Famous quotes containing the words buy, sell, shares, stocks, stock, market, timing and/or time:
“Let me see, what am I to buy for our sheep-shearing feast? Three pound of sugar, five pound of currants, ricewhat will this sister of mine do with rice? But my father hath made her mistress of the feast, and she lays it on.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Mildred Pierce: You look down on me because I work for a living, dont you? You always have. All right, I work. I cook food and sell it and make a profit on it, which, I might point out, youre not too proud to share with me.
Monte Beragon: Yes, I take money from you, Mildred. But not enough to make me like kitchens or cooks. They smell of grease.
Mildred Pierce: I dont notice you shrinking away from a fifty- dollar bill because it smells of grease.”
—Ranald MacDougall (19151973)
“It is the sun that shares our works.
The moon shares nothing. It is a sea.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“Some spring the white man came, built him a house, and made a clearing here, letting in the sun, dried up a farm, piled up the old gray stones in fences, cut down the pines around his dwelling, planted orchard seeds brought from the old country, and persuaded the civil apple-tree to blossom next to the wild pine and the juniper, shedding its perfume in the wilderness. Their old stocks still remain.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“All that stock of arguments [the skeptics] produce to depreciate our faculties, and make mankind appear ignorant and low, are drawn principally from this head, to wit, that we are under an invincible blindness as to the true and real nature of things.”
—George Berkeley (16851753)
“Writing ought either to be the manufacture of stories for which there is a market demanda business as safe and commendable as making soap or breakfast foodsor it should be an art, which is always a search for something for which there is no market demand, something new and untried, where the values are intrinsic and have nothing to do with standardized values.”
—Willa Cather (18761947)
“A great man always considers the timing before he acts.”
“Evry time I feel the Spirit movin in my heart, I will pray.”
—African-American hymn-writer. Evry Time I Feel the Spirit, l. 1.