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"A salary was not sufficient for me." - P T Barnum

"Draw your salary before spending it." - Artemus Ward

"A church debt is the devil's salary." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I don't talk about my salary." - Howard Stern

"It's not about a salary, it's all about reality." - KRS-One

"I'm from where your hustle determines your salary." - Rick Ross

"Men are more salary-sensitive when they're choosing a job." - Dana Goldstein

"The more they applaud, the bigger your salary will be." - Anna Held

"Anybody who makes an outlandish salary obviously attracts attention." - Jerry Buss

"The first commitment is raise your salary. One of the ways to raise your salary sometimes is to have short-term profits but there are many other ways." - Noam Chomsky

"[When told to sign a contract cutting his salary from $20,000 to $7,500:] Tell you what, you keep the salary and pay me the cut." - Lefty Gomez

"It's not your salary that makes you rich, it's your spending habits.." - Charles Jaffe

"You can name your own salary in this business. I call mine Fred." - Rodney Dangerfield

"I absolutely do not need a salary or a job, that's the last thing I need." - Steve Wozniak

"I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump all the time." - Babe Ruth

"The man who can accept defeat and take his salary without feeling guilty is a thief." - George Allen

"If my salary is taken without my agreement, it is a violation of my rights," - Mu Sochua

"The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a monthly salary." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"The man who counts his hours and kicks about his salary is a self-elected failure." - Charles M Schwab

"You can't make somebody understand something if their salary depends upon them not understanding it." - Upton Sinclair

"Choose satisfaction over salary. Better to be happy with little than miserable with much." - Max Lucado

"Salary is no object: I want only enough to keep body and soul apart." - Dorothy Parker

"The Oscar changed everything. Better salary, working with better people, better projects, more exposure, less privacy." - Kathy Bates

"There's no way I can justify my salary level, but I'm learning to live with it." - Drew Carey

"The salary of a member of Congress ends the day that he of she leaves office." - Virgil Goode

"I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump all the time." - George Herman

"It wouldn't be the worst thing in the world if we didn't have a salary cap." - Jerry Jones

"Salary stories are intrusive. Do you ask your neighbour what they earn for their job?" - Nicole Kidman

"Nobody on my staff is on salary. The money goes straight to the charities." - Ferguson Jenkins

"Money and salary is not a particularly good motivator in the long term." - Matt Mullenweg

"It is my belief that one's salary is between an individual and the IRS." - Jessica Savitch

"My craziest ambition is to take John Madden's job and salary." - Michael Strahan

"On 'Mystic River,' I had to cut my salary and everyone else's to get it made." - Clint Eastwood

"My high salary for one season was forty-six thousand dollars and a Cadillac." - Duke Snider

"I was going to live on my salary or go down swinging." - Gene Tierney

"I don't take any money from my ministry. I'm not on salary. My husband supports me." - Anne Graham Lotz

"Most of teachers have but one object, viz. to draw their salary. I do not think that a teacher should have no salary. But I think they should earn it first and then think of it." - Sarah Winnemucca

"There's a whole generation that's retiring. It is unconscionable that the average salary of a lawyer is $79,000 a year and the average salary of a teacher is $39,000 a year." - John Mccain

"The only way to make real wealth is to get rid of your salary. In a salary, by definition, you are creating wealth for others, and you are creating a chain and handcuffs for yourself." - James Altucher

"Managers, regardless of salary, should not be allowed to earn or use comp time. They are expected to work as many hours as needed to get the job done - especially at these salary levels." - Jodi Rell

"Try to save something while your salary is small; it's impossible to save after you begin to earn more." - Jack Benny

"The less a man knows the bigger the noise he makes and the higher the salary he commands." - Mark Twain

"Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!" - Susan B Anthony

"Please don't look at me as if you had a source of income other than your salary." - Joseph L Mankiewicz

"Between the money and the illegal merchandise, Bones was getting millions. No wonder he laughed at my salary. -Cat" - Jeaniene Frost

"If doctors are paid the same salary as bus drivers, community would not be crazy about making their children doctors" - Nouman Ali Khan

"I'd play for half my salary if I could hit in this dump (Wrigley Field) all the time." - Babe Ruth

"Every dollar released from taxation that is spared or invested will help create a new job and a new salary." - John F Kennedy

"What I promise to my actors, and to my director, is to give them the salary and everything they need." - Jean-Claude Van Damme

"It is easy to be grateful for a bonus; it is character to be grateful for a salary." - Jack Hyles

"President Herbert Hoover returned his salary to the government. His idea caught on, and now we're all doing it." - Sam Ewing

"Don't be afraid of imperilling your health by giving a few extra hours to the company that pays your salary!" - Charles M Schwab

"Massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved." - Theodore Roosevelt

"A month's salary, deep regret, the telephone number of some foul rehab clinic and my lance was free." - Stephen Fry

"What I promise to my actors, and to my director, is to give them the salary and everything they need." - Jeanclaude Van Damme

"Whenever a critic mentions the salary of an actor, I'm thinking, He's not talking about the movie." - Harold Ramis

"If I can make a teacher's salary doing comedy, I think that's better than being a teacher." - Dave Chappelle

"Dude, I throw a stick. Come on. I get paid a pretty good salary to throw a stick." - Breaux Greer

"TV that people will never see, that giant international corporations will never touch, will never pay your salary." - Norman Lear

"It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it." - Upton Sinclair

"The fact that somebody is reducing your salary is just telling me they're not satisfied with what you're doing." - Joe Torre

"Although I receive a small salary from Apple, I do virtually no real work at the company." - Steve Wozniak

"Sometimes I think, 'Oh, I wish I just had a nice job where you're getting a salary.' Just sometimes." - Temuera Morrison

"The first law I passed in my cabinet was a law eliminating the double salary for the prime minister and the ministers. I have a salary as member of parliament. I don't want a double salary. So it was a very important decision." - Enrico Letta

"One year I hit .291 and had to take a salary cut. If you hit .291 today, you'd own the franchise." - Enos Slaughter

"Corporations never actually mention 'money'; that would be vulgar. They prefer such words as 'turnover,' 'profit,' 'salary,' 'revenue,' 'budget,' 'premium,' and 'savings,' all much more refined." - Corinne Maier

"I sell my first book to Random House, a memoir of my years as a war photographer, for twice my NBC salary." - Deborah Copaken

"Some idea of inflation comes from seeing a youngster get his first job at a salary you dreamed of as the culmination of your career." - Bill Vaughan

"A farm is a good thing, when it begins and ends with itself, and does not need a salary, or a shop, to eke it out." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I was invited to join the MGM cartoon department. But if I'd started work in animation I'd have had to take a cut in salary, so I didn't." - Jack Nicholson

"With respect to teachers' salaries.... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly underpaid. Salary schedules tend to be uniform and determined far more by seniority." - Milton Friedman

"Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary." - Patrick F. McManus

"The very act of becoming an entrepreneur is contrarian to middle class values, study hard, get a good job, be happy with secure income and steady salary." - Rashmi Bansal

"How wonderful are the women and men in the world who feed us. Especially those who feed us with no salary. The mothers-I thought. The wives." - Katharine Hepburn

"In the main it will be found that a power over a mans support salary is a power over his will." - Alexander Hamilton

"I never would have been able to tithe the first million dollars I ever made if I had not tithed my first salary, which was $1.50 per week." - John D Rockefeller

"Hate a liar more than I hate thief. A thief is only after my salary a liar is after my reality." - Curtis Jackson

"Of *course* he needs to renegotiate his salary - the guy buys more snow than Seward did when he bought Alaska from the Russians." - Dennis Miller

"In general, salary for land surveyors is often similar to that of a professional engineer or lawyer - surveyors are often "comfortable" but not "wealthy."" - Mark Mason

"The real wealth of a good gardener is not his salary but the marvellous flowers he is raising in the garden!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Try saving when your salary is low. So after making more money, you will not be able to do this anywhere" - Jack Benny

"I believe that teachers committed to the community are the ones who deserve to earn the top dollar, a starting salary of a quarter million dollars a year." - Michael Clarke Duncan

"In Liberia, our salary scales are so low that our judicial system has become corrupt over the years. Now, we need to do some things ourselves." - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

"The most lucrative work I have done is presenting primetime TV shows. I do not know what other people earn but a six-figure salary is not uncommon." - Kate Thornton

"Most Americans cannot save more than $6,000 a year from depreciating real estate. That's all they can write off against their salary or business profits." - Hillary Clinton

"I make a star's salary when I do horror, because I can still open a movie in Italy or Spain or Germany." - Robert Englund

"I used to say to our audiences: It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!" - Upton Sinclair

"Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers. Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher's salary." - Patrick F. McManus

"Democrats' definition of "rich" - always seems to be set just above whatever the salary happens to be for a member of Congress. Perhaps that says it all." - Steve Steckler

"There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief" - Evelyn Waugh

"With respect to teachers' salaries .... Poor teachers are grossly overpaid and good teachers grossly underpaid. Salary schedules tend to be uniform and determined far more by seniority." - Milton Friedman

"I'm the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it's still about the work." - Jim Carrey

"The players wanted more money, higher salary caps and they didn't have that family relationship we felt with the players. Mentally, the players were more businesslike." - Guy Lafleur

"My agent tells me I am drawing the largest salary ever paid in the halls of England. Wonderful, isn't it? for a quiet, rural gardener like myself." - Lillie Langtry

"The wages of sin is death but so is the salary of virtue, and at least the evil get to go home early on Fridays." - Terry Pratchett

"I love beating the men. When I beat 'em in the ratings, when I beat 'em in the salary, I always say, 'One more for the girls.'" - Cristina Saralegui

"I think my top salary was maybe in 1966. I made $17,000 and 11 of that came from selling other players' equipment." - Bob Uecker

"If Congress is unable to do its job and pass a federal budget, then I do not believe we should receive a salary." - David Valadao

"I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it." - Salmon P Chase

"I've always been petrified of working for a boss who I didn't like but who I was in fear of, because I wanted my salary." - Simon Cowell

"I sell my first book to Random House, a memoir of my years as a war photographer, for twice my NBC salary." - Deborah Copaken Kogan

"Salary arbitration is probably in place - was put in place then and probably is in place now - because I supported it." - Bowie Kuhn

"I'm trying to set a good example. I don't need to take a high salary, which would impede the success of Morningstar." - Joe Mansueto

"In the main it will be found that a power over a man's support (salary) is a power over his will." - Alexander Hamilton

"I love beating the men. When I beat 'em in the ratings, when I beat 'em in the salary, I always say, 'One more for the girls." - Cristina Saralegui

"Monsanto doesn't care about feeding the world. We have to think about the wage slavery of migrant workers and salary slavery of those who are desperately unhappy." - Wendell Berry

"My position in the army is as sport instructor. This allows me generous time off for travel and competition. I also receive a monthly salary from the army." - Roman Sebrle

"I didn't decide I was crazy until 1952. That's when I began making a steady salary and could afford to be crazy." - Allan Sherman

"For the first few years we paid all the bills first and divided what was left as salary. Sometimes that was $50 a week." - Pink

"I was editing Canadian Literature. I didn't want to let Canadian Literature go, so they reached a nice compromise by which I received half a professor's salary." - George Woodcock

"Democrats' definition of 'rich' - always seems to be set just above whatever the salary happens to be for a member of Congress. Perhaps that says it all." - Steve Steckler

"If you were my agent and I was making $10 million a movie and made four movies a year, that means you have a salary of $4 million." - Peter Stormare

"Asking what I considered an impossible salary when I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again." - Ethel Waters

"There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman' who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman and need not commit himself to any religious belief." - Evelyn Waugh

"Being first lady is a full-time job. Betty Ford worked full time and should have received a salary. Michelle Obama works full time and should be paid." - Karen Decrow

"My salary situation at 'Morning Joe' wasn't right. I made five attempts to fix it, then realized I'd made the same mistake every time: I apologised for asking." - Mika Brzezinski

"There is a tremendous movement on to get lower taxes on earned incomes. Then will come the real problem, 'Who among us on salary are earning our income?'" - Will Rogers

"I don't clean, I don't make the bed. I spend my salary. I worry a lot. I just don't worry about socks on the floor." - Amanda Peet

"TV is sort of the only way to go for an actress my age to make a decent salary; with independent films, you just can't." - Jessica Lange

"I believe we can balance the scales if Tom Cruise would lower his quote by a mere $29 million... I assure you my salary would not make a difference. My annual salary is the budget for Altoids on one of Tom's movies." - Alec Baldwin

"Don't let people scare you from a career that may not net you a six figure salary. If you want to be a teacher, teach. But knowing that your salary may only reach a certain level, do all that you can to become the best money manager you can be." - Michelle Singletary

"In America, people buy cars, and they put very little money down. They get a car, and they go to work. The work pays them a salary; the salary allows them to pay for the car over time. The car pays for itself." - Iqbal Quadir

"In addition to being an economic security issue, the failure to pay women a salary that's equal to men for equal work is also a women's health issue. The fact is that the salary women are paid directly impacts the type of health care services they are able to access for both themselves and their families." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"How much is an hour of your time worth? It's worth whatever wage you would get if you spent that hour working. If you work for an hourly rate, this is an easy calculation. Even if you work for a salary and a fixed number of hours, the principle is the same: It's whatever your salary works out to per hour." - Emily Oster

"Don't be a salary slave! If you are going to do anything in this world, you must start before you are forty, before your period of initiative has ended. Do it now!" - Robert Cochrane

"Salary is not life- be it fifty-hundred-thousand or five thousand rupees. Every great man gives the credit of his development to his teacher. What else can bring more happiness for a teacher?" - Narendra Modi

"Any church may have a mighty man of God for its pastor, if it is willing to pay the price, and that price is not a big salary, but great praying." - R. A. Torrey

"People are always making a fuss over my $15-20-million salaries. Believe me, the amount is meaningless once my wife, Maria, finds out about it. She's already spent half of my salary from Terminator 7!" - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"How much do they be paying you?" he asked mellowly. "The usual salary. A little more than they think I'm worth and a little less than I think I'm worth." - Betty Smith

"But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for a salary check in its demand on the contemplative faculties." - Robert Benchley

"Everybody who aspires to high positions of leadership in their state and in their country should be willing to take unscreened, unrehearsed questions from the people who pay their salary." - Jeb Bush

"You realize true magic of cinema when you put the right people together, at the right time, with the right kind of project, where they're not worried about their salary, they're not worried about their caravan." - Jean-Marc Barr

"When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary." - Alfred Hitchcock

"The maturing of a woman who has continued to grow is a beautiful thing to behold. Or, if your ad revenue or your seven-figure salary or your privileged sexual status depend on it, it is an operable condition." - Naomi Wolf

"I won twenty-eight games in thirty-five and I couldn't believe my eyes when the Cards sent me a contract with a cut in salary. Mr. Rickey said I deserved a cut because I didn't win thirty games." - Dizzy Dean

"If I were sitting down with George Steinbrenner (to discuss a salary) and based on what Dave Winfield got for his statistics, I'd have to say, 'George, you and I are about to become partners.'" - Joe Dimaggio

"The courts cannot garnish a fathers salary, nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children, in our society. Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat." - June Jordan

"Instead, the Nationals will pay Scherzer $15 million per season, but do so for 14 years; essentially, they've deferred half of each season's salary seven years into the future." - Max Scherzer

"I guess that the salary that they get when they are working with me is, like, it beats working at McDonalds, so it has got some things going for it." - Bruce Dickinson

"Just to set the record straight, a salary for a given on-screen performance does not include the right to invade anyone's privacy, to destroy someone's sense of self." - Jodie Foster

"My high salary for one season was forty-six thousand dollars and a Cadillac. If I were to get paid a million, I'd feel that I should sweep out the stadium every night after I finished playing the game." - Duke Snider

"Significance in life doesn't come from status, because you can always find somebody who's got more than you. It doesn't come from sex. It doesn't come from salary. It comes from serving." - Rick Warren

"When our eyes are set on eternity, the news that someone has come to know the Savior means a great deal more than the news of a salary raise or the prospect of getting the latest high-tech gadget." - Randy Alcorn

"Managers will work for a salary. Entrepreneurs create new businesses. Many people have capital, but instead of making money for business they build houses for rent. It's easy money to collect rental." - John Gokongwei

"Just to set the record straight, a salary for a given on-screen performance does not include the right to invade anyone's privacy, to destroy someone's sense of self." - Jodie Foster

"Significance in life does' come from status, because you can always find somebody who's got more than you. It does' come from sex. It does' come from salary. It comes from serving." - Rick Warren

"Instead, the Nationals will pay Scherzer $15 million per season, but do so for 14 years; essentially, they"ve deferred half of each season's salary seven years into the future." - Max Scherzer

"Forget socialism, capitalism, just-in-time deliveries, salary surveys, and the rest ... concentrate on building organizations that accomplish that most difficult of all challenges: to make people look forward to coming to work in the morning." - Ricardo Semler

"The Concord Coalition in Virginia complained about pork projects and wasteful spending in the federal budget. Consider the Senate chaplain's salary. As occupations go, only mind readers in Los Angeles have fewer things to do all day." - Argus Hamilton

"I believe that there should be transparency in pricing, that schools should provide information on what majors translate to what salary outcomes, and that vocational training and technical schools should be a larger part of our education portfolio." - Donald Trump



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