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The salesman knows nothing of what he is selling save that he is charging a great deal too much for it.
Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.
Acting is a nice childish profession - pretending you're someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.
Now, we are selling over 5 million songs a day now. Isn't that unbelievable? That's 58 songs every second of every minute of every hour of every day.
Everyone lives by selling something.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.
Tomorrow it'll all be over, then I'll have to go back to selling pens again.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
P. J. O'Rourke
Oh, I think there are a lot of people who would be buying and selling online today that go up there and they get the information, but then when it comes time to type in their credit card they think twice because they're not sure about how that might get out and what that might mean for them.
And now, of course this is another thing I didn't count on, that now as the governor of the state of California, I am selling California worldwide. You see that? Selling.
The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short.
If government were a product, selling it would be illegal.
P. J. O'Rourke
I take a lot of flak from the counter-establishment for selling out.
After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
American business has just forgotten the importance of selling.
Inflation is bringing us true democracy. For the first time in history, luxuries and necessities are selling at the same price.
Life is pain, highness. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
I buy when other people are selling.
J. Paul Getty
A good basic selling idea, involvement and relevancy, of course, are as important as ever, but in the advertising din of today, unless you make yourself noticed and believed, you ain't got nothin'.
Well, capitalism is a big problem, because with capitalism you're just going to keep buying and selling things until there's nothing else to buy and sell, which means gobbling up the planet.
If my mother knew I did this for a living, she'd kill me. She thinks I'm selling dope.
I have zero desire, just so you know, to be in the limelight. I don't think it's good for the country to have a former president criticize his successor. You're not going to see me giving my opinions in the public arena, until I start selling my book. I'm going to emerge then submerge.
George W. Bush
After all we did for Britain, selling that corduroy and making it swing, all we got was a bit of tin on a piece of leather.
Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don't try selling sunshine and light - you'll go broke.
Much good art got made while money ruled; I like a lot of it, and hardship and poverty aren't virtues. The good news is that, since almost no one will be selling art, artists - especially emerging ones - won't have to think about turning out a consistent style or creating a brand. They'll be able to experiment as much as they want.
All they need to do is to set up some website somewhere selling some bogus product at twenty percent of the normal market prices and people are going to be tricked into providing their credit card numbers.
I've noticed that when I am selling a lot of records, certain things become easier. I'm not talking about getting a table in a restaurant.
I didn't know my dad for a long time. My dad was on drugs and my dad was at the VA Hospital, my dad was off in his own world selling drugs or using them or there would be crack heads in the house or whatever it would be.
Maybe someday you can accuse somebody of being a poseur by selling out and playing blues music, but that's just not going to happen in my lifetime.
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