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The ability to deal with people is as purchasable a
commodity as sugar or coffee and I will pay more for
that ability than for any other under the sun.
- John D. Rockefeller

You have to wait six months to purchase a fuel efficient
automobile made from overseas.
- Ed Markey

Patenting and purchase of lands are absolutely vital
to the health of Nevada's rural communities.
- Jim Gibbons

The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to
purchase these things with money.
- Plautus

 

Well, we're trying to patch and fix and put a cast on a broken system here.
You can call it what you want, but we'll continue to
purchase power in a private market.
- Gray Davis

Purchasing power is a license to purchase power.
- Raoul Vaneigem

The second purchase was my ranch, Mockingbird Hill.
The third purchase was Longhorn cattle.
- Janine Turner

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That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain
the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of
goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living.
- Charles E. Wilson

Buying books would be a good thing if one could also
buy the time to read them in:
but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for
the appropriation of their contents.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

My most recent purchase was a black lace corset.
- Lexa Doig

Although most products will soon be too costly to purchase,
there will be a thriving market in the sale of books on how to fix them.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

If a man will make a purchase of a chance he must abide by the consequences.
- Richard Richards

American consumers have no problem with carcinogens,
but they will not purchase any product,
including floor wax, that has fat in it.
- Dave Barry

The civility which money will purchase,
is rarely extended to those who have none.
- Charles Dickens

I had to actually purchase a book to learn the API and write the client.
It was pretty frustrating trying to learn the API and
develop a product quickly.
- Shawn Fanning

Labor was the first price, the original purchase -
money that was paid for all things.
- Adam Smith

We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning:
the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds.
- Meriwether Lewis

Working with Yahoo!
allows us to give our fans a chance to listen to our songs,
check out the video, purchase our new album,
win tickets to our show, and chat with us all in one place.
- Isaac Hanson

Many poor and low-income women cannot afford to purchase
contraceptive services and supplies on their own.
- Louise Slaughter

Obviously we're a consumer nation and you have the
power to influence these big corporations who are running
the world right now through what you chose to,
or not to, purchase.
- Daryl Hannah

When we acquired California and New-
Mexico this party,
scorning all compromises and all concessions,
demanded that slavery should be forever excluded from them,
and all other acquisitions of the Republic,
either by purchase or conquest, forever.
- Robert Toombs

Our people get profit-sharing checks.
I got a report the other day that says that 84 percent
of our people participate in our stock purchase program,
where they can buy stock at a 15 percent discount.
- David Neeleman

See that you buy the field where the Pearl is;
sell all,
and make a purchase of salvation.
Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory:
many are lying dead by the way,
slain with security.
- Samuel Rutherford

Let me respond with a few points, the first being that
all immigrants pay taxes,
income taxes, property taxes, sales taxes,
gasoline taxes, cigarette taxes, every tax when they make a purchase.
- Luis Gutierrez

Labour was the first price, the original purchase -
money that was paid for all things.
It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour,
that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.
- Adam Smith

It is time for Congress to provide relief for tobacco farmers.
Since the 1930's tobacco production has been regulated by a quota system,
which required farmers to purchase quota in order to grow tobacco.
- Allen Boyd

The institution of a public library,
containing books on education,
would be well adapted for the information of teachers,
many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.
- Joseph Lancaster

We have all read tragic stories in our local papers
about gun accidents as a result of misuse.
As lawmakers we can better promote safety and responsibility
by encouraging gun owners to purchase gun safes to
store firearms and keep them from falling into the wrong hands.
- Ron Lewis

Now, a lot of what we are doing right now,
quite frankly, is because of what happened on Christmas.
Many of the things were kind of in the works.
We were already planning, for example,
the purchase and deployment of advanced imaging technology.
You call them body scanners.
We call them AITs (Advanced Imaging Technologies).
- Janet Napolitano

We had a large common domain, already added by the
several States for the common benefit of all;
purchase and war might make large additions to this common domain;
hence the power over existing and future territories,
with the stipulation to admit new States,
was conferred.
- Robert Toombs

With the recent news that the State of Florida has
agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S.
Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our
larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida.
This too will not come without difficult challenges,
but it reminds us that anything is possible.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz

We all live on the same planet, it is our only home,
so...
we used to rotate crops back in the day and,
you know, who cares if you're going to make a profit
if everybody's too dead or glowing in the dark to be
able to purchase anything.
- Michael Berryman

And I saw the sax line-up that he had behind him and I thought,
I'm going to learn the saxophone.
When I grow up, I'm going to play in his band.
So I sort of persuaded my dad to get me a kind of a
plastic saxophone on the hire purchase plan.
- David Bowie

It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children,
but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane
in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked.
- Carolyn McCarthy

From this process has emerged a parallel process of
translating traditional working and living values into
a new political and economic power -
a power increasingly based upon the strength of money
and those material things money can purchase.
- Alex Campbell

At the time I attempted to purchase the rights back
for the 3 Homestead records,
but the owner demanded an outrageous sum in the neighborhood of $10,000,
about 10 times more money than I could get my hands on at the time.
- Mark Edwards

I explained to the lady my love for John and his work,
and she made it possible for me to purchase one of the 24 proofs,
the one for 'I'm So Tired,' which I have on my piano at home.
- Arthur Godfrey

I went over to say hi to Rob and he introduced me to Wayne and Fred.
I had made a radical purchase of some brown Beatle boots.
Wayne was like 'Where did you get those boots!
Who is this guy?
- Michael Davis

I have been steadily exchanging a rock audience who
were nervous about what they had just bought for a
jazz audience who not only were happy with their purchase,
but are increasingly coming again.
- Bill Bruford

No man can purchase his virtue too dear,
for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase
with the price it has cost us.
Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have
parted with our all to keep it.
- Ovid

Be careful in dealing with a man who cares nothing
for comfort or promotion,
but is simply determined to do what he believes to be right.
He is a dangerous uncomfortable enemy,
because his body, which you can always conquer,
gives you little purchase upon his soul.
- Gilbert Murray

I am a technological activist.
I have a political agenda.
I am in favor of basic human rights:
to free speech,
to use any information and technology,
to purchase and use recreational drugs,
to enjoy and purchase so-called 'vices',
to be free of intruders, and to privacy.
- Bram Cohen

We need to increase access to health insurance through
Health Savings Accounts and high deductible policies,
so individuals and families can purchase the insurance
that's best for them and meets their specific needs.
- Michael Steele

I don't worry about great visuals that they showed
that weren't actually running on real hardware.
It doesn't matter.
Gamers don't make their purchase decisions based on
movies that were shown in May for products that come out in March.
- J Allard

If a rich person invests in a business,
either directly or through stock purchases,
it means business can grow and hire more people.
- Terry Savage

A nation or civilization that
continues to produce soft-minded men
purchases its own spiritual death
on the installment plan.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Uncollected sales taxes on Internet purchases cost
the states more than $16 billion in 2001.
- Bill Delahunt

By these purchases the Indian title,
with moderate reservations,
has been extinguished to the whole of the land within
the limits of the State of Ohio,
and to a part of that in the Michigan Territory and of the State of Indiana.
- James Monroe

The mystic purchases a moment of exhilaration with a lifetime of confusion;
and the confusion is infectious and destructive.
It is confusing and destructive to try and explain
anything in terms of anything else,
poetry in terms of psychology.
- Basil Bunting

Today, the Federal minimum wage purchases less than
it has at any point in the last 50 years.
Let me repeat: The Federal minimum wage purchases less
than it has at any point in the last 50 years.
- Alcee Hastings

From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country
bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of
lands on conditions very favorable to the United States,
and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves.
- James Monroe

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet,
isn't much better than tedious disease.
- Alexander Pope

I have probably purchased fifty 'hot tips' in my career,
maybe even more.
When I put them all together, I know I am a net loser.
- Charles M. Schwab

Everything in the world is purchased by labor.
- David Hume

A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety,
costs too much.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

What happiness is there which is not purchased with more or less of pain?
- Margaret Oliphant

We have learned that peace and well-being are indivisible
and that our peace and well-being cannot be purchased
at the price of peace or the well-being of any other country.
- James F. Byrnes

Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be
purchased nor manufactured.
It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
- Bill Hybels

In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen
houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds.
- William Lilly

Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price.
- St.
Jerome

Purchased experiences don't count.
- Doug Coupland

The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery.
- Frederick Douglass

It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased
by experts who are not spending their own personal money.
- Dave Barry

Each year, therefore, a dollar spent on alcoholic beverages
has purchased a smaller quantity.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

The chariot was purchased by a private collector who
took it home to New York.
I take pleasure in knowing that it was built to last
for at least a thousand years.
- Kit Williams

China has legally purchased high performance computers,
advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing
equipment from several American companies.
- Charles Foster Bass

To be quite honest, I've been very blessed when I've worked with Hollywood.
The studios that have purchased my work to be adapted
to film have really liked the work and wanted to stay
as close as they could to what the book was.
- Nicholas Sparks

I was pleased that two very disparate photographs,
two images that each worked in their own way had appealed
enough to other people for them to buy them.
I was also relieved they weren't the last ones purchased,
and that they sold for a pound more than the frame was worth.
- Graeme Le Saux

Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased
at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it,
Almighty God!
I know not what course others may take,
but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!
- Patrick Henry

I also became interested in chemistry and gradually
accumulated enough test tubes and other glassware to do chemical experiments,
using small quantities of chemicals purchased from a pharmacy supply house.
- Sydney Brenner


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