Topics: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About Buying Quotes

RELATED QUOTES

"Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal." - Laura Miller

"Joining a Facebook group about creative productivity is like buying a chair about jogging." - Merlin Mann

"Fashion is not about buying a second skin. Fashion is about having a fantasy." - Alber Elbaz

"I'm buying records a lot, like, every week I'm just buying old reissues or old originals or new records that I have heard about." - Tim Gane

"I'm not impulsive at all - except about buying clothes. That's my biggest weakness." - Alex Rodriguez

"The best advertising should make you nervous about what you're not buying," - Mary Wells Lawrence

"Basically the most fun part about the first day of anything is buying all the supplies." - Tim Federle

"Organic farming is about buying out of a corrupt, illegal and dishonest system." - Jerry Brown

"People ought to shop smart and really think about what they are buying." - Allen Crawford

"What's unfortunate about buying a pitcher for $12 million is that he carries no warranty." - Bob Verdi

"I spend most of my time thinking about things like laundry and buying stationery supplies." - Wallace Shawn

"You hear about women buying shoes? I buy DVDs. I definitely have a problem." - Derek Jeter

"It's not only about the rap lyric. Today, people are buying you as a person." - Theophilus London

"Luxury to me is not about buying expensive things; it's about living in a way where you appreciate things." - Oscar De La Renta

"We are going to have to do something about all this violence, or people are going to keep buying tickets." - Conn Smythe

"Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." - Warren Buffett

"Whether we"re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." - Warren Buffett

"I don't worry so much about whether people are buying my music or getting it for free." - Corey Smith

"We have always said actually this isn't about money, it's not about price. This can be an experience. It doesn't have to be about buying something." - Angela Ahrendts

"Buying is profound pleasure." - Simone De Beauvoir

"Business is not financial science, it's about trading.. buying and selling. It's about creating a product or service so good that people will pay for it." - Anita Roddick

"Basically we get confused a bit about what retail is. It is really just buying things, putting them on a floor and selling them." - Gerry Harvey

"Spare me the people who ask, 'Have you thought about ... losing weight, hiring an assistant, buying a Pentium, working with an etiquette specialist, coloring your hair?" - Susan RoAne

"When I was a child, if someone had talked to me about buying water, I would have thought it was a joke." - Assata Shakur

"The worst thing you can do is invest in companies you know nothing about. Unfortunately, buying stocks on ignorance is still a popular American pastime." - Peter Lynch

"It's about time we stopped buying things we don't need with money we don't have to impress people we don't like." - Adrian Rogers

"Therell always be some weird thing about eating four grapes before you go to bed, or drinking a special tea, or buying this little bean from El Salvador." - Richard Simmons

"During the offseason, I go to the movies almost every day. You hear about women buying shoes? I buy DVDs. I definitely have a problem." - Derek Jeter

"People aren't buying blindly anymore, they want transparency. They want to know informed about where their clothes were made. I think that's why we have a loyal clientele." - Maria Cornejo

"I have this weird obsession about buying books and looking at them with a smile, even if I won't read them soon. At least they are mine now." - Anais Nin

"People think about, when you sell a million records, "Oh. You must be buying Ferrari's and living in mansions." It was never really like that." - Kevin Martin

"To me, Los Angeles and California and executive power are about big, open warehouse buildings. Tech companies are buying oversized buildings, because they project growth immediately." - James Pearse Connelly

"Athletes, coaches and parents today are increasingly aware of the danger of concussion, and this awareness influences decisions about buying new and reconditioned football helmets." - Tom Udall

"I haven't been very enthusiastic about the commercialization of children's literature. Kids should borrow books from the library and not necessarily be buying them." - Beverly Cleary

"So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting - and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear!" - Nigel Dennis

"I'm saving up to buy art. Nothing famous, but every time I'm in a new city I wander into galleries and dream about buying great pieces one day." - Nicola Formichetti

"I don't want to tell you what to buy. I just want to help you think about why you're buying it." - Alexa Von Tobel

"Home ownership was the fig leaf for the rise in subprime lending. But that was really about cash-out refinancings, not buying homes." - Bethany Mclean

"With modeling, you are the client and you give them what they want... with music, it is all about you, people are buying into you as a person." - Caprice Bourret

"Being called 'conscious' is a great thing to be, but it's the connotations and preconceived notions that come with the buying audience about what conscious music can be." - Talib Kweli

"Im saving up to buy art. Nothing famous, but every time Im in a new city I wander into galleries and dream about buying great pieces one day." - Nicola Formichetti

"I'm not just buying a car - I'm buying a lifestyle!" - Lynn Johnston

"Buying is a profound pleasure." - Simone De Beauvoir

"Buying is cheaper than asking." - Proverbs

"Americans like buying American vs. buying from Chavez or buying from the Middle East." - John Catsimatidis

"I talk about reducing our dependence on foreign oil. If we're buying electricity from a solar-thermal plant in Tijuana, I'm not sure we should say that's evil. If we are buying wind power from Alberta, I don't have a huge objection to that." - Jay Inslee

"Our policy is to concentrate holdings. We try to avoid buying a little of this or that when we are only lukewarm about the business or its price. When we are convinced as to attractiveness, we believe in buying worthwhile amounts." - Warren Buffett

"I don't like to change things too much. I think pretty hard about things before I jump in, and once I do, I feel, 'All right, I don't want to waste the energy of buying, selling this, going on Consumer Reports, test driving, buying, selling a house.' I feel life is to be lived." - Greg Fitzsimmons

"On the one hand, we're constantly told about recycling and cutting back, and on the other hand we have to buy the next gadget that comes along three weeks after the last one you bought. It's absolutely insane. We've been suckered into buying and buying and upgrading and upgrading. We're being given two very different mantras at the moment, I think." - Martin Freeman

"People who build their own home tend to be very courageous. These people are curious about life. They're thinking about what it means to live in a house, rather than just buying a commodity and making it work." - Tom Kundig

"Luck is buying a lottery ticket along with your Yoo-hoo and striking it rich. Nothing about my life is lucky- it is all about hard work, it is all uphill struggle." - Emily Giffin

"Grocery shopping," Kira's gaze raked over him. "Well, honey, one thing about it, I don't think you have to worry about buying beef while you're out. It looks like you have plenty in residence as it is." - Lora Leigh

"That's more about lifestyle [Peter Mayles], living abroad. It's about buying a donkey and house in south France, and that's a slightly different thing. A very popular genre but that's not quite my thing." - John Gimlette

"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

"I don't care what people say about my relationship; I don't care what they say about my boobs. People are buying my songs; I have a sold-out tour. I'm getting incredible feedback from my music." - Katy Perry

"Buy when everyone else is selling and hold until everyone else is buying. That's not just a catchy slogan. It's the very essence of successful investing." - J Paul Getty

"Buying wine is a political act." - Jonathan Nossiter

"A woman is always buying something." - Ovid

"Buying and selling is essentially antisocial." - Edward Bellamy

"Peace might sell, but who's buying?" - Joan Baez

"A book worth reading is worth buying." - John Ruskin

"Buying art is not understanding art." - Anselm Kiefer

"I like buying iTunes. It's instant." - Caitlin Rose

"I'm always buying gadgets, especially at airports." - Tom Felton

"Collecting is more than just buying objects." - Eli Broad

"Liberals pretend to believe that when two random hoodlums kill a gay man in Oklahoma, it's evidence of a national trend, but when a million people buy a book, it proves absolutely nothing about the book-buying public." - Ann Coulter

"Somebody's buying these treasury bills at 1/20th of one percent. I mean we consuming about $2 billion a day of goods and services beyond what we're producing.And it reflects American's consumption ideas rather than its savings ideas." - Howard Warren Buffett

"I've always been about style for people, not 'You're going to wear this outfit,'... It was the way you put yourself together and the imagination, not buying this number off the rack, but the way you wear it" - Ralph Lauren

"I used to be very disciplined about only buying three books ahead of what I was reading, but my husband corrupted me, and now I'm dozens ahead of myself!" - Gretchen Rubin

"The irony about selling out is that they only call you a sell-out when your stuff finally sells - I've had products bearing my name since I was 14, but nobody was buying them then." - Tony Hawk

"I"ve always been about style for people, not "You're going to wear this outfit,"... It was the way you put yourself together and the imagination, not buying this number off the rack, but the way you wear it" - Ralph Lauren

"I'd spent way more years worrying about how to look like a poet - buying black clothes, smearing on scarlet lipstick, languidly draping myself over thrift-store furniture - than I had learning how to assemble words in some discernible order." - Mary Karr

"If you tell lies about a product, you will be found out - either by the Government, which will prosecute you, or by the consumer, who will punish you by not buying your product a second time." - David Ogilvy

"In writing advertising it must always be kept in mind that the customer often knows more about the goods than the advertising writers because they have had experience in buying them..." - John Wanamaker

"In business news, chocolate maker nestle is buying Jenny Craig. Well, that says it all you need to know about the war on obesity, doesn't it? It's over! Apparently we surrendered!" - Jay Leno

"What I don't understand about mobile homes is that you have a mobile place to live, you park it, and you never move it again. That's like buying a Sony Walkman, and nailing it to your hi-fi." - Nick Hancock

"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

"To some extent the shorter the writing assignment is, the harder it is to accomplish, and a blurb is 200 words max. Blurbs are meaningless, and actual people who are buying the books don't care about them at all." - Emily Gould

"The passion for sneakers has been there since day one, but I never held onto them. I never shrunkwrap them. It's always been about getting it, buying it, wearing it, showing it and moving on to the next one." - Pusha T

"Long ago, Ben Graham taught me that Price is what you pay; value is what you get. Whether we're talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down." - Warren Buffett

"Most people who are selling their mineral rights, this is a once-in-a-lifetime transaction. The people who are buying, the landmen who are coming in, do it every day. So there's a little inequity there about knowledge." - Mike Dewine

"I think I learned a lot about not buying into a lot of hype. I wanted to be a kind of faceless entity; I didn't want to be Dhani Harrison and the Muppets or something like that." - Dhani Harrison

"I love trawling through markets and vintage shops, and I make super-quick decisions about buying clothes. I also have my usual haunts I go to when in specific cities." - Alice Temperley

"Christmas is more stressful with present buying and making sure everyone gets included, but Thanksgiving is really not that. I don't ever really get stressed out about the food." - Sandra Lee

"The thing about Paris, it's a great city for wandering around and buying shoes and nursing a cafe au lait for hours on end and pretending you're Baudelaire. But it's not a city where you can work." - Malcolm Mclaren

"Building companies involves creating great wealth. If that means I am an oligarch, OK, it's fine. But if being an oligarch is about buying football clubs, it is not for me." - Alexei Mordashov

"Buying only what you know can end in disaster. Just think about Enron's employees and business partners, the 'locals' who bought lots of its stock because they thought they were in the know." - Kenneth Fisher

"I'm as embarrassed as hell about it. I purged myself of my shame by buying the Beatles 'all you need is love', one of the most evocative singles of all time." - Jon Snow

"It's not surprising so many people end up with credit-card debts. Saving for your retirement and buying a house are difficult things, and we don't educate people about them at all." - Niall Ferguson

"I don't really spend money like crazy. I buy what I need and what I really want, and if I'm buying expensive things I do think about the purchase many times before I buy it." - Caroline Wozniacki

"There were days when I was on the last $10 in my account, and I was freaking out about paying rent or buying groceries. Then you book a commercial, and you're good for another three months." - Colin Egglesfield

"I've come to learn that my initial investment is more about the person versus the product that I am buying into. I've also learned that I really do enjoy giving worthy people an opportunity of a lifetime." - Daymond John

"When you think about it, three of our biggest financial decisions in life are made at times of peak emotional excitement: deciding to get married, buying a home, and having kids." - Robert Kiyosaki

"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

"You have to have an open mind about what you're getting into when you cast your lot with another human being - whether you're signing a lease together, buying a house together, walking down the aisle together, or having kids together." - Laura Wasser

"You're not buying news when you buy The New York Times. You're buying judgment." - Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

"There is far greater peril in buying knowledge than in buying meat and drink." - Plato

"I'm not the one buying love. He's the one buying love." - Shaquille O'Neal

"You're buying years of work, toil in the sun; you're buying a sorrow that can't talk." - John Steinbeck

"You cannot bore people into buying your product - you can only interest them in buying it." - David Ogilvy

"You're not buying news when you buy The New York Times. You're buying judgment." - Arthur Ochs Sulzberger

"Buying land is not like buying antique. It is not the only deal available." - Li Ka-shing

"We think of prices as simply the notation of how much we must pay for things. But the price system accomplishes far more than that. Hundreds of millions of people buying and selling, and abstaining from buying and selling, generate a system of signals - prices to producers and consumers about relative scarcities and demand. Through this system, consumers can convey to producers their subjective priorities and entrepreneurs can invest accordingly." - Sheldon Richman

"I like rap music. But bragging about being rich to poor people is really offensive. I want to hear a rap song about buying a Cy Twombly painting or dating a museum curator. I want to hear about that kind of rich." - John Waters

"You work with people who are obsessive about shopping, obsessive about owning things and buying things, like this purchase is going to make them happy. And you want to say to them, You know, no amount of real estate is gonna fill that void." - David Lachapelle

"The goal is to win. It's not about making money. I have many much less risky ways of making money than this (buying Chelsea football club). I don't want to throw my money away, but it's really about having fun and that means success and trophies." - Roman Abramovich

"If you're interested in doing something about climate change as we all should be, all of us who care about future people and creatures that will inhabit this world. Then buying a Prius is a good thing but an even better thing would be to be on the streets demanding urgent action from the United States' Congress." - Dale Jamieson

"Somebody's buying these treasury bills at 1/20th of one percent. Consuming about $2 billion a day of goods and services beyond what we're producing. In other words, the rest of the world sends about $2 billion a day net of something.We got to send them something in return, don't we. So we send them little pieces of paper." - Warren Buffett

"Now people are worried not about the prospects of buying new things, but about how to pay for the things they bought yesterday, a year ago or years before. It is, as Americans like to say, "a wholly different kind of ball-game"." - Zygmunt Bauman

"I feel like if I'm going to give you a book about my dad, then I really want to give you my dad, because he is interesting and he is funny and if you're buying a book about him, I don't want you to have to sit through stuff that's not him." - Justin Halpern

"You work with people who are obsessive about shopping, obsessive about owning things and buying things, like this purchase is going to make them happy. And you want to say to them, 'You know, no amount of real estate is gonna fill that void.'" - David Lachapelle

"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

"I think you have to plan ahead. When I go to the market on a Saturday, and I'm buying for family and friends, I'm thinking about what I'm going to eat on the weekend but also about what I'm going to make for the following week." - Alice Waters

"I never cared about buying things for myself, like clothes. And then all of a sudden I realized how great it is to be very precise about the shirts that I wear and all the things that are a part of my closet. So the ritual of fashion and shopping became very personal to me." - Marc Jacobs

"Always wear a good watch, no matter what if you are wearing a suit or sweats. A good watch will hold value over time. It's not about the brightest or the biggest diamonds, it's about quality mechanisms, the heritage of the company you're buying it from." - Trey Songz

"A newspaper reported that I spent $30,000 a year buying Paris clothes and that women hate me for it. I couldn't spend that much unless I wore sable underwear" - Jackie Kennedy

"When there is blood on the street, I am buying." - Victor Rothschild, 3rd Baron Rothschild

"If a book is worth reading, it is worth buying." - John Ruskin

"I am not a supporter of buying a national team." - Oliver Bierhoff

"Fortunes are made by buying low and selling too soon." - Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild

"Buying on trust is the way to pay double." - Anonymous

"Can't you see that everyone is buying station wagons?" - Neal Stephenson

"When the buying stops, the killing can too." - Yao Ming

"Many have been ruined by buying good Pennyworths." - Benjamin Franklin

"Buying shoes is the highest form of shopping." - Mimi Pond

"I'm opening the doors, I'm buying dinner. Yeah, I'm romantic." - Evan Rachel Wood

"We've been trying to sell out for years, nobody's buying!" - Jerry Garcia

"The Internet is the ultimate in brand-centered buying." - Al Ries

"It's no fish ye're buying, it's men's lives." - Walter Scott

"Fortunes made buying and selling securities have underwritten economic revolutions." - Aaron C. Brown

"I very much believe in rescuing animals, not buying them." - Candice Bergen

"Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse." - Arthur Baer

"Whenever I get married, I start buying Gourmet magazine." - Nora Ephron

"I get maximum satisfaction out of buying children's clothes online." - Samantha Bee

"If you're not buying recycled products, you're not really recycling." - Ed Begley Jr

"I'm living my life, not buying a lifestyle." - Barbara Kruger

"When you're buying paintings, it feels grown up." - Kate Micucci

"If you're not buying recycled products, you're not really recycling." - Ed Begley, Jr.

"Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"My fans are buying the DNA of Dave." - Dave Pelzer

"I'm always buying nice watches for my husband - Bentley Breitlings." - Bonnie Tyler

"Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second-hand furniture." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"I'm not buying a boat because of writing skits." - Jason Sudeikis

"We're constantly buying airplane tickets; we travel on the Concorde." - Eva Herzigova

"Going blonde is like buying yourself a light bulb!" - Heidi Klum

"Alimony is like buying hay for a dead horse." - Groucho Marx

"Buying a Ferrari is like buying Chateau Petrus if you like fine wines. It's the safe choice." - Nick Mason

"Buying Gold Is Just Buying A Put Against The Idiocy Of The Political Cycle. It's That Simple!" - Kyle Bass

"... that when you're buying books, you're optimistically thinking you're buying the time to read them. (Paraphrase of Schopenhauer)" - Arthur Schopenhauer

"In spite of all this noise, customers are still definitely buying in North America, and they're really, really buying internationally." - Jim Balsillie



| NEXT PAGE



RELATED TOPICS

About Buying, Media Buying, Money Buying Happiness, Money Not Buying Love, About, About Accusations, About Adultery, About Angels, About Answering, About Anxiety, About Authority, About Being Real, About Birth, About Blessing, About Borrowing, About Cursing, About Cutting, About Desires, About Destruction, About Discipline, About Divorce, About Doing Good, About Education, About Faith, About Fire, About Friends, About Hating People, About Hatred, About Hope,