Quotation Explorer - 'Pays'

Entrepreneurs persevere until it pays off. One good day can make up for an entire month, and one good month can make up for an entire year. Don't give up. The isn't over 'till it's over! - Farshad Asl
Sometimes beautiful things come into our lives out of nowhere. We can't always understand them, but we have to trust in them. I know you want to question everything, but sometimes it pays to just have a little faith. - Nutan Bajracharya
We are living in times that demand more and more of our brains and muscles, of our nerves and physical energy. Only those who are strong and know how to keep it so, can stand the wear and tear. It pays to stop once in a while to look over our machinery and oil the parts that need it. - Adrian Peter Schmidt
The greater evil who is in-When both in wayward paths are straying? The poor sinner for the painOr he who pays for the sin? - Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
A good listener is one who always pays attention, not to gain, but to learn. - Michael Bassey Johnson
But when one does not complain, and when one wants to master oneself with a tyrant’s grip one’s faculties rise in revolt and one pays for outward calm with an almost unbearable inner struggle. - Charlotte Brontë
In the old days feminists would mock women who depended so much on a man. Today if the man is the government, not so much. A man who opens the door for you is a Neanderthal; a bureaucrat who pays for your pills? A hero. - Greg Gutfeld
The world loves talent but pays off on character. - John W. Gardner
The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. - James Baldwin
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. - Benjamin Franklin
if hope is in mine heart, lost pays every day a visit to make me insecure and waits to sweep me of mine feet. if lost is in mine heart, hope waits on every corner for me to hug me untill the lost is beat. - Allyvanderaar
Hypocrisy is the homage which vice pays to virtue. - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Hard work always pays off in the eyes of a God that never sleeps. . . . Who's always near and never far - Edna Stewart
It never pays to deal with the flyweights of the world. They take far too much pleasure in thwarting you at every turn. - Sue Grafton
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. - George Sewell
PLAUDITS, n. Coins with which the populace pays those who tickle and devour it. - Ambrose Bierce
An investment in education pays the best dividends that last for generations. - Debasish Mridha
Don’t let circumstances hold you down; You were born to be free. Sometimes it’s not the hard work that pays but what you’ve learned from it. Be happy! Be yourself, be free. - Ane Krstevska
The creative person basically has two kinds of jobs: One is the sexy, creative kind. Second is the kind that pays the bills. Sometimes the task in hand covers both bases, but not often. This tense duality will always play center stage. It will never be transcended. - Hugh Macleod
No one ever pays to learn the most important things. - Neel Burton
This position I've held ... it pays may way and it corrodes my soul. - Morrissey
A writer, I think, is someone who pays attention to the world."[Speech upon being awarded the Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels (Peace Prize of the German Book Trade), Frankfurt Book Fair, October 12, 2003] - Susan Sontag
The human is the only animal on earth that pays a thousand times for the same mistake. The rest of the animals pay only once for every mistake they make. But not us. We have a powerful memory. We make a mistake, we judge ourselves, we find ourselves guilty, and we punish ourselves. - Miguel Ruiz
Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime. - G. Gordon Liddy
Leadership is not a job you take, it's a decision you make. It pays no money, yet has the greatest reward - Dave Warawa - PROSALESGUY
Fat people are funny until obesity pays your loved one a visit. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A minute's success pays the failure of years. - Robert Browning
All of us could take a lesson from the weather, it pays no attention to criticism.
Listen closely... the eternal hush of silence goes on and on throughout all this, and has been going on, and will go on and on. This is because the world is nothing but a dream and is just thought of and the everlasting eternity pays no attention to it. - Jack Kerouac
Je suis contre le particularisme de pays, religion, d'espece. Ne comptez pas sur moi pour faire du particularisme de sexe. Je crois qu'une bonne femme vaut un homme bon, qu'une femme intelligente vaut un homme intelligent. C'est une verite simple. - Marguerite Yourcenar
Taking power away from a man is a dangerous thing. Someone always pays. - Glenn Close
If a man empties his purse into his head no one can take it away from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. - Benjamin Franklin
Believe in truth. To abandon facts is to abandon freedom. If nothing is true, then no one can criticize power, because there is no basis upon which to do so. If nothing is true, then all is spectacle. The biggest wallet pays for the most blinding lights. - Timothy Snyder
The sun does not rise to earn praise; it just shines, and the whole world pays homage. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Patience pays off, success and miracle, often in a very big way. - Kishore Bansal
Hard work pays off!' - JL - Jen LeFever
Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity.
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. - Sophia Loren
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. - Fulton J. Sheen
Virtue is its own reward. There's a pleasure in doing good which sufficiently pays itself.
Despair is the price one pays for setting oneself an impossible aim. - Graham Greene
A true friend pays attention without seeking it. - Debasish Mridha
One of the highest honours you can receive from God , is when He pays you when you have helped the one who is genuinely poor.(Proverbs 19:17) - JOEL NYARANGI AKOYA
A man limits his abilities himself according to his created interest, and then he pays very little attention to unliked things. Understand that man can become whatever he wants to be, just Interest and Want play the role. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
God pays, but not weekly wages. - Polish Proverb
A man who pays respect to the great paves the way for his own greatness - Chinua Achebe
Every women needs at least 4 animals. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass that pays for everything. - Paris Hilton
He who steals a belt buckle pays with his life; he who steals a state gets to be a feudal lord. - Zhuangzi
There are dread secrets that none may know and have peace. More, secrets that render whosoever knoweth them an alien unto the tribe he belongs to, that cause him to walk alone on earth, for he who takes, pays. - E. Hoffmann Price
When you think no one sees you and you are so clouded in your messy state that you begin to think maybe just maybe even GOD is fed up. Know this: He sees the tears, collects them, pays you double for them, fortifies you with encouragement even through them and He will lift up your spirit. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
I write every day whether somebody pays me or not. I write every day whether or not self-doubt is kicking my ass. It's what writers must do. - Don Roff
A minute’s success pays the failure of years. - Robert Browning
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety. - Isaac Asimov
Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people. - Kin Hubbard
If you want to go to places worth going, you have to be open to personal growth. No matter how much your job pays you, if it doesn’t offer you the opportunity to grow, your efforts would only go to waste. There are really just some things that money can’t buy. Never stop learning! - Kevin J. Donaldson
The moment we find the reason behind an emotion...the wall we have built is breached, and the positive memories it has kept from us return too. That's why it pays to ask those painful questions. The answers can set you free. - Gloria Steinem
An investment in self-development pays the highest dividends. - Debasish Mridha
An investment in your country’s education pays the best interest. - Ishvind Kumar Caleechurn
The price an artist pays for doing what he wants is that he has to do it. - William S. Burroughs
Do what you want to do in life and you will see what life will do to you on earth. What you always do, pays what it always pays! - Israelmore Ayivor
The codfish lays ten thousand eggs.The homely hen lays one.Codfish never cackles to tell you what she has done.And so we scorn the codfish,while the humble hen we prize,which only goes to show you that it pays to advertise! - Nikhil Sharda
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages. - H. L. Mencken
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.
He that dies pays all debts. - William Shakespeare
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