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Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.
- George Washington

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Worry Fear

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me
was when one asked me what I thought,
and attended to my answer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases,
new hires qualify for food stamps.
- Patricia Ireland

 

As I understand it, sport is hard work for which you do not get paid.
- Irvin S. Cobb

There is no rule more invariable than that
we are paid for our suspicions
by finding what we suspect.
- Henry David Thoreau

All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch
at one end and an alphabet at the other.
- George Eliot

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If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children,
we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
- Luther Burbank

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins:
cash and experience.
Take the experience first; the cash will come later.
- Harold S. Geneen

I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
- Ruth Handler

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
- James Whistler

Unwearied ceaseless effort is the price that must be paid
for turning faith into a rich infallible experience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Do something for somebody everyday
for which you do not get paid.
- Albert Schweitzer

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
- Henry David Thoreau

I get to play golf for a living.
What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
- Tiger Woods

I will be very grateful that I get to go out and play
a song and get well paid for it.
- Kathy Valentine

I wouldn't go up on a stage now if you paid a thousand
dollars for one minute of acting.
It's a nasty experience.
You're up there all by yourself.
You're so damn exposed.
- Elia Kazan

A culture without property, or in which creators can't get paid,
is anarchy, not freedom.
- Lawrence Lessig

The game has changed.
What's going on now is nonsense.
You have guys complaining about not being paid.
- David Wells

I feel really privileged to be an actor,
to be paid to do something I love.
- Orlando Bloom

A man is not paid for having a head and hands,
but for using them.
- Elbert Hubbard

Said I was beautiful, did he? He's being paid for treatment,
not flattery.
- Lillie Langtry

Acting is like lying.
The art of lying well.
I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
- Mel Gibson

They're not willing to admit that I've also shed blood
and tears and often paid dearly for my success.
This makes me feel extremely sad.
- Zhang Ziyi

The most that somebody in Mexico City will get paid
for a job in construction is 100 pesos a day.
- Alma Guillermoprieto

The moment that justice must be paid for by the victim
of injustice it becomes itself injustice.
- Benjamin Tucker

We're not getting paid.
We have these great musicians with us and it gives us a real charge.
And the audience gives us a charge, because they keep
it interesting all the time.
- Tina Weymouth

The cost of freedom is always high,
but Americans have always paid it.
And one path we shall never choose,
and that is the path of surrender, or submission.
- John F. Kennedy

There is nobody in this country who got rich on their own. Nobody. You built a factory out there - good for you. But I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate. You were safe in your factory because of police forces and fire forces that the rest of us paid for. You didn't have to worry that marauding bands would come and seize everything at your factory... Now look. You built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea - God bless! Keep a hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and pay forward for the next kid who comes along."
- Elizabeth Warren

I haven't had to struggle very much.
I haven't paid my dues.
I think I have been lucky.
- Colin Firth

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.
- Casey Stengel

I was paid to read Western economic texts.
In a way, the regime paid for their own undermining.
- Vaclav Klaus

The man who does more than he is paid for will soon
be paid for more than he does.
- Napoleon Hill

Man will never be enslaved by machinery if the man
tending the machine be paid enough.
- Karel Capek

I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice;
had I abided by it I might have been saved from some
of my most valuable mistakes.
- Edna St.
Vincent Millay

I never have reservations about doing anything as long as I'm being paid.
- Colin Baker

They make a humongous profit, but the people that work
on the shows don't get paid a lot because they're working on the Oscars show.
It's the biggest show in the world.
- Bruce Vilanch

In between, I go broke because I seem to do movies
where you're not paid a lot as an actor.
- Sean Penn

If I hadn't had the talent, the networks wouldn't have televised my fights.
No one has made me; I made myself.
I paid my dues.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I wrote five issues of that and got the sack.
Actually, they paid me for eight, but they changed
their minds about the direction and threw three issues out the window.
- Eddie Campbell

The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity,
although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due,
are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
- William Ralph Inge

I could have stopped it after they paid me the $50,000.
I wouldn't even have had to go on to do more than I already had:
just the double agents' names that I gave.
- Aldrich Ames

Don't be afraid to take time to learn.
It's good to work for other people.
I worked for others for 20 years.
They paid me to learn.
- Vera Wang

With courage and character, American soldiers continue
to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom,
and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
- Dan Lipinski

They say that I'm stubborn, and my wife says that,
too, but it's paid off so far.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance,
not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid.
- Will Smith

Most people work just hard enough not to get fired
and get paid just enough money not to quit.
- George Carlin

I was reared in an atmosphere where a great deal of
attention was paid to women's hairdressing.
- Erich von Stroheim

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.
- Jo Stafford

Nature cannot be tricked or cheated.
She will give up to you the object of your struggles
only after you have paid her price.
- Napoleon Hill

The desire to become a journalist came really because
I very much like living abroad,
and like to travel, and wanted to be paid for it.
- John Pomfret

Acting means living, it's all I do and all I'm good at.
If I weren't getting paid well, I would still be acting
in a small troupe somewhere.
- Morgan Freeman

I have long observed that the act of writing is viewed,
by some, as an elite and otherworldly act,
all the more so if a person isn't paid for what she writes.
- Joyce Maynard

There isn't a political price to be paid yet for doing nothing.
People need to get upset with President Bush.
People need to get upset with their Congressmen.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

I'm glad that I'm being acclaimed as an actor.
Today, when my hard work has paid off I can chill out about it.
- Akshay Kumar

Unfortunately, little attention was paid to how Arafat ruled.
In fact, some saw the harsh and repressive nature of
Arafat's regime as actually bolstering the prospects for peace.
- Natan Sharansky

Real vision demands that we make tough choices.
Real vision is responsible and it is paid for.
- Michael F. Easley

I was so flattered to be asked to be in the movies -
the idea of being paid to act was heady stuff.
- Piper Laurie

Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has
a wonderful feel for Cuban music.
He's also paid tribute my talent a bit,
even though I don't know half of what he knows.
- Compay Segundo

If your voices are not heard, you can be sure that many others will be -
in particular those who are paid to present a point of view,
and often do it most effectively.
- Kathleen Sebelius

Never expect a loan to a friend to be paid back if
you want to keep that friend.
- Bryant H. McGill

The fame of heroes owes little to the extent of their
conquests and all to the success of the tributes paid to them.
- Jean Genet

It is true we have won all our wars,
but we have paid for them.
We don't want victories anymore.
- Golda Meir

I just don't want to do a movie because it paid me a lot of money.
- Charles S. Dutton

Well, it's not full time - my dancers are only paid
for six months of the year in two three-month blocks;
but yes,
it is possible we could do it in another year.
- Siobhan Davies

Anybody who has ever been in business,
anybody who has ever paid bills, anybody who has ever
lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer.
- Frank Lautenberg

But that was war.
Just about all he could find in its favor was that
it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious
influence of their parents.
- Joseph Heller

While I was doing these plays in the beginning,
I wasn't getting paid.
I thought of it more as a hobby.
Then I realized how seriously a lot of these people
took what they were doing.
- Tom Berenger

We made a demand for the the same wage rates to be
paid in the Canadian plants as in the U.S.
plants.
- Leonard Woodcock

Boys, they can't take my refrigerator now.
They'll never get my car now.
I paid cash for 'em and they're mine,
and I'm keepin' 'em!
- Patsy Cline


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