Authors that match 'pays'.

Amanda Pays (1959-)

Quotations that match 'pays'.

Honesty pays, but it doesn't seem to pay enough to suit some people. Kin Hubbard
[ Enough Honesty Pay Pays Seem Some Suit]
No one pays me to be nice. Aaron Allston
[ Nice Pays]
Starbucks goes to a great effort, and pays twice as much for its coffee as its competitors do, and is very careful to help coffee producers in developing countries grow coffee without pesticides and in ways that preserve forest structure. Jared Diamond
[ Careful Coffee Competitors Countries Developing Effort Forest Goes Great Grow Help Much Pays Pesticides Preserve Producers Starbucks Structure Twice Very Ways Without]
My feeling is that the hero has now been defined by phrases like the odious one that we were all raised with - crimes does not pay. Of course it pays, you schmuck. That's not why we don't do it. We don't do it because it is wrong. Frank Miller
[ Because Been Course Crimes Defined Does Feeling Hero Now Odious Pay Pays Phrases Raised Schmuck Were Why Wrong]
Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes. Dave Barry
[ According Big Business Consumer Nader Never Nickel Organization Pays Ralph Represents Taxes]
Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character. James Q. Wilson
[ Abandoning Character Crime Pays Price Society]
Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated. Andrew Jackson Power
[ Concentrated Government Money Officers Pays Political Power Public States Substantially Which Will]
The only possible role that I can see for reconciliation would be to make modest changes in the major package to improve affordability, to deal with what share of Medicaid expansion the federal government pays, those kinds of issues, which is the traditional role for reconciliation in health care. Kent Conrad
[ Care Changes Deal Expansion Federal Government Health Improve Issues Kinds Major Make Medicaid Modest Only Package Pays Possible Reconciliation Role See Share Those Traditional Which Would]
Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason. Charles Curtis
[ Force Fraud Homage Pays Reason]
A lifestyle is what you pay for; a life is what pays you. Thomas Leonard
[ Life Lifestyle Pay Pays]
Fortune pays you sometimes for the intensity of her favors by the shortness of their duration. She soon tires of carrying any one long on her shoulders. Baltasar Gracian
[ Any Carrying Duration Favors Fortune Her Intensity Long Pays She Shortness Shoulders Sometimes Soon Their Tires]
Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent. Jonathan Swift
[ Being Censure Eminent Man Pays Public Tax]
It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays the wages. Henry Ford
[ Customer Employer Employers Handle Money Only Pays Wages]
The President's budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill. Jim Cooper
[ Administration Always Bill Budget Completely Cost Costs Iraq Lied Medicare Months Only Overlooks Pays President Reform Security Six Social Transition War]
Unquestionably, there is progress. The average American now pays out twice as much in taxes as he formerly got in wages. H. L. Mencken
[ American Average Formerly Got Much Now Out Pays Progress Taxes Twice Unquestionably Wages]
The people of Florida in 2002 voted and approved class size limits in Florida to make sure that the State pays for smaller class sizes and not local districts. Kendrick Meek
[ Approved Class Districts Florida Limits Local Make Pays Size Sizes Smaller State Sure Voted]
There is no social program in this country that is as important as a good job that pays well, that gives someone an opportunity to go to work, have some security, have benefits, and take care of their family and have a good life. Byron Dorgan
[ Benefits Care Country Family Gives Go Good Important Job Life Opportunity Pays Program Security Social Some Someone Take Their Well Work]
Every professional athlete owes a debt of gratitude to the fans and management, and pays an installment every time he plays. He should never miss a payment. Bobby Hull
[ Athlete Debt Every Fans Gratitude Installment Management Miss Never Owes Payment Pays Plays Professional Should Time]
Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt. George Sewell
[ Conscience Fear Guilt Pays Tax]
It pays to know the enemy - not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend. Margaret Thatcher
[ Because Enemy Friend Him Into Know Least May Opportunity Pays Some Time Turn]
You find out your mistakes from an audience that pays admission. Edgar Bergen
[ Admission Audience Find Mistakes Out Pays Your]
It's a sad day when a cartoon is doing more and cares more and pays more attention to the environment than our president. Kathy Najimy
[ Attention Cares Cartoon Day Doing Environment More Our Pays President Sad Than]
I do one Xanth novel a year, because at the moment that is all that publishers will accept; they don't want any other type of fiction from me, so Xanth pays my way. Piers Anthony
[ Accept Any Because Fiction Moment Novel Other Pays Publishers Type Want Way Will Year]
The satisfaction comes because you work hard and it pays off. It is not as glamorous as I thought it would be, but, you know, I appreciate it more than I ever knew I would, and I love it more than I ever knew I would. Lee Ann Womack
[ Appreciate Because Comes Ever Glamorous Hard Knew Know Love More Off Pays Satisfaction Than Thought Work Would]
The very effect of the education they were given... was to make men think; and, thinking, they became less and less satisfied with the miserable pays they received. John Grierson
[ Became Education Effect Given Less Make Men Miserable Pays Received Satisfied Think Thinking Very Were]
I feel like after acting, the other half of why I love this business is the opportunity to work with and meet people who inspire you. That it pays my rent is a good bonus. Aaron Yoo
[ Acting After Bonus Business Feel Good Half Inspire Love Meet Opportunity Other Pays Rent Why Work]
Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value. Warren Buffett
[ Asset Cash Certain Comfortable Depreciate Equivalents Feel Hold Long-Term Nothing Opted Pays Terrible Today Value Virtually]
Giving parties is a trivial avocation, but it pays the dues for my union card in humanity. Elsa Maxwell
[ Card Dues Giving Humanity Parties Pays Trivial Union]
The most successful war seldom pays for its losses. Thomas Jefferson
[ Losses Most Pays Seldom Successful War]
Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board. Jello Biafra
[ Anybody Attention Attorney Because Board City Commissioners Council County Course District Elections Especially Hardly Important Local Mayor Pays Really School Sheriffs Those]
The price one pays for pursuing any profession, or calling, is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side. James A. Baldwin
[ Any Calling Intimate Knowledge Pays Price Profession Pursuing Side Ugly]
I'm not a very gregarious person. I can't bear attention being called to me in a public place, which is ridiculous in a business that pays you to be noticed. Gabriel Byrne
[ Attention Bear Being Business Called Gregarious Noticed Pays Person Place Public Ridiculous Very Which]
Disease is the tax which the soul pays for the body, as the tenant pays house-rent for the use of the house. Ramakrishna
[ Body Disease House Pays Soul Tax Use Which]
What we have to get clear to kids is that when you offer your stillness and open yourself to the experience of music, it pays you back more than you give. David Ogden Stiers
[ Back Clear Experience Get Give Kids More Music Offer Open Pays Stillness Than Your Yourself]
A company that pays attention to the family unit is a successful company. We don't isolate the family. We don't make rides that say, 'Hey mom, dad, you go sit on the bench.' Michael Eisner
[ Attention Bench Company Dad Family Go Hey Isolate Make Mom Pays Rides Say Sit Successful Unit]
The audience only pays attention as long as you know where you are going. Phil Crosby
[ Attention Audience Going Know Long Only Pays Where]
Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. Fulton J. Sheen
[ Genius Jealousy Mediocrity Pays Tribute]
Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. Sophia Loren
[ Dues Full Life Mistakes Part Pays]
I enjoyed the Hee Haw people, but from 1980 on I didn't enjoy it and thought about leavin', and thought, hell, it's an easy job and pays wonderful. I kinda just prostituted myself for their money. Buck Owens
[ Easy Enjoy Enjoyed Haw Hee Hell Job Just Kinda Leavin Money Myself Pays Their Thought Wonderful]
The men who start out with the notion that the world owes them a living generally find that the world pays its debt in the penitentiary or the poor house. William Graham Sumner
[ Debt Find Generally House Living Men Notion Out Owes Pays Penitentiary Poor Start Them World]
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older. Hans Selye
[ After Becoming Every Indelible Leaves Little Older Organism Pays Scar Situation Stress Stressful Survival]
A great many people seem to think writing poetry is worthwhile, even though it pays next to nothing and is not as widely read as it should be. Mark Strand
[ Even Great Many Next Nothing Pays Poetry Read Seem Should Think Though Widely Worthwhile Writing]
The public pays and feels it is entitled to participate in the personal affairs of a performer. Hedy Lamarr
[ Affairs Entitled Feels Participate Pays Performer Personal Public]
Since the big band started I'm just always swamped with movies and things. It certainly pays the bills and it's very satisfying, because I get to write all these big charts and all this crazy music. Brian Setzer
[ Always Band Because Big Bills Certainly Charts Crazy Get Just Movies Music Pays Satisfying Since Started Swamped These Things Very Write]
That was really so upsetting when you are trying to pass on some very serious knowledge and be basically, treated worse than a student coming off the street because his father pays the tuition. Come on. Give me a break. This is no school. This is a joke. Miroslav Vitous
[ Basically Because Break Come Coming Father Give His Joke Knowledge Off Pass Pays Really School Serious Some Street Student Than Treated Trying Tuition Upsetting Very Worse]
Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything. Paris Hilton
[ Bed Closet Every Everything Four Garage Her Jackass Life Mink Pays Pets Should Tiger Woman]
Twenty games is the magic figure for pitchers - .300 is the magic figures for batters. It pays off in salary and reputation. And those are the two things that keep a ballplayer in business. Warren Spahn
[ Ballplayer Batters Business Figure Figures Games Keep Magic Off Pays Pitchers Reputation Salary Things Those Twenty Two]
I know you've heard it a thousand times before. But it's true - hard work pays off. If you want to be good, you have to practice, practice, practice. If you don't love something, then don't do it. Ray Bradbury
[ Before Good Hard Heard Know Love Off Pays Practice Something Then Thousand Times True Want Work]
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Benjamin Franklin
[ Best Interest Investment Knowledge Pays]
My mother and father were fantastic, very active. I find it difficult to say this, but I'm quite a loving person and I've always been loving to my friends. In the long run, that pays off. I'm very interested in other people, and if you are, they're interested in you. Boy George
[ Active Always Been Difficult Fantastic Father Find Friends Interested Long Loving Mother Off Other Pays Person Quite Run Say Very Were]
The burning of an author's books, imprisonment for opinion's sake, has always been the tribute that an ignorant age pays to the genius of its time. Joseph Lewis
[ Age Always Author Been Books Burning Genius Ignorant Imprisonment Opinion Pays Sake Time Tribute]
After all these years, I am still involved in the process of self-discovery. It's better to explore life and make mistakes than to play it safe. Mistakes are part of the dues one pays for a full life. Sophia Loren
[ After Am Better Dues Explore Full Involved Life Make Mistakes Part Pays Play Process Safe Self-Discovery Still Than These Years]
It's hard for bands to stick it out because people grow up, and it never really pays off. If you're looking for some sort of payoff, it's not gonna happen. Thurston Moore
[ Bands Because Gonna Grow Happen Hard Looking Never Off Out Payoff Pays Really Some Sort Stick Up]
The relationship between the media owner, their relationship isn't strictly with people and audiences. It's also with advertisers, and that's the most relationship in radio; in fact it pays the bills. Robert McChesney
[ Advertisers Also Audiences Between Bills Fact Media Most Owner Pays Radio Relationship Strictly Their]
The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax, and as such every individual of the social order should be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself. Carter G. Woodson
[ Author Consumer Every Given Himself Individual Make Most Opportunity Order Pays Position Should Social Such Takes Tax Unlimited]
Students often approached me about state-paid tuition while I was out campaigning. After I explained to them that if the state pays their tuition now, they will pay higher taxes to pay other people's tuition for the rest of their lives, most of them ended up agreeing with me. Jesse Ventura
[ After Agreeing Approached Campaigning Ended Explained Higher Lives Most Now Often Other Out Pay Pays Rest State Students Taxes Their Them Tuition Up While Will]
No man pays double or twice for the same thing, forasmuch as nothing can be spent but once. William Petty
[ Double Man Nothing Once Pays Same Spent Thing Twice]
Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense. George Gallup
[ Any Attention Effect Instrument Interpretation Leader Merely Nonsense Opinion Other Paying Pays Poll Polling President Public Results Views]
There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious. Harriet Ann Jacobs
[ Between Blood Called Christianity Church Communion Difference Goes Great Into Man Matter Money Pays Price Religion Religious South Table Treasury]
The publisher is a middleman, he calls the tune to which the whole rest of the trade dances; and he does so because he pays the piper. Geoffrey Faber
[ Because Calls Dances Does Pays Piper Publisher Rest Trade Tune Which Whole]
It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety. Isaac Asimov
[ Especially Obvious Pays Reputation Subtlety]
I'm glad you asked that question, because of any musical situation I've been in, the communication feels great here with Russell. He really pays close attention to what I'm doing because he cares. Benny Green
[ Any Asked Attention Because Been Cares Close Communication Doing Feels Glad Great Here Musical Pays Question Really Russell Situation]
When bright young minds can't afford college, America pays the price. Arthur Ashe
[ Afford America Bright College Minds Pays Price Young]
It pays to get drunk with the best people. Joe E. Lewis
[ Best Drunk Get Pays]
No one has a corner on success. It is his who pays the price. Orison Swett Marden
[ Corner His Pays Price Success]
I'm not sure it pays to do anything remotely public in Britain. It's such a spiteful society. People seem to enjoy making your life hard for the sake of it. Andrew Eldritch
[ Anything Britain Enjoy Hard Life Making Pays Public Remotely Sake Seem Society Spiteful Such Sure Your]
A minute's success pays the failure of years. Robert Browning
[ Failure Minute Pays Success Years]
I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make, you have to work for. And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life, definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off. It's not just a cliche. Cameron Diaz
[ Accomplishment Any Anything Cliche Definitely Hard Just Last Life Make Off Pays Tell Ten Think Very Work Worked Years]
Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith. I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent. Gael Garcia Bernal
[ Act America Because Believe Doing Faith Feel Films Latin Least Mean Might Pays Really Rent Something Time Waste Well]
Someone pays me a hundred bucks every Tuesday to DJ. I don't think I'll ever give that up. Shannyn Sossamon
[ Bucks Dj Ever Every Give Hundred Pays Someone Think Tuesday Up]
We are angry about paying the highest income taxes and property taxes in the nation and getting less and less for it. We are angry about our incompetent, dysfunctional government that pays no attention to the desires of the people. We are angry about the cesspool of corruption and conflicts of interests and self-dealing that is Albany. Carl Paladino
[ Albany Angry Attention Cesspool Conflicts Corruption Desires Dysfunctional Getting Government Highest Income Incompetent Interests Less Nation Our Paying Pays Property Taxes]
Many a man who pays rent all his life owns his own home; and many a family has successfully saved for a home only to find itself at last with nothing but a house. Bruce Barton
[ Family Find His Home House Itself Last Life Man Many Nothing Only Own Owns Pays Rent Saved Successfully]
That is someone who follows the teachings of the nonviolent Jesus and takes the gospel personally, and then pays the price. I fall into that category. Martin Sheen
[ Category Fall Follows Gospel Into Jesus Nonviolent Pays Personally Price Someone Takes Teachings Then]
Acting kind of pays my bills more than music does. Marla Sokoloff
[ Acting Bills Does Kind More Music Pays Than]
The price that one pays for refusing to act on the truth as one sees it, is to be led to believe untruth to avoid guilt. Kenneth L. Pike
[ Act Avoid Believe Guilt Led Pays Price Refusing Sees Truth Untruth]
In individual industries where female labour pays an important role, any movement advocating better wages, shorter working hours, etc., would not be doomed from the start because of the attitude of those women workers who are not organized. Clara Zetkin
[ Advocating Any Attitude Because Better Doomed Etc Female Hours Important Individual Industries Labour Movement Organized Pays Role Shorter Start Those Wages Where Women Workers Working Would]
Obviously crime pays, or there'd be no crime. G. Gordon Liddy
[ Crime Obviously Pays]
You can take a chance with any man who pays his bills on time. Terence
[ Any Bills Chance His Man Pays Take Time]
In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely, and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers. Herman Melville
[ Freely Frontiers Passport Pays Sin Stopped Travel Virtue Way Whereas Without World]
A grouch escapes so many little annoyances that it almost pays to be one. Kin Hubbard
[ Almost Annoyances Escapes Grouch Little Many Pays]
I will defend anyone as long as the client gives me total control of the case and pays up front. Edward Bennett Williams
[ Anyone Case Client Control Defend Front Gives Long Pays Total Up Will]
Being a nerd really pays off sometimes. Ken Jennings
[ Being Nerd Off Pays Really Sometimes]