quote by J. P. Morgan

Anyone who has to ask about the annual upkeep of a yacht can't afford one.

— J. P. Morgan

Authentic Upkeep quotations

We have a group of friends of the museum who try to raise, if they can, periodically something to help us. Of course, the main thing about a building like this is its upkeep. It needs central heating and it needs central air conditioning.

An education is like a crumbling building that needs constant upkeep with repairs and additions.

Behind the murder of millions of Negroes annually in Africa is the well organized system of exploitation by the alien intruders who desire to rob Africa of every bit of its wealth for the satisfaction of their race and the upkeep of their bankrupt European countries.

I take my personal upkeep real seriously;

my sense of organization and attention to detail; my memory; my business - I love the business.

Our thinking tends to be hazy, hasty, narrow, or sprawling-causal terms for impulsive. Just like anything else, thinking skills require upkeep. If they aren't nourished, they'll fade away.

If your outgo exceeds your income your upkeep will be your downfall.

Tell the story, gather the events, repeat them.

Pattern is a matter of upkeep. Otherwise the weave relaxes back to threads picked up by birds to make their nests. Repeat, or the story will fall and all the king's horses and all the king's men. . . . Repeat, and cradle the pieces carefully, or events will scatter like marbles on a wooden floor.

The Government cannot afford to have a country made up entirely of rich people, because rich people pay so little tax that the Government would quickly go bankrupt. This is why Government men always tell us that labor is man's noblest calling. Government needs labor to pay its upkeep.

If your outgo exceeds your income, then your upkeep will be your downfall.

I think the fitness of players is the key to success.

I believe that there should be no place of unfit players in the team because the fit players also start becoming lazy seeing their routine. Having teamwork capabilities is also very important as there comes a lot of times where you have to think beyond your own interest to upkeep the national interest.

Will Rogers once said it is not the original investment in a Congressman that counts; it is the upkeep.

It isn't the initial cost of a lie, it is the upkeep which counts so terribly.

An artist requires the upkeep of creative solitude.

An artist requires the healing of time alone. Without this period of recharging, our artist becomes depleted. Until we experience the freedom of solitude, we cannot connect authentically. We may be enmeshed, but we are not encountered. Art lies in the moment of encounter. We meet our truth and we meet ourselves and we meet our self-expression.

When you visit the Zen Monasteries, one of the first things required is that you bring a donation. They have to pay for those monasteries. The upkeep is fantastic. The monks have to be fed, and so on.

No slave system has ever been able to continue to function on the slaves provided by its own biological reproduction because the rate of human reproduction is too slow and the expense from infant mortality and years of unproductive upkeep of the young make this prohibitively expensive. This relationship is one of the basic causes of the American Civil War, and was even more significant in destroying ancient Rome.

One of these days you're going to a mansion that isn't going to cost you anything!-No upkeep, no expense, absolutely nothing except what it's already cost Jesus!-And it will be commensurate with your works on Earth, what you already paid for it down here.

Well, I suppose I've never really had a lifestyle that needs upkeep.

I don't get cabs; I'm on the Tube with my Oyster card.

In order to create, we draw from our inner well.

This inner well, an artistic reservoir, is ideally like a well stocked fish pond... If we don't give some attention to upkeep, our well is apt to become depleted, stagnant, or blocked... As artists, we must learn to be self nourishing. We must become alert enough to consciously replenish our creative resources as we draw on them - to re-stock the trout pond, so to speak.

You cannot drive with your eyes in the rear-view mirror… But dignity is difficult to maintain. Stamina requires constant upkeep. Repetition is boring. And you pay for grace.