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)

I mean, what Fiat had it was not very big, it was something like forty or fifty million dollars, but it's enough to get revolving credit, to get starting away again, the buying of new machinery.
- Gianni Agnelli
(Keywords: Buying, Credit)

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)

Buying is a profound pleasure.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Buying, Pleasure)

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)

Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Buying, Old)

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)

I've tried everything. I've done therapy, I've done colonics. I went to a psychic who had me running around town buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura. Did the Prozac thing.
- Jim Carrey
(Keywords: Buying, Colors, Running, Therapy)

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)

So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting - and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear!
- Nigel Dennis
(Keywords: Buying, Debt, Painting, Years)

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

Anybody who plays the stock market not as an insider is like a man buying cows in the moonlight.
- Daniel Drew
(Keywords: Buying, Cows, Man)

And you know, we did it as an independent film, and we weren't expecting it to be on television, and Lifetime ended up buying it. And the viewers responded intensely to that film.
- Jenna Elfman
(Keywords: Buying, Film, Television)

One of the commitments that I personally have now is to a diverse approach to buying businesses, and the operation of those businesses.
- Julius Erving
(Keywords: Buying, Now)

The only real indulgence was buying a house. That was a pretty big step.
- Calista Flockhart
(Keywords: Buying, Pretty)

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

George of the Jungle is a cartoon. He's a guy who swings around on a vine all day. Are you not buying that?
- Brendan Fraser
(Keywords: Buying, Day, Jungle)

A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions.
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Keywords: Buying, Emotions)

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)

Most of my friends from college became dental hygienists or went into retail, a lot went into sales. They all started getting married and having kids and buying homes and I was still living like a college student.
- Patricia Heaton
(Keywords: Buying, College, Friends, Kids, Living, Sales)

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)



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