quote by Samuel Johnson

No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction. A man is pleased that his wife is dressed as well as other people, and the wife is pleased that she is dressed.

— Samuel Johnson

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To acquire money requires valor, to keep money requires prudence, and to spend money well is an art.


Money well spent quote The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.

If politics were like sports, we could ask Israel to trade us Benjamin Netanyahu for Barack Obama. Of course, we would have to throw in trillions of dollars to get Israel to agree to the deal, but it would be money well spent.

Money well spent quote Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from c
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
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Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food.

Well-spent aid money is saving lives for a few thousand dollars per life saved.

Money is meant not for hoarding, but for using;

the aim of life should be to use it in the right way - to spend as much as we can lawfully spend, both upon ourselves and others. And sometimes it is better to do this in our lifetime, when we can see that it is well spent, than to leave it to the chance spending of those that come after us.


Money well spent quote Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get th
Analyze your mistakes. You've already paid the tuition, you might as well get the lesson.

Time well spent results in more money to spend, more money to save, and more time to vacation.

The money needed to run for office, the money spent on lobbying by special interests, the ever increasing economic disparity and the well-funded legislative decisions all favour corporate interests over the people's.

There's a unique thing about the UK, where you give a very generous foreign aid budget to support globally, which is spent wisely. We partner with the government here to make sure that that money is spent well.

Money well spent quote I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than a life of "what ifs".
I'd rather have a life of "oh wells" than a life of "what ifs".

I spent two years in the Army. And my older brother, who was also a great positive influence on me, encouraged me to think about law school, and I said - well, I didn't have any money.

According to federal reports filed yesterday, the Obama campaign spent more money than they raised in the month of May. They spent more money than they raised? Well, that's called being a Democrat


Money spent on good-quality gear is always money well spent

Money well spent quote Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
Distance yourself from negativity or it will deplete your well of optimism.
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Lend your friend $20. If he doesn't pay you back then he's not your friend. Money well spent.

With a small fraction of the hundreds of billions of dollars spent on the Iraq war, the US and Australia could ensure every starving, sunken-eyed child on the planet could be well fed, have clean water and sanitation and a local school to go to.

I kind of liked the method of the seventies where they would throw a little bit of money at a hundred different groups - not millions of dollars per group, but, you know, a few thousand. Throw them in the studio, and if five of those groups came out with a hit record it would be money well spent.

Money well spent quote Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get mor
Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.

Not having money to spend doesn’t mean we can’t have well-spent moments every day. (42)


We spend more than a million dollars a year on our colleges and university, and it is money well spent; but we must have education that fits not the few but the many for the business of life.

Well, we have certainly produced great art before we did this.

In my view, there are any number of areas of government which tax money should not be spent.

Money well spent quote You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic.
You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic.

I always loved movies, but I never thought I would presume to be a screenwriter and definitely not a director. I spent a lot of time for no money trying to teach myself how to write a script. It always felt like everybody was looking the other way and sneaking that script through the system, but it did well later on video and got another chance.

Shoes are money well spent and a good metaphor for life: everything else in life may be awful but a shoe will cheer me up, lift my body and take an outfit up five levels. Plus, shoes are easy to carry and fun to collect.

I remember the old joke, while women are deciding which schools the kids go to, where you're going to live, how the money's going to be spent, and where your health care is coming from, the men are out standing around the barbecue solving all the big world problems. So I think this is a well known fact and we're not breaking any new ground here.


Money well spent quote If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

I mean, we'll be pounding on the guy's chest, you know, on the floor, and you know, he's not going to just jump up all of a sudden. So it makes it tough. I mean, it's tough to be in the legislature, you know, and vote for something and then people say, well, you voted all this money and you know, it's all getting spent. It isn't getting spent. It's getting invested. But it's all getting spent. Nothing's happening.

We could have saved Wall Street without putting our future in jeopardy.

I predicted that there would be all-around consequences - in the long run as well as in the short run. People are now saying we can't afford health care reform because we spent all the money on the banks. So, in effect, we're saying that it's better that we give rich bankers a couple of trillion than giving ordinary Americans access to health care.

I think if I'd gone to an MFA program and learned that, it would have been money well spent. But translation has been that for me.

Money well spent quote When "i" is replaced by "we", even "illness" becomes "wellness".
When "i" is replaced by "we", even "illness" becomes "wellness".

I had great parents, and they trained me well and instilled great values in me.

They also taught me common sense about money and that I couldn't count on the good fortune of doing a show forever. Therefore, I never spent money I didn't have and didn't end up destitute like other child actors.

It doesn't matter if you're talking to a communist or a fascist if you say, do you want a good future for your kids? Well they're all going to say yes. Well do you think that money should be spent efficiently? Yes. Al of these things, everyone agrees on them but the way that we discuss them and the language that we use we hold different definitions for.


You've read newspaper stories about elderly widows who die and leave their entire estates to their pet cats, right? Well, your cat reads those stories too, and has spent most of its skulking, devious little life dreaming about inheriting all your money.

Money well spent quote What maters most is how well you walk through the fire.
What maters most is how well you walk through the fire.

Is this money well spent? This is taxpayer money, it is going to be adding to the deficit short term and if we can't justify it, then we're not going to spend tens or hundreds of billions of dollars, just to make somebody happy, if it's not good for the economy.

I don’t think we’ll get rid of schools any time soon, certainly not in my lifetime, but if we’re going to change what’s rapidly becoming a disaster of ignorance, we need to realize that the institution “schools” very well, but it does not “educate”; that’s inherent in the design of the thing. It’s not the fault of bad teachers or too little money spent. It’s just impossible for education and schooling to be the same thing.

I always tend to assume there's an infinite amount of money out there.

" There might as well be, "Arsibalt said, "but most of it gets spent on pornography, sugar water and bombs. There is only so much that can be scraped together for particle accelerators.