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Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old?...
by Stephen Baker

Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old?...
No.
I should have closer control over my child than that.
He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell.
- Stephen Baker

People didn't stop spending money, they just spent
it on things that complement their PCs.
- Stephen Baker

To bathe a cat takes brute force, perseverance,
courage of conviction - and a cat.
The last ingredient is usually hardest to come by.
- Stephen Baker

This is the year you really put the stake in the ground.
- Stephen Baker

 

Of all the toys available, none is better designed than the owner himself.
A large multipurpose plaything, its parts can be made
to move in almost any direction.
It comes completely assembled, and it makes a sound when you jump on it.
- Stephen Baker

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.
Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.
- Rumi

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Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
- Henry David Thoreau

Too many people spend money they haven't earned,
to buy things they don't want,
to impress people they don't like.
- Will Rogers

No illusion is more crucial than the illusion that
great success and huge money buy you immunity from
the common ills of mankind,
such as cars that won't start.
- Larry McMurtry

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

The Internet is a powerful way to make lots of money...
But we are not going to buy Yahoo!
- Sumner Redstone

Money won't buy happiness, but it will pay the salaries
of a large research staff to study the problem.
- Bill Vaughan

A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year.
I told him, "At my age, I don't even buy green bananas."
- Claude Pepper

Money can buy you a fine dog, but only love can make him wag his tail.
- Kinky Friedman

My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child.
We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
- Rita Rudner

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

And I believe that the best buy in public health today
must be a combination of regular physical exercise and a healthy diet.
- Julie Bishop

I'm going to buy some green bananas because by the
time I get home they'll be ripe.
- Ryan Stiles

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good
stock and hold it till it goes up,
then sell it.
If it don't go up, don't buy it.
- Will Rogers

I often buy myself presents.
Sometimes I will spend $100,000 in one day in a posh boutique.
- Celine Dion

We have the best government that money can buy.
- Mark Twain

I'm not buddy-buddy with the players.
If they need a buddy, let them buy a dog.
- Whitey Herzog

I buy when other people are selling.
- J. Paul Getty

Money can't buy friends
but it can get you a better class of enemy.
- Spike Milligan

The way to make money is to buy when blood is running in the streets.
- John D. Rockefeller

People will buy anything that is 'one to a customer.'
- Sinclair Lewis

I buy expensive suits.
They just look cheap on me.
- Warren Buffett

I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful,
natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
- Steve Martin

There's a saying.
If you want someone to love you forever,
buy a dog, feed it and keep it around.
- Dick Dale

Wealthy men, too, like several of those in our neighborhood,
had so many slaves that they were compelled to buy
other plantations on which to employ them.
- John Sergeant Wise

I'm obsessed with shopping.
I'll get these urges to buy, like to shop for stuff on the Internet.
I search for all kinds of weird gizmos I could get.
- Tom Felton

They consistently hobble artists' in the name of selling
more units then are surprised when the fans don't buy
the lukewarm music this produces.
So they then drop the artist.
- Malcolm Wilson

Research we've done seems to indicate that people who
are on the Net like the idea that they don't have to
leave what they are reading to go buy something.
- Jay Chiat

There's only one thing money won't buy,
and that is poverty.
- Joe E. Lewis

I buy women shoes and they use them to walk away from me.
- Mickey Rooney

Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you
pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.
- e. e. cummings

A home-made friend wears longer than one you buy in the market.
- Austin O'Malley

You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy.
- Garth Brooks

My 80-year-old mother will not buy her heart medicine
because it cost more than she can pay with social security.
She is America.
- Jack Bowman

I thought that somehow your life would be much different when you're famous...
and it's not.
You just buy more stuff.
- Nicole Sullivan

Playtime and toys are good for kids,
or they wouldn't buy them.
McDonald's can provide that experience.
And having dinner with the family is good for kids.
- Jim Cantalupo

Life for rent means that my life isn't really my own,
I only rented it for a while, but if I don't manage to buy it,
to own it, then nothing of what I think is mine is really mine.
- Dido Armstrong

You can't buy time or save it, common idioms notwithstanding.
You can only spend it.
- Eric Zorn

I've got five or six unpublished stories kicking around
looking for somebody to buy them.
- Larry Niven

The next time you see an outside day with a down close
lower than the previous day,
don't get scared, get ready to buy!
- Larry Williams

Mattresses!
Beautiful!
Let's go buy a couple of mattresses.
Give 'em to people for their birthday.
- Lawrence Tierney

We have been learning since we were children how to make money,
buy things, build things.
The whole education system is set up to teach us how to think,
not to feel.
- Yakov Smirnoff

Buy, buy, buy, buy!
They want to grab you and trap you and turn you into
little Elizabeth Hurleys.
- Kristin Scott Thomas

Seduction is often difficult to distinguish from rape.
In seduction, the rapist often bothers to buy a bottle of wine.
- Andrea Dworkin

Dad bought me a toy drum one Christmas,
and I eventually destroyed it.
I wanted a real drum and he bought me a snare drum.
Dad continued to buy me one drum after the other.
- Keith Thibodeaux

If I win, I'll take my wife and buy her a whole new wardrobe.
If she's happy then I'll be happy.
- Chris Daughtry

I rarely read or buy a book because of a review.
- Jim Harrison

With the Supremes I made so much money so fast all
I wanted to do was buy clothes and pretty things.
Now I'm comfortable with money and it's comfortable with me.
- Diana Ross

Money can't buy happiness, but it can make you awfully
comfortable while you're being miserable.
- Clare Boothe Luce

Love is cheap.
You can buy it anywhere.
Lives are cheap.
It's money that's dear.
You have to work days and sit up nights thinking how to make money.
- John Dos Passos

I've always said money may buy you a fine dog,
but only love can make it wag its tail.
- Kinky Friedman

The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more
than the Republican Party is because there are over
2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding
to the needs of the poor.
- Tony Campolo

A whole new generation is looking at the videos,
and going to the video shop and buying the re-release of the complete trilogy,
which you can buy at a reasonable price.
- Peter Mayhew

If life was so easy that you could just go buy success,
there would be a lot more successful companies in the world.
Successful enterprises are built from the ground up.
- Lou Gerstner

I'm delighted to be Number 1, but next week I don't
want people to buy my record,
I want them to buy Band Aid.
- Jim Diamond

And looking at today's music scene, I think it's cool
that there are a lot of consumers and fans not limited
by what radio and the record companies tell them to buy.
- Juice Newton

People don't buy from clowns.
- Claude C. Hopkins

He who sells what isn't his'n, Must buy it back or go to prison.
- Daniel Drew

Buy old masters.
They fetch a better price than old mistresses.
- William Maxwell Aitken

Don't forget the prices are so high in theater;
it isn't really where a young person can go on a date
and buy two tickets and take someone out anymore.
- Estelle Parsons

I used to have this little mouse.
I buy birds from the pet store and I let them go.
- Ziggy Marley

I'm a collecting maniac and I buy a lot of books and records.
I have over thousand cds.
- Ville Valo

It used to be that you'd have a song recorded by a
major country artist and if it was a hit,
you could buy a car.
Now you can buy a dealership.
- Tom T. Hall

The American consumer is also the American worker,
and if we don't do something to protect our manufacturing base here at home,
it is going to be hard to buy any retail goods.
- Lindsey Graham


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