risky or lazy lifestyle choices, has undermined our spirit of self-reliance.
The Cold War was wildly expensive and consumed the entire globe.
The minute health care becomes a huge, unwieldy, expensive government bureaucracy it's a permanent feature of life and there's nothing anyone can do about it.
The death penalty is ineffective as a deterrent, and the appeals process is expensive and cruel to the surviving family members.
There's a science fiction project we really want to make, but it's very expensive. Hopefully it will happen.
Publishers, naturally, loathe used books and have developed strategies to depress the secondhand market. They bring out new, even more expensive editions of popular textbooks every three to four years, in a classic cycle of planned obsolescence.
In terms of mathematics textbooks, why can't you have the scale of a national market? Right now, we have a Texas textbook that's different from a California textbook that's different from a Massachusetts textbook. That's very expensive.
If you think back to the beginning of cell phones, laptops or really any new technology, it's always expensive.
Studies have found that preparing your own food is usually healthier and less expensive than buying fast food. But most people just don't have the time.
Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country.
Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something I can make with a balloon and my hair?
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
I don't want expensive gifts; I don't want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.
Of all the noises known to man, opera is the most expensive.
Big ideas, big ambitious projects need to be embedded within culture at a level deeper than the political winds. It needs to be deeper than the economic fluctuations that could turn people against an expensive project because they're on an unemployment line and can't feed their families.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Our health care system squanders money because it is designed to react to emergencies. Homeless shelters, hospital emergency rooms, jails, prisons - these are expensive and ineffective ways to intervene and there are people who clearly profit from this cycle of continued suffering.
London changes because of money. It's real estate. If they can build some offices or expensive apartments they will, it's money that changes everything in a city.
It's expensive to raise a child with special needs, which people don't even think about. Emotionally it can be a struggle, but financially it's really rough.
Elena Delle Donne
I drink a bucket of white tea in the morning. I read about this tea of the Emperor of China, which is supposedly the tea of eternal youth. It's called Silver Needle. It's unbelievably expensive, but I get it on the Web.
The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
Irving R. Kaufman
I'm like a menu at an expensive restaurant; you can look at me, but you can't afford me.
For all of life's discontents, according to the pharmaceutical industry, there is a drug and you should take it. Then for the side effects of that drug, then there's another drug, and so on. So we're all taking more drugs, and more expensive drugs.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
Leonardo da Vinci
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