Quotation Explorer - 'Exchange'

If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I've found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they'll divulge it. - Joyce Carol Oates
Shopping is better than sex. If you're not satisfied after shopping you can make an exchange for something you really like.
I am not fond of Money but what i have to do in order to get it, i am fond of what i get in exchange for it's worth rather than money itself. - Sachin Kumar Puli
When one heated exchange (in English) led a commenter to write "Go fuck yourself!" in Lojban, it turned into a lengthy discussion of why he hadn't said what he meant to say, and what the proper Lojban expression for the sentiment might be. - Arika Okrent
There is no better way to improve yourself than an exchange of ideaswith peers. - Eraldo Banovac
�You swore this deal would be a safe little exchange. I didn�’t sign up for this�—Chinese mafia and Hashishins. I�’m an MD, not special ops.�Kira Hardy in Dawn of a Dark Knight - Zoe Forward
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Every poem is a coat of arms. It must be deciphered. How much blood, how many tears in exchange for these axes, these muzzles, these unicorns, these torches, these towers, these martlets, these seedlings of stars and these fields of blue! - Jean Cocteau
You can't measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange. - Milan Kundera
A stock (pile) of money doesn't make you any richer than it makes exchange easier - Amah Lambert
A first kiss is the demarcation line: the same information that a moment ago felt private, all of a suddens seems unfair to withhold. And with that exchange came more. - Francesca Marciano
When two friends part they should lock up each other's secrets and exchange keys. The truly noble mind has no resentments.
Free-market capitalism is a network of free and voluntary exchanges in which producers work, produce, and exchange their products for the products of others through prices voluntarily arrived at. - Murray N. Rothbard
I must exchange whispers with God before shouts with the world. - Lysa TerKeurst
I take it, though,...given the utter lack of change in your demeanor and nearly radiating I-just-slaughtered-a -bunch-of-infant-forest-animals guilt coming from your general direction...the exchange with your female friend went something a trifle short of fantastic. - Anihyr Moonstar
Lady Astor was also said to have responded to a question from Churchill about what disguise he should wear to a masquerade ball by saying, "Why don't you come sober, Prime Minister?"(Reported exchange with Winston Churchill) - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
INFLUENCE, n. In politics, a visionary _quo_ given in exchange for a substantial _quid_. - Ambrose Bierce
In a time when nothing is more certain than change, the commitment of two people to one another has become difficult and rare. Yet, by its scarcity, the beauty and value of this exchange have only been enhanced. - Robert Sexton
[on Rouge] This is a film about communication that disappears. We have better and better tools and less and less communication with each other. We only exchange information. - Krzysztof Kieślowski
Between eigtheen and twenty, life is like an exchange where one buys stocks, not with money, but with actions. Most men buy nothing. - Andre Malraux
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. - Auliq Ice
If the riches of the Indies, or the crowns of all the kingdom of Europe, were laid at my feet in exchange for my love of reading, I would spurn them all. - Francois de Fenelon
Did you exchange a walk-on part in a war, for a leading role in a cage?
It has been my observation that whatever a person hungers for, Satan will appear to offer in exchange for a spiritual compromise. - James C. Dobson
the opportunity of sharing the blessings of family and friends keeps reminding us of the wealth of emotions, but, later in life yearning to relive those times, but only to offer the memories, in exchange to what one had or remember when one is reminded. - levi paul taylor
What we call 'Progress' is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. - Havelock Ellis
Exchange, fair or unfair,always presupposes and includes the rule of the bourgeoisie. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
The exchange rate for ideas is infinite. - R.A.Delmonico
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
Don't work for something in Exchange, Work on something for a Change. - Kevin Awad
Jamin knew that by morning, when he was done paying the girl in exchange for her slipping out without causing a fuss, he would be flat broke. But that did not matter. It was money well spent. - Stanley Gazemba (Bahati Books)
Life is a reciprocal exchange. To move forward, you have to give back. - Oprah Winfrey
Many pastors have been reduced to secular "mentors" and "coaches" in exchange for authentic disciplers of men. - John Paul Warren
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. - George Bernard Shaw
When words have vanished, when daily habits have extinguished emotional exchange, only killing silence remains and indifference takes over. ( "Words had disappeared" ) - Erik Pevernagie
There are two methods, or means, and only two, whereby man's needs and desires can be satisfied. One is the production and exchange of wealth; this is the economic means. The other is the uncompensated appropriation of wealth produced by others; this is the political means. - Albert Jay Nock
Nancy Astor: "Winston, you are a drunk!"Winston Churchill: "And you, madam, are ugly. But I shall be sober in the morning."(Reported exchange will Winston Churchill. - Nancy Astor the Viscountess Astor
To be allowed, no, invited into the private lives of strangers, and to share their joys and fears, was a chance to exchange the Southern bitter wormwood for a cup of mead with Beowulf or a hot cup of tea and milk with Oliver Twist. - Maya Angelou
I am nurtured within the womb of universal consciousness. It supports my developing awareness as I witness, engage, learn, create, exchange. - Jay Woodman
The worst thing: to give yourself away in exchange for not enough love. - Joyce Carol Oates
Holy fu-" he starts then catches himself."Yes,this tithe will be most pleasing to her Goodness." Me and Magnus exchange amused glances. - Mari Mancusi
Don't just exchange your time for money, your life is worth more than that, do something that is meaningful and purposefull - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Really it was like trying to solve a crime in the Stock Exchange, the way the mildest mention of sex interrupted business. - Peter Dickinson
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance. - Havelock Ellis
Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. - H.L. Hunt
If there's any interaction between genes and languages, it is often languages that influence genes, since linguistic differences between populations lessen the chance of genetic exchange between them. - Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
The desire for an increase of wealth can be satisfied through exchange, which is the only method possible in a capitalist economy, or by violence and petition as in a militarist society, where the strong acquire by force, the weak by petitioning. - Ludwig von Mises
He offered her power, money, status...a giant prison, all in exchange for only...her soul. - Coco J. Ginger
The contact between beings is established only by mute presence, by apparent non-communication, by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer. - Emil Cioran
The public interest is best served by the free exchange of ideas.
Being our best involves walking away from every situation with less than what we had when we encountered it because we left something behind in the exchange. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
My early and invincible love of reading--I would not exchange for the treasures of India. - Edward Gibbon
Indentured servitude is banned, but what about students seeking to sell shares of their future earnings in exchange for money up front to pay for their college tuitions? - Robert B. Reich
Over the course of human history, many items have briefly flourished as means of exchange, only to be demonetarized. Now, we have demonetarized money. - Markham Shaw Pyle
Consciousness is man's greatest misfortune, still I know that man loves it and will not exchange it for any satisfactions. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. - George Bernard Shaw
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