Make your bargain before beginning to plow. - Arab Proverb
Any business arrangement that is not profitable to the other person will in the end prove unprofitable for you. The bargain that yields mutual satisfaction is the only one that is apt to be repeated.
A happy marriage is the world's best bargain. - O. A. Battista
[Marriage is] a world-without-end bargain. - William Shakespeare
...convinced that in trying to please all, he had pleased none, and had lost his ass into the bargain. - Aesop
Words are the best bargain. You get them for free and they never run out. - Marty Rubin
Necessity never made a good bargain. - Benjamin Franklin
Marriage is a bargain, and somebody has to get the worst of the bargain. - Helen Rowland
No one should drive a hard bargain with an artist.
Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
Kelly closed his eyes and began to bargain with God. - Z.A. Maxfield
One of the most difficult things in the world is to convince a woman that even a bargain costs money. - E.W. Howe