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“Tightwaddery without creativity is deprivation. When there is a lack of resourcefulness, inventiveness, and innovation, thrift means doing without. When creativity combines with thrift you may be doing it without money, but you are not doing without.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette
“The manufacturing of most goods harms the environment in one way or another. The culprit is not the factory, but it is we who buy what it produces. Therefore we should think carefully about items we purchase.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette
“The dieter will fail as long as he hates low-calorie food. The would-be athlete will fail as long as he hates exertion. The tightwad wannabe will fail as long as he views frugality as a lifestyle he has to endure, or was forced into by circumstance.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette
“The relationship between ethics and thrift can be summed up in one sentence. It is wrong to save money at the expense of others. Period.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette
“Jim purchased a brand-new book called How to Fix Damn Near Anything. In horror I discovered a $15.95 price tag on the inside of the jacket. Upon interrogation he confessed that he purchased it at the thrift shop for $.25.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette
“So how do we sort it all out? The relationship between ethics and thrift can be summed up in just one sentence. It is wrong to save money at the expense of others. Period.”
Amy Dacyczyn, The Complete Tightwad Gazette

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