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  • When I die, my epitaph should read: She Paid the Bills. That's the story of my private life. -- Gloria Swanson
  • Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due. -- William Ralph Inge
  • I have ever been the queerest mixture of weakness and strength, and have paid heavily for the weakness. -- Annie Besant
  • Most people work just hard enough not to get fired and get paid just enough money not to quit. -- George Carlin
  • Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. -- Frank Zappa
  • In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. -- Harold Geneen
  • Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program. -- Linus Torvalds
  • The Four Levels of Comedy: Make your friends laugh, Make strangers laugh, Get paid to make strangers laugh, and Make people talk like you because it's so much fun. -- Jerry Seinfeld
  • The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission. -- John F. Kennedy
  • All of our political parties are bought and paid for by corporate America, Wall Street, and the wealthy interests. The Republican Party more so, but the Democrats take their share of the loot, too. -- Michael Moore
  • I thank God I'm myself and for the life I'm given to live and for friends and lovers and beloveds, and I thank God for knowing that all those people have already paid for me. -- Maya Angelou
  • Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want. -- Mignon McLaughlin
  • Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased. -- Adam Smith
  • When you're given a newspaper column, you're not being paid to sit on a fence and scratch your chin and say 'On the one hand this' and 'On the other hand that.' You're getting paid for your opinion. -- Carl Hiaasen
  • Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. -- Ayn Rand
  • As Long As I Know I'm Getting Paid' is a satire. Lyrically, I want to be direct. With my history in Fall Out Boy, there's some expectation that I'm going to be lyrically obtuse. But that song is a straight-faced satire of consumerism. -- Patrick Stump
  • Every time a woman leaves the workforce because she can't find or afford childcare, or she can't work out a flexible arrangement with her boss, or she has no paid maternity leave, her family's income falls down a notch. Simultaneously, national productivity numbers decline. -- Madeleine M. Kunin
  • I don't operate on smokers. I tell cigarette smokers that I can operate on you, I get paid the same. And you might even do well. But it's the wrong thing to do. So I refuse to operate on you until you stop smoking. -- Mehmet Oz
  • I do what I did as a hobby as a kid, you know, and make a living at it. And I just feel like I'm one of the luckiest guys in the world 'cuz I get paid to make toys and play with them. -- Rick Baker
  • We don't make movies for critics. I've done four movies; there's millions upon millions upon millions of people who've paid to see them. Somebody likes them. My greatest joy is to sit anonymously in a dark theater and watch it with an audience, a paying audience. -- Michael Bay
  • Waitresses, soldiers, rickshaw drivers, old ladies selling vegetables - my father would schmooze anybody. He was Clintonesque before the word existed. And, of course, it paid dividends. Ill-tempered guards at the most notorious border crossings waved him through with cheery smiles. Haughty maitre d's fawned over him. -- Scott Anderson
  • America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed. -- Allen Boyd
  • You know, I never really paid attention to sports, which, coming from the mecca of football in Texas, is kind of odd. I played sports, but I was nerdy. Having a single mother, the pressure was on me to get good grades and a scholarship and go to college. -- Sarah Shahi
  • Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing. -- Lionel Messi
  • Jamie Moyer was in his third year as a major league pitcher and was, by his own admission, still wide-eyed, watching everything going on around him and soaking it in. He paid particular attention to older teammates on his Chicago Cubs squad, hoping to emulate habits that had allowed those veterans to extend their careers. -- Don Yaeger
  • The deepest change begins with men raising children as much as women do and women being equal actors in the world outside the home. There are many ways of supporting that, from something as simple as paid sick leave and flexible work hours to attributing an economic value to all caregiving and making that amount tax deductible. -- Gloria Steinem
  • When I wrote 'The Giver,' it contained no so-called 'bad words.' It was set, after all, in a mythical, futuristic, and Utopian society. Not only was there no poverty, divorce, racism, sexism, pollution, or violence in the world of 'The Giver'; there was also careful attention paid to language: to its fluency, precision, and power. -- Lois Lowry
  • Genius is born-not paid -- Oscar Wilde
  • Ambition's debt is paid. -- William Shakespeare
  • Rebel, renegade, must stay paid. -- KRS-One
  • Poets are born, not paid. -- Addison Mizner
  • Berg paid his way with stories. -- Nicholas Dawidoff
  • I get paid to not laugh. -- Julia Barr
  • 24/7, 365 days, everybody gettin' paid Go crazy! -- Kanye West
  • What the hell, I paid my dues. -- Fuzzy Zoeller
  • I go wherever my fare is paid. -- Quentin Crisp
  • A well-paid slave is nonetheless a slave. -- Curt Flood
  • Teachers need to be paid like professionals. -- Geoffrey Canada
  • Prudence, like experience, must be paid for. -- Richard Brinsley Sheridan
  • Worry is interest paid before it's due. -- Zig Ziglar
  • It's never paid to bet against America. -- Warren Buffett
  • Censorship is advertising paid by the government. -- Federico Fellini
  • I played 100 shows before I got paid -- Dizzy Wright
  • You don't get paid for being brave! -- William Vacchiano
  • You work, you get paid, you drink. -- Bill Murray
  • I like the idea of company-paid dividends. -- Walter Schloss
  • Once you add value, you get paid -- Tim Gordon
  • I'm paid to preach not to practice. -- Isaac
  • Of course, it has never paid much. -- Molly Ivins
  • It's your money. You paid for it. -- George W. Bush
  • I paid $1.9 billion in taxes in my lifetime. -- Thomas Peterffy
  • Perils commonly ask to be paid in pleasures. -- Francis Bacon
  • I never ever paid attention to any election. -- Young Jeezy
  • Unemployment insurance is a pre-paid vacation for freeloaders. -- Ronald Reagan
  • Music is careful attention paid to ongoing experience. -- Paul Morley
  • People have paid for content. They always have. -- Barry Diller
  • Girls like well-built boys. Women love well-paid men. -- Mokokoma Mokhonoana
  • R-E-L-A-X. I'm still getting paid millions of dollars. -- Aaron Rodgers
  • Female television viewers paid attention to Catherine Gale. -- Honor Blackman
  • I believe very strongly in paid sick leave. -- Carolyn Maloney
  • Houseless: Having paid all taxes on household goods. -- Ambrose Bierce
  • For hostile word let hostile word be paid. -- Aeschylus
  • I love getting paid to ride a horse. -- Anson Mount
  • Hard work has paid off a whole lot. -- Vince Young
  • All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind. -- Aristotle
  • I paid too heavy a price for perestroika. -- Mikhail Gorbachev
  • I've always showed up. If I got paid. -- Jerry Lee Lewis
  • I went to prison, I paid my bill. -- George Michael
  • I'm cold gettin' paid cause Rick said so. -- LL Cool J
  • A gift much expected is paid, not given. -- George Herbert
  • I'm a New Yorker; I've paid my dues. -- Zoe Kravitz
  • For the same work, dudes get paid more -- Rachel Maddow
  • Provide more service than what you get paid for -- Les Brown
  • The telecom industry pretends like it's not getting paid. -- Chad Hurley
  • [Writers are] the highest paid secretaries in the world. -- Joseph L. Mankiewicz
  • I tried to pay attention, but attention paid me. -- Lil Wayne
  • I'm getting paid to wake up America every morning! -- Ainsley Earhardt
  • Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over. -- Henry George
  • I get paid to make out with the hunks! -- Kelly Ripa
  • I'm probably the highest paid outdoor entertainer since Cleopatra, -- Gypsy Rose Lee
  • If time is money/ I'm an hour past paid -- Lil Wayne
  • Knowledge that is paid for will be longer remembered. -- Nachman of Breslov
  • I haven't paid for anything since I became famous. -- Melissa de la Cruz
  • And as things fell apart, nobody paid much attention -- Bret Easton Ellis
  • Envy was just the tax you paid on success. -- David Nicholls
  • Work is the price which is paid for reputation. -- Baltasar Gracian
  • People don't need to be paid to be motivated. -- Jonah Berger
  • Give me some credit for the hell I've paid. -- Shawn Colvin
  • ...to be paid for one's joy is to steal. -- Mark Helprin
  • Never forget that I am paid for my troubles! -- Hank Stuever
  • I expect to get paid if I do something. -- Evan Goldberg
  • I'm a fully paid-up member of the human race. -- Charles Kennedy
  • There will be killing till the score is paid. -- Homer
  • The most fun is getting paid to learn things. -- Diane Sawyer
  • The church has paid a terrible price for statistics! -- Leonard Ravenhill
  • My account is paid up. Your records are wrong. -- Jon Jones
  • I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life. -- Sting
  • A well-paid occupation is seldom spoken of as "rewarding. -- Mason Cooley
  • Stupidity has a price and it always gets paid. -- Dan Simmons
  • miracles had to be paid for; only calamity was free. -- Lisa St. Aubin de TerĂ¡n
  • We have paid the police for information in the past. -- Rebekah Brooks
  • Many people in management are being paid to produce waste. -- W. Edwards Deming
  • Hereditary wealth is in reality a premium paid to idleness. -- William Godwin
  • Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble. -- George Washington
  • You get paid consistent with your ability to solve problems. -- Ron Willingham
  • Pleasure is sweetest when 'tis paid for by another's pain. -- Ovid
  • And this was the price you paid for sleeping together. -- Ernest Hemingway
  • Academics get paid for being clever, not for being right. -- Donald A. Norman
  • I don't know what's better gettin' laid or gettin' paid. -- Kanye West
  • I do a job. I get paid. I go home. -- Maureen Stapleton
  • I can't believe it! Reading and writing actually paid off! -- Matt Groening
  • There are some debts that can't be paid with money. -- Steven J. Carroll
  • National governments are under paid, under staffed, and under talented. -- Terence McKenna
  • I do get my pizzas paid for by Linux indirectly. -- Linus Torvalds
  • Work-get paid; don't work-don't get paid. Everybody is on commission -- Dave Ramsey
  • I'm not getting paid right now. No pay, no critique. -- Steven Cojocaru
  • Their Silver war is being paid for in Red blood. -- Victoria Aveyard
  • To all my critics, you get paid to be negative. -- Randy Moss
  • I get paid for what most kids get punished for. -- Jerry Lewis
  • We gain freedom when we have paid the full price. -- Rabindranath Tagore
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