Quotation Explorer - 'Bought'

Try not to say "I have" unless it’s not bought by the money. If materialism is a blessing would have not been sold out in streets - Praveen Chenna
I bought some batteries, but they weren't included. - Steven Wright
If men could be bought like clothes at an outlet, only then would women always get what they bargained for. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When experience is bought by pain, it teaches. - Unknown, Roman Proverb
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
Girls fell all over him. Guys bought him beers.... "Women eager to say they've been Zaned. You know there're T-shirts that say I've been ZANED. - Robin Bielman
The couch and I were what I would describe as frenemies. I loved to hate it. It was too small for my frame. I had tried to tell my wife that fact when we bought it off of Craigslist, but she assured me that it went perfectly with our room decor and it was a good deal. - Anna M. Aquino
She knew all the indices to the idle lonely, never bought a small tube of toothpaste, never dropped a magazine in her shopping card. - Joan Didion
When he found a very valuable pearl, he went and sold everything he had and bought it - Holy Bible Matthew 13 46
I love money. I love everything about it. I bought some pretty good stuff. Got me a $300 pair of socks. Got a fur sink. An electric dog polisher. A gasoline powered turtleneck sweater. And, of course, I bought some dumb stuff, too. - Steve Martin
That which is essential for life, can never be bought. - Debasish Mridha
Trustworthy is earned not bought. - Dee Dee Artner
If you have bought the law enforcement department, then you have done nothing wrong when you willfully break multiple laws. - Steven Magee
I went down to Safeways, and I bought her a packet of best ground sirloin. - Neil Gaiman
I bought salvation from a man on the street. He said, "Go down to the beach and let the waves wash your feet. - Gabriel Rheaume
Honour bought of coin is but grass in the wind. When the wind blows south it leans south; when the wind blows north so does it lean. Hardly solid rock upon which to forge sturdy trust nor imperishable friendship - JJ Matebesi
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over. - Gore Vidal
With Money we bought the House, with Love we made it our Home! - Barkha Chainani
I can understand companionship. I can understand bought sex in the afternoon. I cannot understand the love affair. - Gore Vidal
I like men who wear earrings. They've bought jewelry and they've experienced pain. - Rita Rudner
First impression is not the last reflection of a true friend, so if you are head over heels for someone who just bought you a cake, you'd better think twice before devouring your misery. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Just imagine if you took all the money you've spent on these things and traveled around the world with it, instead, or bought books and read them. Think about how much you would know about life. - Eustace Conway
It seems to me that the earth may be borrowed but not bought. It may be used, but not owned. ... We are tenants and not possessors, lovers and not masters. - Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
A credit card allows you transcend time. For it allows you to put off until tomorrow what you bought today, while you are still paying off what you bought yesterday. - Robert Morrissette
There was a product which seemed attractive, expensive, portable, beautiful and simple. Everybody talked about its beauty but they bought it for it's simplicity. - Amit Kalantri
And if our book consumption remains as low as it has been, at least let us admit that it is because reading is a less exciting pastime than going to the dogs, the pictures or the pub, and not because books, whether bought or borrowed, are too expensive. - George Orwell
a good friendship is beneficial to both, a bought friend is a free enemy that no one can afford. - Antwine Huffman
I didn’t know what to spend it on, ’cause my mum said she didn’t want me to buy her nothing. So I was going to buy Larry something, but he said I should spend it on something I always wanted. So I bought a cat. - J.L. Merrow
I bought a cactus. A week later it died. And I got depressed, because I thought, Damn. I am less nurturing than a desert. - Demetri Martin
The greatest things cannot be bought with money. - Lailah Gifty Akita
And all Negroes at some period of their lives there is that yearning for a sense of group unity that is the yearning of men for a flag: for a unity that cannot be compromised, that cannot be bought; that is conscious of itself, of its strength, that is militant. - Ralph Ellison
True joy cannot be bought with money or found in lavish things. It's a feeling deep within the heart. - Marie Cornelio
Be it remembered, that liberty must at all hazards be supported. We have a right to it, derived from our Maker. But if we have not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood. - John Adams
But I've bought a big bat.I'm all ready, you see.Now my troubles are goingTo have troubles with me! - Dr. Seuss
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.We must be willing to get rid of the life we planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.I have bought this wonderful machine a computer ... it seems to me to be an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy. - Joseph Campbell
A good home must be made, not bought. - Joyce Maynard
We could have bought a small yacht with what we spent on our dog an dall the things he destroyed. Then again, how many yachts wait by the door all day for your return? - John Grogan
The greatest assets cannot be bought with money. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage - they've experienced pain and bought jewelry. - Rita Rudner
Buy what you love. Love those who can't be bought. Take in all the day has to offer. Give it all away. - Jodi Hills
Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, 'I wish I had bought stock in it.' Only a Republican would think the best part of Viagra is the fact that you could make money off of it. - Jay Leno
I bought some powdered water yesterday. I don't know what to add. - Steven Wright
A credit card allows you transcend time. For it allows you to put off until tomorrow what you bought today, while you are still paying what you bought yesterday. - Robert Morrissette
I see love as a force of nature. No matter how much you want to, you cannot control or demand love. No one can. It cannot be bought, bartered, or sold. It is priceless. - Anna Agoncillo
I just bought a microwave fireplace. You can spend an evening in front of it in only eight minutes. - Steven Wright
I remember friends from wars all but we forgot. All of them distilled into each wound we caught. Those wounds are all painful places where we fought. Battles never left behind, ones we never sought. What is it that we spent and what was it we bought? - Frank Herbert
I don't know what's wrong with my television set. I was getting C-Span and the Home Shopping Network on the same station. I actually bought a congressman.
The expensive car you bought doesn’t matter, but the way you treated the sales man did. - Sheila Burke
Everything we could possibly want or need is there for the taking, but we are blinded by fears of lack and limitation, and we have bought the lie that resources are limited, so we must therefore compete for the few that are left. - Stephen Richards
Nothing is as precious as your love. Nothing can buy it, but with it, you bought me so many times. - Debasish Mridha
An inch of time cannot be bought with an inch of gold. - Chinese Proverb
Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess. - Edna Woolman Chase
There's no easy way out. If there were, I would have bought it. And believe me, it would be one of my favorite things! - Oprah Winfrey
I don't want to buy anything, sell anything or process anything. I don't want to process anything bought or sold, or buy anything processed or sold, or sell anything bought, sold or processed.
I was very surprised when last I bought a packet of cigarettes and had to request a refund as I read a warning that told me "smoking can cause fatal lung cancer". - Robert Clark
The only things you can ever truly own cannot be bought with money. - James Carlos Blake
No poem ever bought a hamburger, or not too many. - Thomas Lux
...some men aren't looking for anything logical, like money. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn. - Michael Caine
An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought. - Simon Cameron
All we have of freedom -- all we use or know -- This our fathers bought for us, long and long ago.
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P. J. O'Rourke
That who sold the expensive for no price, bought the cheap with the highest price. - Raja Rayshouny
A good reputation is something that must be earned, yet can never be bought. - Stephen King
Time is the only commodity in life that cannot be bought, sold, borrowed, given out as a gift and it cannot be inherited. - Sunday Adelaja
Time is something that cannot be bought, it cannot be wagered with God, and it is not in endless supply. Time is simply how you live your life. - Craig Sager
Art cannot be bought or sold. It can only be created or destroyed. - Iimani David
False love can be bought; true love is priceless. - Matshona Dhliwayo
From the beginning, when something was wrong I've been saying: 'Dilly-ding, dilly-dong, wake up, wake up!' So on Christmas Day I bought for all the players and all the staff a little bell. It was just a joke. - Claudio Ranieri
I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in- law a chair. Now they won't let me plug it in. - Henny Youngman
[W]hat my grandmother and my mother and I all know is that our beauty is no miracle. It is bought and paid for. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
When I started this business I had nothing, I was at the bottom. What I really had was my self confidence that got me here today. The thing about this self confidence is that it can't be bought. You either have it or you have to build it on your own. - Batya Maman Sabag
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