Quotation Explorer - 'Spends'

Organized crime in America takes in over forty billion dollars a year and spends very little on office supplies. - Woody Allen
An author spends months writing a book, and maybe puts his heart's blood into it, and then it lies about unread till the reader has nothing else in the world to do. - W. Somerset Maugham
If you look at how the federal government spends our money, it’s an insurance conglomerate protected by a large, standing army. - Ezra Klein
When I stopped trying to block my sadness and let it move me instead, it led me to a bridge with people on the other side. I learned that sadness does not sink a person; it is the energy a person spends trying to avoid sadness that does that. - Barbara Brown Taylor
The prudent people are able to measure a person's level of selfishness by the amount of time s/he spends enjoying looking to oneself in the mirror. - Anuj Somany
All the President is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway. - Harry S Truman
Wondering why a person who puts always own benefits first in a job before the company’s interest, often spends the tenure longest and enjoy the time fullest as an employee in an organisation. - Anuj Somany
Swearing is a currency the countryside spends well. - Michelle Franklin
There was Arctic John, a businessman from Salisbury who doesn’t hold water, Bruce Knott, a social worker from Cumberland who spends his lunch hour picking his bum, and Judith Glycerine, the reformation pig. - St John Morris
A smart wife is one who makes sure she spends so much that her husband can't afford another woman. - Miriam Defensor Santiago
Attorney served as chief executive officer for the National Student Leadership Conference (NSLC). He spends lots of dedicated hours in creating the programs for the college lectures in assisting the new young rising scholar and motivate them to attend university. - Chris Salamone
Everyone spends money freely that is freely given. - B.C.CHASE
The novice spends too much time worrying about what you get.It is all about hoarding.Things.Thoughts.Worries.Appraisals.Love.You name it . - Kaleb Kilton
The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one's time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all. - H. L. Mencken
A 'good man' is a male creature that survives the endless episodes that its woman spends complaining about women who she hates, and, women who hate her. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We need to understand the more government spends, the more freedom is lost...Instead of simply debating spending levels, we ought to be debating whether the departments, agencies, and programs funded by the budget should exist at all. - Ron Paul
The average buyer in bookshop spends 8 seconds on the front cover and 15 seconds on the back cover before deciding whether to purchase the book or not. On average, he does not get past page 18. See? The odds are stacked against us writers! - Ashwin Sanghi
The way a person spends his money and time can tell a lot about the things he or she values. - Sarah Tse
A woman has but two loves in life: the one who broke her heart and the one she spends the rest of her life with."- Carolyn Chase, former Broadcast Journalist and heroine Kate Theodore's mother - Liz Newman
Humankind spends so much time admiring and ritualizing the inventions of humankind! And yet humankind is such a tiny part of all there is. -- Nigel S. Hey, Wonderment(Matador, 2012) - Nigel Hey
A diligent man spends his time in constant work. - Sunday Adelaja
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