Quotation Explorer - 'Sold'

The last capitalist we hang shall be the one who sold us the rope. - Karl Marx
Have you heard of the most evil things done by people in their lifetime? They have coveted men's wives, killed hundreds of Christians and sold their best friend's life away for just a few coins. Isn't it interesting that they were God's chosen in the bible? ---Saul, Judas & King David - Shannon L. Alder
Art cannot be bought or sold. It can only be created or destroyed. - Iimani David
Time is the only commodity in life that cannot be bought, sold, borrowed, given out as a gift and it cannot be inherited. - Sunday Adelaja
Romance is dead. It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece. - Matt Groening
i live on my books. on my writings, i live on my royalties: the percentage an author recieves on each sold copy. and i am proud of it. i am so even though such percentage is small or i should say irrelevant. - Oriana Fallaci
One day My father taught me a ‎lesson "never compete with someone who sold the world for his ‎dream"... I have learned the lesson and decided to be this one so, no one can compete with me. - Ahmed El Sokkary
When reading a book, you are sold what some writer thought. When reading a newspaper, you are sold what someone did, and, what some advertiser made. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. - Al Capp
When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. - P. J. O'Rourke
Pain, unless it is physical, was sold to you (by your culture). - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Some books sold because they are (said to be) great. Some are (said to be) great because they sold. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Just think how many books I could've sold if Harry had been a bit more creative with his wand." -[On the success of 50 Shades of Grey] - J.K. Rowling
While the people of Madrid seem to have resigned to selling almost anything - the one thing they have never given up on so far - is time. It is the one commodity that is never sold and always shared. - lauren klarfeld
I don't want to buy anything, sell anything or process anything. I don't want to process anything bought or sold, or buy anything processed or sold, or sell anything bought, sold or processed.
If I had a soul I sold itfor pretty wordsIf I had a body I usedit up spurting my essence warns youdont follow my pathto extinction - Allen Ginsberg
Everybody is too busy with their own lives to give a damn about your book, painting, screenplay etc, especially if you haven't sold it yet. And the ones that aren't, you don't want in your life anyway. - Hugh Macleod
This is the postmodern desert inhabited by people who are, in effect, consuming themselves in the form of images and abstractions through which their desires, sense of identity, and memories are replicated and then sold back to them as products - Larry McCaffrey
If youth was sold in a bottle of hair dye, we would all get in line. - Jan Rogers
That who sold the expensive for no price, bought the cheap with the highest price. - Raja Rayshouny
When he found a very valuable pearl, he went and sold everything he had and bought it - Holy Bible Matthew 13 46
People are fond of spouting out the old clich%uFFFD about how Van Gogh never sold a painting in his lifetime. Somehow his example serves to justify to us, decades later, that there is somehow merit in utter failure. Perhaps, but the man did commit suicide. - Hugh Macleod
Being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery. - Andy Warhol
I asked my publisher what would happen if he sold all the copies of my book he'd printed. He said "I'll just print another ten. - Eric Sykes
While doing an enquiry on renowned horror author, Edgar Allen Poe I was astonished to notice how more successful his biographical books sold compared to his own books. - Chris Mentillo
The ideology and philosophy of neo-Darwinism which is sold by its adepts as a scientific theoretical foundation of biology seriously hampers the development of science and hides from students the field’s real problems. - Vladimir L. Voeikov
You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive. - Merce Cunningham
Los Angeles, it should be understood, is not a mere city. On the contrary, it is, and has been since 1888, a commodity; something to be advertised and sold to the people of the United States like automobiles, cigarettes and mouth wash.
Human resources could be purchased and sold but not time. - Sunday Adelaja
We have sold ourselves into a fast food model of education, and it's impoverishing our spirit and our energies as much as fast food is depleting our physical bodies. - Ken Robinson
Try not to say "I have" unless it’s not bought by the money. If materialism is a blessing would have not been sold out in streets - Praveen Chenna
You sold your soul to feed your vanity.. - The Scorpions
I sold my first short story to Pyramid Press, where it was chiseled onto fifteen slabs of granite, and for which I was paid nine goats. - Frank Tuttle
Needs are imposed by nature. Wants are sold by society. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If patience came in cans my local supermarkets would all be sold out - Calandra Owens
I see love as a force of nature. No matter how much you want to, you cannot control or demand love. No one can. It cannot be bought, bartered, or sold. It is priceless. - Anna Agoncillo
If there were something that Mother Nature or God could do with money, She or He would have sold immortality to the rich a long time ago. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living. - A.E. van Vogt
Book publishers should change the communication from best sellers to the best impacts.What matters is the impact not the sold copies. - kamil Toume
Feel no guilt. Getting married and giving birth does not mean that you have sold your life away to perfectly healthy people who can get their own damn socks. - Jennifer Crusie
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