Quotation Explorer - 'Purchased'

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death! - Patrick Henry
Human resources could be purchased and sold but not time. - Sunday Adelaja
What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. - George Denison Prentice
That laughter costs too much which is purchased by the sacrifice of decency. - Quintilian
Look on beauty, and you shall see 'tis purchased by the weight. - William Shakespeare
The white man's happiness cannot be purchased by the black man's misery. - Frederick Douglass
When you understand that everything you buy is purchased with a portion of your life, it should make you more careful with the use of money. - James C. Dobson
I am tired of the sickening sight of the battlefield with its mangled corpses & poor suffering wounded. Victory has no charms for men when purchased at such cost. - Civil War general George McClelland, quoted in Surgeon in Blue
While browsing in a second-hand bookshop one day, was amused to find a copy of one of his own works which he himself had inscribed for a friend: "To ----, with esteem, ."He immediately purchased the book and returned it to the friend with a second inscription: "With renewed esteem, . - George Bernard Shaw
Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains or slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take but as for me; give me liberty or give me death! - Patrick Henry
A garden, you know, is a very usual refuge of a disappointed politician. Accordingly, I have purchased a few acres about nine miles from town, have built a house, and am cultivating a garden. - Alexander Hamilton
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