An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction; do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.


Lord Byron (1788-1824, British poet)


Here's the rule for bargains: "Do other men, for they would do you." That's the true business precept.


Charles Dickens (1812-1870, British novelist)


Sometimes one pays most for the things one gets for nothing.


Albert Einstein (1879-1955, German-born American physicist)


There are very honest people who do not think that they have had a bargain unless they have cheated a merchant.


Anatole France (1844-1924, French writer)


Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.


Kin Hubbard (1868-1930, American humorist, journalist)


Nothing is cheap which is superfluous, for what one does not need, is dear at a penny.


Plutarch (46-120, Greek essayist, biographer)


There are twenty-five uncaught birds for a penny.


Afghani Proverb


It takes two to make a bargain.


American Proverb (Sayings of American origin)


The person who does not ask will never get a bargain.


French Proverb (Sayings of French origin)


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