Quotes with buy
Basically, I’m just a guitar player that figured out I wasn’t ever gonna be able to buy dinner with my guitar playing. So I got into songwriting, which is a little more profitable business.
I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, wholesome things that money can buy.
We cannot be discouraged by a Supreme Court decision that said we don’t need this critical provision of the Voting Rights Act because, look at the states, it made it harder for African Americans and Hispanics and students and the elderly and the infirm and poor working folks to vote. What do you know; they showed up, stood in line for hours and voted anyway. So, obviously we don’t need any kind of law. But a great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon.
Speech on the 50th anniversary commemoration of the March on Washington (August 28, 2013)
Big business can’t prosper without small business to supply its needs and buy its products. Labor can’t prosper so long as capital lies idle. Capital can’t prosper while labor is unemployed.
Oil is like drugs. Find the commodity smugglers. Many are adventurous; they will buy from you at a discount and they don't care about embargoes.
On April 11, 2011 as quoted by Al Jazeera.
Too bad you can't buy a voodoo globe so that you could make the earth spin real fast and freak everybody out.
If television encouraged us to work as much as it encourages us to do everything else, we could better afford to buy more of everything it advertises.
I have just received the following telegram from my generous Daddy. It says, "Dear Jack: Don't buy a single vote more than is necessary. I'll be damned if I'm going to pay for a landslide.
Gridiron Dinner, Washington, D.C., 1958
I can never take for granted the euphoria produced by a cup of coffee. I'm grateful every day that it isn't banned as a drug, that I don't have to buy it from a pusher, that its cost is minimal and there's no need to increase the intake. I can count on its stimulation 365 mornings every year. And thanks to the magic in a cup of coffee, I'm able to plunge into a whole day's cheerful thinking.
Cast of Thousands
Not even computers will replace committees, because committees buy computers.
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
Parerga and Paralipomena (1851)
I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking, and then I thought: What the hell good would that do?
I try to keep fit. I've got these parallel bars at home. I run at them and try to buy a drink from both of them.