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If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us,
by Abigail Van Buren

If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us,
we'd all be millionaires.
- Abigail Van Buren

Related topics: Experience

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young
must seek advice and counsel from "Dear Abby" instead of going to Mom and Dad.
- Abigail Van Buren

True, a little learning is a dangerous thing,
but it still beats total ignorance.
- Abigail Van Buren

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground,
put some responsibility on their shoulders.
- Abigail Van Buren

 

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.
- Abigail Van Buren

Never give a golfer an ultimatum unless you're prepared to lose.
- Abigail Van Buren

There are two kinds of people in the world.
Those who walk into a room and say, "There you are" and those who say,
"Here I am"
- Abigail Van Buren

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Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you,
you've got to help pay for piping.
And the Piper!
- Abigail Van Buren

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
- Abigail Van Buren

It is true that I was born in Iowa, but I can't speak for my twin sister.
- Abigail Van Buren

If you want a place in the sun, you've got to put up with a few blisters.
- Abigail Van Buren

Loneliness is the ultimate poverty.
- Abigail Van Buren

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
- Abigail Van Buren

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

Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed
to sell your parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

I used to sell furniture for a living.
The trouble was, it was my own.
- Les Dawson

The superior man understands what is right;
the inferior man understands what will sell.
- Confucius

The advertisers who believe in the selling power of
jingles have never had to sell anything.
- David Ogilvy

Sooner or later, we sell out for money.
- Tony Randall

Do not trouble yourself much
to get new things, whether clothes or friends...
Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Everyone said that if you want to be a real actor,
go to New York.
If you want to sell out, go to LA.
And I thought - I want to sell out!
- Jennifer Tilly

It'd be like what would happen if Hollywood took over porno:
'If we keep their clothes on and they didn't have sex,
we'd be able to sell it to a lot more people'.
- Rob Zombie

Galleries, and they're all the same,
and rightly so,
they sell work.
- Kim Weston

I think it's ridiculous to try to sell records to teenagers,
because teenagers don't buy my records.
And there ain't that many teenagers out there in the marketplace.
- John Mellencamp

There's never been a better time to sell properties.
- Mike Simpson

There are only two real ways to get ahead today -
sell liquor or drink it.
- W. C. Fields

Pamphlets on Sabbath writing are in request here I
have been applied to for them by several of the old
Methodists knowing that I had them to sell before.
- John Hawley

Some years I'm the coolest thing that ever happened,
and then the next year everyone's so over me,
and I'm just so past my sell date.
- Cher

Awards sell tickets, and they're a clever publicity stunt.
- Tony Randall

I have no idea what makes a director believe in me
that I can sell these kind of roles.
- Izabella Scorupco

We didn't sell a lot of records, but somehow we left an impression.
- Johnny Ramone

One of the biggest challenges we had in the first decade
was not that many people had personal computers.
There weren't that many people to sell to,
and it was hard to identify them.
- Steve Case

I don't particularly care how many records we sell
any more because we've kind of bought all the equipment we want to buy.
- Sean Booth

I walked along that slippery slope where if you fail through lack of faith,
you sell your soul to the devil.
- Michelle Shocked

To make a film and to sell it to the distributors you need a name.
- Ajay Devgan

I could do what a lot of people are doing and that's
sign the best Nicaraguan fighters and then sell them to Don King,
but there's no way I'll do that.
- Alexis Arguello

If you make a gun, you are either going to sell it
or you are going to use it.
And if you're going to sell it, someone else is going to use it.
- Arthur Boyd

We work very cost effective and I sell my movies in
100 territories on my own.
- Uwe Boll

If it doesn't sell, it isn't creative.
- David Ogilvy

I sell myself for the highest price.
Exactly like a prostitute.
There is no difference.
- Klaus Kinski

But when our first album came out, I didn't think it
was going to sell a lot of records.
- Stephan Jenkins

We are losing the democracy that we're trying to sell
in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation.
- Rosie O'Donnell

November is Jewish book month, so Jewish Community
Centers all around the country have book fairs where
they invite authors and sell books in advance of the holidays.
- Anita Diament

Because liberalism typically doesn't sell in American presidential politics,
liberal candidates tend to run as culturally conservative centrists.
- Rich Lowry

I did a pilot for Anything But Love in 1988 that didn't sell.
- Kathryn Bigelow

If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the
cartoon and get people in the seats,
that's what they need.
It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.
- Carlos Alazraqui

You wouldn't want to be called a sell-out by selling a product.
Selling out was frowned on, whereas now you can major
in it at business school.
- Alan Alda

I got a lot of flak for having Kirk as the lead because
they all claimed it was a much harder sell,
but no one else could have done that part for many reasons.
- Donal Logue

They didn't sell, people just weren't used to the idea of living in apartments.
- Harry Seidler

Nowadays, you have to sell, like, half a million or
a million records just to break even.
- Maynard James Keenan

Ninety-nine percent of advertising doesn't sell much of anything.
- David Ogilvy

Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil's spawn.
He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote.
He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive.
- Eric Massa

My pat line about the Cubs and payroll is that the
amount of merchandise the Cubs would sell off a world
series championship would more than cover for a big payroll.
- Billy Corgan

You only have one thing to sell in life,
and that's yourself.
- Henry Kravis

It's inappropriate and vulgar and absolutely unacceptable
to use your private life to sell anything commercially.
- Lauren Bacall

When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times,
sell.
- Bernard Baruch

If you can sell green toothpaste in this country,
you can sell opera.
- Sarah Caldwell

I had in effect a user base eager to buy porn but no one to sell it to them.
- Benjamin Cohen

I generally sell my records online or at the show.
You can undersell the distributor and the stores,
and people know what they're getting cause they've just seen you live.
- Roy Ayers

We made records to document ourselves,
not to sell a lot of records.
I still feel that way.
I put out a record because I think it's beautiful,
not necessarily commercial.
- Stan Getz

Everyone has favorite criminals.
Mine are pimps.
We can all rob a bank; we can all sell drugs.
Being a pimp is a whole other thing.
- Chris Rock

There's no such thing as 'hard sell' and 'soft sell.'
There's only 'smart sell' and 'stupid sell.'
- Leo Burnett

We asked ourselves what we wanted this company to stand for.
We didn't want to just sell shoes.
I wasn't even into shoes - but I was passionate about customer service.
- Tony Hsieh

Prose books are the show dogs I breed and sell to support my cat.
- Robert Graves

One of my proudest moments is I didn't sell my soul
for the sake of popularity.
- George W. Bush

I said all along I would not sell my story.
I don't think it would be right.
- Louise Woodward

Our stadium seats over 80,000, and we sell all of our tickets.
- Steve Spurrier

I don't want to sell myself short.
You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity,
but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home.
- Michael Zaslow

So live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family
parrot to the town gossip.
- Will Rogers

Your most important sale in life is to sell yourself to yourself.
- Maxwell Maltz


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