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





What you get free costs too much.


Jean Anouilh (1910-1987, French playwright)


The gods sell to us all the goods which they give us.


Epicharmus (c.540-450 BC, Greek philosopher)


Expenditures rise to meet income.


C. Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993, British historian, political scientist, formulator of Parkinson's Law)


A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it.


John Ruskin (1819-1900, British critic, social theorist)


Why so large a cost, having so short a lease, does thou upon your fading mansion spend?


William Shakespeare (1564-1616, British poet, playwright, actor)


The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life, which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.


Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862, American essayist, poet, naturalist)


Something you don't want is dear at any price.


Author Unknown


The gods sell all things at a fair price.


Author Unknown


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