Quotation Explorer - 'Afford'

Reading well is one of the great pleasures that solitude can afford you. - Harold Bloom
Sustainability is best illustrated by those who sell food just so they afford something to eat. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Morality is only for the middle class, sweet. The lower class can't afford it, and the upper classes have entirely too much leisure time to fill - Lisa Kleypas
We’re doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That’s what it is to be alive. It’s pretty dense kids who haven’t figured that out by the time they’re 10. ... Most kids can’t afford to go to Harvard and be misinformed. - Kurt Vonnegut
It’s true that laughter really is cheap medicine. It’s a prescription anyone can afford. And best of all, you can fill it right now. - Steve Goodier
Sometimes we forego things not because we do not want them but because we can't afford to raise them at the moment - Ludiah Mong'are
Paying the price for your dreams proves you can afford them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
A smart wife is one who makes sure she spends so much that her husband can't afford another woman. - Miriam Defensor Santiago
Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay.
Young Arab men are not going to walk away from extremism because they can suddenly afford a Slurpee. They will walk away when they can devote themselves to a some call to serve a cause that connects nationalism to dignity and democracy and transcends a lifetime. - David Brooks
Howard Hughes was able to afford the luxury of madness, like a man who not only thinks he is Napoleon but hires an army to prove it. - Ted Morgan
...don’t discount intuition. It holds more wisdom than technology can ever afford - Jack C. Monroe
I mean, you want the truth as you wanna hear it? I can't do that. You couldn't afford me. - Keith Moon
If you cannot afford yourself any luxuries for the time being, at least offer yourself the one priceless luxury no one can take away from you your time - lauren klarfeld
If you're creative, if you can think independently, if you can articulate passion, if you can override the fear of being wrong, then your company needs you now more than it ever did. And now your company can no longer afford to pretend that isn't the case. - Hugh Macleod
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it. - William Feather
Elevation Book Publishing drives each book to their highest peak and afford authors the opportunity to rise to their full potential. We create thriving partnerships. - Rhonda Wilson
I'm not naive or innocent, and neither are you, folks! We all know, to win in politics, you can't just be on the right team, fighting for the right thing and wanting to do a little bit of good for your fellow citizens. You've also got to be able to afford to compete. - Radwan Chowdhury
We can afford to exercise the self-restraint of a really great nation which realizes its own strength and scorns to misuse it. - Woodrow Wilson
Rather than justice for all, we are evolving into a system of justice for those who can afford it. We have banks that are not only too big to fail, but too big to be held accountable. - Joseph E. Stiglitz
Homer begged and Rembrandt went bankrupt. Aristotle, who had money for books, his school, and his museum, could not have bought this painting of himself.Rembrandt could not afford a Rembrandt. - Joseph Heller
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no teacher can afford to neglect this part of his preparation.
ECONOMY, n. Purchasing the barrel of whiskey that you do not need for the price of the cow that you cannot afford. - Ambrose Bierce
We can regret something that we did , we can regret something that we didn't do; but the only thing that we can not afford to regret is regretting being ourselves - Hisham Fawzi
They said globalization!!; my reply then was and still is that the only way for "globalization" to cherish and succeed is through a lifestyle and not through a culture driven societies; and gentlemen, that is not what the world can afford !! - Hisham Fawzi
Poverty's simplicity has an inexpensive beauty rooted in it, which the rich can never afford to buy - Munia Khan
I cannot afford to waste my time making money. - Louis Agassiz
We cannot afford to let the ideas of our young generation go untapped or unbacked. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
The quality of American life must keep pace with the quantity of American goods. This country cannot afford to be materially rich and spiritually poor. - John F. Kennedy
The tragic mistake of so many in the environmentalist movement is the belief that the rest of the world can afford to hold itself to our expensive green standards.
We did not start as friends, but as people who respected and admired each other. Crucial, absolutely crucial for a partnership. As soon as we could afford it, we ceased sharing lodgings. Equally crucial. - Raymond Joseph Teller
The measure of wealth is the ability to afford ones' mistakes. - Elyse Wilk
What I want???I just want silence I can afford it, it doesn't need to pay for it or does it? - Deyth Banger
The privilege of struggling artists is ... the life being buried in what we can't really afford of* what a gorgeous life!! - Hiroko Sakai
And how will you afford to buy them in the first place?""I shall save up.""But that will take you years and years and years," said the twins."I've got years and years and years," said Sophie. - Dick King-Smith
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. - Henry David Thoreau
The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation; that away, men are but gilded loam or painted clay. - William Shakespeare
<<... People with 'a vision for betterment',cannot afford to have "hope", as "hope" is only usedfor the passification of the masses.~ People with 'vision', KNOW it is going to be betterbeCAUSE it is an inevitability, in fact....>>~ Ale3ia - Chevalieuse de Faeinoterre Helia
Tigers cannot afford to care about what sheep think. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The tragedy of the poor is that they can afford nothing but self denial. - Oscar Wilde
Being wealthy isn't just a question of having lots of money. It's a question of what we want. Wealth isn't an absolute, it's relative to desire. Every time we seek something that we can't afford, we can be counted as poor, how much money we may actually have. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Only exceptional rational men can afford to be absurd. - Allan Goldfein
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it. - Frank A. Clark
Morality is a matter of money. Poor people cannot afford to have morals. So they have religion. - Khushwant Singh
Apa yang kita lakukan dan tidak kita lakukan hari ini akan menentukan masa depan anak cucu kita, generasi penerus kita selanjutnya; we simply cannot afford the price of inaction and egotism. - Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
Sometimes people ask why I'm so willing to give out #free copies of my books and the answer is pretty simple. Money is not why I write.So why would I keep someone from enjoying that because they can't afford my book? If your in the arts for money your picking the wrong job. - Adam Snowflake
With your spare time and money, make a difference for those who can’t afford a life. - Debasish Mridha
I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them. - Phyllis Diller
In Biblical times, a man could have as many wives as he could afford. Just like today. - Abigail Van Buren
Only exceptionally rational men can afford to be absurd. - Allan Goldfein
Sometimes you feel other people's pain worse than your own. We're armored against our own troubles. We can't afford to give in to despair. Then you see someone else struggling, and it breaks your... heart. - Sean Stewart
We really can’t afford to live our lives walking in some sort of introspective darkness as if the darkness is the only thing that we can walk in. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
BE HAPPY YOU CAN HAVE THE RICE,MANY CAN'T AFFORD THE PRICE.I CAN CONTROL MY ANGER,WHAT WILL I DO IN HUNGER ? - merlin8thomas
If the world leaders can afford a 7 hours sleep, most of us probably can too. - Pawan Mishra
Water is becoming a very scarce resource on a daily basis. Therefore, we need to teach communities to preserve it since we can't afford to live without water. - Gugu Mona
a good friendship is beneficial to both, a bought friend is a free enemy that no one can afford. - Antwine Huffman
Not one person can afford your dream; the execution of it is too expensive. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
It is after you have lost your teeth that you can afford to buy steaks.
I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes. I hope they do get 'em lowered enough so people can afford to pay 'em. - Will Rogers
Privilege is when you can afford to sit back and watch as others' rights are trampled upon. - DaShanne Stokes
sleep is such a luxury, which i cant afford. - Robin Sikarwar
Ignorance is an evil weed, which dictators may cultivate among their dupes, but which no democracy can afford among its citizens. - William Beveridge
You are your own leader. Where are you driving yourself to now? You can't afford to go wayward! Rise up and break new territories and live life so well. - Israelmore Ayivor
Technology to wipe out truth is now available. Not everybody can afford it but it's available. When the cost comes down, look out! - Bob Dylan
Surviving Is the only warWe can afford - Margaret Atwood
Well, I would - if they realized that we - again if - if we led them back to that stalemate only because that our retaliatory power, our seconds, or strike at them after our first strike, would be so destructive that they couldn't afford it, that would hold them off. - Ronald Reagan
Perhaps the most important use of money - It saves time. Life is so short, and there's so much to do, one can't afford to waste a minute; and just think how much you waste, for instance, in walking from place to place instead of going by bus and in going by bus instead of by taxi. - W. Somerset Maugham
In this new, hyper competitive age, none of us, none of us can afford to be complacent. - Barack Obama
If you put your politicians up for sale, as the US does (alone in this among industrialized democracies), then someone will buy them--and it won’t be you; you can’t afford them. - Juan Cole
Sometimes,just do what your mind tells you to do.Just don't care about people.Because,neither you can afford loosing that time nor people will care after sometime.So just be who you are. - Sachin Panwar
I have no faith, very little hope, and as much charity as I can afford. - Thomas H. Huxley
He had so much money that he could afford to look poor. - Edgar Wallace
Your principle should be to see everything and say nothing. The world changes so rapidly that if you want to get on you cannot afford to align yourself with any person or point of view. - Khushwant Singh
The real satisfaction which praise can afford, is when what is repeated aloud agrees with the whispers of conscience, by showing us that we have not endeavored to deserve well in vain.
We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities are constantly growing, both absolutely and relatively. We must set ourselves vigorously about the task of improving them; and this task is now well begun. - Theodore Roosevelt
You can't afford to think about what might have been. You just be aware of what is. - Noel Gallagher
I spent my whole life trying not to be careless. Women and children can afford to be careless, but not men. - Mario Puzo
I don't think we can afford to emulate the beauty editors of fashion magazines, airbrushing out blemishes and hawking a political ideal in which progressive people have no acne, no stupid remarks. - Anna Bondoc
It is the things we can't afford to lose that make us fight until we win."~ Shrouded in Pompei - Lisa Fantino
War has become a luxury that only small nations can afford. - Hannah Arendt
Death is a great tyrant;no one can overthrow him.Life is a priceless ruby;no one can afford it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for - in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it. - Ellen Goodman
There is no need to lose weight for some one because only those ask you to lose some weight who can not afford your likeings - Navjyot Kaur
Trust had become a commodity that few could afford. - Kimberly Derting
Confronted with such flagrant acts of intolerance—such abuses of the freedom of speech—a free society must surely do more. For intolerance is the one thing a free society cannot afford to tolerate. - Ayaan Hiri Ali
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand, essentially, is that the child repudiate his experience, and all that gives him sustenance. - James Baldwin
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing. - Edmund Burke
Any man with a moderate income can afford to buy more books than he can read in a lifetime.
My mum and dad had worked incredibly hard to afford me an education. - Benedict Cumberbatch
The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation. - Michelle Obama
[W]hat I like best is staying home and reading. Being rich is not about how many homes you own. It’s the freedom to pick up any book you want without looking at the price and wondering whether you can afford it. - John Waters
Sometimes, when I couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill at the end of the month, I was forced to read by the light of the stories themselves. - Steve Stern
Anyone who still wants to experience fairytales these days can’t afford to dither when it comes to using their brains. - Robert Musil
You cannot afford to gamble your youth only for fun. - Amit Kalantri
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