Quotation Explorer - 'Cost'

Forgiveness is the economy of the heart.…forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country. - Clint Eastwood
War like any other racket, pays high dividends to the very few. The cost of operations is always transferred to the people who do not profit.
Your kids pissing you off is an inborn instinct. It's nature's way of getting you to kick them out when they turn 18!Okaaay. ~sigh~ Due to the times, you can kick them out between the ages of 28-38. Can someone please dramatically reduce the cost of housing, already?~SHEESH~ - Dakota Dawn
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much - Blaise Pascal
I laughed under my breath, and it sounded bitter. Listen to me. What am I talking about, worth it? Is any experience or bit of beauty worth the cost of my life? I know nothing but safety and self-preservation at all costs.And yet, he said softly, you’re risking everything to help me. - Kate Avery Ellison
We are all bounded with each other on the basis of our beliefs and values; when we question those values, we are certainly left alone, away from our families, friends and the dear one. And that is a cost benefit analysis we all make and we keep satisfying ourselves with the status quo of situations. - M.F. Moonzajer
There are plenty of good five-cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter. What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel. - Franklin P. Adams
The medical professionals should fight PTSD at every cost for those living in pain and the battles they've lost. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Either way, it will cost you. You will for pay for your education or pay for your ignorance. - Kathy McClary
Every relationship is a cost benefit calculation; either it is material or spiritual. - M.F. Moonzajer
The price tag you put on yourself decides your worth. Underestimating yourself will cost you dearly. - Apoorve Dubey
The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. - John F. Kennedy
Doing things the right way now is the cost of your future. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Be real. Be authentic. Be yourself, whatever the emotional cost. Pain goes away, while regret over a life lived trying to be a plastic version of yourself does not. - Vironika Tugaleva
my unexpected trip to the light may have been cancelled, but here I was, still paying the cost of the return ticket - Teri Garey
Excuses cost you more than they buy you. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
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
Justification for infidelity and dishonesty in all their manifestations lies in the marginal cost economics of just this once. - Clayton M. Christensen
Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give. - Steve Goodier
One asset every leader, shouldn't risk anything to lose at all cost, is team confidence. - Unarine Ramaru
I neither knew nor cared whether my experience was insanity, dreaming, or magic; but was determined to gaze on brilliance and gaiety at any cost. - H.P. Lovecraft
Every growth on this planet is at the cost of loss to some one. No one can deny it or proove it wrong. - Ragesh Nair
No cost is too heavy for the preservation of one's honor. - Mahatma Gandhi
Since it doesn't cost a dime to dream, you'll never short change yourself when you stretch your imagination. - Robert Schuller
If you fear to know the cost, the value will definitely be lost. Focus your attentions on the product, not the price. - Israelmore Ayivor
I am thankful that sacrifice is non-negotiable, and that counting the cost in giving to another is foolishly assuming that we can put a price on sacrifice. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
In history, truth should be held sacred, at whatever cost . . . especially against the narrow and futile patriotism, which, instead of pressing forward in pursuit of truth, takes pride in walking backwards to cover the slightest nakedness of our forefathers. - Col. Thomas Aspinwall
Simplicity comes at a cost; the rich can't stand for, forget affording. - Aniruddha Sastikar
If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside. - Robert X. Cringely
It doesn’t cost much to be Happy if the currency of your heart is the blowing of the breeze and the swaying of the trees. - - RVM
There is cost for everything. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Its not been fallen in love its about realized who you fall in love with and what true love really cost. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
The cost of war is like an immeasurable tremor that knows no borders, its shockwaves reverberating across the world resulting in universal suffering. - Aysha Taryam
Success never goes on sale, but most spend their whole life dickering over the cost, never making the purchase. - Orrin Woodward
There's nothing wrong with helping someone without a cost. Especially if there's no end return. - Solange nicole
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Where would the world be if we took every man to book? There were thousands of Kantoreks, all of whom were convinced that they were acting for the best- in a way that cost them nothing. - Remarque Erich Maria
Every time you make a choice you’re taking time and effort away from something or someone else. Every choice has a cost. - Adam Smith
Paying the high cost of education is better than paying the high price of ignorance. - Matshona Dhliwayo
She had generated alternative versions of herself. She had insisted at brutal cost on these conversions. Layering her life, only to strip it bare. Only to be alone in the end. Her life had been paired down to its solitary components. - Jhumpa Lahiri
You are priceless— fearfully and wonderfully made. God shaped and modeled you in your mother's womb. God created you in his own image. You were created, redeemed, and are deeply loved and valued by God. Therefore, the man who wants to be involved with you should have to count the cost. - Michelle McKinney Hammond
You do not need to be loved, not at the cost of yourself. The single relationship that is truly central and crucial in a life is the relationship to the self. Of all the people you will know in a lifetime, you are the only one you will never lose.
Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality the cost becomes prohibitive.
I couldn't tell fact from fiction,Or if the dream was trueMy only sure predictionIn this world was you.I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated. - Baltasar Gracian
Academic life is but half life it is a withdrawal from the fight to utter smart things that cost you nothing except the thinking them from a cloister. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Life is not as easy as just picking a wild flower and calling it a rose,it is more tasking in the event that the very simple things on earth may overcome our finger's manipulative capacity and dexterity, that it cost us a lot - Toroitich William
Try to get the important things right at all the time, even at the cost of being right. - Irfaan Santoe
We will restore science to its rightful place and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its cost. - Barack Obama
A person who has enjoyed the most but at the cost of others' labour only can often be heard saying to the people that the Life is a pleasure - Anuj Somany
We loved our homeland for thousands of years which cost us climate change and environmental degradation because we were too selfish to care about the nature, now it is time that we must love our world at least for a little time. - M.F. Moonzajer
Peace may cost as much as war, but it is a better buy.
The richer your friends, the more they will cost you.
Price and Cost. Sometimes we pay more. Sometimes we pay less. You've got to determine what you are willing to pay for success. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
In any society, concentrations of power should be avoided at all cost. - R.A.Delmonico
We have to speak the truth always, at any cost, and no matter what. - Samael Aun Weor
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. - Henry David Thoreau
In the marketplace of ideas, a dime is expensive than the cost price of beauty - Osho Samuel Adetunji
Every decision, every single one, comes with a price to pay. It means you chose one thing over another, always. Whether you chose right or wrong, that cost remains constant. It's a permanent life tax. That's where taxes come from. - Hubert Martin
It cost nothing to be nice. - Anonymous, but I'll claim it.
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
There is a sacred cost for everything. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It doesn't cost anything to be a good person, but yet there are toxic people around us that will try to tax our lives. - Ron Baratono
Love is a precious gift which cost nothing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I truly understood the meaning of hope. It is something much bigger than anything physical we may desire. It’s about raising our eyes from a point on the horizon to the heavens and into eternity. And it’s about relying on God’s grace to do it, no matter what the cost. - Laura Sobiech
The high cost of greatness is better than the low cost of mediocrity. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is good to know that every single title/rank you hold is earned in a high cost of hard work, not some random self given title/rank. - Euginia Herlihy
It doesn’t cost much to be Happy if the currency of your heart is the blowing of the breeze and the swaying of the trees. - RVM
Kind words do not cost much. They never blister the tongue or lips. They make other people good-natured. They also produce their own image on men's souls, and a beautiful image it is. - Blaise Pascal
We have to feed our loved ones, but at what cost. A dead man or woman can’t feed the living. - James Jean-Pierre
I am tired of the sickening sight of the battlefield with its mangled corpses & poor suffering wounded. Victory has no charms for men when purchased at such cost. - Civil War general George McClelland, quoted in Surgeon in Blue
I've broken an arm before, but no one wanted to shoot me!' Suzie says. 'I mean, when you go to the emergency room I hope to God the doctors don't decide it might cost too much to care for.' -Suzie Schwab co-owner of East Maui Animal Refuge - Toni Polancy
Our sense of being a conscious agent who does things comes at a cost of being technically wrong all the time. - Daniel M. Wegner
If you least understand the essence of timely and courageously saying no to what you have to say no to, when you have to say no, you shall always say yes to what is due no remorsefully and count the cost of never saying no when you had to in pity though shall know your had I know in the end. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In spite of the cost of living, it's still popular. - Laurence J. Peter
The true cost of following your dreams isn't what you sacrifice when you chase them, it's what you lose when you don't - Simon S. Tam
I couldn't tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
They say this soul hunting will cost me my sanity,i say i'd go insane if i stop. - Anjum Choudhary
Someone has tricked people into thinking their names must be kissed by bright lights and painted into Hollywood sidewalks to be someone special. And for most, there is no cost too great...But I would just like to know who did it. - Andrea L'Artiste
The cost you will pay to achieve the goal is worthwhile. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren't things to think about any more. All that matters is value - the ultimate value of what one does. - James Hilton
So far I haven't heard of anybody who wants to stop living on account of the cost. - Kin Hubbard
Is the price of happiness not weighed in the cost of commitment, the value of life’s experience in the plurality of existence and measured in a love shared? - Don Swann II
May it always cost the head as long as it does not cost the heart - Ilse Aichinger
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The cost of living is going up while the chances of living are going down. - Flip Wilson
When you meet someone, never forget to give them two important presents: your love and your smile. It will cost you nothing. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes both your mind and thoughts are paying the cost of your stupid heart. - M.F. Moonzajer
The cost to reconnect animals to live in natural settings without human support is a debt that many animals in transition must honor with their lives. - Young Tim
Good is never accomplished except at the cost of those who do it, truth never breaks through except through the sacrifice of those who spread it. - John Henry Newman
When we make mistakes, we simply say sorry. And saying the words would cost us our pride most of the time. - RSCruz
I must write it all out, at any cost. Writing is thinking. It is more than living, for it is being concious of living. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
I don't have hobbies; hobbies cost money. Interests are quite free. - George Carlin
If charity cost nothing, the world would be full of philanthropists. - Jewish Proverb
The price of inaction is far greater than the cost of a mistake - Meg Whitman
The pursuit of dreams comes with a cost. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Failure Is Not Permanent, So Is The Success. So, Don't Look Down Upon People Who Are Failed While You're Succeeded. Table Can Turn Anytime. Be Gentle To Every Creation, It Ain't Cost A Thing.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Could dump two Chinee down in one of our maria and they would get rich selling rocks to each other while raising twelve kids. Then a Hindu would sell retail stuff he got from them wholesale--below cost at a fat profit. We got along. - Robert A. Heinlein
Was I a dreamer, looking for an elusive happiness that real life could never deliver? Or were we meant to know the rapture of being alive, even at the cost of breaking the rules? - Elizabeth Lesser
What will a man gain by winning the whole world, at the cost of his true self? - Jesus
You must be willing to protect yourself and what you cherish, no matter what the cost.
The cost of not following your heart is spending the rest of your life wishing you had. - Anonymous
What I understand now about survival is that something in you dies. You don't become a survivor intact. Survival's cost is always loss. - J Dylan Yates
One must always be aware, to notice—even though the cost of noticing is to become responsible. - Thylias Moss
Count the cost of everything.Rather than asking someone, "How much does this cost?" Ask yourself, "What is my value? - Deborah Brodie
Love cost its like working a full time job you got to put work and effort into it,and that's why it fails with a lot of people because they on the job part time !!! #GeminiStatus - jojo1980
Forgiveness spares the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits. - Hannah More
Love does not cost a thing, but it is priceless... - Stephen Richards
The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down. - Flip Wilson
Experience teaches slowly and at the cost of mistakes. - James A. Froude
Posterity! you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it. - John Adams
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. - Marie Curie
You do what you have to do to give people closure; it makes them feel better and it doesn't cost you much to do it. I'd rather apologize for something I didn't really care about and leave someone on Earth wishing me well. - John Scalzi
We all have paid the cost of our success. - M.F. Moonzajer
With tens of thousands of dollars in annual educator-directed scholarships to the teachers, he has encouraged teachers to help their students by deferring the cost of various LeadAmerica programs. - Chris Salamone
Though it cost the blood of millions of white men, let it come. Let justice be done. - John Quincy Adams
It never cost a disciple anything to follow Jesus; to talk about cost when you are in love with anyone is an insult. - Oswald Chambers
If the automobile had followed the same development cyclee as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside." - Robert X. Cringely
What some people mistake for the high cost of living is really the cost of high living. - Doug Larson
The Who got paid 4000 pounds during those days, but we always smashed our equipment that cost more than 5000 pounds. - Pete Townshend
For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst and to provide for it. - Patrick Henry
Most are constantly asking for more, but with that comes more responsibility and most aren't willing to or able to handle that. Greatness comes at a cost and requires an investment. If you don't want the work.... you don't want the prize. - Randa Manning-Johnson
If you commit then struggle to fulfill it at any cost otherwise regret it. - Samreen Quyyum
Go make your mark on the world. Be a world changer! Live bold for Christ no matter the cost. - Crystal Woodman Miller
The chance of the bread falling with the buttered side down is directly proportional to the cost of the carpet. - Murphy's Law
The opportunity cost of an unlived dream is not only that dream, but also the dreams the dream was meant to inspire. - Ryan Lilly
Satan is so much more in earnest than we are--he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost. - Amy Carmichael
Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot' than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost. - Thomas J. Watson
I FELT HAPPINESS LIKE A BLIND,TILL I HAD A SATISFIED MIND.SORROW FOR WHAT I LOST,IS LIKE DREAMS THAT COST. - merlin8thomas
Fail hard, fail fast and fail often is the only way to get involved with real innovation in this fast changing world. Instead, most companies are trying to prevent failure at all cost, which makes them very unadaptive and the failures very expensive. - Danny Mekić
Imagination is the only insurance that doesn't cost a thing. However if it's damaged it can be a very costly thing. - Imani Nettles
People of God are always people who care about other people and it always comes at some cost. - D'Andre Lampkin
One has to abandon altogether the search for security, and reach out to the risk of living with both arms. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. - Morris L. West
It cost nothing to think bigger than you are, BUT cost a fortune to think less of yourself. - Olawale Daniel
How good something is should never be determined by its cost, designer, origin, or its perceived value by others. - Ashly Lorenzana
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender. - Sir Winston Churchill
If we could sell our experiences for what they cost us, we'd all be millionaires. - Abigail Van Buren
It does not cost you any money to dream. - Samuel Odewale
The cost of forgiveness is less than the price of bitterness - Systenious Makhubele
To dream doesn't cost you much, so dream.To hope doesn't cost you much, so hope.To yearn doesn't cost you much, so yearn;but to succeed costs you everything, so persevere. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I have been thinking about what might happen if they installed clappers to turn on and off the lights in a concert hall. Maybe they could spare the cost of hiring some people for the next rock concert. - Linnea Gelland
Reconciliation should be accompanied by justice, otherwise it will not last. While we all hope for peace it shouldn't be peace at any cost but peace based on principle, on justice.
I cannot teach you violence, as I do not myself believe in it. I can only teach you not to bow your heads before any one even at the cost of your life. - Mahatma Gandhi
An employee made a mistake that cost the company $10 million, he walked into the office of Tom Watson, the C.E.O., expecting to get fired. Fire you? Mr. Watson asked. I just spent $10 million educating you. - Adam Grant
In your goals to go the extra mile, prepare to pay an extra cost. Excellence is to be exceptional, surpassing, more competent and a step ahead with what is in your hands. - Israelmore Ayivor
It is easy to be conspicuously 'compassionate' if others are being forced to pay the cost. - Murray N. Rothbard
To avoid the cost incurred in pursuing great things we opt for ease and blithely abandon great things. The sheer recklessness of such a pathetically apathetic trade-off will eventually cost us a life squandered, which in the end is the greatest cost of all. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is not easy to talk about a condition once dismissed as ‘the career women’s disease’. But women will continue to suffer until we realise the cost of ignoring it - Hilary Mantel
A sacrifice to be real must cost, must hurt, and must empty ourselves. Give yourself fully to God. He will use you to accomplish great things on the condition that you believe much more in his love than in your weakness. - Mother Teresa
Why does a small tax increase cost you two hundred dollars and s substantial tax cut save you thirty cents?
Every decision has a cost. Do I have to make this decision at all or can I move on to the next thing? What we decided to leave out is almost as important as what we put in. - Joshua Schachter
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. - Walter Cronkite
what you don't know will cost you. - Dee Dee Artner
To do something for someone or something you loved- England or Shakespeare or a dog or the Hodbins or history- wasn't a sacrifice at all. Even if it cost you your freedom, your life, your youth. - Connie Willis
What do nations care about the cost of war, if by spending a few hundred millions in steel and gunpowder they can gain a thousand millions in diamonds and cocoa? - W.E.B. Du Bois
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible. - Henry Ford
Mental health increases as we pursue reality at all cost. - M. Scott Peck
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