We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Expensive Quotes from Baba Kalyani, Marc Randolph, Atul Gawande, Tilman J. Fertitta, Phil Elverum. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
Import and substituting imports with domestic production are a big opportunity. With a devaluation of the rupee, imports get expensive, and for Indian manufacturers, this creates a huge opportunity.
When we were kicking around the idea for Netflix in 1997, proving out an idea was expensive and labor-intensive. There was no Squarespace, no cloud. If you wanted a website, you had to build it from scratch. If you wanted an online store, you had to completely design it yourself.
Providing health care is like building a house. The task requires experts, expensive equipment and materials, and a huge amount of coordination.
You don’t see a lot of super-high-end hotels being built in Houston because it’s so expensive to build, unless you’re in New York and can charge $1,000 a night.
After many days of grocery store food, sitting down for a deliberate, slow, expensive eating time can be the best.
I’m not attracted to expensive things.
In Latin America, cinema has always been a bourgeois activity, I guess, as it is everywhere. It’s just a stupidly expensive art form, and there is nothing you can do about it.
Tombs are the clothes of the dead and a grave is a plain suit; while an expensive monument is one with embroidery.
This is a great time for the ‘guerilla marketer.’ The days when you used to have to buy expensive TV time and a yellow page ad to get started are gone.
I have two pairs of Louboutins, in black and nude, which go with absolutely everything. They were very expensive, but I love them and I wear them all the time.
I’m really nervous about coming off as exclusive or elitist. At the same time, I recognize that when I put out vinyl or an expensive coffee table book not everyone can afford it or listen to it.
Kids are incredibly expensive. But it pays off later when they are better educated, bigger, and better-looking than you. And find you incessantly boring and uncool.
Creativity is the answer. I always prefer the creative solution to an expensive solution.
Wars are expensive and dangerous. They’re not political winners.
I think that every homeowner has a fascination with real estate. You can’t deny that it’s such a huge player in our finances. It’s probably the most expensive thing you’ll ever purchase, so you’re forced to pay attention.
The day I stopped drinking milk’ is a very sensitive story telling the tale of how we forget what is ‘normal’ for us falls under the category of ‘expensive’ or ‘unaffordable’ for middle or poor class.
South Sydney is a very complicated and wonderful place. You have some of the most expensive bits of real estate in the country and a large percentage of government housing.
Hardcover books are fairly expensive these days and to read one requires a significant commitment of time in our busy society. So I want to make sure that when readers buy one of my books they get something they’re familiar with.
Nobody loves the Boston Marathon as much as the people who make fun of it year after year. This was the race that previously offered as a prize a not particularly expensive medal, a laurel wreath, and a bowl of beef stew. This was the race that, on one memorable occasion, nobody knew who actually won.
Anyone who has any kind of success in Hollywood wants to make more expensive movies and spend more money, be bigger. I think it’s unusual to have success and want to stay small.
We are already experiencing the symptoms of climate change, especially with a hotter and drier climate in southern Australia – the rush to construct desalination plants is an expensive testament to that.
This is going to become a battle for access to your home and office plus mobility. It’s about who can provide the biggest and least expensive and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature.
If bitcoin is more expensive or slower than traditional financial systems, people aren’t going to use it.
When black men become millionaires and can buy expensive homes for their families, it infuriates people who cherish the social construct where white people are at the top and people of other ethnic backgrounds are below.
Hiring and retaining talent in the tech industry is expensive and vital. Those people have real power over their bosses, especially because it is often fairly easy for them to find work elsewhere, and employee walkouts are terrible PR for these leaders who are often obsessed with their public image.
I don’t have huge bank accounts. I’d love one. But it wouldn’t change much. I don’t have any expensive habits. I’m not a car collector or any of that nonsense. But I’d love to be incredibly wealthy for no reason at all.
Big government, global environmentalism cannot work unless everyone pitches in. With China, Russia, India and a number of other countries constantly cheating the rules of international climate agreements, it makes staying in them an expensive – yet fruitless – cause.
What I’ve always found about going to a tailor is that it’s a little bit daunting. You don’t know exactly what it’s going to look like, it’s hard to know who to go to, and it’s still a very expensive proposition.
The first prize for any production is, if you can find a location that means you don’t have to build sets, that will serve, and is not excessively expensive to hire, then it can save you a lot of money.
The people I’ve met who are divorce lawyers, there’s a sense of them having to look reassuringly expensive.
Our huge infrastructure that we need for keeping cash is very expensive.
I don’t throw money away. First class tickets are very expensive. Why should I fly first class if I can fly business, which is the same thing? I would only fly first class if the ticket included access to some sort of special compartment that could save me if there was any crash.
It is difficult to see why lace should be so expensive; it is mostly holes.
Everybody says they want to have private providers and we’re saying fine. Let the states negotiate on behalf of a population in your state to drive down your costs. Don’t just give subsidies to insurance companies for expensive insurance.
The way I see it, the expensive people who get hired when you have money are the fancy people who tell you what you can’t do.
If you don’t get trained for your SATs in America today, you are at a disadvantage. Training is expensive and a lot of kids don’t get trained, perhaps. So I also identify with the kid or the person who has grown up in environments like I’ve grown up in.
Publishers, naturally, loathe used books and have developed strategies to depress the secondhand market. They bring out new, even more expensive editions of popular textbooks every three to four years, in a classic cycle of planned obsolescence.
Film is the most expensive, highest risk industry in the world.
I go to the hamam and put henna on my skin and hair. Even when I go to New York, I let the shower run hot to create a steam hamam at my hotel. But when I finish with the bath, I put on expensive French creams.
A nutritionist is expensive, but it’s money well spent.
Luxury is anything that feels special. I mean, it can be a moment, it can be a walk on the beach, it could be a kiss from your child, or it could be a beautiful picture frame, a special fragrance. I think luxury doesn’t necessarily have to mean expensive.
I’ve learned that whether it’s with your skin or your hair, less is more. People go and do so much to it, I don’t think that’s good. Too much product is not good, so I think that’s probably the best thing. And not the most expensive thing is the best thing. That’s for sure. I’ve learned that the hard way.
Starbucks says they are going to start putting religious quotes on cups. The very first one will say, ‘Jesus! This cup is expensive!’
When we started looking at the bigger television ecosystem, you see that there’s not that many serialized TV shows being made for TV. The economics are lousy: They don’t sell into syndication well; they’re expensive to produce.
I don’t understand why people expect tips. In hotels you order food in your room, and it’s already more expensive from the room service menu, so it’s a cheek to expect a tip on top. I do sometimes reward good service, but it should be at my discretion, and I’m not going to be held to ransom.
Nothing is ever too expensive if it furthers the repertoire and artistic standards of a dance company.
With climate change, we are living on borrowed time. If we do not address these issues today, it is going to be much more expensive later on, and that is why we need to take action now.
It might be expensive to make music lessons available. But it’s even more costly to deal with human beings who have half their intellect and spirit left undeveloped.
Electricity is of two kinds, positive and negative. The difference is, I presume, that one comes a little more expensive, but is more durable; the other is a cheaper thing, but the moths get into it.
I’m a fan of very, very expensive creams: Creme de la Mer, La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe. I’m a huge fan. They work.
Of course I miss the big gardens we had at our country house but it became very expensive to run we couldn’t afford it.
As long as we are one of the most expensive countries to produce in, we should focus on cutting costs that directly and indirectly weigh on business.
Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.
When the Veterans Affairs Department implemented a program to provide home-based health care to veterans with multiple chronic conditions – many of the system’s most expensive patients to treat – they received astounding results.
Fake news is cheap to produce. Genuine journalism is expensive.
It’s very expensive to bring a band to New York.
The reality is, the way that online experiences have progressed, it’s an expensive proposition. The amount of servers we need to support ‘Smash Brothers’ or ‘Mario Kart’ – these big multiplayer games – is not a small investment.
In the early ’80s, my sound – especially that mysterious kind of synthesized sound that was used so much – every relatively cheap TV show eventually had it because it’s not expensive. It’s just one guy doing the whole soundtrack. So it was overdone.
I was always the frugal kid growing up because I was saving for college. Or I was always that kid that was like, ‘I’m going to save my babysitting money so I can eat an expensive dinner when I go to Europe.’
It’s easier to build a business around a first-class product, even if it’s a more expensive product to produce.
You know, if you love something, you should love it regardless of whether it costs five dollars or 500 or 5,000 dollars. Unfortunately, that’s not the way our culture works, and we do collectively buy into this idea that things that are more expensive probably have more value.
The most expensive part of any manufacturing unit is the paint shop.
Some say the economy means that you have to persuade people to invest in clothes – to buy less things but more expensive things. I disagree – invest in jewelry, or a house, maybe, but not in fashion.
What I hear a lot is that fresh, healthy eating isn’t accessible. That it’s full of bizarre ingredients people have never heard of that are really expensive. There’s also a perception that it’s time consuming and not very filling.
I got some really expensive helmets as I’ am passionate about bike riding.
On ‘Game of Thrones,’ we always shoot away from the green screen because it’s bloody expensive to shoot green screen.
Replacing your family’s current health care with government-run health care is not the answer. In fact, it’ll make health care much more expensive.
It’s too expensive, that’s the thing nobody wants to talk about. It is too expensive to make movies. That’s not true, it is too expensive to market movies. Making movies is not.
You know how hard it is to be blonde? I have to get a highlight every month! Do you know how expensive that is?
CRISPR-enabled ‘gene drives’ enable us to make changes to the germ-line of organisms permanent such that changes spread through the entire wild population, including making species extinct on demand. Unlike nuclear weapons such technologies are not complex, expensive, and able to be kept secret for a long time.
A vacation home is a wonderful ‘extra’ as you start building wealth. Remember, though, it’s still basically a very large, very expensive toy.
I think J.Crew has figured out a way to make young professional guys look cool with a polished suit that looks expensive but is actually affordable.
A lot of the vibe in London is being sucked dry because of the economic situation. It’s very expensive, and it gives you nothing back. New York still feels like there’s stuff going on. People are struggling to create art. There’s still a vibe.
Film making is an expensive, as well as a serious business. We should be able to entertain our audiences, who are fully aware of what they want. Every filmmaker has a different point of view and presents facets of society.
Budget cuts are a sad reality in most newsrooms, and I am concerned that they reduce the collective muscle of journalists who are doing the expensive, and often dangerous, work of on-the-ground reporting.
I watched a film called ‘Elephant’ recently. Its not stylish in the sense of expensive suits and Italian cars, but the styling on every single character is spot on.
Swaying to new beats, hearing old favorites, and drinking expensive beer are ageless pastimes.
Corruption in Saudi Arabia is quite different from corruption in most other countries, as it is not limited to a ‘bribe’ in return for a contract, or expensive gift for the family member of a government official or prince, or use of a private jet that is charged to the government so a family can go on vacation.
The USA have recently done well in the Olympics and the Youth World Cup. So I think there will be some good young players available in the future, and not too expensive which is important to the club.
I still have my feet on the ground; it’s just that I wear expensive shoes.
I have a daughter in college myself. It’s an expensive thing.
I think it’s evident that expensive neighborhoods in Seattle are surrounded by natural beauty. That elevates city life. So if we can make cities more attractive in the long run, we can be smarter about issues like development, zoning and economics.
In writing, I’m totally anti-plans of any kind. All my attempts to plan and plot novels have come to grief, and in expensive ways.
Everyone knows that life is very expensive and you can change, you can turn, you can play with clothes with a lot of accessories.
The first one was quite cheap, but that was expensive for us. For my folks to buy on the Never Never. It was quite, you know, a rare object to have and I gained quite a lot of status by having this.
Chinese consumers don’t book hotel rooms that are as expensive as U.S. consumers.
The only really expensive thing in our family budget, frankly, is private air travel.
I don’t really buy expensive clothes. I love good bags!
No president can force shuttered mills to reopen, or companies who’ve left in search of cheaper labor to relocate to the United States (or those who have come back to choose expensive humans over cheaper robots).
My mum, she loves a bargain hunt. You can’t buy her anything expensive. I remember I bought her a diamond bracelet for her birthday. I was being a nice son! She told me to take it back.
Parisians overwhelmingly buy small cars. And it’s not because people are petite, but because fuel is drop-dead expensive. Gasoline costs more than twice as much in Paris as in New York.
Foie gras is sold as an expensive delicacy in some restaurants and shops. But no one pays a higher price for foie gras than the ducks and geese who are abused and killed to make it.
A lot of genetic testing hasn’t been integrated into healthcare because it has been expensive. I want to make people realise that they have the ability to be in charge of their own health.
You can’t have personal investors anymore because it’s too expensive, so you have to have corporate investment or a lot of rich people.
In fact, building a wall from sea to shining sea would be the most expensive and least effective way to secure the border.
Washington is too expensive.
I find theater emotionally expensive and all-involving. You have to pour so much blood and passion and heart into it. And so much time. Why do that for something that’s only vaguely interesting and anyone can do it?
I always judge what gives me the most fun and not where a better, more expensive team is.
I have a lot of vinyl, but I only buy old records on vinyl. Like secondhand. It’s too expensive otherwise.
I published, privately, a collection of my serious poetry I had written over the years. I only published 50 copies, which I gave to friends, in a special deluxe edition. It was ridiculously expensive but I’m glad that I did it.
And what we did with this new company in 1985 is we did start focusing on PCs instead of video game machines, because we learned the hard lesson about bringing a product to market in a consumer world where it’s very expensive to build a brand and get distribution and so forth.
Student loan debt is the reason I don’t advise students who want to become entrepreneurs to apply to elite, expensive colleges. They can be as successful if they go to a relatively inexpensive public college.
It’s very expensive to be me. It’s terrible the things I have to do to be me.
Brushes are crucial for applying glazes, sauces, and oils. The pastry brushes that you find in homestores can be pricey so pay a visit to your local hardware store and pick up a few paint brushes which are less expensive and work equally as well.
Most people don’t know that humans kill 100 million sharks every year, mostly for a really expensive soup in Asia.
I told my mother I wanted to be an actress, and the next thing I know is that I’m studying in a very expensive film school.
Sports is expensive, and you have to find a way to pay for it.
Something interesting has happened over the last 10 years in the Premier League. Players who once would have been discarded as expensive and too old have become important parts of title-winning squads.
I was a huge comic book fan as a kid. The only problem I had with comic books is how expensive they got. I didn’t have a lot of money, so I had to be very specific about what I wanted to collect. I think they’re all somewhere in the basement of my folks’ house.
A soulmate is someone who you could spend a great deal of time with just sitting on a sofa and feel happy. You don’t need fanfare. You don’t need to go out to expensive restaurants.
These days, photographers have expensive contracts with actresses, but then the actresses have to have their names written in the column because nobody recognizes them. That’s kind of strange.
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.
I lost dozens of pairs of expensive glasses because I’d put them down and then not be able to find them again.
Solar makes electricity expensive for two inherently physical reasons. Sunlight is dilute, requiring 10 to 15 times as much materials and mining, and up to 5,000 times more land, than non-renewables. And sunlight is unreliable, which reduces the value of solar as it becomes a larger part of energy supplies.
My philosophy on snow skiing is that there are less expensive ways to fall down a mountain. Yet every couple of years, I go on a ski trip for the same reason that women will have multiple children – they simply forget how much it hurts.
The situation in Iraq will be long, it will be expensive and it will be difficult. But in the end, Iraq will very much be worth it.
As American taxpayers know too well, the tax code is incredibly complex and compliance is all to expensive.
We need to work together to support common-sense solutions to establish and maintain regulatory certainty and predictability for the mining industry and reduce excessive, duplicative, and expensive permitting delays.
I’m like a menu at an expensive restaurant; you can look at me, but you can’t afford me.
I have very, very low expenditures, but still I manage to spend it all. I guess Hot Pockets are more expensive than I thought.
It’s a shame when other people’s gambling habits change the meaning of paintings or when fluctuations of value start to dictate how people perceive art because it’s too expensive to be interesting or moving. That’s when I get bummed out.
The second thing is, if you want to do something about global warming, you have to think much more long-term. There is something wrong with saying we should start using renewables now, while they are still incredibly expensive.
Improv classes were too expensive, so I just started going to open mics. And the day I did it, I did, like, three because I just loved it so much. It was so much fun. And it wasn’t good, it was just fun to do. It felt like a release.
It’s a Japanese way of thinking, that I give value for my merchandise. So I don’t want to sell unnecessarily expensive dresses and make just 10 or 20 and then feel satisfied. I want to design for real women who can afford my dresses.
Comics are printed on paper, which is expensive, making it tough to stay in business.
I’ve always been a big advocate of making shows affordable because a lot of these bottle-service clubs and events are geared toward really expensive experiences. Club music is for everyone, and it drives me crazy that people are getting priced out.
My set on why I won’t have kids, and especially the mention of how expensive it is to have kids nowadays, always gets a great response.
I don’t always buy organic food. It is more expensive.
Zoning laws making housing more expensive? That’s less of a problem with a universal basic income and more of a reason to put money directly into people’s hands.
I like to wear something expensive with something that’s not.
A good margarita, a good red wine, I like expensive alcohol, but not a lot of it. I don’t like to throw up.
Staging Formula One is incredibly expensive.
First and foremost, you have to remember that restaurants are businesses and they have to stay in business. And though everyone thinks they want grass fed beef, most people actually prefer the taste of corn fed – it is less dry, more marbled, and less gamey, not to mention much less expensive than grass fed.
We’re a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It’s unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear .
I think we have a number of young people – like yourself – who want to make a difference. I’m not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive.
I don’t bring anything expensive to the dorms.
While I’m a big fan of science fiction, especially as rendered in expensive Hollywood blockbusters, it’s the real universe that calls to me.
Nobody has money right now. And eating is very important, but it doesn’t need to be expensive. And to make – it doesn’t need to be fancy, as long as it’s fresh and simple. The simpler it is, the more fancy it actually comes out tasting.
I think the price of the food can totally alter the perception of it. If I know something is expensive and the ambience is fancy, the food just invariably tastes a little better – and I feel like I’m getting away with something. But I’m also bored by most ‘fancy’ food.
Conventions are expensive to run and attend.
I was definitely planning to go to college, but I deferred my admission to Carnegie Mellon to be in a non-equity tour of ‘The Sound of Music.’ But I made very little money in the tour, and college is really expensive, and I thought I’d never be able to pay off those loans.
In Hollywood if you are not working, you are a leper. True, you are probably living in the most expensive leper colony in the world.
Let’s be honest, dental care in America is extremely expensive, period.
Theatre is expensive to go to. I certainly felt when I was growing up that theatre wasn’t for us. Theatre still has that stigma to it. A lot of people feel intimidated and underrepresented in theatre.
Divorce is expensive. I used to joke they were going to call it ‘all the money,’ but they changed it to ‘alimony.’ It’s ripping your heart out through your wallet.
I had the most expensive haircut you can get, and I was walking around with my hair in rollers backstage, and my hair still came out looking like I was shot out of a cannon and I had just gotten out of bed.
When I became a mum myself, I really struggled to find great kids’ clothes. Everything was either gorgeous but impossible to actually get open to change a nappy and expensive or poor quality.
Health care in America, despite all you hear, still offers us citizens one of the most efficient and highest quality systems in the world. But it’s expensive, and it’s only getting worse.
I honestly don’t need much money. People love to buy me drinks. Hostesses love to feed me. Famous artists lavish me with expensive artworks, and heiresses do the same with jewels that I promptly lose.
To be honest I didn’t have a clue that I was the most expensive Scottish player. It’s not something that comes into my head.
If the air quality is terrible in Los Angeles, if a particular university is unusually expensive, if crime is on the rise in Dallas, or if a company has a lot of recalled toys, transparency can spur change. Whenever public or private institutions have to answer to the public, their performance is likely to improve.
The value that really counts is that which is shown on the pitch, not what theyBsay your value is. Money is secondary. being so expensive is not something I like especially; I’m interested in what people think of me on the playing field.
Demanding abrupt and expensive changes in public policy raises fair questions about ideological intentions.
I need a SUV, for me and my four sisters. So, I’ve narrowed it down to four, kind of expensive, cars.
So long as these kinds of inequalities persist, all of us who are given expensive educations have to live with the knowledge that our victories are contaminated because the game has been rigged to our advantage.
I drink a bucket of white tea in the morning. I read about this tea of the Emperor of China, which is supposedly the tea of eternal youth. It’s called Silver Needle. It’s unbelievably expensive, but I get it on the Web.
In addition to being extremely expensive, and we have to put up with the stupidities that the candidates repeat, it’s really being decided elsewhere who will sit in the presidential seat.
I knew from being on ‘The Shield,’ and having some experience in the financials of all of it, that after seven seasons, the production model changes and reverts back. It becomes a much more expensive show to do, and perhaps the economic feasibility of it somewhat goes away.
No one is suggesting societies the world over should implement an expensive basic income system in one stroke.
Where you record is very important. It can’t be too nice, it can’t be too expensive, it can’t have a view to an ocean or a field.
Scientific experiments are expensive, and people are entitled to know about them if they want to. I think it is very difficult to convey ideas.
Gorgeous exfoliants are expensive.
I came of age when jobs were plentiful and college not exorbitantly expensive. I graduated with debt, but it was manageable, and I set off to do something I loved – journalism.
Companies understand that if their employees are sick, it’s really expensive. So despite the rhetoric I hear, thank God employers are still in the health-care system.
Everything is very expensive in Iceland, so I got some things done in India in the two months I was here. I visited the dentist, the optician, the tailor. When I go home, I’ll have a new smile, a new wardrobe, and spectacles.
We Americans have always considered Hollywood, at best, a sinkhole of depraved venality. And, of course, it is. It is not a protective monastery of aesthetic truth. It is a place where everything is incredibly expensive.
Many people still believe that ‘green’ solutions are too expensive, but they are actually much cheaper when all of the costs to public health, social services, and waste handling are factored into the same equation.
To be in the right is often an expensive business.
The most expensive way to do business is to do it deal by deal, each of which is highly contentious.
Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
Yes, films need to make their money back – it’s an expensive business, and people need to be paid for what’s involved – but just because you can, it doesn’t mean you should.
There’s no more expensive sport than racing bloody motorbikes.
When you come across something, and its quality is just outrageous, that’s probably something of value. It’s been that way for hundreds and hundreds of years – the really, really expensive stuff is also really, really high quality.
The old ways of teaching are slow and expensive. But with mobile, cost plummets, access broadens, and pedagogy rises.
CD stores have the disadvantage of an expensive inventory, but digital bookshops would need no such thing: they could write copies at the time of sale on to memory sticks, and sell you one if you forgot your own.
I’m convinced that sending people to Mars is so expensive that if you go once and bring the people back and then go again and bring the people back, we’re eventually going to run out of money. But what if we send people the first time and they don’t come back? What if they stay there?
I would always be going from L.A. to Miami to New York, to Russia, St-Tropez. Costs about $50,000 for a domestic flight, $250,000 for overseas. Yeah, that’s an expensive habit.
I feel I’m fortunate compared with a lot of parents in being able to afford a nanny but, you know, it’s expensive. When we’ve looked into trying to find a full daycare place in London it’s just been impossible. You just cannot get one.
The future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive.
In America there’s lot of cool cities, but in Canada there’s, like, well, Vancouver, Toronto and Halifax may be cool, but they’re so expensive. Montreal is the only city that’s affordable but also has buses and culture.
The English National Opera does have some terrific productions, which are accessible, and they’re not too ridiculously expensive.
I don’t do manbags! But don’t flaunt your money, your most expensive camera or your best watch. And don’t use a cashpoint in the middle of nowhere, or carry anything loose; it might get stolen by someone racing past on a scooter.
Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn’t bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters.
As far as expense, I think if ‘Twilight’ does well enough, then we should be able to do the big expensive stuff for the sequels. I mean, we have to have werewolves, there’s no way around it. They have to be there.
It’s very expensive to be a professional tennis player with all the travel and the flights and the hotels and everything.
Its expensive to be dark – a theatre shut costs a lot of money.
It’s not good enough to give it tender, loving care, to supply it with breakfast foods, to buy it expensive educations. Those things don’t mean anything unless this generation has a future. And we’re not sure that it does.
Weddings are super expensive. It is difficult to make money, but it flows out in weddings. Everybody wants it so elaborate without realizing it. People take loans to impress people. We didn’t want to do that.
It was the first fight I had with my father. My father basically said, why are you going to business school? You’re just going to get married and have kids and you won’t use your degree. And it’s expensive. We had a knockdown, drag-out fight, which was great. Yeah. In the driveway. My father said, ‘You’re on your own.’
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
I’ve been really frugal with money since way back, so I can’t buy something if it’s too expensive. I’m not that brave.
Medicare is expensive because we spend a lot on healthcare. We spend a lot on healthcare basically just because we want to, and doing so has been very good to a lot of people who work in healthcare fields.
Space travel is the only technology that is more dangerous and more expensive now than it was in its first year. Fifty years after Yuri Gagarin, the space shuttle ended up being more dangerous and more expensive to fly than those first throwaway rockets, even though large portions of it were reusable. It’s absurd.
Bombay was an expensive place and I didn’t want to spend my nights without food in my stomach. For 400 a month, I would make bills from morning till evening and then would head to Prithvi Theatre.
The revolutionary breakthrough will come with rockets that are fully and rapidly reusable. We will never conquer Mars unless we do that. It’ll be too expensive. The American colonies would never have been pioneered if the ships that crossed the ocean hadn’t been reusable.
For me personally, I cannot spend a certain amount of money on anything but shoes, a coat, a purse, and that’s it. I could never spend more than $1K on a sweater. I’m only going to wear it twice. But you go online, and you see incredibly expensive sweaters selling out constantly.
I don’t have to think much when I take a photo on my iPhone. I sort of see the iPhone medium as instant gratification, whereas with film, you have to think about it because it’s expensive.
It’s always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel. The demands are so high, and it’s expensive.
Theatre’s still expensive compared to downloading on Netflix; that has to be addressed. It doesn’t mean it has to be over-subsidised by the state, but it’s something we’re trying to figure out.
I love vintage, but it’s so expensive now.
Marriage feels like an industry with catering and really expensive bands.
A key rule for every cook should be not to buy food when it’s out of season because it’s expensive and tastes awful.
Why is electricity so expensive these days? Why does it cost so much for something I can make with a balloon and my hair?
Film is a very expensive medium.
It is expensive to start from scratch though.
When I can afford it, I’m very into organic food and I love going to restaurants that use organic produce and such. I think that it’s a shame for everyone that, unfortunately, organic can be pretty expensive, so you just do what you can.
To be a couture designer is not only to create dresses but to adapt your line to your private customers. It is why couture is expensive. You are like a doctor.
I always felt very free about experimenting with clothes. I was into clothes in a big way from a young age. Not expensive but fun and experimental.
I spend a lot of money on the little things that make me happy, like 3 falafels from M&S to eat on the train on the way up to Edinburgh, but I do keep a close eye on the bigger picture. I don’t flash the cash ridiculously on expensive things.
While learning to code may have once been an arduous or expensive process, the college dropouts who developed Codecademy have democratized coding as surely as Gutenberg democratized text. Anyone can go to Codecademy and start learning and creating code through their simple, fun, interactive window, for free.
Kids in high poverty are much more expensive to educate and need much more support… When they’re packed into a classroom of 40 people, they don’t have the support they need, they’re lost. Schools are supposed to be the thing that levels the playing field.
The fact that ticket prices are way too expensive, and there’s only one bunch of people going to see Broadway shows, is something I’ve never liked.
I’m an anorak. I’ve always been an obsessive collector of things. Richard Briers collects stamps. I collect cars and guns, which are much more expensive, and much more difficult to store.
Making anything more labor-intensive makes it more expensive.
The more things you make from scratch, the less expensive and usually healthier and tastier.
In the past, if a homeowner with a mortgage had a problem making the payment, often he’d get together with a lender and strike a deal, because foreclosures are very expensive to the lender and obviously not good for the homeowner and the community.
Seeing European guys wear suits was incredible. And it wasn’t all like the big fashion house expensive suits, it was like simple stuff but the way the older men dressed in Europe just absolutely amazed me. In Italy, in France the way the older men dressed was incredible.
If you have 50 different plug types, appliances wouldn’t be available and would be very expensive. But once an electric outlet becomes standardized, many companies can design appliances, and competition ensues, creating variety and better prices for consumers.
A leather jacket always makes you look cooler, sometimes more chic, and it elevates your look to make you look like you’ve purchased something expensive to set yourself apart.
Ask any woman and she’ll tell you: health care for women is more expensive than it is for men. In fact, during their reproductive years, women spend 68% more on health care than men do.
Each time I went to create my website, I needed imagery. It was complicated to get, the process was expensive, I had to negotiate rights. I knew there had to be a better way.
I have a wardrobe full of expensive clothes, but wear the same two T-shirts. I’ve never found a look.
The death penalty is ineffective as a deterrent, and the appeals process is expensive and cruel to the surviving family members.
Anything beats an expensive stack of paper.
Since I am known as a ‘rich’ person, I feel I have to tip at least $5 each time I check my coat. On top of that, I would have to wear a very expensive coat, and it would have to be insured. Added up, without a topcoat I save over $20,000 a year.
I got a wife who likes expensive things, so she takes all the cash.
We only had enough money really to cut 10 things and be in there for a month because it’s expensive, you know. And, singer/songwriters, today are lucky if they can get a deal, you know. So, we actually worked so fast that we really cut 20 things.
Houses with courts and gyms are super expensive. Not a lot of players can afford that. I know it sounds crazy to say an NBA player can’t afford that, but that’s how it is in L.A.
If Congress allows the USPS to collapse and private companies take over the mail business, we can expect what we have seen with private internet providers: thorough service in urban areas that will turn a healthy profit, either none or very expensive service in rural areas.
A play is a hard thing, particularly in L.A. It’s less expensive than in New York, but there’s also less of a commitment to people doing plays than in New York. So it’s a strange battle.
I think the U.K. would be perfectly successful as a standalone country, part of the European marketplace like Norway and Switzerland but without the expensive E.U. bureaucracy.
I didn’t know that buying expensive paint was a good thing and important. I always used whatever is cheapest, which I’m into, too.
Worrying about how you’re going to make something is a huge constraint – most people can’t make anything at home because it’s too expensive.
To be honest, marriage doesn’t scare me and that, it’s just once you’ve been together for so long, if you haven’t got any kids it’s just a big expensive day out for everyone else to enjoy, isn’t it?
All sorts of creative communities are withering in New York because it’s too hard to live here. It’s ridiculous how expensive it is.
It’s a myth that generally Asians are mostly vegetarians. The Japanese are the kings of red meat, but it’s expensive. The Chinese and Vietnamese love their pork. Many Indians, especially the Muslims, can’t live without their lamb.
If you need to do a movie where you have an army of 10,000 soldiers, that’s a very difficult thing to shoot for real. It’s very expensive, but as computer graphics techniques make that cheaper, it’ll be more possible to make pictures on an epic scale, which we haven’t really seen since the ’50s and ’60s.
Now it will take a long time to scale biofuels, but I’m the only one in the world forecasting oil dropping in price to $35 a barrel by 2030. I’ll put it on the record: Oil will not be able to compete with cellulosic biofuels. If you do it from food, the food will get so expensive you can’t make fuel out of it.
In terms of mathematics textbooks, why can’t you have the scale of a national market? Right now, we have a Texas textbook that’s different from a California textbook that’s different from a Massachusetts textbook. That’s very expensive.
Books on their own aren’t insanely expensive compared to other things; three large cappuccinos cost more than a paperback, and two and a half gallons of gas cost more than a paperback.
We owe it to consumers to treat their dollars with respect and to double- and triple-check our assumptions about complex marketplaces rather than getting locked into a regulatory tunnel vision that will ultimately leave consumers with fewer, more expensive choices.
Gym memberships and personal trainers can be very expensive, but they’re not required for getting the body you want.
I think rock records tend to be very expensive.
The upfront spend to build trial, authentic reviews, web traffic, and passion for your product is far less expensive than paying tens of thousands of dollars for a one-time activation with an ‘of the moment’ star.
Hiring foreigners is more expensive and more difficult than hiring locals, because of the visa fees and long lead times for visa processing. And companies face a backlash by anti-immigrant groups for hiring foreigners. So they do it only because they have to.
Although computer memory is no longer expensive, there’s always a finite size buffer somewhere. When a big piece of news arrives, everybody sends a message to everybody else, and the buffer fills.
The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive.
There’s a myth that free-to-play is cheaper than a $60 game. It’s just elastic. For some users, it winds up being a lot more expensive. I would have paid $150 a year to get a better version of FIFA.
Once upon a time there was a piece of wood. It was not an expensive piece of wood. Far from it. Just a common block of firewood, one of those thick, solid logs that are put on the fire in winter to make cold rooms cozy and warm.
If you put garbage in a computer nothing comes out but garbage. But this garbage, having passed through a very expensive machine, is somehow ennobled and none dare criticize it.
It’s expensive to raise a child with special needs, which people don’t even think about. Emotionally it can be a struggle, but financially it’s really rough.
There’s no real music on television unless it’s music television, and then it’s expensive videos, which people like me can’t do.
When people ask if I have any advice for young designers, the best advice I could ever give to somebody is to work for someone else, when you are playing with someone else’s money. It is very expensive when you start doing it on your own.
Gene therapies and other treatments that can cure – not just treat – disease are going to be expensive. All of the cost of innovating and reaping an economic return may need to be recouped in a single payment.
In Japan, the more expensive a restaurant is, the larger the plates and the smaller the portions. The cheaper a restaurant is, the smaller the plates and the larger the portions.
For a book publisher, there is hardly a more dangerous category than that of celebrity autobiography. Forget who it’s by, most books of this kind not only fail but fail big, since they are invariably expensive.
I love designer stuff but like it will only be like, on a whim. I love Alexander Wang so much, but it’s expensive.
Private enterprise can never lead a space frontier. It’s not possible because a space frontier is expensive, it has unknown risks and it has unquantified risks.
Produce what you consume; draw from the native element the necessaries of life. Permit no vitiated taste to lead you into the indulgence of expensive luxuries, which can only be obtained by involving yourselves in debt.
Sometimes it feels like it hurts when you make a big purchase, so I really believe that the more expensive things should be gems that you keep in your closet, not trends.
It’s not about how big or expensive a present is, it’s the thought that is so nice.
I had been designing for Alessi and Swid Powell and Steuben and high-end people, and people always complained, ‘Michael, we’d love to buy your stuff, but it’s too expensive.’
All festival food is expensive.
Whenever I made money I invested in myself… I bought whatever I needed to make my career better. I never really spent money on other stuff, like buying expensive cars.
There is no getting around the reality that the second Iraq war was a war of choice; had it been carried out differently, it still would have been an expensive choice and almost certainly a bad one.
Different types of chicken come at different price points. Filets are going to be more expensive. If it’s bone-in and skin-on it’s going to be less expensive.
Expensive gear helps for night shots, but I wouldn’t recommend beginners overspend on a camera.
The loans I took out for my undergraduate degree were manageable. But my legal education was more expensive, and I paid for it almost entirely through public and private loans.
You have no idea how expensive it is to look this cheap.
Other effects in the show included models of the ships which were extremely expensive to make. We used to do our shots in front of a blue screen and they’d put the effects on after.
I like Diaspora because it’s audacious, it’s driven by passion, and it’s very, very hard to do. After all, who in their right mind would set as a goal taking on Facebook? That’s sort of like deciding to build a better search engine – very expensive, with a high likelihood of failure.
Style is not a reward for the skinny. It’s not, ‘iI I’m rich, thin and young.’ You may not like your size, but then don’t invest in leather leggings. Let yourself want the expensive bag and really love it and show it off and have a ball with it.
Things are expensive, very expensive in Israel for many reasons. One of the reasons is our ports. It’s a monopoly. They run very poorly. And we have ships that are stuck in the ocean for three or four days or a week, and all that cost is transferred to the products and the consumer.
You don’t need to buy expensive cosmetics; almost anything will do if you know how to apply it.
Martin Luther King Jr. could have argued that separate water fountains were too expensive, a waste of money. He would have been right about that. But cost was beside the point.
People who live in North Korea, they die for food, but living in the free world, the cat even eats expensive sushi.
It’s much easier to fail when you’re in the pilot, early stage, when it’s less expensive and you’re exploring than when you’re way out the door and you’ve spent all this money. Industry is smart: structured to have skunkworks and pilot phases.
Luck is not chance, it’s toil; fortune’s expensive smile is earned.
It is so expensive to take care of my hair and keep it looking like I was born with it, when my real hair is the color of rat fur.
My mom was not able to buy us the expensive Air Jordans, so if I wanted something that was a little bit nicer, my brother and I, we had to go earn money for it.
I went to a very elitist, snobbish, expensive education in India, and it almost killed me. I was all set to be a diplomat, teacher, doctor – all laid out.
Older prisoners are more expensive for prisons to house because they tend to require more health care over time.
Venezuelans need free and fair presidential elections leading to democracy and economic recovery, not Maduro’s expensive deals with another pariah state.
‘Mars et Avril’ is a science fiction film. It’s set in Montreal some 50 years in the future. No one had done that kind of movie in Quebec before because it’s expensive, it’s set in the future, and it’s got tons of visual effects, and it’s shot on green screen.
Trial and error does not work in real estate. It’s way too expensive to learn from your own mistakes, you need to learn from others’ mistakes.
I’ve always enjoyed drinking wine, ever since I was in college. My appreciation really took off when I began to visit Napa. I was toying with an idea of making wine in Napa, but it’s prohibitively expensive, and the competition is fierce.
In Egypt, where my research is focused, I have seen plenty of trouble in and out of the citadel. There are legions of young men who can’t afford to get married, because marriage has become a very expensive proposition. They are expected to bear the burden of costs in married life, but they can’t find jobs.
Fabrics and lining make a big difference in the garment. If you’re buying an expensive trench coat, and it’s lined in something cheap, it doesn’t feel as nice.
Drug discovery is terribly expensive, just to find out how one drug could or could not work and all its side effects.
Poor people around the world spend more on energy because they lack the capital to buy a more expensive energy-efficient product.
Funding that is focused on the ability to diagnose diseases precisely will just have inestimable value because that’s the gate through which precision medicine has to go. Unless you can diagnose the disease precisely, care has to remain in the hands of expensive institutions and expensive caregivers.
It is a truth universally acknowledged on Wall Street that original research is on life support. Serious research can be bad for business, as well as expensive.
I’m not going to say paint is an easy spruce-up. It takes time, it needs touch-ups, and you have to be very methodical. But it is worth it, and it isn’t particularly expensive.
I think complexity is mostly sort of crummy stuff that is there because it’s too expensive to change the interface.
I don’t actually know the most expensive thing I’ve ever bought. It would probably be a jacket, because I don’t really spend that much on any other things.
Having a house with seven-and-a-half acres of land and a swimming pool wasn’t really on my agenda when in my old job and while I haven’t spent too much money on cars or any other expensive gadgets, I did treat myself to a JCB digger.
Meat is undoubtedly an environmentally expensive food.
I don’t waste money on smart, expensive clothes.
When you’re the first guy to put out the piece of silicon that’s half as expensive or twice as powerful, you bring a capability to the market that nobody else does – or can.
My pregnancy craving is truffles. I like the smell and I like the way it tastes but they’re very very expensive, rare mushrooms.
I’ve had grand pianos that are more expensive than, like, a year’s worth of rent.
Only electricity can give the transport sector the flexibility to switch fuels when one or more become too expensive.
Not only are mandatory minimum laws overly punitive and discriminatory, but they’re also expensive. Prison is not free. Governments, and ultimately taxpayers, bear the costs.
We have built a government so large and so expensive here in Washington that not even the richest economy in the history of mankind can afford it. That’s how big it’s gotten.
Buying sports cars, going to expensive nightclubs, spraying people with champagne and things like that – what I learnt is that it wasn’t for me, and, in fact, I feel pretty empty after doing that.
It’s a love-and-hate relationship with New York. Much like Hong Kong, it’s expensive, crowded, the weather is not so nice. But New York is home, and I love New York.
It is expensive to give plays subtitles, especially for a short run, so most new dramas rarely cross the transcontinental bridge.
You know why divorces are so expensive? They’re worth it.
I’ve gotten emails from people who purchased items from an infomercial, only to find out that the shipping was more expensive than the item itself. The lesson: If you truly want to order something you see on TV, go online to the product’s website and see if you can find out more information.
In the age of the internet when everybody’s a pundit, we’re still gonna need somebody there to go talk to the colonels, to be on the ground in Baghdad and stuff and that’s very expensive.
Because making movies is such an expensive endeavor, other media such as books and comics have long been a more feasible way to experiment with truly new ideas.
Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich.
I have argued for years that we do not have a health care system in America. We have a disease-management system – one that depends on ruinously expensive drugs and surgeries that treat health conditions after they manifest rather than giving our citizens simple diet, lifestyle and therapeutic tools to keep them healthy.
From campaign contributions to expensive perks paid for by special interests, wealthy donors and corporate special interests have increasingly been able to purchase influence and promote their agendas in Congress.
When I was a kid trying to communicate with family in the Soviet Union, it was very difficult. You had to go through the long-distance phone companies like MCI, which were difficult to navigate and expensive to make calls through.
Just because there is a problem doesn’t mean that we have to solve it, if the cure is going to be more expensive than the original ailment.
Robots are very tricky to design and expensive, whereas humans are cheaply manufactured. Humans can handle things with greater manual dexterity than most robots I’ve known.
To my knowledge, the Department of Homeland Security has focused on detection devices that are large, expensive, use a large amount of energy, and cannot easily be placed in or on a shipping container.
When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person’s time, turns out to be the most valuable thing.
People in Hollywood are going make pictures where ever it’s the least expensive to make them.
I tip like crazy. They’ll remember me. Celebrity can be expensive.
Summer blockbusters are very expensive to make. They have things that have to be expensive, such as 600 effects shots or CG characters that have to go a certain way, or a film design that is different but expensive.
If you think health care is expensive now, just wait ’til it’s free.
Silicon Valley is super competitive and super expensive for talent, for office space, for everything.
I would never give up ‘The Wire,’ ‘Breaking Bad,’ and ‘Game of Thrones.’ I’m grateful for all these expensive, excellent, graphically ambitious programs.
Food is the only snobbery allowed. Imagine pulling up in your expensive car alongside somebody at the lights with a cheap car and saying, ‘Is that all you’ve got?’ But people do it with food.
Fancy expensive designer shops are out for me as I’m a size 18, sometimes 20, and I therefore do not count as a woman to them.
I have been cooking vegan recipes for a long time, long before the release of my first cookbook, because in the rubbish old days of scraping by on mismanaged, delayed and suspended benefits, meat and dairy products were often just too expensive, in contrast to their kinder counterparts.
If you look at film, distribution is pre-bought. If you’ve paid for the distribution, you say, ‘I have to make sure it’s a film that gets enough butts in the seats.’ I think that’s the problem: It becomes prohibitively expensive, and you can’t develop films for a smaller amount of money.
Getting a traditional pharmaceutical to the market can cost a billion dollars or more. Newer, more tailored and targeted drugs called biologics are even more complex and expensive. Simple economics dictates that companies and venture funds will invest more in products that can generate a sufficient return.
I think it is a good thing to buy less and choose well – it’s good for the environment and to be fair it’s also good for me because my clothes are quite expensive.
My investigation found Sallie Mae put student borrowers into expensive subprime loans that it knew were going to fail.
Once we are fed, heated, housed and healthy, our extra consumption inevitably has an element of luxury about it. And once luxury enters the scene, the practicalities are in trouble, as women who wear expensive stiletto heels can testify.
Film was very expensive, so you couldn’t waste a single frame. This meant spending time with the subject, getting to know them and finally, getting that one great picture.
Labour needs to end its support for expensive nuclear power and vanity projects like HS2, and take a firm stance against the ecologically impossible expansion of airports.
You don’t have to wear expensive clothes to look good.
Golf is an extremely expensive sport, and growing up, I didn’t come from a lot, but my parents sacrificed a lot for me to compete, and my goals were their goals.
‘Housefull’ is just a 40-45 crores film. It was never an expensive film to begin with.
As an actress, one of the perks is having access to ridiculously expensive clothing and prancing around on the red carpet. Who wouldn’t want to have fun with that?
We have a new generation of very rich people who want to do more with their money than buy a lot of expensive toys. They want to live meaningful lives.
Everyone I used to work with is still alive and can afford expensive lawyers.
When I was 11 or 12 – a young boy in Japan – one of my older brothers took me to a sushi restaurant. I had never been to one, and it was very memorable. Back then, sushi was expensive and hard to come by, not like today, when there’s a sushi restaurant on every street corner and you can buy it in supermarkets.
Nothing is so unproductive as the law. It is expensive whether you win or lose.
I want to be the most expensive full-back ever because when you reach that it shows that you are one of the best full-back of the world.
My number one style requirement is to have fun getting dressed. Nothing is too old, expensive, cheap, cute or ugly for me.
I like mixing high-end finds with less expensive items. I’ve been known to pair an outfit from Forever 21 with Chanel shoes.
For you to even enquire about one player, he is expensive. You go to buy a right-back, a left-back, or a central defender, and he is expensive.
Music videos are really expensive, and if I mess it up, it’s like, ‘Oh, there goes 15,000 dollars,’ you know?
Federal research dollars invested at the National Institutes of Health seem expensive until we factor in the economic growth and jobs created by our world-leading life sciences industry.
The realm of making microbudget stuff will always be totally in our control. Most of the time, we just pay for those out of pocket. Then there is stuff that’s too expensive for us to pay for, and we want partners on, like ‘Togetherness’ and ‘Animals’ and some of our original Netflix movies.
My buildings are not particularly expensive. It is not a tin shed. If you want a tinny car, you pay for that.
This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it’s expensive to boot.
Training is expensive, and a lot of kids don’t get trained, perhaps. So I also identify with the kid or the person who has grown up in environments like I’ve grown up in.
Expensive advertising courts us with hints and images. The ordinary kind merely says, Buy.
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs for years because everyone had their own copy of it, but it wasn’t being shared, and so they wasted huge amounts of memory back when memory was expensive.
Textbooks are no longer given to schoolchildren; they’re too expensive. So they’re given to the teachers, who probably need them more.
My mom had beautiful clothes. My mom is elegant; my mom is glamorous. But my mom is also really real, and I grew up with a mother who had babies crawling on her head and spitting up on her when she was wearing gorgeous, expensive things, and it was never an issue.
There are certain things that are inherently scarce. For example, there is only a certain amount of beachfront property in California. It is going to be scarce, it is going to be expensive.
Movies are just ridiculously expensive.
Style is about fun. True style is not about having a closet full of expensive and beautiful things – it is instead about knowing when, where, and how to utilize your collection.
Offline, anything is expensive. Online is much cheaper, usually, to do almost anything.
Traveling for club football wasn’t very realistic for my family. Maybe people in America or England won’t understand this, but gasoline in Brazil, especially back when I was a kid, was very, very expensive.
Everything is expensive in Iceland, especially food, and especially healthy food.
Where land mines are indiscriminate, cheap, and brutal, drones are discriminate, expensive, and brutal. And yet they are insufficiently discriminate: the assassination of the Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud in Pakistan in 2009 succeeded only on the seventeenth attempt.
Children who attend high-quality early care and education programs before kindergarten perform better on assessments of reading and math skills and socio-emotional development. However, since early care and education programs are so expensive, low-income families face significant barriers.
HealthWell is just one of several foundations that assist patients in making their insurance co-payments for expensive drugs.
My clothes have always been expensive. Even though I have had a few lower-priced lines over the years, little by little everything I do tends toward the luxury market.
I’m a romantic, and I like guys to bring flowers and buy some gifts – not expensive things, just romantic things.
I think CGI is interesting, but it’s too expensive and limiting in terms of what you can do shot-by-shot.
A better way to help American companies compete against competitors abroad is to remove all series and myriad of obstacles they face in America, whether it’s union rules in some states or massive amounts of regulation imposed upon them, one of the most expensive combined corporate tax rates on the planet.
Like every aspect of cancer I’ve weathered thus far, today’s experience was not at all demoralizing, expensive or humiliating. No, it was just plain fun.
I don’t have a car in Manhattan because you have to choose between a car and an apartment. It’s that expensive.
I’d be happy to have run rehearsals for a month, but it gets expensive to do that.
I have a nice office. I have a nice house… So I’m not denying myself some great things. I just don’t happen to have expensive hobbies.
When I started Chipotle, I didn’t know the fast-food rules. People told us the food was too expensive and the menu was too limited. Neither turned out to be true.
Oscar Niemeyer really inspired me. He’s from South America, where nature has meaning. And his architecture was not expensive or high tech but artistic and spiritual. I like that.
For all of life’s discontents, according to the pharmaceutical industry, there is a drug and you should take it. Then for the side effects of that drug, then there’s another drug, and so on. So we’re all taking more drugs, and more expensive drugs.
Making movies is eating candy. It’s a very expensive candy, so you value when you can do it. So when you can do it twice at once, it’s like, you know, a kid in a candy store!
As America is growing older, there are more and more families caring for older parents and grandparents, and it’s extremely expensive.
Some of the most green people in our lives are our parents and grandparents, who always bought locally and carefully. I remember my grandmother would buy a jar of cream and make it last for a long time. To me, that is just as green as something with an expensive, eco-savvy label on it.
I wasn’t a girl who grew up wearing dresses, but I was always attracted to fabric. When we’d go to a shop, the fabric I’d pick was always the most expensive. It was always the silk or cashmere. It was something in me, that desire to choose quality. It’s the same now.
Let’s just say I have expensive taste.
But as the arms-control scholar Thomas Schelling once noted, two things are very expensive in international life: promises when they succeed and threats when they fail.
Make content that makes you happy. Do whatever you want. Don’t run after expensive things. Good content and subject will get you viewers.
Bobsledding is an expensive sport.
Our parents made a lot of sacrifices because dancing is not the cheapest sport. The dresses are expensive, so my mum learned to sew, and she started a catering company to pay for the lessons and the travel abroad for competitions.
Just don’t go to a place where everything is too expensive… it’ll put your husband in a bad mood.
I think if you are writing an instrumental you are dealing with more of an aesthetic in a sense but a lyric is more of a putting yourself on the line and a much more expensive exercise.
I get messages from 21-year old white dudes who have just gotten out of an expensive college and say ‘Hey can I pick your brain?’ and I have nothing to say to them because A. They already have all the advantages and B. My advice would be the same as anyone else: Go do open mics.
Raise as little as you can to get you to something that you can show – plus maybe a quarter or two so you have a little bit of cushion – and then raise some more money. Raise as little – not as much – as you can because that’s the most expensive equity you’re going to sell.
Many business leaders still believe that time on-task equates to productivity. Even in the industrial era of rote factory work, this was untrue. It is a misguided fallacy, and an expensive one, too. Every key facet required for business success will fail when sleep becomes short within an organisation.
Angie visited Ethiopia and it changed her life. It’s hard for her to go home to a very expensive restaurant and order freely.
I am either very expensive or free for my friends.
Some guys travel with expensive Louis Vuitton luggage but it gets all scratched up under the plane. I’d rather not spend too much money on something that’s just going to get messed up.
It sounds to me like the OLED iPhone is a phone which Apple can’t make 40 million of per quarter, at least not today. And if that’s true, that means it should be more expensive. Not ‘should’ in any moral sense, but simply because that’s how the principle of supply and demand works.
£25million or £30m or £20m – whether you are expensive or not, players are just players.
I’m a danger to myself and others in expensive, designer shops, as they send me giddy with excitement, causing me to snap up all manner of silly things.
We are wasting our water mostly by putting waste into it. One cubic meter of wastewater can pollute ten cubic meters of water. Discharging wastewater into oceans turns freshwater into the less useful salty stuff, and desalination is expensive.
We blacks were the first people embracing Obama, long before the people at expensive fundraisers were supporting him. We gave him his first love, 96 percent of blacks voted for him in 2008. Yet today we are the number one in unemployment, with 16 percent of American blacks out of work.
People are like, ‘Oh, they must be Catholic’ or ‘Oh, she must just want all of his money.’ I’m like, ‘If I wanted all of his money, why am I having so many children? Children are expensive!’
When I started my company in the U.S. I was always told by my mentors, ‘If you want to start a tech company, you need a technical co-founder,’ because outsourcing just doesn’t work. It is too slow, it is too expensive, and the product is going to change a lot.
When you look at this and where it’s all going, the hardware business requires a lot of investment. It’s very hard, it’s very expensive, and ramping up hard on any given platform, whether it’s a console or any kind of PC or mobile device, going into the hardware business requires a lot of investment.
To be honest, when I started watching VR content, I was mostly disappointed and thought people could do better – not that different from when I set out to make ‘Swingers’ and thought, ‘There’s a better way to make an independent film.’ Which is why ‘Swingers’ ended up being so much less expensive than anything like it.
Gracious dying is a huge, macabre and expensive joke on the American public.
Let’s not spend resources that we don’t need to be sending astronauts back to the moon. Let’s not spend expensive resources on bringing people who have reached Mars back again. Prepare them to become a growing colony.
To be honest, making films is so expensive and their shelf life is limited. On the web, content remains… you can watch it after five, eight, 10 years… There’s a huge audience and content on the web is accessible at the click of a phone.
When I became a mother, I was trying so hard, using reusable diapers, washing them, looking for organic supplies even though it’s much more expensive, and facing so many challenges attempting to do the right thing.
Movies are an expensive business.
As men get older, the toys get more expensive.
If you have a choice between buying something in Vietnam or China or buying something made in Virginia, why not buy it from people in Virginia? A lot of times, it’s not much more expensive or may even be less.
We’re all concerned about sports rights being so expensive. Obviously, we are funded by the licence fee payers, so it’s not always easy to compete with those who can get greater revenue.
I mean I have expensive clothing, I just don’t wear it.
I think some of the special effects in Close Encounters hold up better than the new more expensive special effects is because they were better actually.
Building new nuclear is something that is going to take a lot of commitment, not only from our company but from the communities we serve. It is a five-to-seven-year journey to build one, and they are expensive.
Renewable energy is not more expensive than fossil fuel when you factor in life-cycle costs.
I think we are all interested in end-times ideas and also in the current climate that we are all living in, where money is a little harder to come by, things continue to get expensive; gas prices are not too far from people’s heads. There are more and more people. Human society’s going to have real problems.
We think we have to work because the advertising industry has elevated wants into needs. The newspapers and the television batter us incessantly with the latest ‘must-haves’, whether that’s shoes, videogames or patio heaters. As a result, mums think they ‘have’ to work at Tesco in order to buy expensive trainers.
The Spanish Empire eventually collapsed because of its expensive taste for warfare and conquest.
Tink is the voice of the youth. I’m not one of those artists who talks about unrealistic things or fairy tales. I’m not talking about expensive things and cars. I’m actually talking about what’s going on in my life and every teenager’s life, too.
New York is a brutally expensive place to live, and the kind of person who might have the dedication and esoteric taste to make the comics that I would really love is finding it more relaxing to live elsewhere.
Many of our young people spend four years getting very expensive college degrees. But our universities fail them and the nation if they continue to graduate students with expertise in biochemistry, mathematics or history without teaching them to think about what problems are important and why.
The institution of a public library, containing books on education, would be well adapted for the information of teachers, many of whom are not able to purchase expensive publications on those subjects.
I love New York. But how much should it cost to call New York home? Decades of out-of-control budgets, spending hikes, and relentless borrowing have made New York simply too expensive.
It is too expensive to have a bricks and mortar presence everywhere.
The failures that we have are sometimes expensive educations.
What makes the production of my work so expensive? The whole installation thing – the construction, the objects, the technology. It really adds up.
I had all kinds of allergy problems with certain meats, and with fruits and vegetables with pesticides. So I turned to bear, caribou, venison, hippopotamus, buffalo, elk and moose. Taste-wise, buffalo and elk are tied for first. Not gamy, and loaded with protein. And very expensive, I might add.
The problem with traditional pie weights is you never have enough and they’re expensive. Common substitutes like dried beans just aren’t heavy enough to do the job. Our genius solution? Small steel balls that fit inside ball bearings and that can be purchased at any hardware store.
Big, expensive government is not the answer for people without disabilities, nor is it for those with.
I absolutely fell in love with Moscow. It’s one of those places where you can’t help but trip over history at every turn. It’s a city of enormous contradictions. Within a few yards of Lenin’s Tomb is some of the most expensive shopping in the world.
Energy is one of the most precious battlefield resources, but it is risky and expensive to deliver in combat zones.
There are actresses who’ve had expensive work done and look great, so I’m not holier-than-thou about it. But it wouldn’t be for me, perhaps because I’ve already been in hospital and wouldn’t want to volunteer myself for it again.
You know you’re a hopeless record nerd when your time travel fantasies always come around to how cool it would be to go back to 1973 and buy all the great funk and jazz and salsa records that came out that year on tiny obscure labels and are now really rare and expensive.
Italian style is a natural attitude. It is about a life of good taste. It doesn’t have to be expensive. Simple but with good taste. Luxury is possible to buy. Good taste is not.
I tend to look at things from the supply side, looking for ways to make it less expensive to do more production. I think that’s what creates a demand and keeps an economy moving.
Italian wines don’t have to be expensive to be good. It is absolutely ridiculous that people feel that have to spend a fortune.
Sometimes people wonder why aeroplanes are so cheap and rockets are so expensive. Even the most superficial comparison shows one obvious difference: aeroplane engines use outside air to burn their fuel, while rockets have to carry their own oxidisers along.
By acquiring all of your furniture from different eras and places and things that are expensive and inexpensive, it will make your end product have a great spirit.
In low-income countries, getting to a health post is hard. It’s very expensive.
My parents always tell me that they never would have let me start if they had known how expensive and difficult figure skating is.
I don’t like to use expensive materials. I take care to make costs reasonable. It’s very similar to the way I make clothes.
Making labor less expensive helps firms hire people.
The honest man might observe… that no one gets something for nothing; that politicians go in poor and go out rich; that the Government screws up everything it touches; and that the Will to Believe is best confined to the Religious Venue, as to practice it elsewhere is just too damned expensive.
Because I’m a young black man driving a really nice, expensive car, I sometimes get harassed when I’m rolling through a ghetto neighbourhood.
I love American ski resorts because they’re open to everyone, are not incredibly expensive. They’re not snobby and you can have fun all day long on the most excellent mountains.
Building robot versions of people is very expensive.
Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
Customers want to buy something which is not expensive because of a label but which is costly because of the time taken to produce it.
If you have the money and you find the one player who can make you win and make the difference, no matter how expensive he is, you should do it. But there are not many players in the world who will make a real difference.
Almost every economist agrees that the American health care system is unsustainable. Medical care is so expensive that it is busting all of our budgets – government, business, and personal. Eventually, the medical price bubble will pop. What, then, are the alternatives?
I bought a restaurant – that was pretty expensive.
Dealing with environmental lawsuits and grassroots resistance is expensive. Industrial wind and solar developers have to hire lawyers, public relations specialists, and scientists willing to testify that this or that project poses only a modest threat to endangered birds and bats.
I love the idea of solar panels, but they are very expensive. I hope, as living sustainably becomes the norm, they will become more accessible.
Hunger, inadequate medical care, poor housing, and inferior schools are enemies of the sense of wonder. It is easier and less expensive in the long run to prevent a loss of imagination by providing adequate nutrition, housing, medical care, and schooling than it is to try to restore that loss.
It’s very expensive to maintain pure breed pigs. But I am an animal lover, so it wasn’t a problem for me.
Allowing a private rather than a public entity to take over your toll road merely means that your tolls will have to be that much higher to cover their more expensive debt.
Production-wise, it is difficult to shoot an entire film in the U.S. It’s logistically difficult, as getting permission takes time, and it is also expensive to shoot there.
In 21st-century America, as in Georgian Britain, elections are raucous, flamboyant, flag-waving, expensive, and sometimes ramshackle things.
Everyone knows of great projects that were too dependent on a charismatic individual, or simply too expensive to be replicated.
You can have 10 bucks to 10 million bucks and if you got a crew, imagination and a lot of people willing to turn in some work next to nothing, you going to have a feature. But you can’t get beyond how expensive marketing the movie is, it’s so crushing.
The big money goes to kids and young men – big tent-pole movies, which are expensive but have a great return.
Homelessness, open air drug use and mental illness – which we all see in this city – are things we’ve been relying on the DA’s office and the jails to deal with. That’s really expensive, inhumane and ineffective.
I’ve lived a slower and less expensive life going off the grid, and I’m happier because of it.
Historically, the U.S.’s big launchers fly seldom enough that their costs are dominated by annual upkeep of facilities and staff, not by the actual cost of each launch. The expensive part is maintaining the launch capability, not actually conducting launches.
You don’t need expensive classes and all kinds of weird equipment if you really want to be in shape. There are great ways to do it that are very economical, it just takes a time commitment, even if it means waking up a half hour a day before the rest of the household gets up because that’s the only time you have.
When I feel like treating myself, I’ll either turn to food or clothes. Bad food. Expensive clothes. Ironically, I’m usually rewarding myself for a solid week of healthy eating or a nice paycheque.
I produce the records. I don’t hand over control to some really expensive producer who then talks to the record company and then tries to bend me to their will – for commercial purposes.
New York vintage is too expensive!
And I don’t consider Broadway the acropolis of theatrical art. I mean Broadway is commercial – that’s what it is. It’s expensive seats and a lot of them that have to be filled every night. Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway, as far as I’m concerned, is in New York the pride of New York theater.
The more screenwriting you do, the more you become aware that particular scenes aren’t going to end up in the movie because they’re too expensive. That has perhaps changed the way I think about writing novels, actually, because now I write expensive scenes whenever I can.
Strong emotional connections between individuals, customers, and salespeople that trust each other will always be 10 times more powerful than the most expensive ad campaign. That’s the power social media makes possible.
There were some television sets back in the ’50s, but they were expensive. People would gather at the rich guy’s apartment down the hall to watch Milton Berle on his 10-inch black-and-white screen.
I started watching English news channels and would repeat after the anchor. Since coaching classes were expensive, I joined a call centre where, after undergoing training for a month, I quit. I followed this strategy in 15 BPOs. I could earn money and learn English at the same time.
I don’t spend on expensive brands. I don’t need foreign holidays.
The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money.
I’m always around people who want to drink very expensive champagne. But only when it’s a celebration of success.
I put steam on the table by being an actor. That is how I live. The longer I live, the more expensive it becomes. So I do my work. And I can’t be immensely picky. How many beautiful scripts come in one’s lifetime? I have had more than anybody, practically.
I bought a Burberry jacket that I call my Chris Martin jacket. It’s a bomber and was very expensive – there are just two in the world – and I felt very guilty.
You don’t get real reform by pandering to every special interest. With cap and trade we wound up with a bill that didn’t accomplish much, was enormously complicated and expensive.
I always gravitate towards the independent side of things, just because those are the stories I always fall in love with, but you don’t really get paid, and living in Los Angeles is expensive, and I have a mortgage to pay. So it’s good to jump onto a studio film and then in all my other time do small passion projects.
These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it’s so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run.
The mentality in Washington is, ‘Look what our government – what our government can do for the American people.’ We’ve got to get away from that mentality, and realize it’s too expensive. We can’t afford it.
Economically, it’s more expensive to make movies. I hope digital movies change that.
What we see is what they’re trying to sell us. It’s not true nostalgic as much as it is repeating old material because it’s less expensive than new material.
While many alien species are harmless, others pose expensive threats to seas and fields and forests.
I just had a normal African childhood; we played football a lot, but it was always in the street and always without shoes. Boots were very expensive, and when there are seven in your family, and you say you want to buy a pair, your father wants to kill you.
Of course the first version of an all-electric sports car is going to be expensive.
It’s very expensive to treat chronic diseases.
Raising the personal allowance is massively expensive. For the same amount of money, you could look at reducing the rate of tax.
Handmade things tend to be so expensive that only a small part of the population can afford them. And yet making things with hands is such an essential part of being human.
Many people think that being a graphic designer means going to an expensive art school and buying expensive software that will cost you thousands of dollars. This is so far from the truth. There are hundreds of online education centers that offer top-notch graphic design training.
If you had to buy a new plane every time you flew somewhere, it would be incredibly expensive.
I’ve often thought that the gauntlet of American politics is more individualistic, more expensive, more unpredictable than in many other democracies.
For me, making a record is a vacation. I’d like to do it more often. Just, chances are impossible… It’s a very expensive hobby, you know?
I go to the fanciest restaurants in the world and try them out. I like to see these chefs that are wizards do their thing. I like two types of food: cheap fast food – In-N-Out Burger, Taco Bell, stuff like that – or expensive food. Anything in between just bothers me.
The mass-market paperback, for one, is too expensive.
My sister and I were not allowed expensive clothes. We so badly wanted these Fila sneakers as kids, but my mother took us down to the flea market and got imitation ones. Look at the early Destiny’s Child videos. You’ll see.
Error-prone or biased artificial-intelligence systems have the potential to taint our social ecosystem in ways that are initially hard to detect, harmful in the long term, and expensive – or even impossible – to reverse.
GPS is expensive because it is a very slow communication channel – you need to communicate with three or four satellites for an extended duration at 50 bits per second.
There’s always a concern over budget with film too but people are more extravagant when they’re making a feature. In television everything’s tight, everything’s paired down and it’s just a question of making it look expensive.
Making a bougie, expensive beauty brand wasn’t helping the mission or very fun for me. We can all be united by that $12 coconut balm. You don’t need to charge an arm and a leg.
I was never a big fashion person, and so I’m sure I wore whatever. I was growing, and so I just wore whatever clothes that weren’t that expensive and made sense at the time. But I’m sure that I look back and say, ‘What was I thinking?’ My adolescence was more in the ’80s, and that’s more my cross to bear.
Sometimes we think that the more expensive brands will be more effective. Sometimes if you stick to the basics, that’s what really matters. That’s what I do anyway.
Because movies have gotten so expensive, and they’re so expensive to market, that means that for a movie to break even or to make its money back, everybody has to go see the movie, and if everybody has to go see the movie, then it can’t be about anything.
Every team has to understand what their ambitions are. If their ambitions are to fight for the title or win the Champions League, you must buy expensive players. Otherwise, you continue to stay in your level. It’s simple.
If someone is making a very expensive purchase decision, they typically have a lot of questions about the fit and about what to wear the item with. In some cases, they’ll ask for additional images or want to contact the designer.
Growing up in the Midwest, people don’t drive Porsches and Ferraris. They drive Fords and Chevys. And so even if you have the opportunity to buy a more expensive car, it doesn’t occur to you because it’s not what you relate to.
Golf is growing, and there are more good young players, but you don’t see them going abroad. It’s so expensive to travel.
Sometimes you catch people’s eyes during the show, which is horrible and awkward. I can always see the people in the front row, and sometimes you get people who are fast asleep. Maybe they had a long day at work, but that’s an expensive nap.
I had a big problem working with stars, because they are too expensive and have too many demands. Their names help you raise the money to make the movie, but then they demand close-ups. They change things. You end up doing things at their service instead of servicing the film.
I wish I could say that I saw Barcelona playing on TV and fell in love with football instantly, but I’m from Colorado and Fox Soccer Channel was pretty expensive.
Why does the Air Force need expensive new bombers? Have the people we’ve been bombing over the years been complaining?
To this day, I still haven’t touched one dime of my signing bonus or NFL contract money. I live off my marketing money and haven’t blown it on any big-money expensive cars, expensive jewelry, or tattoos and still wear my favorite pair of jeans from high school.
Building a robot that has legs and walks around is a very expensive proposition. Mother Nature has created many wonderful things, but one thing we do have that nature doesn’t is the wheel, a continuous rotating joint, and tracks, so we need to make use of inventions to make things simpler.
I went to art school for four years to learn a very expensive lesson – that there are many other artists who are way better than me.
Whenever I see something that looks like it could be good – whether it’s on vinyl, CD or cassette – if it’s not too expensive, I’ll take a chance.
Movies are getting more and more expensive to distribute. You need a lot of money to get people into theaters.
I said I want to get outside the box, but what can I change? I don’t want my cookies to reek of ammonia, so we used baking soda instead of lye. We added ground almonds, which is expensive. We used butter, which is expensive. And we didn’t want any food coloring.
A potlatch is similar to a court case in that both are prohibitively expensive; both involve lengthy speeches and the vigorous examination and debate of the actions, rights and legal responsibilities of the participants. One has food, singing and spiritual rites; the other, not so much.
Everything has gotten less expensive. Digitization has made content, whether it’s print or music, less costly. Today, anyone can read the news for free online.
To me, you make a tradeoff. It might be a little bit more expensive. But you’re getting a better tasting, higher quality food that’s going to be better for your health and better for the environment.
Does any art have a practical value? People love to talk about how expensive a painting is. That’s the only way we can talk about paintings in this century.
To eat well, you either have to invest money or time. If you can put in some time, the raw ingredients are not that expensive. You can eat extremely well on a budget.
People say values are expensive, but I say they create economic value.
I’m very picky about the meat I eat. I eat grass-fed beef, which is now becoming more common. Yes, it’s still more expensive, but it’s a very sustainable product.
College is expensive; I always knew that, and I wanted to make money, partially to spend a little of it here and there, but primarily for a college savings fund.
Priorities have to be allocated by the government because they have a complete picture of the country’s requirements. If priority is allocated to a manned space programme, I’m confident we can swing it. But it’s going to be tremendously expensive – the infrastructure and so on.
Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman’s natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
Meat is undoubtedly an environmentally expensive food. Large animals have inherently low efficiency of converting feed to muscle, and only modern broilers can be produced with less than two units of feed per unit of meat.
If genetic research doesn’t seemed to have lived up to its therapeutic promise, it’s because sequencing is just too slow and expensive.
I received a lot from tennis, so it’s good to help others because it’s very difficult. Many talented kids get lost because they don’t have the money. Tennis is an expensive sport in Romania.
The more I go on in this career of making albums, writing songs and playing music, the more I think of each album as a movie. I really wanted to make a film, but making a film is much more expensive than making a record.
Obviously, Detroiters pay the worst when it comes to car insurance, but car insurance is expensive for Michiganders across the state. I hear about it in all communities.
We’ve gone from thinking the fuels that powered our growth were inexpensive, inexhaustible and benign to understanding they are exhaustible, expensive and toxic. Once you frame the problem that way, people will look at solutions differently.
Doing a ‘Star Wars’ TV show could be prohibitively expensive because ‘Star Wars’ requires a lot of prop building and a lot of character building, so we wanted to – with ILM’s help – be able to make it a financially viable option to solve all the problems that you have with shooting a blue screen environment.
I guess I’ve accepted that theatre is never going to be edgy in the way I want it to be. It’s too expensive for a start. And, the audience seems to be complicit in the dullness.
I think it’s very expensive to not eat healthy. Eating healthy is the only affordable option we have left.
Ajax was spending too much money; they were buying players that were too expensive. If you get 100 per cent, you can’t spend 120 per cent. It’s quite easy.
On the flight over to the Gulf of Mexico, I wondered about how they say you can never go home again, but maybe an equally expensive reality is how many people, regardless of how many years or miles they put between themselves and where they were born, are never truly able to leave home.
Poor people are those who only work to try to keep an expensive lifestyle and always want more and more.
TV is so expensive to make and these channels aren’t necessarily rolling in money, that getting anything off the ground… they can’t take that many risks.
There are a number of much less expensive alternatives to detaining immigrants than locking them up somewhere.
Motor sport is very expensive. It’s unfortunate, because you see so much talent that never makes it to the top due to the lack of financial support.
Campaigns are so much more expensive than people think they are. Just to keep the lights on is several thousand dollars a month.
Obviously you can make a pretty good living these days as a crew member or a crew chief or as a driver. But the technology is expensive.
I started photographing people on the street during World War II. I used a little box Brownie. Nothing too expensive.
I come from Montana, and in eastern Montana we have a lot of dirt between light bulbs. It is expensive trying to bring the new technologies to smaller schools to upgrade their technologies to take advantage of distance learning.
I cap myself when I shop; I don’t like to spend extravagant amounts on clothes. But, I do get lent clothes for events, it’s scary to wear something so expensive, but I feel really pampered.
The most interesting biofuel efforts avoid using land that’s expensive and has high opportunity costs. They do this by getting onto other types of land, or taking advantage of byproducts that aren’t used in the food chain today, or by intercropping.
Just wearing expensive and glamorous clothes do not merit for me to do a film. There has to be a good story and a good role.
The 2011 Cubs were the oldest team in the division, the most expensive team in the division, and the worst team in the division. And we really needed to start over.
In my experience, there are plenty of bad middle-class parents: those who put their own lives and careers before those of their children and make precious little time available for their offspring, preferring instead to hire in childcare and shower them with the latest and most expensive gadgets.
Preparing for a future in music is an expensive proposition.
Boston’s justice system is in serious need of reform. Many of its policies and practices are antiquated, expensive, and don’t really even make Boston safer.
If you think it’s expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur.
We buy the most expensive grain available growing on the best part of Russian land called black soil. We also play close attention to the purity of the water – we get it from Lake Ladoga. We store it ourselves to specific conditions. We carefully manage distillation at my distillery in Moscow.
Like, everyone knows that we all need health care, but not only is it insanely expensive for most people in America, there are so many self-employed people who really struggle when faced with injury and disability and illness.
Movies are a commercial medium. We don’t make movies to impress our friends and critics. It’s an expensive medium. We have to gain money from it.
Marriage can be expensive, and if I lose millions then it’ll be the best millions I’ve spent.
A network neutrality rule could result in mere ‘slaps on the wrist’ or involve such expensive and difficult litigation procedures that no small company or consumer could ever bring a case.
The worst thing is that filmmaking is an expensive medium and money corrupts cinema right at the beginning.
It’s a ridiculously expensive time of year and if you buy something that you’ve guessed at and it’s not right, what a waste of money. Far better to ask. And if you do it with three or four weeks to go, by the time it comes to Christmas you’ve forgotten about it – so it’s a lovely surprise.
We created Lyft because we want to establish a radically different concept of personal transportation. We want people to think of transportation as a service enabled by technology instead of as an expensive and large piece of hardware to own.
Nothing is more expensive than a missed opportunity.
I’m somebody who doesn’t work with a stylist. I’ll be honest with you, I’m a mom and it’s just not something I want to put money toward because it’s expensive to have somebody who helps dress you and I feel like I have to pay for preschool and so many things… so I don’t have a stylist.
Growing your own garden is way less expensive than going out shopping and eating.
If you don’t have the energy or time to walk your dog, what I recommend is a doggie treadmill. It takes a little while to get the dogs accustomed to it and they are expensive, but if you’re looking for a lavish gift for a dog that’s fat, it’s really great.
Corney & Barrow are proud to have the royal warrant, meaning that they provide the Palace with some of the greatest – and necessarily most expensive – wines from around the world. I am pleased to say that they also hold my own warrant, for providing exceptional wines at – surprisingly – modest prices.
The cap-and-trade plan is more market driven than anything else. If you want to discourage carbon use, you have to make it more expensive, but what is crucial is that this be a worldwide program that includes China and India.
First of all, in the old days, if you wanted to show someone getting shot on film, all you could do was place an effect in the original take. And if you wanted to brighten somebody’s face and leave the rest of the room dark, that was a very expensive process.
I should have been born a crazy rich Asian because I do have expensive taste. I have champagne taste but I’m on a beer budget.
In reality drilling is the slowest, dirtiest, and most expensive way to solve our energy crisis.
The way you deal with bullies is you change their economic equation. Make it more expensive for them to hassle you.
I worked as a telemarketer for an SAT-prep company. That was the worst of it, because I had to call people in post-Katrina New Orleans and offer them this very, very expensive SAT class. And I’m not even a good salesman.
If I see an orchid that’s fantastically expensive, I’ll buy it. It’s worth it, for no other reason than it gives me pleasure.
A visual understanding of great composition and how to use a camera and expensive lenses can be learned, but drive and a real hunger for making photos and telling stories… I don’t think that part can be learned. You either have that inside, or you don’t.
I never have broken up in comedy, ever. There’s something about me that I just don’t break on camera – maybe because I’m just so cheap, and I know how expensive it is to shoot – but I broke on ‘Sordid Lives,’ and I broke on ‘The Office.’ Those are the only two times in my life.
It is very expensive to achieve high unreliability. It is not uncommon to increase the cost of an item by a factor of ten for each factor of ten degradation accomplished.
I hated to see tabloids with my pictures where I looked so plump. I visited so many doctors, clinics, hit the gym, hired an expensive trainer but nothing worked. I went into an acute depression. Its then that somebody advised me to take up Yoga.
Doing processing locally has its advantages. For instance, the cost of an endpoint CPU and memory is a 1000x cheaper than the cost of CPU and memory in the server. And in many places around the world, connectivity and transmission costs are sometimes far more expensive than the device.
I took my wife to a really expensive hotel in Dubai. This was when we were first dating, so I wanted to impress her. I had scallops, and after that, I went to the bathroom to be sick. I realised I had just paid £300 or £400 on scallops just to throw it up. My wife and I then talked about it; I knew I had a problem.
Overhead costs are far too high, state support is dropping, and college tuition is far too expensive. Colleges are pricing themselves out of existence.
Online entertainment is easy. You can’t carry a TV set in your pocket, and everyone can’t afford cinema tickets every week as they are expensive.
Most people who’ve had a big hit movie like ‘Paranormal Activity,’ the next thing they say is, ‘I want to make a $100 million movie.’ I have no interest in making more expensive movies.
I do not put my tastes as incredibly expensive, but they are incredibly expensive for an average man.
When I was young in the business, I felt anything I wanted to buy personally and professionally was always too expensive.
I think of all my movies as home movies! It’s just that some are more expensive than others.
The judicial system is the most expensive machine ever invented for finding out what happened and what to do about it.
The reason it has taken so long for the robotics industry to move forward is because people keep trying to make something that is cool but difficult to achieve rather than trying to find solutions to actual human problems. Technology can be extremely expensive if you don’t focus.
The ’80s market was only a Japanese market. It was the Japanese outbidding each other for the most expensive works of art. When the Japanese economy went down the tubes, there was no one left to pay the prices that have been recorded for all of those works.
Many businesses find their culture organized around a dangerous fault line known as ‘us and them,’ with executives on one side and employees on the other. The divide is both real and expensive.
ACT UP was trying to explain to Americans that AIDS could affect all of us: that health care that ended once your disease was expensive could affect more than gay men with HIV or AIDS. We were trying to tell them about the future – a future they didn’t yet see and would be forced to accept if they failed to act.
I think, on a larger note, that filmmakers and studios should start to tuck it in a little bit, because films wouldn’t have the pressure they have if the word wasn’t out about how expensive they were.
I promise you that the time will come, if you have tattoos, that you will regret your actions. They cannot be washed off. They are permanent. Only by an expensive and painful process can they be removed. If you are tattooed, then probably for the remainder of your life you will carry it with you.
Get your nutritional information from registered dieticians, not miracle healers. You’ll be happier, and it’s less expensive.
I’m much more famous than I am rich, but I’m able to scale back my lifestyle. I know a lot of people who were where I was who can’t imagine living any simpler, but I haven’t got a lot of expensive wants.
WhatsApp provides phone-number-based messaging, and people asked, ‘Isn’t that what SMS is?’ Yes, but SMS is expensive, antiquated, and what WhatsApp did was modernize and level that playing field. For example, in Europe, if France wants to talk to Belgium, it’s extraordinary costly because of border and telecom charges.
It’s more expensive for me to make my shoes. I don’t use animal-based glues or fish-based glues. So that costs me more. And, you know, like anything in life – mass marketing of anything – mass manufacturing of anything costs less.
I can’t stand having a messy purse, and it makes me anxious to watch other people dig through their messy purses (especially if it’s an expensive designer bag! Don’t treat your Chanel like a trash can).
My father passed me the concept that vicuna was something very special, very expensive. So it was a question of pride. I didn’t want anybody else in the world to be touching vicuna before us.
After the Democrats shoved the 2700 pages of ObamaCare down our throats – and we did find out how expensive, controlling, and coercive the legislation was – a majority of Americans wanted the Supreme Court to toss it aside as unconstitutional.
Developing expendable rockets is always going to be painful and expensive. Throwing the whole rocket away on each attempt not only costs a lot, it also hampers figuring out just what went wrong because you don’t get the rocket back for inspection.
I grew up in financially straitened circumstances and meat, which was expensive, was a rare thing at mealtimes. We ate meat about once a month, if that.
I remember New York in the ’80s as a place with vacant lots that would eventually give over to nature. Weeds would grow up, squirrels would move in. That entropy is gone now. It’s too expensive to let a vacant lot go natural.
You don’t need really expensive clothes to look cute.
I trust that McDonald’s can find a way to sell all-natural chicken without raising their prices; we did that at Shake Shack. It is more expensive, and we took a slight margin hit, but we did it. And if we can do it, I know that much bigger companies can.
The minute health care becomes a huge, unwieldy, expensive government bureaucracy it’s a permanent feature of life and there’s nothing anyone can do about it.
Most restaurants in most cities, including Washington, are at a sort of mid-level. They’re somewhat trendy, or they have some sort of gimmick, or they’re somewhat expensive. And they make a lot of money off drinks. I tell people don’t go to most of them, unless your goal is just to socialize.
I remember when we first bought Teleflora, I made a very expensive mistake when I produced a brochure with the slogan, ‘The way America sends love.’ The bouquets and prices I pictured could not be duplicated by the florist – they were too expensive. I had relied on people I thought were in touch with the marketplace.
I bought a pair of Carpe Diem boots, which were completely unnecessary and hideously expensive, but they make me feel quite fine and dandy.
Governments of all stripes want to deliver growth and rebalance their economies now that they have learned the hard way that, left to their own devices, markets pick expensive banking losers.
I used to work for a management consulting company, so I dressed differently – business casual, probably a lot of things from Banana Republic. My wardrobe now is definitely more expensive, but I always dress for the occasion.
Uninsured people don’t just slink off into a corner and die. They seek treatment, but usually when it is an emergency, and this will be the most expensive kind of care available.
The compromise will always be more expensive than either of the suggestions it is compromising.
What is Obamacare doing? It’s destroying the only kind of plans people without insurance ever get. And nobody seems to be noticing except the people who are being canceled and then can’t find a replacement because it’s too expensive.
I totally don’t believe that things have to be expensive for beauty. In fact, I’m always a little bit wary if they are… because I’m like, ‘What kind of chemicals are in there? What’s going to happen in ten years, when we find out what the side effects are?’
Some couture collections have everything including the kitchen sink! Everything gets thrown on to make it look expensive. I find it grotesque when clothes hit you in the face and there’s no room for fault. But I don’t expect to turn things around all by myself. I’m not a saint.
Why should we bother making a super high-quality, expensive album if nobody is going to pay for it anyway and will just download it for free as an MP3 that has no depth whatsoever because of the small file size?
With the Australian Government paying more of the hospital bills, it will have the incentive to make sure people are treated through less expensive and more appropriate primary care services.
We should stop wasting taxpayer funds on ridiculously expensive government missions to nowhere that return little value and blaze no useful trail for others to follow. Of course we should spend much more on science – and yes, use robots to do that science when it makes sense.
We’ve had hurricanes in Florida forever. And the question is, ‘What do we do about the fact that we have built expensive structures, real estate and population centers, near those vulnerable areas?’
Hollywood is largely about scammers and con men. It was my main livelihood for about 25 years, and the scams were beautiful and ugly, cheap and expensive, but, wow, were there a lot of scammers.
I saw an ad for an expensive car and got so excited about it, I called the dealer. ‘How are those new cars?’ I asked. ‘They’re fine,’ he said. I thought he’d offer to let me drive it for a weekend. He didn’t. I expected a salesman to call. No one did. I didn’t buy the car.
You know, dramas are much more expensive to do than say a comedy, so any kind of deficit like that is picked up on when it comes time for them to pick up new shows.
I bought a purse that was so grossly expensive, it’s embarrassing. It cost $3,500, and it was by Louis Vuitton. The one thing about investing in something like that is that I get to pull it out years later, and it still looks cool and holds its value.
You can sometimes avoid costly mistakes. Paint a corner of the room a certain color to see how the light affects it. Or buy just one yard of an expensive fabric to see how you like it in your room.
There were absolutely circumstances where Sallie Mae was working hand-in-hand with for-profit schools and other schools in offering and putting students into risky expensive subprime loans.
Africa is really a place for the wealthy traveler. It’s got some nice hotels, but they’re very expensive hotels. It doesn’t really cater to the backpacker or to the overland traveler.
For evening stuff, I like Topman. It’s good value; it fits well. I surprise a lot of people when they ask me what I’m wearing, and I say Topman. They always expect it to be something more expensive.
When it imposes expensive regulatory mandates on the private sector, Congress often acts on the basis of interest-group pressures, anecdotes, and the emotions of the moment. The executive branch is hardly perfect, but it is far less likely to do that.
I don’t like expensive things… I just can’t help looking in a magazine for the splurge and the save.
Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country.
In certain businesses, I would say 10 failures to one success is a perfectly acceptable ratio. Because the failures die pretty quickly, they’re not that expensive, and the successes can be really huge.
Just taking the front wing and saying that will make racing better, it’s quite a naive and ultimately expensive approach.
I don’t really spend money like crazy. I buy what I need and what I really want, and if I’m buying expensive things I do think about the purchase many times before I buy it.
I don’t want expensive gifts; I don’t want to be bought. I have everything I want. I just want someone to be there for me, to make me feel safe and secure.
When you and I go to work, and we use a computer to work and find that our work apps are completely onerous and the apps we use at home are quite easy, we wonder, why can’t it be simpler, easier, quicker, and less expensive?
My father told me ‘Name your price in the beginning. If it ever gets more expensive than the price you name, get out of there.’
Many a family, in order to make a ‘proper showing,’ will commit itself for a larger and more expensive house than is needed, in an expensive neighborhood. Almost everyone would, it seems, like to keep up with the Joneses.
It’s tremendously expensive to make a record on the basis of writing checks.
Big ideas, big ambitious projects need to be embedded within culture at a level deeper than the political winds. It needs to be deeper than the economic fluctuations that could turn people against an expensive project because they’re on an unemployment line and can’t feed their families.
I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
When I celebrated my bar mitzvah, there was no cake. Today, there is no such thing as a bar mitzvah in the United States without a special cake. It can be even more complicated and expensive than a wedding cake, because bar-mitzvah cakes are often based on a particular theme.
The more expensive and/or exclusive a sport, the whiter it tends to be: the fact almost has the force of a law. That is the main reason why the Rugby World Cup, the Pacific islands excepted, was so desperately white, the Springboks included.
Failures are cheap if you do them first. Failures are expensive if you do them at the end.
It’s easier to cancel a show if it’s expensive.
Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
I did have an expensive divorce, but I’m now better off than I was. So I don’t need to work, I just love it.
I’m like an expensive menu… you can look but you can’t afford!
A monarchy is the most expensive of all forms of government, the regal state requiring a costly parade, and he who depends on his own power to rule, must strengthen that power by bribing the active and enterprising whom he cannot intimidate.
It’s expensive to police the world.
All of our colleges are free in Sweden, but this acting program is the second most expensive education for the government. It’s difficult to get in. There are around 1,500 applicants, and 10-12 applicants are accepted each year. I was accepted, and I studied there for five years.
Remarkable technological and medical advances allowed me to be a mom. But it is expensive and not always a viable or effective option.
The cost of evictions varies a lot, but it could be for landlords an expensive process as well. Among the costs for landlords as well is the emotional costs of an eviction.
College today is an expensive option without a lot of economies of scale, right, when you go and live at a college. So you have a system that’s increasing its cost base by probably five percent a year.
Price point is always important for mass market commodities. Look at the iPhone. It’s expensive. But I think it is going to sell. It does something that people really want to do. People want to share it. It’s an emotional thing that goes beyond the price point. It has emotional power. You are connected to it.
Government is inherently incompetent, and no matter what task it is assigned, it will do it in the most expensive and inefficient way possible.
I am disappointed that Senator Ayotte has voted repeatedly for deep cuts in Pell Grants that would make college more expensive for thousands of New Hampshire students and voted against allowing young people to refinance their student loans.
The most expensive hobby a rich man could have is a boat, and the second most expensive hobby he could have is a very old house.
If Disney wants ideas for a princess, make her an independent woman, one who is not afraid to face the daily struggles of life, and refuses to wear expensive dresses. Because we all know life is messy, and those dresses are too pretty to get dirty.
I think everyone should sit down and write a book. It’s a lot like therapy but a lot less expensive.
When I was losing my hearing, we had to buy hearing aids and they were incredibly expensive. It was a huge financial situation.
I don’t think Canada is very inexpensive anymore. I travel there all the time; it’s rather on the expensive side. I think there’s significant risk to the Canadian economy.
As a child, I was lucky to have the support of my parents because starting a tennis career is a very expensive adventure.
Too much of what is called ‘education’ is little more than an expensive isolation from reality.
Maybe the Kindle was the Bowflex of bookishness: something expensive that, when you commit to it, forces you to do more of whatever it is you think you should be doing more of.