Quotations on Buying

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And the buying of new machinery meant not only the possibility of production, but even the new technology, 'cos as I mentioned before, we were back of seven, eight years.
- Gianni Agnelli
(Keywords: Technology, Possibility, Buying, Production, Years)

My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy.
- Pamela Anderson
(Keywords: Work, Buying, Relaxation, Shops, Therapy)

People weren't buying as many records. My record company did not want me. I went through three record companies, went on tour at the wrong time. It destroyed me.
- Adam Ant
(Keywords: Time, People, Buying, Company, Want, Wrong)

Having cakes as a business certainly changes things for me - I don't now sit at home doing a cake for the fun of it anymore. But it's an extremely happy and pleasureable business to run because people are generally buying cakes for celebrations.
- Jane Asher
(Keywords: Business, Home, People, Buying, Fun, Now)

If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice.
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Keywords: Selling, Advice, Buying, Experts)

Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property.
- Roy Ayers
(Keywords: Success, People, Buying, Friends, Popularity, Property, Talk)

Individual investors have become far more powerful than anyone gives them credit for. Today, 85 million Americans invest in stocks. Collectively, that kind of buying and selling power can move markets.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Power, Selling, Americans, Buying, Credit, Today)

It's all right buying all these good players but they've got to gel, and that takes time.
- Eric Bristow
(Keywords: Time, Buying, Right)

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
- Joyce Brothers
(Keywords: Being, Buying, Credit, Day)

When the farmer can sell directly to the consumer, it is a more active process. There's more contact. The consumer can know, who am I buying this from? What's their name? Do they have a face? Is the food they are selling coming out of Mexico with pesticides?
- Jerry Brown
(Keywords: Food, Selling, Buying, Name)

I have an expensive hobby: buying homes, redoing them, tearing them down and building them up the way they want to be built. I want to be an architect.
- Sandra Bullock
(Keywords: Building, Buying, Want)

You don't want too much fear in a market, because people will be blinded to some very good buying opportunities. You don't want too much complacency because people will be blinded to some risk.
- Ron Chernow
(Keywords: People, Fear, Buying, Risk, Want, Will)

Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just how blessed and how workable the Christian system is. The emphasis is not on giving or buying, but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation to God and to one another.
- John Clayton
(Keywords: Time, God, Christian, Appreciation, Being, Buying, Giving, Thanksgiving, World)

I've had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They're gaining markets the old-fashioned way - they're buying them.
- Kent Conrad
(Keywords: Strategy, Buying, Gain, Leaders, Old, Support, Trade, World)

After all, the chief business of the American people is business. They are profoundly concerned with producing, buying, selling, investing and prospering in the world.
- Calvin Coolidge
(Keywords: Business, People, Selling, American, Buying, World)

This city has many public squares, in which are situated the markets and other places for buying and selling.
- Hernando Cortes
(Keywords: Selling, Buying, Public)

Recently I've been collecting Star Wars figures again. When I was a kid I couldn't afford them. Now I can so I've been buying them and keeping them in their box for a later date when they'll be worth a lot of money.
- Mackenzie Crook
(Keywords: Money, Buying, Now, Worth)

I told my mom, 'I'm not buying another magazine until I can get past this thought of looking like the girl on the cover'. She said, "Miley, you are the girl on the cover,' and I was, like, 'I know, but I don't feel like that girl every day.' You can't always feel perfect.
- Miley Cyrus
(Keywords: Mom, Thought, Buying, Day, Past)

Time is money, especially when you are talking to a lawyer or buying a commercial.
- Frank Dane
(Keywords: Time, Money, Buying, Talking)

Whether I'm doing music or I'm walking down the street or I'm in a record store buying a record or I walk into a comic store and I'm buying comics or having a drink with my friends, it's the same me.
- Glenn Danzig
(Keywords: Music, Buying, Friends, Walking)

Here is my general approach to the energy companies. You have already charged the utilities a 50 percent credit penalty for the power they were buying from you. You're charging us a penalty. You're not going to get two bites of the apple here.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Power, Buying, Credit, Energy)

Being stuck in airports, you always end up buying perfume and sunglasses.
- Lexa Doig
(Keywords: Being, Buying, End)

Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Selling, Buying, Man, Pleasure)

We discussed buying a defender. The view was the priority at that time given the way we were playing was that we needed support up front and that is why we bought Louis Saha.
- David Gill
(Keywords: Time, Buying, Support)

The buying of time or space is not the taking out of a hunting license on someone else's private preserve but is the renting of a stage on which we may perform.
- Howard Luck Gossage
(Keywords: Time, Buying, Hunting, May, Space)

The problem with the auto industry is layered upon the lack of consumer confidence. People are not buying cars. I don't care whether they're or American cars, or international cars.
- Jennifer M. Granholm
(Keywords: People, American, Buying, Care, Confidence)

Programmers and marketing people know how to get into your subconscious - they spend millions of dollars researching colors, shapes, designs, symbols, that affect your preferences, and they can make you feel warm, trusting, like buying. They can manipulate you.
- Richard Hatch
(Keywords: People, Buying, Colors, Marketing)

In our modern world of interdependent nations, hardly any state can wage war successfully without raising loans and buying war materials of every kind in the markets of other nations.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: War, Buying, Nations, State, Wage, World)

Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.
- George Jones
(Keywords: Music, Artists, Buying, Country, Country music, Fans, Support, Will)

A surprising number of government committees will make important decisions on fundamental matters with less attention than each individual would give to buying a suit.
- Herman Kahn
(Keywords: Government, Attention, Buying, Decisions, Will)

Whenever you're successful you owe that success to the people in the community, because they are the ones buying your product.
- Carl Karcher
(Keywords: Success, People, Successful, Buying, Community)

Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get it home, but it doesn't always go with everything else in the house.
- Jean Kerr
(Keywords: Love, Time, Home, Buying, Man, May)

Capitalism is not about free competitive choices among people who are reasonably equal in their buying and selling of economic power, it is about concentrating capital, concentrating economic power in very few hands using that power to trash everyone who gets in their way.
- David Korten
(Keywords: Power, People, Selling, Buying, Capitalism, Choices)

It's not just buying the company. Sure, we picked the right companies, and we picked the right management and, most importantly, we've given them the right incentive to perform.
- Henry Kravis
(Keywords: Management, Buying, Company, Right)

I'm living my life, not buying a lifestyle.
- Barbara Kruger
(Keywords: Life, Buying, Living)

But the real focus should be on people who are buying today because the base is so big it will take a long time for any change materialize on an overall basis.
- Sanjay Kumar
(Keywords: Change, Time, People, Buying, Focus, Today, Will)

It seems only reasonable that the people have a right to know virtually everything about the personality they are buying each time they put their money through the box office.
- Alan Ladd
(Keywords: Money, Time, People, Buying, Office, Personality, Right)

In the area we're discussing, leadership begins on Madison Avenue, on the desks and in the offices of people who spend hundreds of millions of dollars buying what will get them ratings.
- Norman Lear
(Keywords: Leadership, People, Buying, Will)

I was in Tower Records in San Francisco a few weeks ago, buying some cassettes, and a couple of people recognized me and ran up with albums, and I just wanted to cover my face and have a seizure or something. I want people to just go away.
- Christine McVie
(Keywords: People, Buying, Want)

When you're buying real growth and want real performance, you buy excellent management and good products and you diversify across industry sectors.
- Robert Morse
(Keywords: Growth, Management, Performance, Buying, Want)

Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it.
- Frank Muir
(Keywords: Strategy, Buying, Lady, Wine)

It got to the point in the late 70s and early 80s that I was spending so much money buying golden age comics that I could only justify it if I got work in the media.
- Bill Mumy
(Keywords: Age, Money, Work, Buying, Media)

Anyway, in the mid 80's I was spending a fortune buying old Golden Age books from the late 30's and 40's and I was making personal appearances at a lot of sci fi and comic book conventions all around the country here so that I could find books for my collection.
- Bill Mumy
(Keywords: Age, Books, Buying, Country, Fortune, Old)

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Keywords: Selling, Buying, First, Legislation, Legislators)

The only way people are going to change their car buying habits, and the only way government will get behind alternatively fueled vehicles, is if gasoline prices continue to go up.
- Alexandra Paul
(Keywords: Car, Change, Government, People, Buying, Habits, Will)

Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
- James Cash Penney
(Keywords: Success, Buying, Public, Will)

I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers.
- Thomas Perry
(Keywords: People, Buying, Job, Numbers)

The trade of banks is the buying and selling of interest and exchange.
- William Petty
(Keywords: Selling, Banks, Buying, Interest, Trade)

There's been a big spur in downtown development with new business, restaurants and a lot of loft buying. The buses run, and there's a subway that runs through downtown.
- Michael Ritchie
(Keywords: Business, Development, Buying, Restaurants)

Music is the one part of the entertainment business where you can't fool anybody into buying a record.
- Nile Rodgers
(Keywords: Business, Music, Buying, Entertainment, Fool)



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