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What you get free costs too much.

Author: Jean Anouilh (1910-1987)

Profession: French Playwright

The gods sell to us all the goods which they give us.

Author: Epicharmus


Expenditures rise to meet income.

Author: C. Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993)

Profession: British Historian, Political Scientist

The gods sell all things at a fair price.

Author: Proverb


Something you don't want is dear at any price.

Author: Proverb


A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it.

Author: John Ruskin (1819-1900)

Profession: British Critic, Social Theorist

Why so large a cost, having so short a lease, does thou upon your fading mansion spend?

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist