Quotes with expensive

  • The most expensive hobby a rich man could have is a boat, and the second most expensive hobby he could have is a very old house.

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  • Bono 20 years on I'm not that interested in charity. I'm interested in justice. There's a difference. Africa needs justice as much as it needs charity.
    Equality for Africa is a big idea. It's a big expensive idea.
    Source: PENN Address (2004)
    Bono
    Irish singer, songwriter, philanthropist, activist and businessman (1960 - )
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  • James Fenimore Cooper A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
    James Fenimore Cooper
    American writer (1789 - 1851)
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  • Joey Adams Psychiatrist: A man who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks you for nothing.
    Joey Adams
    American comedian (1911 - 1999)
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  • Blanche Lincoln A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.
    Blanche Lincoln
    American politician and lawyer (1960 - )
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  • Joey Adams A psychiatrist is a fellow who asks you a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing
    Joey Adams
    American comedian (1911 - 1999)
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  • Bob Beauprez After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats - and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was - a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member (1948 - )
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  • Benoit Mandelbrot Although computer memory is no longer expensive, there's always a finite size buffer somewhere. When a big piece of news arrives, everybody sends a message to everybody else, and the buffer fills.
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath (1924 - 2010)
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  • C. Wright Mills An expensive arms race, under cover of the military metaphysic, and in a paranoid atmosphere of fright, is an economically attractive business. To many utopian capitalists, it has become the Business Way of American Life.
    Source: The Causes of World War Three (1960)
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist (1916 - 1962)
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  • Buffy Sainte-Marie Another time factor is output: proofing and printing. That is, getting your work out of the computer and onto paper and having it satisfy you. It can be time consuming and expensive.
    Buffy Sainte-Marie
    Indigenous Canadian-American singer-songwriter and musician (1941 - )
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  • James Baldwin Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
    James Baldwin
    American writer (1924 - 1987)
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  • James Baldwin Anyone who has struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
    James Baldwin
    American writer (1924 - 1987)
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  • Becki Newton As an actress, one of the perks is having access to ridiculously expensive clothing and prancing around on the red carpet. Who wouldn't want to have fun with that?
    Becki Newton
    American actress (1978 - )
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  • Arne Duncan At a time when going to college has never been more important, it's never been more expensive, and our nation's families haven't been in this kind of financial duress since the great depression. And so what we have is just sort of a miraculous opportunity simply by stopping the subsidy to banks when we already have the risk of loans. We can plow those savings into our students. And we can make college dramatically more affordable, tens of billions of dollars over the next decade.
    Arne Duncan
    American civil servant (1964 - )
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  • Sydney Smith Avoid shame but do not seek glory - nothing so expensive as glory.
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric (1856 - 1934)
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  • Beryl Bainbridge Being constantly with the children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters.
    Source: Injury Time ch. 4, pp. 41-42.
    Beryl Bainbridge
    English writer (1932 - 2010)
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  • Bobby Flay Brushes are crucial for applying glazes, sauces, and oils. The pastry brushes that you find in homestores can be pricey so pay a visit to your local hardware store and pick up a few paint brushes which are less expensive and work equally as well.
    Source: Bobby Flays Grill It
    Bobby Flay
    American celebrity chef and restaurateur (1964 - )
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  • Bob Barr Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country.
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician (1948 - )
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  • Ann Oakley Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer (1944 - )
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  • Brin-Jonathan Butler Cuban athletes represent the most expensive human cargo on earth. They are sitting on over a billion dollars of human capital if these boxers and baseball players would come over to any other field or ring in the world and begin to ply their trade.
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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  • Bradley A. Smith Even leaving aside government policy, whole industries are already making expensive changes around the perceived need to 'go green.' Al Gore and countless other prophets of global catastrophe are making megamillions pushing these expensive solutions. Schoolchildren around the globe are being frightened by tales of impending calamity.
    Bradley A. Smith
    American law professor (1958 - )
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