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We think we have solved the mystery of creation. Maybe we should patent the universe and charge everyone royalties for their existence.
My family and I would never receive royalties on the revenue that my materials brought into the church; materials that were created on our own personal time.
Robert H. Schuller
I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.
Someday I hope to write a book where the royalties will pay for the copies I give away.
It's very difficult to ignore humanitarian disasters. The royalties from my albums continue to support my charity work.
I do work a lot. I mean, most of my income, I would say, comes from live performances. And then you've got publishing, you've got record royalties.
Because we do not sell photographs, we have no royalties on books, posters, postcards.
I can tell you this, if it wasn't for my book royalties, I'd be in debt.
I have a weird life because I live on songwriting royalties, which are a strange income. Sometimes it rains, sometimes it doesn't.
In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources.
Talking about a materialistic thing, I get about 13 times more royalties from Europe than I do from America.
The animated books pay the lowest rates at the Big Two and you can forget about royalties.
Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.
John Perry Barlow
I am being embezzled by a monstrous ring of accountants, estate planners and lawyers who are mercilessly slandering me and trying to kill my career and, I believe, murder me in order to gain control of my royalties.
I had a very unusual contract. Most artists actually pay for their record dates and it comes out of their royalties. I paid for nothing.
Bob Altman got nothing from the TV series 'M*A*S*H,' and the royalties for the theme song went to his oldest son, Michael, who wrote it as a 15-year-old poet!
The songs certainly have not made my fortune, but I am still grateful for the royalties when they come in.
The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.
Alfred A. Knopf
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