Alas! how deeply painful is all payment!
Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)
Profession: British Poet
Cash-payment is not the sole nexus of man with man.
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
I can't afford to pay them any other way.
Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)
Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist
When you overpay small people you frighten them. They know that their merits or activities entitle them to no such sums as they are receiving. As a result their boss soars out of economic into magic significance. He becomes a source of blessings rather than wages. Criticism is sacrilege, doubt is heresy.
Author: Ben Hecht (1894-1964)
Profession: American Newspaperman, Novelist, Playwright
Better see rightly on a pound a week than squint on a million.
Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist