quote by Tom Petty

Do something you really like, and hopefully it pays the rent. As far as I'm concerned, that's success.

— Tom Petty

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I'd like to be a jellyfish, 'cause jellyfish don't pay rent.


Paying rent quote What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happe
What I always wanna tell young people now: Pay attention. This isn't gonna happen again.

Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

Paying rent quote You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren
You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.
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You don’t owe prettiness to anyone.

Not to your boyfriend/spouse/partner, not to your co-workers, especially not to random men on the street. You don’t owe it to your mother, you don’t owe it to your children, you don’t owe it to civilization in general. Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked ‘female’.

Service is the rent we pay for being.

It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time.

Activism is the rent I pay for living on this planet.


Paying rent quote Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!

I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent, then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do, what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren.

Because we have so much eye candy and mind candy, spending so much time trying to pay the rent, all of this conspires to keep us from thinking too hard or taking action from that. Our time is stolen. So much of our daily life is stolen.

And then before going back for my sophomore year, I decided to change my major to arts and sciences, and my dad cut a deal with me: He said if I'd quit school he'd pay my rent for the next three years, as if I were in school.

Paying rent quote Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.
Mistakes are part of the dues that one pays for a full life.

Although I was born in Idaho and now live in New York, I definitely identify with the European aesthetic. Paris is my mecca; it's where I discovered my flair for fashion. But I pay rent and work in New York, so that is my home - I love the culture clash of the city.

My first job was in sixth grade, sweeping the clay tennis courts at the yacht club near my house, which I was not a member of. Always had to pay my own rent. But I don't really have any concept of how money works. I don't know how much things cost. Like a BMW. Or a quart of milk. It's embarrassing.


Come live in my heart, and pay no rent.

Paying rent quote Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

Pork - no animal is more used for nourishment and none more indispensable in the kitchen; employed either fresh or salt, all is useful, even to its bristles and its blood; it is the superfluous riches of the farmer, and helps to pay the rent of the cottager.

You have to grow up, start paying the rent and have your heart broken before you understand country.

Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.

Paying rent quote Success is never owned, it is rented and the rent is due every day.
Success is never owned, it is rented and the rent is due every day.

Women who pay their own rent don't have to be nice.


Service is the rent we pay for living.

I like to sing. I write music. Country songs. You have to if you're in Nashville. It's part of the lease. You sign a lease that says, I will write country songs and pay my rent on time.

Paying rent quote Do not fucking quit because hard work and all the shit you go through will pay o
Do not fucking quit because hard work and all the shit you go through will pay off.
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First of all, I choose the great roles, and if none of these come, I choose the mediocre ones, and if they don't come, I choose the ones that pay the rent.

Like most struggling writers trying to get their scripts commissioned, I had to do something odd to pay the rent. So, aged 21, I started up my own small cheesecake company in Philadelphia.

I went to my dad when I was 17 and said, 'I want to be a country music star.

' Which every dad loves to hear. And he said, 'I want you to go to college.' So we had a discussion. And I'm pretty stubborn. I'm a lot like him. And he said, 'If you go to college and graduate, I'll pay your first six months of rent in Nashville.' So he bribed me.


Paying rent quote The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.
The service you do for others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.

We wouldn't pay to rent and watch the same painful movie two hundred fifty times, but somehow we let our mind replay a bad memory over and over, each time experiencing the same distress and shame.

Philanthropy is the rent we pay for the joy and privilege we have for our space on this earth.

I'm tryin to make a dollar out of fifteen cents It's hard to be legit and still pay tha rent

Paying rent quote Success isn't owned, it's leased. And rent is due every day.
Success isn't owned, it's leased. And rent is due every day.

I've been very lucky. All I wanted was to pay the rent. Then these characters took off and suddenly there were Hulk coffee mugs and Iron Man lunchboxes and The Avengers sweatshirts everywhere. Money's okay, but what I really like is working.

Prettiness is not a rent you pay for occupying a space marked 'female'


Activism pays the rent on being alive and being here on the planet.

Paying rent quote Education is every day and everywhere, the only thing you have to pay is attenti
Education is every day and everywhere, the only thing you have to pay is attention.

A gardener who cultivates his own garden with his own hands, unites in his own person the three different characters, of landlord, farmer, and labourer. His produce, therefore, should pay him the rent of the first, the profit of the second, and the wages of the third.

After I graduated from the University of Glasgow, I was a self-employed archaeologist going from dig to dig around Scotland, and it was not well-paid. I was an excavator, not a lecturer as well, so paying rent on a flat was tricky. In the end I decided to retrain as a journalist as I couldn't see a future in it.

Capitalism is supposedly free enterprise.

Supposedly about the free individual. But capitalism itself is so massive that the guy on the street gets caught in paying rent, taxes, and he doesn't own himself at all.

Paying rent quote Forget about your life situation and pay attention to your life. Your life situa
Forget about your life situation and pay attention to your life. Your life situation exists in time. Your life is now. Your life situation is mind-stuff. Your life is real.

Didn't we all have dreams when we were young? But the reality of making a living took over when we had to pay our bills, rent our apartments, raise our families, and take care of others. We sacrificed our dreams, repressed them, or delegated them to the background until they were so far away that we forgot they ever existed.


... do something. Pay your rent for the privilege of living on this beautiful, blue-green, living Earth.

Stories may well be lies, but they are good lies that say true things, and which can sometimes pay the rent.

I feel like after acting, the other half of why I love this business is the opportunity to work with and meet people who inspire you. That it pays my rent is a good bonus.

Doing films in Latin America is like an act of faith.

I mean, you really have to believe in what you're doing because if not, you feel like it's a waste of time because you might as well be doing something that at least pays you the rent.