Quotes About Pricing
The essence of investment management is the management of risks, not the management of returns.
-- Benjamin Graham
When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.
-- Oscar Wilde
Spare no expense to save money on this one.
-- Samuel Goldwyn
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value.
-- Thomas Paine
My father told me 'Name your price in the beginning. If it ever gets more expensive than the price you name, get out of there.'
-- Dave Chappelle
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
-- Henry David Thoreau
It costs a lot of money to look this cheap.
-- Dolly Parton
Fun is like life insurance; the older you get, the more it costs.
-- Kin Hubbard
There are no bad bonds, only bad prices.
-- Anonymous Financial Expert
It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.
-- Warren Buffett
If you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done.
-- Mike Ditka
Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.
-- Publilius Syrus
It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts
-- Will Rogers
He that is of the opinion money will do everything may well be suspected of doing everything for money.
-- Benjamin Franklin
The difficulties and struggles of today are but the price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow.
-- William J. H. Boetcker
A lawyer with his briefcase can steal more than a hundred men with their guns.
-- Vito Corleone
Anybody who thinks talk is cheap should get some legal advice.
-- Franklin P. Jones
Money often costs too much.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Money will buy a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail.
-- Josh Billings
If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it.
-- J. P. Morgan
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
-- Alfred Hitchcock
No man's credit is as good as his money.
-- John Dewey
A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too much.
-- Marcus Fabius Quintilianus
Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up.
-- Tom Stoppard
Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
-- Samuel Butler
In a board walk [sic] the largest item of expense is the lumber; in a splendid violin the least item of expense is the lumber. In a plain wall the stone is the chief cost: in a piece of classic statuary the cost of the stone is hardly reckoned.
-- John Emory Powers
Cutting prices or putting things on sale is not sustainable business strategy. The other side of it is that you can't cut enough costs to save your way to prosperity.
-- Howard Schultz
Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision.
-- Hsi-Tang Chih Tsang
We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles.
-- Thomas Edison
When you can't compete on cost, compete on quality.
-- James Dyson
It's great to make your own choices, but there's a price to pay. I could've made more money or been more famous. I could be the current groovy guy.
-- Michael Keaton
A smile is a facelift that's in everyone's price range!
-- Tom Wilson
If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
-- J. Paul Getty
A well-built physique is a status symbol. It reflects you worked hard for it, no money can buy it, You cannot borrow it, you cannot inherit it, you cannot steal it, AND You cannot hold on to it without constant work. It shows discipline, self-respect, patience, work ethic, and passion.
-- Arnold Schwarzenegger
Money can't buy love, but it improves your bargaining position.
-- Christopher Marlowe
The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of making a mistake.
-- Meister Eckhart
When you combine ignorance and leverage, you get some pretty interesting results.
-- Warren Buffet
Panics do not destroy capital; they merely reveal the extent to which it has been destroyed by its betrayal into hopelessly unproductive works.
-- John Mills
There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
-- Adlai Stevenson
There is no class of people in the world, who have such good memories as creditors.
-- P. T. Barnum
The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.
-- Benjamin Franklin
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
-- Thomas Paine
Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time.
-- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nothing is worth anything, unless it costs effort.
-- P. T. Barnum
That which costs little is less valued.
-- Miguel de Cervantes
One of the best rules anybody can learn about investing is to do nothing, absolutely nothing, unless there is something to do... I just wait until there is money lying in the corner, and all I have to do is go over there and pick it up... I wait for a situation that is like the proverbial shooting fish in a barrel.
-- Jim Rogers
What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
-- Mignon McLaughlin
To know that candles are expensive is of no value to the blind man.
-- Russian Proverb
Money differs from an automobile or mistress in being equally important to those who have it and those who do not.
-- John Kenneth Galbraith
If there is only one lawyer in town, he'll go broke, but if there are two lawyers in town, they'll both get rich.
-- American Proverb
People want economy and they will pay any price to get it.
-- Lee Iacocca
I am fiercely loyal to those willing to put their money where my mouth is.
-- Paul Harvey
I felt exactly how you would feel if you were getting ready to launch and knew you were sitting on top of 2 million parts - all built by the lowest bidder on a government contract.
-- John Glenn
A good neighbor increases the value of your property.
-- Czech Proverb
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
-- Arthur Schopenhauer
A nickle ain't worth a dime anymore.
-- Yogi Berra
We never know the worth of water until the well is dry.
-- English Proverb
October: This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February.
-- Mark Twain
Fast food is popular because it's convenient, it's cheap, and it tastes good. But the real cost of eating fast food never appears on the menu.
-- Eric Schlosser
Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something that I can make with a balloon and my hair?
-- Dennis Miller
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive.
-- William F. Buckley, Jr.
If saving money is wrong, I don't want to be right!
-- William Shatner
One man's wage increase is another man's price increase.
-- Harold Wilson
If you make yourself indispensable to your employer, he is not going to part with you in a hurry no matter what it costs him.
-- Robert Baden-Powell
If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
-- Red Adair
There are only two ways to make money: increase sales and decrease costs.
-- Fred DeLuca
They say it is the first step that costs the effort. I do not find it so. I am sure I could write unlimited 'first chapters'. I have indeed written many.
-- J. R. R. Tolkien