Quotation Explorer - 'Buying'

Our economy is based on spending billions to persuade people that happiness is buying things, and then insisting that the only way to have a viable economy is to make things for people to buy so they’ll have jobs and get enough money to buy things. - Philip Slater
The truth of who we are dissolves the illusions when they arise, simply by us not buying into them anymore. By realizing they were counterfeit bliss. By and by, oneness dissolves what was once separation. - Tehya Sky
...eating is the purest mode of consumption. Our purchases are statements about our social class, our friends, and our beliefs. Buying something as continually necessary as food is an ongoing act of self-definition. - Evan D.G. Fraser
When I have money, I invest in buying books. My personal development by reading these books is my greatest pleasure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A present is not the source of buying someone's love but its a source of showing how much u love and apriciate that particular person - Ralph Ramovha
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. - Norman Augustine
I often find human behavior amusing. Like having a full refrigerator of food to eat yet buying fast food instead. If you learn to conquer the two big "N" words. Niceties vs Necessities. You might actually have some funds for the hard times that come. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry. I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture. I do all the upholstery work myself, and it's like therapy. - Pamela Anderson
Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read them in: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the appropriation of their contents.
An informed buyer purchases the product for its good quality ,and not merely for its brand endorsed by a celebrity or even when lots of people are buying it for the big discount on its bulk quantity. - Anuj Somany
Damien Hirst is acceptable because he's a brand. It's like buying a Porche. Hardline conservatives will never accept it, others think it's a massive waste of money but most will just shrug and move on - Qatar cultural official
Strategy is buying a bottle of fine wine when you take a lady out for dinner. Tactics is getting her to drink it.
It does not much matter that an individual loses two or three hundred pounds in buying a bad picture, but it is to be regretted that a nation should lose two or three hundred thousand in raising a ridiculous building. - John Ruskin
We love to buy books because we believe we're buying the time to read them.[Inside Out (VH1)] - Warren Zevon
The biggest mistake brands make are trying to sell their stuff rather than clarifying what people are actually buying. - David Brier
A budget tells us what we can't afford, but it doesn't keep us from buying it. - William Feather
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P. J. O'Rourke
If you hear that everybody is buying a certain stock, ask who is selling. - Anonymous
I love to buying books to create my sacred library. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You don't buy all the clothes in the market. You choose slowly and carefully, asking the prices for each before buying. The same way you choose your friends, by looking into their lives carefully, before taking any as a companion, then dropping those that are not relevant. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Marrying a man is like buying something you've been admiring for a long time in a shop window. You may love it when you get home, but it doesn't always go with everything in the house. - Jean Kerr
it's something rebellious about picking up and leaving buying a one way ticket and not knowing when you want to return. - Turcois Ominek
Instead of caring for your headache, you are buying medicine for your friend. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Certainly there are things in life that money can't buy, but it's very funny -Did you ever try buying them without money? - Ogden Nash
I love to go the library to borrow books. But I also enjoyed buying books to create my sacred library. - Lailah Gifty Akita
George Macdonald said, 'If you knew what God knows about death you would clap your listless hands', but instead I find old people in North America just buying this whole youth obsession. I think growing older is a wonderful privilege. I want to learn to glorify God in every stage of my life. - Elisabeth Elliot
Certainly there are things in life that money can’t buy, but it’s very funny Did you ever try buying them without money. - Ogden Nash
You know you're a hot mess when the only person buying you drinks all night is yourself. - Chelsea Handler
- Why'd you even think I'd read your diploma before, during, or after buying 10 copies of it in an all-you-can-drink online bar? - If I could drink what I read, I'd probably still be drunk on Joyce's Ulysses. I should've chased it with a racer.- and Jarod Kintz - Stefan D
A person buying ordinary products in a supermarket is in touch with his deepest emotions. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse.
Rights" are something made up by governments to make you feel like you're buying something with your taxes. - Stefan Molyneux
Many an optimist has become rich by buying out a pessimist. - Robert G. Allen
Eventually, alas, I realized the main purpose of buying cocaine is to run out of it. - George Carlin
I love buying books to create my sacred library. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Writers Block? Get out and have fun. Love yourself. No use frowning and buying anti-wrinkle cream after. - Juan Morris
Buying the right computer and getting it to work properly is no more complicated than building a nuclear reactor from wristwatch parts in a darkened room using only your teeth. - Dave Barry
... that when you're buying books, you're optimistically thinking you're buying the time to read them.(Paraphrase of Schopenhauer) - Arthur Schopenhauer
Whenever I get married I start buying Gourmet Magazine. - Nora Ephron
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying. - Fran Lebowitz
I am obsessed with good buying books - Lailah Gifty Akita
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