Quotation Explorer - 'Costs'

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. - Arnold Bennett
At the beginning of a great national change, the patriot is a scarce man: scorned, ridiculed and forgotten. When his cause succeeds, however, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain
Money often costs too much - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you enjoy the little beauties in and around you, it costs you nothing. - Debasish Mridha
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 love writing and can't imagine not being able to do it. I want an easy life and if it had been difficult doing it I wouldn't be doing it. I do admire writers who do it even though it costs them. - Iain M. Banks
Act. Procrastination costs money. - Farshad Asl
He who lives for nothing costs the lives of many, but he who lives for something greater than himself preserves those he loves. - Christopher Hopper
From a pound of iron, that costs little, a thousand watch-springs can be made, whose value becomes prodigious. The pound you have received from the Lord,--use it faithfully. - Robert Schumann
If the lifestyle choices outlined in this book were uniformly adopted, the savings in suffering and health care costs would be tremendous. - Tim Loy
It costs a lot more than your life. To murder innocent people? It costs everything you are. - Suzanne Collins
True friendship never questions what it costs you. - Stephen Richards
Science Magazine wouldn't in a dream think about publishing a single Chinese term. Chinese words and brands must be suppressed, crushed even, hold back at all costs. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
Saying thanks costs nothing but gives everything. - Viewcolleges
A patriot is mocked, scorned and hated; yet when his cause succeeds, all men will join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain
When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. - Sir Winston Churchill
Love costs nothing except a moment of beautiful thought. - Debasish Mridha
One of the most difficult things in the world is to convince a woman that even a bargain costs money. - E.W. Howe
People represented in book or film travel vast oceans of life unrecorded; studeo time costs money, and pens grow heavy. - Adrian Lamo
I don't want any "yes-men" around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs. - Samuel Goldwyn
A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill, requires only our silence, which costs nothing. - John Tillotson
To be acknowledged that we do not believe in their misleading notion and fallacy, today, tomorrow and forever even if it costs us our life. They have suffocated people for hundreds of years and if we don’t stop them today no one else would do it tomorrow. - M.F. Moonzajer
People should avoid hatred at all costs, because not only does it affect the haters health; it also prevents them from enjoying the goodness of love. - Gugu Mona
[Performance with purpose is] basically PepsiCo saying that companies can no longer perform and toss costs to society. We believe that the new future is public-private partnerships, where companies feel responsible for society at large. - Indra Nooyi
Examine what you tolerate. What you put up with you end up with. What you allow continues. Reevaluate the costs and your worth. - Karen Salmansohn
It is in racists' best interest to maintain white supremacy at all costs. They will defend it with their lives, but ONLY after they've defended it with ours. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Every man love to see a world full of women and girls; even if it costs him killing every man in the world. - M.F. Moonzajer
Kindness rarely costs anything, but its worth is immeasurable. - Debasish Mridha
The ruling passion of the age is to convert wealth into debt in order toderive a permanent future income from it - to convert wealth that perishesinto debt that endures, debt that does not rot, costs nothing to maintain,and brings in perennial interest. - Frederick Soddy
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without vicory there is no survival. - Winston S. Churchill
Happiness isn't expensive, it just costs your will... - Mehek Bassi
Hypocrisy can afford to be magnificent in its promises; for never intending to go beyond promises; it costs nothing. - Edmund Burke
Your words may be heard but your attitude will be felt. Your attitude reveals your character so never try to deceive anyone with mere words. Word/Talk is cheap but character is key. It costs nothing to be authentic. Learn to be a man or woman of substance! - Kemi Sogunle
It costs me never a stab nor squirm / To tread by chance upon a worm. / Aha, my little dear, / I say, Your clan will pay me back one day. - Dorothy Parker
In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot. - Mark Twain
Hold onto your innocence of heart, at all costs! Because it is the spark of deity that you are born with. Don’t let the trolls steal your divineness. - C. JoyBell C.
How do you know whether you're serious about your values? You fight for them when they're violated even if it costs you title, favor, friendship, and profit. - Assegid Habtewold
You'd be surprised how expensive it costs to look this cheap. - Steven Tyler
Love costs nothing except your state of being. - Debasish Mridha
One who trusts God at all costs will be rewarded at all costs. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All fancy-sick she is and pale of cheer, with sighs of love, that costs the fresh blood dear. - William Shakespeare
It costs a man just as much or even more to go to hell than to come to heaven. Narrow, exceedingly narrow is the way to perdition! - Søren Kierkegaard
Integrity - one word that means so much; costs so little yet makes a real difference in this world. - Salley Farquharson
Mother's hug- The only drug that works every time, costs nothing and has no side effects. - Hassaan Ali
A cap of good acid costs five dollars and for that you can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and the Holy Ghost on drums. - Hunter S. Thompson
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word. It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival. - Winston S. Churchill
The lonely, wistful revisionism of memories is as gratingly repetitive as snow and ice in Canada. I avoid them both at all costs - memories and Canada. - Brian D'Ambrosio
Every time government attempts to handle our affairs, it costs more and the results are worse than if we had handled them ourselves. - Benjamin Constant
It costs nothing to dream and everything not to - Rodney R. White
It is better to give than to lend and it costs about the same. - Polish Proverb
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth even if it costs them their jobs. - Samuel Goldwyn
That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. - Quintilian
In the flush of love's lightwe dare be braveAnd suddenly we seethat love costs all we areand will ever be.Yet it is only lovewhich sets us free. - Maya Angelou
You'd be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap.
That's what I consider true generosity. You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. - Simone de Beauvoir
There are risks and costs to a program of action. But they are far less than the long-range risks and costs of comfortable inaction. - John F. Kennedy
Hope costs nothing. - Colette
Where faith costs nothing, faith loses respect, even to those who possess it. - Geoffrey Wood
Education costs an arm and a leg, but ignorance costs you your mind and your soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Civility costs nothing and buys everything. - Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might. - Alfred A. Montapert
That's what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing. - Simone de Beauvoir
Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold. - Thomas Jefferson
If you are going to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite. - Winston S. Churchill
People should avoid hatred at all costs, because not only does it affect the hater’s health; it also prevents them from enjoying the goodness of love. - Gugu Mona
Courtesy costs nothing, but buys everything. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Love costs us much,but we still need it.Wisdom costs us much,but we still seek it.Faith costs us much,but we still practice it.Life costs us much,but we still desire it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Freedom is an expensive gift always worth fighting for. Even if it costs us! - Marck E. Estemil
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