Pay Quotes

Quotes tagged as "pay" (showing 1-30 of 72)
Robert A. Heinlein
“There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him.”
Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

A.W. Tozer
“Sometimes I go to God and say, "God, if Thou dost never answer another prayer while I live on this earth, I will still worship Thee as long as I live and in the ages to come for what Thou hast done already. God’s already put me so far in debt that if I were to live one million millenniums I couldn’t pay Him for what He’s done for me.”
A.W. Tozer

“Many buy gadgets they don’t really need, with money they don’t have, for people they don’t actually care for, while infringing their corporeal and financial capacities, in order to pay doctors and psychiatrists.( "Keeping up with the Joneses")”
Erik Pevernagie

“Many are charmed into paying cash for access, but may be unconscious of their petrifying downward spiral and the steady descent into the abyss of a lobby gate. ( “Bribe payers’ index” )”
Erik Pevernagie

“As for those who disbelieve, their deeds are like a mirage in a desert. The thirsty one thinks it to be water, until he comes up to it, he finds it to be nothing, but he finds Allah with him, Who will pay him his due (Hell). And Allah is Swift in taking account.”

Ogwo David Emenike
“As the sun shines I will make hay
To keep failure at bay
For there remaineth a pay
For my honest toil each day.”
Ogwo David Emenike

Jeffrey Fry
“All rivers pay homage to the ocean for it lies lowest.”
Jeffrey Fry

Deyth Banger
“When people don't like you... you feel it. They don't pay attention at you... they some kind a ignore you... they don't talk a lot of with you.....”
Deyth Banger

David Mitchell
“If the affluent cannot afford hope, you cannot expect the destitute to pay for desperation.”
David Mitchell, Ghostwritten

Yuna Kagesaki
“I want to be bullied.
But in again and you'll pay."

"She... wants to be bullied...?”
Yuna Kagesaki, AiON Volume 1

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The worth of your strength cannot be measured in wages.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don't just bargain for success. Pay the price!”
Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

Joshua Ferris
“We had visceral, rich memories of dull, interminable hours. Then a day would pass in perfect harmony with our projects, our family members, and our coworkers, and we couldn’t believe we were getting paid for this.”
Joshua Ferris, Then We Came to the End
tags: pay, work

Michael  Grant
“Astrid felt a towering wave of disgust. She was furious with Sam. Furious with Little Pete. Mad at the whole world around her. Sickened by everyone and everything.
And mostly, she admitted, sick of herself.
So desperately sick of being Astrid the Genius.
“Some genius,” she muttered. The town council, headed by that blond girl, what was her name? Oh right: Astrid. Astrid the Genius. Head of the town council that had let half the town burn to the ground.
Down in the basement of town hall Dahra Baidoo handed out scarce ibuprofen and expired Tylenol to kids with burns, like that would pretty much fix anything, as they waited for Lana to go one by one, healing with her touch.
Astrid could hear the cries of pain. There were several floors between her and the makeshift hospital. Not enough floors.
Edilio staggered in. He was barely recognizable. He was black with soot, dirty, dusty, with ragged scratches and scrapes and clothing hanging in shreds.
“I think we got it,” he said, and lay straight down on the floor.
Astrid knelt by his head. “You have it contained?”
But Edilio was beyond answering. He was unconscious. Done in.
Howard appeared next, in only slightly better shape. Some time during the night and morning he’d lost his smirk. He glanced at Edilio, nodded like it made perfect sense, and sank heavily into a chair.
“I don’t know what you pay that boy, but it’s not enough,” Howard said, jerking his chin at Edilio.
“He doesn’t do it for pay,” Astrid said.
“Yeah, well, he’s the reason the whole town didn’t burn. Him and Dekka and Orc and Jack. And Ellen, it was her idea.”
Michael Grant, Lies

Lailah Gifty Akita
“With or without money, the work must be done.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Ljupka Cvetanova
“It takes two to bribe.”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

“Your talent will pay you much more than your job.”
Oscar Bimpong

Michael  Grant
“Hi, Albert,” Quinn called back. He seemed distracted. And Albert was sure that he’d seen Quinn motion for someone to stay down.
“How long is this supposed to go on?” Albert asked.
“Until we get justice,” Quinn said.
“Justice? People have been waiting for justice since the dinosaurs.”
Quinn said nothing and Albert cursed himself for indulging in sarcasm. “What is it you want, Quinn? I mean in practical terms.”
“We want Penny gone,” Quinn said.
“I can’t afford to pay you any more,” Albert shouted back.
“I didn’t say anything about money,” Quinn said, sounding puzzled.
“Yeah, I know: justice. Usually what people really want is money. So why don’t we get down to it?”
“Penny,” Quinn said. “She leaves town. She stays gone. When that happens we fish. Until it happens, we sit.” He sat down as if to emphasize his point.”
Michael Grant, Fear

“To deny kingdom realities is not to pay the price”
Sunday Adelaja

“God’s blessings causes the other person to pay attention to you and favor you”
Sunday Adelaja

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Many a woman would not be in a relationship with or married to her man, if he earned half of what he earns; and many a man would not be in a relationship with or married to his woman, if he earned twice as much as he earns.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Deyth Banger
“We all pay for our choices.”
Deyth Banger
tags: choices, pay, we

Donald Firesmith
“I nearly said something, but then thought better of it. It doesn’t pay to publicly point out the failings of the person providing your paycheck.”
Donald Firesmith, What Lurks Below

Deyth Banger
“Life for life,.. you always should pay the cost.”
Deyth Banger
tags: cost, for, life, pay

Israelmore Ayivor
“You missed it when you pay more attention to the damaged car in the mechanic shop than the sick human being in the hospital.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Frontpage: Leadership Insights from 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Thoughts

Christina Engela
“The TSA liked having fresh agents on the job. Fresh agents with a clear mind and steady hand. Time travel wasn’t for the faint of heart. The pay was good though, but as Scrooby had decided long ago, that even if he didn’t get paid for it, the thrill alone was payment enough. Then again, the TSA realized they couldn’t afford to have disgruntled employees with too much time on their hands and the power of the gods at their fingertips, so the pay was very, very good. Debriefing was routine. And how he hated routine! His supervisor was a senior agent called Guy Krummeck, a rather drab character who liked his shiny silver suits almost as much as he liked to go over every little detail at least three times. Minimum. This time everything went right, so it went quick. Twenty minutes later, tired, he clocked out and went home to his small apartment. Tomorrow, after all, was another day again.”
Christina Engela, The Time Saving Agency

Deyth Banger
“Life is an restaurant, in the end you just pay the bill.”
Deyth Banger

Steven Magee
“Crime pays...when you work for the corrupt corporate government.”
Steven Magee

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“Logic would say, ‘pay it no mind’. Yet the heart would say, ‘to pay it no mind would be to pay too much’.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Petra Hermans
“Obsession and resistance only will make you pay, anyway.”
Petra Hermans
tags: pay

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