Quotations on Bargain
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I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain.
- Rita Mae Brown
(Keywords: Life, Time, Work, Bargain, Nothing, Trade)
All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Keywords: Bargain, Deception, End, Parents)
Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
- William Cowper
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Purpose, Bargain, Existence)
I've not as yet found one hobby that would absorb me completely when I'm not working, but I have just bought a new apartment and didn't quite bargain for the amount of effort and time and money that that absorbs.
- Hugh Dancy
(Keywords: Money, Time, Bargain, Effort)
You will find the poet who wrings the heart of the world, or the foremost captain of his time, driving a bargain or paring a potato, just as you would do.
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Keywords: Time, Heart, Bargain, Driving, Will, World)
The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
- B. C. Forbes
(Keywords: Bargain, Satisfaction)
Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin
(Keywords: Bargain, Necessity)
Altogether apart from that, it would be a disgrace to us to make this bargain with Germany at the expense of France, a disgrace from which the good name of this country would never recover.
- Edward Grey
(Keywords: Bargain, Country, Disgrace, France, Germany, Name)
The Chancellor also in effect asks us to bargain away whatever obligation or interest we have as regards the neutrality of Belgium. We could not entertain that bargain either.
- Edward Grey
(Keywords: Bargain, Belgium, Effect, Interest, Neutrality, Obligation)
Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.
- Kin Hubbard
(Keywords: Money, Bargain, Customer, Losing)
If we ever hope to rid the world of the political AIDS of our time, terrorism, the rule must be clear: One does not deal with terrorists; one does not bargain with terrorists; one kills terrorists.
- Meir Kahane
(Keywords: Time, Hope, Bargain, Terrorism, World)
By failing to keep their end of the bargain, the Bush administration would allow New Jersey projects to deteriorate and make New Jersey highways and bridges less safe.
- Robert Menendez
(Keywords: Bargain, End, Projects)
Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
- Marquis de Sade
(Keywords: Bargain, Liberty, Order)
Being an artist doesn't mean that you're a good artist. That was the bargain I first made with myself: I'd say, I'm an artist, but I'm not really very good.
- Paul Simon
(Keywords: Artist, Bargain, Being, First)
Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.
- Stanislaus I
(Keywords: Courage, Bargain, Difficulty)
The AFL-CIO is a structure that divides workers' strength by allowing each union to organize in any industry, then bargain on its own, even when workers share a common employer.
- Andy Stern
(Keywords: Strength, Bargain, Workers)
When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage - that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain.
- Laurence Sterne
(Keywords: Bargain, Man, Mind)
I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them.
- Adlai Stevenson
(Keywords: Truth, Bargain, Democrats, Lies, Republicans, Will)
I also believe our country made a promise to veterans and their families. Veterans have kept their end of the bargain, and now, the VA is looking to pull out the rug.
- Ellen Tauscher
(Keywords: Bargain, Country, End, Now, Promise, Veterans)
This mass destructive weapons were sold to Iraqi government by the United States. And Mr. Rumsfeld has been one of the man responsible for this sale, for this bargain, for this market.
- Jacques Verges
(Keywords: Government, Bargain, Man, states, United, Weapons)
If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 10 percent per year, or even 20 percent, this would be a good bargain.
- William Vickrey
(Keywords: Bargain, Inflation, Unemployment)
Large corporations and unions know the power of being big enough to bargain for better rates.
- Greg Walden
(Keywords: Power, Bargain, Being, Corporations)
Unfortunately, in collective bargaining one party or the other too often tries to gain an advantage - a bargain, like buying something in a store for less than it is worth.
- Charles E. Wilson
(Keywords: Bargain, Buying, Party, Worth)
To sell something, tell a woman it's a bargain; tell a man it's deductible.
- Earl Wilson
(Keywords: Bargain, Man, Woman)