Quotation Explorer - 'Expenditure'

Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. Here, appetite, not food, is the great desideratum. - Frederick Douglass
I do not believe the expenditure of $2.50 for a book entitles the purchaser to the personal friendship of the author. - Evelyn Waugh
Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
A civilization must be judged by its standards not by its expenditure. - Amit Kalantri
It is unfortunate that for some, kindness is an unwarranted expenditure, compassion an avoidable weakness, and love an unnecessary gamble. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
We didn't actually overspend our budget. The allocation simply fell short of our expenditure. - Keith Davis
To predict the behavior of ordinary people in advance, you only have to assume that they will always try to escape a disagreeable situation with the smallest possible expenditure of intelligence. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery. - Charles Dickens
If your expenditure brings you poverty, then you may call yourself a poor but the world will call you a fool. - Amit Kalantri
Social ascendency, innocently disguised as high fashion, good taste or prestigious expenditure, was the same the world over. - John Keay
The only expenditure, and all its outworkings, for which God can be held to be responsible is that which He directs. - Amy Carmichael
I am too tired, I must try to rest and sleep, otherwise I am lost in every respect. What an effort to keep alive! Erecting a monument does not require an expenditure of so much strength. - Franz Kafka
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