Quotation Explorer - 'Purse'

Costly thy habit [dress] as thy purse can buy; But not expressed in fancy - rich, not gaudy. For the apparel oft proclaims the man. - William Shakespeare
Any woman with a purse that big's bound to have somethin' in it that I don't wanna know about. - Brian Buckner
Amen,' I exclaim, accidentally spitting out a Raisinet. I pick up the chocolate with a Kleenex and stuff it in my purse. Ten bucks says a month from now I'll have forgotten about it and will finally have said heart attack when I assume a rat shat in there. - Jen Lancaster
One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear. - J.B. Morton
[W]hat should I have done? Gather dirt in my purse? - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
A Man's management of his own purse speaks volumes about character - Thomas Jefferson
Income, that is the thing. I wish an income that will keep flowing into my purse whether I sit upon the wall or travel to far lands. - George S. Clason
What love is not torment when a man knows not how to love himself? Talk not of drowning, but attaining your heart's desire by action: Put money in thy purse. - Christopher Moore
DIAGNOSIS, n. A physician's forecast of the disease by the patient's pulse and purse. - Ambrose Bierce
World events do not occur by accident. They are made to happen, whether it is to do with national issues or commerce; and most of them are staged and managed by those who hold the purse strings. - Denis Healey
Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed. - William Shakespeare
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
The irony of taking Anti Depressants: you take them to feel good but they also make you feel bad or worse because you worry about your purse. - Mico Monsalve
When the purse becomes empty, the mind becomes full of issues. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A little wanton money, which burned out the bottom of his purse. - Sir Thomas More
I'm sickened by all religions. Religion has divided people. I don't think there's any difference between the pope wearing a large hat and parading around with a smoking purse and an African painting his face white and praying to a rock. - Howard Stern
She turned back to the door fishing her key out of her purse. Once the key was in the lock, the door flew open revealing darkness. All she had time for was a squeak before she was abruptly pulled in the house by her shirt. The door slammed shut and locked behind her with a clank of sliding metal. - Nicole Rae
For the best return on your money, pour your purse into your head. - Benjamin Franklin
I dug through my purse for the Glock. There is was, and I realized I'd never set the safety. I decided to consider this a great example of forethought rather than my being the stupidest gun handler on the planet. - Gini Koch
Costly thy habit as thy purse can buy, but not express'd in fancy; rich, not gaudy; for the apparel oft proclaims the man. - William Shakespeare
You can sing all you want about how you love Jesus, you can have crocodile tears in your eyes, but the consecration that doesn't reach your purse has not reached your heart. - Adrian Rogers
She wore her sexuality with an older woman's ease, and not like an awkward purse, never knowing how to hold it, where to hang it, or when to just put it down. - Zadie Smith
Every woman should have a purse of her own. - Susan B. Anthony
Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great. - Johann Georg von Zimmermann
When a man meets catastrophe on the road, he looks in his purse, but a woman looks in her mirror.
A fair woman is a paradise to the eye, a purgatory to the purse, and a hell to the soul.
Power in society is achieved through control of the purse, pen, and politics. - Orrin Woodward
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