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Yard Sale Quotes


"Ashes to ashes. Garage sale to garage sale," I said." - John Green

"Make a customer, not a sale." - Katherine Barchetti

"I'm not for sale, neither is UKIP." - Nigel Farage

"You may be a redneck if . . . you think you are an entrepreneur because of the "Dirt for Sale" sign in the front yard." - Jeff Foxworthy

"You may be a redneck if... you think you are an entrepreneur because of the Dirt for Sale sign in the front yard." - Jeff Foxworthy

"I've never had a yard sale, ever, in my life. I don't know if I ever thought about stuff I would get rid of." - Will Ferrell

"A 'For Sale' sign in your yard during the holidays is like a 'kick me' sign. You are telling buyers you are a distressed seller." - Ray Brown

"Each dog barks in his own yard!" - Rudyard Kipling

"Let nature be in your yard." - Greg Peterson

"I got this grave yard woman." - Bob Dylan

"Inch by inch, life's a cinch. Yard by yard, life's hard." - John Bytheway

"When is the last time you saw a Lamborghini sale?" - Chris Campbell

"I never bought a man who wasn't for sale." - William A. Clark

"The temple is holy because it is not for sale" - Ezra Pound

"The sale begins when the customer says yes." - Harvey Mackay

"Programs for sale: fast, reliable, cheap - choose two." - Anonymous

"Honour sits smiling at the sale of truth." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"I am a sale shopper. I love a discounted item." - Brad Goreski

"Plan the sale when you plan the ad" - Leo Burnett

"So, in effect, my first sale was actually two books." - George Stephen

"I don't believe every download is a lost sale." - Jeff Tweedy

"I think one way police departments could make some money would be to hold a yard sale of murder weapons. Many people, for example, could probably use a cheap ice pick." - Jack Handey

"There are times when I feel like I'm a traveling minister. I'm trying to go out and get kids to pick-up yard sale instruments and change the world." - Dave Grohl

"I hit a one-yard draw in there" - Tiger Woods

"Give the enemy an inch, hell take a yard." - Monica Crowley

"Don't neglect the gold in your own back yard." - Ben Okri

"I can See Russia from my back yard." - Sarah Palin

"Give the enemy an inch, he'll take a yard." - Monica Crowley

"We need to think less NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard), and more SWIMBY (Something Wonderful In My Back Yard)" - Rob Hopkins

"Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results." - Warren Buffett

"Business - the world's work - is the sale of lies: Not goods, but trade-marks; and still more and more In every branch becomes the sale of money." - John Davidson (poet)

"My own back yard, and my mom and dad's back yard, is where I learned about tomatoes and weeds and daily maintenance." - John Bytheway

"In the sales profession, the real work begins after the sale is made." - Brian Tracy

"Marketers need to build digital relationships and reputation before closing a sale." - Chris Brogan

"They'll just cut our wrists like Cheap coupons and say that death Was on sale today." - Marilyn Manson

"There is no sale without the story; no knockout without the setup." - Gary Vaynerchuk

"If you want to buy my wares Follow me and climb the stairs... Love for sale." - Cole Porter

"In the absence of the sacred, nothing is sacred - everything is for sale." - Oren Lyons

"No sale, no commission. No commission, no eat. That made an impression on me." - David Ogilvy

"It was easier to sell a painting that was not for sale." - Steve Martin

"Testimonials are the BEST way to beat down the price objection and win the sale." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Everything I have is for sale, except for my kids and possibly my wife." - Carl Icahn

"Self-respect cannot be hunted. It cannot be purchased. It is never for sale." - Alfred Whitney Griswold

"The creation and sale of most art today is pure prostitution." - Leo Tolstoy

"[When looking at expensive goods for sale:] How many things I can do without!" - Socrates

"No sale is really complete until the product is worn out, and the customer is satisfied." - L.L. Bean

"Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust." - Zig Ziglar

"Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods." - H L Mencken

"To me, music is no joke and it's not for sale." - Ian Mackaye

"Objects seen in dreams should be manufactured and put on sale." - Andre Breton

"For any leftover inventory, publishers must have a program to maximize the sale of a book." - David Dunn

"Politicians in this country have always been for sale. That is nothing new." - Peter Schuyler

"I'm a sucker for a sale. I don't understand why anyone wants to pay full price for anything because everything goes on sale. I love sale websites. In fact - this is almost kind of embarrassing - I'm coming from an Isabel Marant sample sale." - Busy Philipps

"I wasn't paraded around for sale at all. My mother wasn't into that." - Martha Plimpton

"Cutting prices or putting things on sale is not sustainable business strategy." - Howard Schultz

"I don't like losing a ballgame any more than a salesman likes losing a sale." - Early Wynn

"The well-satisfied customer will bring the repeat sale that counts." - James Cash Penney

"In Paris, everything's for sale: wise virgins, foolish virgins, truth and lies, tears and smiles." - Emile Zola

"As Stephanie and Lula were going after the bad guys, Lula was making preparations from the trunk of her Firebird. Stephanie looked inside and stopped breathing for a beat. "That's a rocket launcher!" "Yep," Lula said. "It's a big boy. I got it at a yard sale in the projects." - Janet Evanovich

"If life is a blank canvas and all people are artists, the big challenge we all face may be expressed this way: Will we ultimately produce something approaching a masterpiece, an acceptable but not particularly memorable work of art, or a creation that wouldn't even be purchased at a yard sale?" - Mardy Grothe

"I have an antique console stand-up radio that I bought in a yard sale, that I've always half-believed has magical properties. It's in my office, and it has watched over each of the fifteen books I've written. It also helped me find my wife." - Ben Mezrich

"OPIATE, n. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard." - Ambrose Bierce

"Mulligan: invented by an Irishman who wanted to hit one more twenty yard grounder." - Jim Bishop

"Life by the yard is hard; by the inch it's a cinch. Decisions Determine Destiny." - Thomas S Monson

"Wasn't growing catnip in one's yard the kitty equivalent of giving candy to children?" - Caroline Paul

"I just show up to the yard, work hard, and play as hard as I can." - Dustin Pedroia

"No Church-yard is so handsom, that a man would desire straight to bee buried there." - George Herbert

"I've hurt you. I've loved you. I've mowed the front yard." - Matthew Dickman

"Women: Can't live with them, can't bury them in the back yard without the neighbors seeing." - Shaun Williamson

"The punches came fast and hard, lying on my back in the school yard." - Neil Young

"Remember when you picked me up like a frisbee and tossed me across you yard?" - Alyson Noel

"The squirrel in my yard really knows his way around the neighborhood." - Bob Saget

"If the grass is greener in the other fellow's yard- let him worry about cutting it." - Fred Allen

"Don't design your back yard from the outside looking in. Design from your window looking out." - Janet Macunovich

"I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn." - Charles E. Cowman

"If the grass is greener in the other fellow's yard - let him worry about cutting it." - Fred Allen

"These two guys in the front yard- Are they here to help?" - John Ashbery

"Every shot counts. The three-foot putt is just as important as the 300-yard drive." - Henry Cotton

"My uncle and my grandfather both worked in the Brooklyn Navy Yard." - Dave Van Ronk

"I buried a lot of my ironing in the back yard." - Phyllis Diller

"I get the same buzz cleaning up the yard as Leo Tolstoy did from scything hay." - Sergei Lukyanenko

"Originally marriage meant the sale of a woman by one man to another; now most women sell themselves though they have no intention of delivering the goods listed in the bill of sale." - Robert Graves

"I sat down and wrote a short story in two weeks and submitted it to Marion Zimmer Bradley. And Marion bought "Wound On The Moon" .My first sale and my first pro sale rolled into one." - Vera Nazarian

"We live in a predatory capitalist society in which everything is for sale. Everybody is for sale, so there is ubiquitous commodification - be it of music, food, people, or parking meters." - Cornel West

"Really good customer service will deliver sales. You are training salesmen to give the best possible advice and then to achieve the sale. People actually like you to ask for a sale because it shows you value their business." - John Caudwell

"There's a place in the world for any business that takes care of its customers-after the sale." - Harvey Mackay

"In Morocco, before you even get to the matter of the sale, you have to coax the owner to sell." - Tahir Shah

"Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success." - Thomas Edison

"Competition validates you. It creates a category. It permits the sale to be this or that, not yes or no." - Seth Godin

"The sale of sex in modern societies is not about spreading genes. Sex has been taken over by the memes." - Susan Blackmore

"A sale is not something you pursue, it's what happens to you while you are immersed in serving your customer." - Anonymous

"If wisdom were on sale in the open market, the stupid would not even ask the price." - Anonymous

"To things a sale a seller's praise belongs; She passes praise; then praise too short doth blot." - William Shakespeare

"My hair looks like it had been purchased at a rummage sale after all the real hair was gone." - Haven Kimmel

"Bless this highly nutritious microwavable macaroni and cheese dinner and the people who sold it on sale. Amen." - Kevin McAllister

"It seems to me that it's actually harder to invent excuses than it is to get a sale." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"If you make a sale, you can earn a commission. If you make a friend, you can earn a fortune!" - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Looks do count. Deliver visually stunning merchandising. Engage at the point of sale. Help consumers shop with their eyes." - Michael J. Silverstein

"A master salesman is one who takes the offensive and never the defensive sale of an argument, if argument arises." - Napoleon Hill

"I like to think that Not For Sale is the Juniper Networks of the social section, a disruptive innovator." - David Batstone

"Anything that won't sell, I don't want to invent. Its sale is proof of utility, and utility is success." - Thomas A Edison

"Have you heard about the Irishman who reversed into a car boot sale and sold the engine?" - Frank Carson

"I don't go to the sale rack. But I wouldn't say I am decadent in my spending. I am careful." - Madonna Ciccone

"The Nordic countries are leading the way on women's equality, recognizing women as equal citizens rather than commodities for sale." - Johanna Sigurdardottir

"The house in Chappaqua is up for sale, ... and you can get it for a bargain on Wednesday." - Rudy Giuliani

"The Nordic countries are leading the way on women's equality, recognizing women as equal citizens rather than commodities for sale." - Johanna Siguroardottir

"I was long brought up to think that it was nothing short of a crime to miss a sale." - James Cash Penney

"All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer." - Tom Peters

"I'm not the bake-sale-mom type - though once in a while, I'll make challah French toast for my sons." - Kelly Wearstler

"You want to look fashionable and put-together, not like you hit every sale rack this season." - Tommy Hilfiger

"Too often, sales reps simply regurgitate their presentations and expect to land the sale. It doesn't work." - Harvey Mackay

"Do not quit! Hundreds of times I have watched people throw in the towel at the one-yard line while someone else comes along and makes a fortune by just going that extra yard." - E Joseph Cossman

"The mistake so many marketers make is that they conjoin the urgency of making another sale with the timing to earn the right to make that sale. In other words, you must build trust before you need it. Building trust right when you want to make a sale is just too late." - Seth Godin

"I love my blocks of marble, always piling up in the yard like a flock of sheep." - Barbara Hepworth

"I still subscribe to the minority view that all horses are offensive weapons and not to be trusted a yard." - M.M. Kaye

"Central Park is the grandiose symbol of the front yard each child in New York hasn't got." - Robert Benchley

"I can visualize the time when almost every family will have a small plane in their back yard." - Henry Ford

"Being a giver is not good for a 100-yard dash, but it's valuable in a marathon." - Adam Grant

"I went over to the Charlestown Navy Yard yesterday and saw some big men of war, one over 100 guns." - John Davis Long

"Being a giver is not good for a 100-yard dash, but it's valuable in a marathon." - Adam Grant

"In America, one sure sign of success is the presence of an unnecessary waterfall in a person's yard." - Demetri Martin

"There's nothing to fear but a wide receiver who can run a 100-yard dash in under 10 seconds." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"When the ball is on the one-yard line, never risk a fumble. Carry it over yourself." - Robert Ringer

"Keep a fair-sized cemetery in your back yard, in which to bury the faults of your friends." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I had a certain cetacean delicacy of movement in the wide open sea of a hundred-yard field..." - Michael Chabon

"A cat likes to hear you calling him. He sits in a bush a yard from your shoes - and listens." - Pam Brown

"If you don't try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody's back yard." - Jesse Owens

"If little green men land in your back yard, hide any little green women you've got in the house." - Mike Harding

"I went over to the Charlestown Navy Yard yesterday and saw some big men of war, one over 100 guns." - John D Long

"You see airbrushed images of me, but I know the person who's walking barefoot, dodging dog poo in the yard." - Carolyn Murphy

"When I was a kid, we always had big gardens, acres of stuff we grew out in the yard." - Randy Houser

"I think there was something that made us not pay attention to climate change. Something that was up there. There was a saying when we were trying to pay attention to the environment that people used this phrase NIMBY - not in my back yard. People were saying, 'I don't care, it is not in my back yard.' But now it's in everyone's back yard." - Robert Redford

"I feel as if I am an ad for the sale of a haunted house: 18 rooms $37,000 I'm yours ghosts and all." - Richard Brautigan

"We think it's reasonable to provide mandatory, instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. No loopholes anywhere for anyone." - Wayne LaPierre

"I saw a small bottle of cologne and asked if it was for sale. She said, "It's free with purchase." I asked her if anyone bought anything toda" - Steven Wright

"If they could forget for a moment the correggiosity of Correggio and the learned babble of the sale-room and varnishing Auctioneer." - Thomas Carlyle

"Tis plate of rare device and jewels Of rich and exquisite form, their values great, And I am something curious, being strange, To have them in sale stowage." - William Shakespeare

"Knowledge is not a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." - Francis Bacon

"Often when looking at a mass of things for sale, he would say to himself, 'How many things I have no need of!'" - Socrates

"Venice was and is full of lost places where people put up for sale the last worn bits of their souls, hoping no one will buy." - Ray Bradbury

"Sometimes I worry I'm not going to be the best parent because if my baby gets a skin fungus I might sell him at a garage sale." - Sara Quin

"Although the District of Columbiahas had a ban on handgun sale and possession since 1976, Washingtonresidents are held hostage by the lax gun laws of surroundingjurisdictions." - Josh Sugarmann

"Things have a price and can be for sale. But people have a dignity that is priceless and worth far more than things." - Pope Francis

"Selling is a person-to-person business. You cannot send the sales manual out to make the sale. Sales manuals have no legs and no voice." - Jim Rohn

"When power is for sale, then government power should be severely limited. When power is abused, then the less power the better." - Charley Reese

"You're never quite sure how you feel about a neighbor until a 'For Sale' sign suddenly appears in front of his house." - Orlando Aloysius Battista

"For nearly twenty years I have been a published author... But I have never yet seen a book of mine offered for sale in a shop window." - George Bernard Shaw

"Everything we have is everything we love - it's basically like we picked for our homes and then just put it for sale in a store." - Helena Christensen

"Donald Trump is still hitting all the same notes. He's making the sale. We're hearing from his aides at every event." - Don Gonyea

"Often when looking at a mass of things for sale, he would say to himself, 'How many things I have no need of!" - Socrates



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