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I think that if people are instructed about anything, it should be about the nature of cruelty. And about why people behave so cruelly to each other. And what kind of satisfactions they derive from it. And why there is always a cost, and a price to be paid.
I think that wealthy white people would like to have a country that resembles the Fifties, when all the minorities were tucked away in ghettos and paid in very low wages but on the surface it was very bright and shiny and free and the rest of the world would look on it longingly.
Every luxury must be paid for, and everything is a luxury, starting with being in this world.
In the old days we used to get more referrals, because people had insurance that paid for therapy. Now they belong to HMOs, and we can only be affiliated with a few HMOs.
Never expect a loan to a friend to be paid back if you want to keep that friend.
Bryant H. McGill
If Moses had been paid newspaper rates for the Ten Commandments, he might have written the Two Thousand Commandments.
Isaac Bashevis Singer
And the cornerstone of my economic policies, when I first got elected, was cutting taxes on everybody on who paid taxes.
George W. Bush
I don't want any vegetables, thank you. I paid for the cow to eat them for me.
The Four Levels of Comedy: Make your friends laugh, Make strangers laugh, Get paid to make strangers laugh, and Make people talk like you because it's so much fun.
I travel around the world constantly promoting my projects and endorsing products. Yes, I do get paid to go to parties; in fact, I'm the person who started the whole trend of paid appearances. But when you see me at a party, I'm always working or promoting something.
The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
Charles Caleb Colton
Work is the price which is paid for reputation.
If you are only doing what you are getting paid for, and doing it no better than the average employee, then your pay is most likely right where it should be.
Public servants are paid to serve the American people. Do it well.
I admit I'm being paid well, but it's no more than I deserve. After all, I've been screwed more times than a hooker.
I don't operate on smokers. I tell cigarette smokers that I can operate on you, I get paid the same. And you might even do well. But it's the wrong thing to do. So I refuse to operate on you until you stop smoking.
Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at. If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting in a small troupe somewhere.
For hostile word let hostile word be paid.
I did a lot of things that I regretted and I certainly paid for my mistakes. You have to go and ask for forgiveness and it wasn't until I really started doing good and doing right, by other people as well as myself, that I really started to feel that guilt go away. So I don't have a problem going to sleep at night.
Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.
Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things.
The freelance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.
I am a liberated woman. And I do believe if a woman does equal work she should be paid equal money. But personally I am feminine and I do like male authority to lean on.
I didn't want to write for pay. I wanted to be paid for what I write.
Having a persona people recognize, it's the thing that probably gets you paid the most - but it's also the thing that virtually every actor in the world doesn't want. 'Cause, like, no one would believe me if I wanted to play something ultra-realistic, like a gangster or something.
A pile of bills and statements - whether paid or not - is a sign that someone is clueless about what's coming in and going out.
I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
You get paid the same for a bad film as you do for a good one.
When you think about it, we actors are kind of prostitutes. We get paid to feign attraction and love. Other people are paying to watch us kissing someone, touching someone, doing things people in a normal monogamous relationship would never do with anyone who's not their partner. It's really kind of gross.
I believe that if a man does a job as well as a woman, he should be paid as much.
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