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Earned Quotes

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A penny saved is a penny earned.
- Benjamin Franklin [attributed]

Related topics: Wisdom

Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed.
Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute
with love, grace, and gratitude.
- Denis Waitley

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

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Most people with low self-esteem have earned it.
- George Carlin

When you have a baby, love is automatic,
when you get married, love is earned.
- Marie Osmond

You end up as you deserve.
In old age you must put up with the face,
the friends, the health, and the children you have earned.
- Judith Viorst

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He who joyfully marches in rank and file
has already earned my contempt.
He has been given a large brain by mistake,
since for him the spinal cord would suffice.
- Albert Einstein

Today everyone is a star - they're all billed as 'starring' or 'also starring'.
In my day, we earned that recognition.
- Bette Davis

Treat each federal dollar as if it was hard earned;
it was -
by a taxpayer.
- Donald Rumsfeld

If a woman earned a dollar by scrubbing,
her husband had a right to take the dollar and go and
get drunk with it and beat her afterwards.
It was his dollar.
- Lucy Stone

America's veterans deserve the very best health care
because they've earned it.
- Jim Ramstad

Well, I guess that early 12 string.
The first Martin I bought.
I bought it around 1957 with money I earned as a janitor assistant.
I bought brand new.
I still have that.
- Roger McGuinn

Respect is not ever assigned; it's earned.
- Linda Tripp

This sense of power is the highest and best of pleasures
when the belief on which it is founded is a true belief,
and has been fairly earned by investigation.
- William Kingdon Clifford

I think what drove me insane for a long time is feeling
like I hadn't earned most of what I achieved because it came so fast.
- Charlie Sheen

Never spend your money before you have earned it.
- Thomas Jefferson

I worked very hard and I earned all the attention I'm getting.
- Anna Kournikova

Humility must always be the portion of any man
who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers
and the sacrifices of his friends.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred
million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the
job has to be a decent human being,
but Mike Eisner is that and more.
- Joseph Barbera

In wickedness of pride is lost the light to understand
how little grace is earned and how much given.
- Robert Hunter

Trust has to be earned, and should come only after the passage of time.
- Arthur Ashe

The first money I ever earned was for drawing stone tools.
- Mary Leakey

Sex in a woman's world has the same currency a penny has in a man's.
Every penny saved is a penny earned in one world and
in the next every sexual adventure is a literary experience.
- Harry Golden

I think, with never-ending gratitude,
that the young women of today do not and can never
know at what price their right to free speech and to
speak at all in public has been earned.
- Lucy Stone

So when I got out of the military, I went back to school in biology,
and earned a biology degree at the University of Texas,
and then did some graduate work in it.
- Elizabeth Moon

A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with
which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
- Tennessee Williams

Have fun in your command.
Don't always run at a breakneck pace.
Take leave when you've earned it, spend time with your families.
- Colin Powell

I'm a sexually liberated woman that earned that liberation.
I am very proud of the fact that I feel comfortable
in certain forums discussing sex.
- Gennifer Flowers

I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant.
I want him to hold what he has earned and got.
I have all the rank I want.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am
honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and
women who provide public safety in our city.
- Alan Autry

All achievements, all earned riches,
have their beginning in an idea.
- Napoleon Hill

I think sequels should be earned and we won't do it
unless the script is better than the first one.
- Jay Roach

If you've earned a position, be proud of it.
Don't hide it.
I want to be recognized.
When I hear people say, 'There's Joan Crawford!' I turn around and say,
'Hi!
How are you!'
- Joan Crawford

As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned
five kronen a week in addition to my keep.
- Fritz Sauckel

I have grown up alone.
I've taken care of myself.
I worked, earned money and was independent at 18.
- Ingrid Bergman

When I was in high school, I earned the pimple award
and every other gross-out award.
- Jack Nicholson

Praise is warming and desirable.
But it is an earned thing.
It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.
- Phyllis McGinley

Liberty will not descend to a people;
a people must raise themselves to liberty;
it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
- Charles Caleb Colton

HBO is really famous for hiring good people and staying
out of their way until they ask for help,
or need it.
And that reputation is earned.
- Richard Russo

I have a place in the Broadway community that can only be earned.
- Brooke Shields

I never earned a dollar that was not somehow through writing.
- Walter Lord

Luck is not chance, it's toil; fortune's expensive smile is earned.
- Emily Dickinson

And very often the influence exerted on a person's
character by the amount of his income is hardly less,
if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned.
- Alfred Marshall

I don't like people who use the press to advance themselves
in a way that they haven't earned as an actor,
performer or director.
- Jason Patric

I have earned enough to take it a bit easier now.
- Miguel Indurain

A dollar saved is a quarter earned.
- John Ciardi

A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of
the day you still owe a quarter.
- Mary Landrieu

People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.
Well, I'm not a crook.
I earned everything I've got.
- Richard M. Nixon

Square cuts which ordinarily would have flashed to
the boundary earned only two,
and I believe that those two innings would have been
worth 150 apiece in a county match.
- Frank Woolley

Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close;
Something attempted,
something done, has earned a night's repose.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Money won is twice as sweet as money earned.
- Paul Newman

The willingness of America's veterans to sacrifice
for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.
- Jeff Miller

It's hard to detect good luck - it looks so much like something you've earned.
- Frank Howard Clark

I earned the right to get in the team,
and fought every game to be in it.
- Graham Roberts

In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week.
Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find
any place at all for us to live.
- Ethel Waters

I would take William H. Macy as a teacher any day of the week.
He's incredible.
He's got a lot of hard-earned experience.
- Skeet Ulrich

Something attempted, something done,
Has earned a nights repose.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The highest qualities of character...
must be earned.
- Lyman Abbott

Smears are not only to be expected but fought.
Honor is to be earned, not bought.
- Margaret Chase Smith

When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he
has earned all he can in college as an amateur.
- Will Rogers

I used up every cent I earned as an actress.
- Gene Tierney

I'm fortunate that I've been in this business long
enough that I've earned the right to be left alone by my record company.
- Don Henley

The face you have at age 25 is the face God gave you,
but the face you have after 50 is the face you earned.
- Cindy Crawford

But, hey I did everything the right way and earned my spot in this game,
nothing was given to me.
- Shaquille O'Neal

A billion saved is a billion earned.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

We will be safer from terrorist attack only when we
have earned the respect of all other nations instead of their fear,
respect for our values and not merely our weapons.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Pennies do not come from heaven.
They have to be earned here on earth.
- Margaret Thatcher

You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of
the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned,
and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.
- Kurt Huber

I'm relaxed about my career.
I've been making movies for over 20 years,
so I've earned at least the right to relax.
- Eddie Murphy

If it is wrong for you to take money from someone else who earned it,
to take their money by force for your own needs,
then it is certainly just as wrong for you to demand
that the government step forward and do this dirty work for you.
- Neal Boortz


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