Quotation Explorer - 'Pounds'

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
We live in a world where we give our pounds to those who have too much and our pennies to those who have too little - Dean Griffiths
You may marry Miss Grey for her fifteen pounds but you will always be my Willoughby. My nightmare. My sorrow. My past. My mistake. My regret. My love. - Shannon L. Alder
Fear pounds on the door to our heart demanding to be let in. Joy is modest and often comes into our lives like a shy person entering a room; it can take a while to even notice it’s there. - Jonathan Carroll
A thousand pounds for clothes--when on thinks how long poor people could live on it! When one thinks how long we could live on it, for that matter! - Dodie Smith
By mid-November I always like to have an extra 15 pounds on me. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
For one person who dreams of making fifty thousand pounds, a hundred people dream of being left fifty thousand pounds. - A. A. Milne
Some photographers could vomit on a piece of paper and call it art, you know... Hang it in the Guggenheim, or whatever. Sell a print for two hundred pounds? But I can't do that. I just-- Maybe I have too much respect for walls... or something. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
When I was one-and-twenty, I heard a wise man say, Give pounds and crowns and guineas, But not your heart away." Give pearls away and rubies, But keep your fancy free." But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.
So, we eat again. Well, perhaps the relationship wouldn’t go anywhere, but I would certainly put on a few pounds. - Max Gordon
If your wife puts on ten pounds, love her ten times more.If she puts on a hundred pounds, love her a hundred times more.If she puts on a thousand pounds, love her a thousand times more. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The relentless onslaught of this stupefying imagery that pounds our inner landscapes flat, a carpet-bombing of the mind. The language of the world, that overwhelms us. - Alan Moore
AimlesslyIt pounds the shore. White and aimless signals. NoOne listens to poetry.— from "Thing Language - Jack Spicer
Each tear being shed holds a thousand pounds of truth. - Audrey Regan
When life gives you lemons, forget the lemonade. Make a lemon chicken and a rich lemon cheesecake. Blame life for the extra pounds. - Susie Smith
One pound of learning requires ten pounds of common sense to apply it. - Persian Proverb
What's the difference between a boyfriend and a husband? About 30 pounds. - Cindy Gardner
Anyone can lose a few pounds, but not everyone has the tools to stick with it.
Worth is not something you can buy for $39.99, nor something you can lose with 10 extra pounds. Self-judging people make good consumers. Start a revolution. Love yourself. - Vironika Tugaleva
Getting money from my dad is a finesse job. Luckily, I have finesse coming out of my arse. I barged into his study without knocking, marched across to his desk, and held out my hand. Give me twenty pounds, I snapped. I need twenty pounds. Give it to me. Now! - Sarra Manning
It does not much matter that an individual loses two or three hundred pounds in buying a bad picture, but it is to be regretted that a nation should lose two or three hundred thousand in raising a ridiculous building. - John Ruskin
If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has. - John Maynard Keynes
The Who got paid 4000 pounds during those days, but we always smashed our equipment that cost more than 5000 pounds. - Pete Townshend
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