quote by Antonin Scalia

Bear in mind that brains and learning, like muscle and physical skill, are articles of commerce. They are bought and sold. You can hire them by the year or by the hour. The only thing in the world not for sale is character.

— Antonin Scalia

Most Powerful Bought Sold quotations

There are people who are avaricious parasites.

There are psychotic geniuses in control of this planet, and to them human beings are only a commodity to be bought and sold and traded.

Bought sold quote Your excuses are just the lies your fears have sold you.
Your excuses are just the lies your fears have sold you.

As soon as slavery fired upon the flag it was felt, we all felt, even those who did not object to slaves, that slavery must be destroyed. We felt that it was a stain to the Union that men should be bought and sold like cattle.

Bought sold quote Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.
Fashion can be bought. Style one must possess.

Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love.

I close my eyes And sink within myself Relive the gift of precious memories In need of a fix called innocence When did it begin?The change to come was undetectable The open wounds expose the importance of Our innocence A high that can never be bought or sold

What is wild cannot be bought or sold, borrowed or copied.

It is. Unmistakeable, unforgettable, unshamable, elemental as earth and ice, water, fire and air, a quintessence, pure spirit, resolving into no constituents. Don't waste your wildness: it is precious and necessary.

Bought sold quote The dream is free, the hustle is sold separately
The dream is free, the hustle is sold separately

The virtue of female slaves is wholly at the mercy of irresponsible tyrants, and women are bought and sold in our slave markets, to gratify the brutal lust of those who bear the name of Christians.

The first Velvet Underground album only sold 10,000 copies, but everyone who bought it formed a band

Racism, xenophobia and unfair discrimination have spawned slavery, when human beings have bought and sold and owned and branded fellow human beings as if they were so many beasts of burden.

Making prostitution legalized gives our society a message that sex is not sacred/private between two adults - that sex can be bought and sold just like any object. But prostitutes are people, not objects to be consumed, used and discarded like trash when they are no longer doing what each client/trafficker wants.

Our only political party has two right wings, one called Republican, the other Democratic. But Henry Adams figured all that out back in the 1890s. "We have a single system," he wrote, and "in that system the only question is the price at which the proletariat is to be bought and sold, the bread and circuses."

I mean, it's real hard to be free when you are bought and sold in the marketplace.

Friendship is a precious gift that can't be bought or sold.

It's value is greater than mountains made of gold. If you shall ask God for a gift be thankful if he sends not diamonds pearls or riches but the love and trust of friends. It is the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.

Dear Mr. Kuhn, After twelve years in the major leagues, I do not feel that I am a piece of property to be bought and sold irrespective of my wishes

I bought abandon dearAnd sold all piety for pleasure.

My own free spirit I have followed,And never will I give up lust.

Friendship is a priceless treasure never to be bought or sold -- it can only be cherished.

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators.

Talk about slavery! It is not the peculiar institution of the South.

It exists wherever men are bought and sold, wherever a man allows himself to be made a mere thing or a tool, and surrenders his inalienable rights of reason and conscience. Indeed, this slavery is more complete than that which enslaves the body alone.

I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career.

I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that.

Ask her what she craved, and she'd get a little frantic about things like books, the woods, music. Plants and the seasons. Also freedom. Not being bought and sold by some idiot employer, not having the moments of her days valued in fractions of a dollar by somebody other than herself.

Everyone went out and bought Sex, it was sold out in two seconds.

And then everybody slagged me off. That, to me is a statement of the hypocrisy of the world that we live in. The fact that everybody is so interested in sex but won't admit it.

What has ISIS done to the women in the cities they have conquered? Direct enslavement, humiliation and turning women into concubines to be bought and sold. This was something nobody expected to see in Iraq.

Now you're selling out, the devil sold a dream and you bought it without thinking about. How the beast will decrease the brain wave, with material thoughts from the crib to the grave.

Forced from home, and all its pleasures, afric coast I left forlorn;

to increase a stranger's treasures, o the raging billows borne. Men from England bought and sold me, paid my price in paltry gold; but, though theirs they have enroll'd me, minds are never to be sold.

I signal with an independent label, Continuum.

After that I put out a totally independent record, sold fourteen thousand of them from my basement, bought a house, started raising my kid, made a decent living.

A democracy cannot function effectively when its constituent members believe laws are being bought and sold.

I would rather be the man who bought the Brooklyn Bridge than the man who sold it.

My treasure chest is filled with gold.

Gold . . . gold . . . gold . . . Vagabond's gold and drifter's gold . . . Worthless, priceless, dreamer's gold . . . Gold of the sunset . . . gold of the dawn . . .Gold of the showertrees on my lawn . . . Poet's gold and artist's gold . . . Gold that can not be bought or sold - Gold.

It can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.

Eight generations of African-Americans are still waiting to achieve their rights - compensation and restitution for the hundreds of years during which they were bought and sold on the market.

Judges and senates have been bought for gold; Esteem and love were never to be sold.

And you prate of the wealth of nations, as if it were bought and sold, The wealth of nations is men, not silk and cotton and gold.

I sold a quart of blood and bought a half a pint of scotch

There are unlimited opportunities for display advertising.

In fact, we're in the process of massive change in the display industry - how it's bought, how it's sold, and how it's targeted.

I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one.