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Pennies do not come from heaven. They have to be earned here on earth.
Economy is a savings-bank, into which men drop pennies, and get dollars in return.
I loved doing 'Pennies from Heaven.' Because you have to understand that I'd been doing comedy for 15 to 20 years, and suddenly along came the opportunity to do this beautiful film. It was so emotional to me. I loved it. I don't think it was a good career move, but I have no regrets about doing it.
I collect lucky pennies that I find on the ground. I keep them in a Ziploc bag.
My Mum brought me up to believe that if you look after the pennies then the pounds look after themselves, and I could never do it.
I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy.
Women are the majority of immigrants yet the minority of immigrant employment visas; immigrant and native born women who work in the service arena - such as domestic workers - are not valued for their work, making pennies on the dollar compared to male counterparts; and, women are disproportionately affected by family reunification policies.
A neighborhood friend showed me how it was possible to go to a camera shop and pick up chemicals for pennies... literally... and develop your own film and make prints.
We can no longer tolerate losing one more innocent child or putting one more firefighter at risk in a fire that could have been prevented at the cost of pennies by making a couple simple changes to the construction of a cigarette.
For music, unlike a $500 software program, people are paying a buck or two a song, and it's those dollars and pennies that have to add up to pay for not just the cost of that song, but the investment in the next song.
And one thing about Mick Jagger is he keeps his eye very closely on not only where the dollars go but where the pennies go.
If had a penny for every strange look I've gotten from strangers on the street I'd have about 10 to 15 dollars, which is a lot when you're dealing with pennies.
If I'm playing cards for pennies, I want to win.
Because women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar men make. Those pennies add up to real money.
I'd rather excite the imagination of a legion of readers and make pennies from each of them than hold off for a larger chunk of change from only a handful of fans.
One minute I was completely unknown, barely able to feed my family, living on pennies. The next minute, Katie Couric was interviewing me on the breakfast show.
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