Quotation Explorer - 'Stock'

Their lips touched now, mouths pursed tight, their eyes open, both of them stock still. The moment held, a kind of such glorious confusion. - David Nicholls
No existing form of anthropoid ape is even remotely related to the stock which has given rise to man. - Henry Fairfield Osborn
I look up at the ceiling, at all the hardcover fiction. So very few people want it. It is operating as insulation rather than stock. The argument rages on about whether it is better to have books or ebooks, but while everyone gets heated about the choices, the hardcover fiction molders quietly away. - Deborah Meyler
The wages of sin are death, but the benefits include dental, major medical, two week paid vacation, pension fund, and stock options. Actually, taken as a package, it's a rather attractive deal.
Stock your mind. It is your house of treasure and no one in the world can interfere with it. - Frank McCourt
A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting. - Anuj Somany
A stock (pile) of money doesn't make you any richer than it makes exchange easier - Amah Lambert
Really it was like trying to solve a crime in the Stock Exchange, the way the mildest mention of sex interrupted business. - Peter Dickinson
Lose your face: become capable of loving without remembering, without phantasm and without interpretation, without taking stock. Let there just be fluxes, which sometimes dry up, freeze or overflow, which sometimes combine or diverge. - Gilles Deleuze
We may lay in a stock of pleasures, as we would lay in a stock of wine; but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age. - Charles Caleb Colton
Don't gamble; take all your savings and buy some good stock and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it. - Will Rogers
Buy a stock, if it goes up, sell it, if it goes down, don't buy it. - Yogi Berra
If stock market experts were so expert, they would be buying stock, not selling advice. - Norman Augustine
The same state of the passions which fits the multitude, who have not sufficient stock of reason and knowledge to guide them, for opposition to tyranny and oppression, very naturally leads them to a contempt and disregard of all authority. - Alexander Hamilton
If you hear that everybody is buying a certain stock, ask who is selling. - Anonymous
Stock option plans reward the executive for doing the wrong thing. Instead of asking, 'Are we making the right decision?' he asks, 'How did we close today?' It is encouragement to loot the corporation. - Peter Drucker
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street 'experts' were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
Please sell $10,000 worth of stock we have decided to lead a mad and extravagant life. - Harry Crosby
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
Sin has sprung from a royal though evil stock, and if it be in the heart, it will struggle for the throne. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody's experience ever suits us but our own. - Letitia Landon
Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't looked at the stock market pages.
I do not put much stock in "believing in God." The grammar of "belief" invites a far too rationalistic account of what it means to be a Christian. "Belief" implies propositions about which you get to make up your mind before you know the work they are meant to do. - Stanley Hauerwas
Sister? Jessie Kay scowled. Do I really look like his sister? I clearly come from grade-A stock while his ancestors made a few poor choices along the way. - Gena Showalter
I think the very best attitude for anyone investing in the stock market is to make up his mind to lose money.— The Duchess Gloriana XII - Leonard Wibberley
For at the heart of the uniform, reasoning is shaky and elusive: a mind in search of ideas should first stock up on appearances. - Francis Ponge
A black cat among roses,phlox, lilac-misted under a quarter moon,the sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still.It is dazed with moonlight,contented with perfume... - Amy Lowell
J.P Morgan, when asked what the stock market will do, replied,
Statistics show that we lose more fools on this day than on all other days of the year put together. This proves, by the numbers left in stock, that one Fourth of July per year is now inadequate, the country has grown so. - Mark Twain
The wild life of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us. - Theodore Roosevelt
Take no stock in saying, "never", because it carries no guarantee. - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street "experts" were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
If a lion turned every time small dogs barked at it, it would be the laughing stock of the jungle. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great. - Johann Georg von Zimmermann
... each of us describes our existence by means of objects which are indifferent to us, which survive us, and which are then thrown back into the common stock from which they are soon gathered again and ascribed other roles in other circumstances. - Andrew Motion
Who hasn't been told "love you?" I don't put much stock in such words because it's the "I" that gives "love you" its true essence and intimate meaning, so unless someone can bring themselves to say "I love you," don't subtract from the significance by saying something less. - Donna Lynn Hope
Bob Dole revealed he is one of the test subjects for Viagra. He said on Larry King, 'I wish I had bought stock in it.' Only a Republican would think the best part of Viagra is the fact that you could make money off of it. - Jay Leno
I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tunafish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock.
Everyone realized that Computervision stock was the golden goose. But one grabbed the leg, another grabbed a wing, another got the neck, all pulling hard, and they realize now they could kill the goose if they keep this up.
When you see a man with a great deal of religion displayed in his shop window, you may depend upon it he keeps a very small stock of it within. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock. - William H. Gass
Wen das Wort nicht schlägt, den schlägt auch der Stock nicht. - Socrates
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