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  He is wise who learns at another's expense.  
 -  Norwegian proverb
  

  Trying to please is always costly.  
 -  Yiddish proverb
  

  What you learn to your cost you remember long.  
 -  Danish proverb
  

  What costs little is little esteemed.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Set your expense according to your trade.  
 -  Dutch proverb
  

  Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Law is costly; shake hands and be friends.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Forget brotherhood, each goat will cost you seven dinars.  
 -  Arabic proverb
  

  He who reaches for the stars must be willing to pay the cost.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  It doesn't cost anything to promise and to love.  
 -  Jewish proverb
  

  It is the petty expenses that empty the purse.  
 -  Italian proverb
  

  Watch the costs and the profits will take care of themselves.  
 -  Andrew Carnegie
  

  There are idiots who will buy anything as long as it costs enough.  
 -  Andy Rooney
  

  Two kinds of people are good at foreseeing danger: those who have learned at their own expense, and the clever people who learn a great deal at the expense of others.  
 -  Baltasar Gracian
  

  Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  Beware of little expenses, a small leak will sink a great ship.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  A sure way to lose happiness, I found, is to want it at the expense of everything else.  
 -  Bette Davis
  

  Avoid negative people at all costs. They are the greatest destroyers of self-confidence and self-esteem.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  The essence of a successful business is really quite simple. It is your ability to offer a product or service that people will pay for at a price sufficiently above your costs, ideally three or four or five times your cost, thereby giving you a profit that enables you to buy and to offer more products and services.  
 -  Brian Tracy
  

  Gun control? We need bullet control! I think every bullet should cost 5,000 dollars. Because if a bullet cost five thousand dollar, we wouldn't have any innocent bystanders.  
 -  Chris Rock
  

  As the funds you will expend have come from many places in the world, so let there be no territorial, religious, or color restrictions on your benefactions, but beware of organized, professional charities with high-salaried executives and a heavy ratio of expense.  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  Look at a truth in a situation, keep it real, don't try to get a laugh at the expense of your story.  
 -  Eugene Levy
  

  It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  Now I will tell thee an unusual truth about men and sons of men. It is this: That what each of us calls our 'necessary expenses' will always grow to equal our incomes unless we protest to the contrary... All men are burdened with more desires than they can gratify.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.  
 -  Hannah More
  

  It costs nothing to ask wise advice from a good friend.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  Now I will tell thee an unusual truth about men and sons of men. It is this: That what each of us calls our 'necessary expenses' will always grow to equal our incomes unless we protest to the contrary... All men are burdened with more desires than they can gratify.  
 -  George S. Clason
  

  If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it.  
 -  J. P. Morgan
  

  I used to say, 'Things cost too much.' Then my teacher straightened me out on that by saying, 'The problem isn't that things cost too much. The problem is that you can't afford it.' That's when I finally understood that the problem wasn't 'it' - the problem was 'me.'  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  It isn't what the book costs; it's what it will cost if you don't read it.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

  There are costs and risks to a program of action, but they are far less than the long range risks and costs of comfortable inaction.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  Anything that just costs money is cheap.  
 -  John Steinbeck
  

  Why do Hollywood divorces cost so much? Because they're worth it.  
 -  Johnny Carson
  

  Fun is like life insurance - the older you get, the more it costs.  
 -  Kin Hubbard
  

  A sympathizer is a fellow that's for you as long as it doesn't cost anything.  
 -  Kin Hubbard
  

  Money buys happiness only when it is spent on experiences and earned without costing too much time.  
 -  Mark Manson
  

  The first responsibility of business is to make enough profit to cover the costs for the future. If this social responsibility is not met, no other social responsibility can be met.  
 -  Peter F. Drucker
  

  Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.  
 -  Robert Byrne
  

  The rich buy assets. The poor only have expenses. The middle class buys liabilities they think are assets.  
 -  Robert Kiyosaki
  

  Making a mistake might cost you a job. Not making any mistakes will cost you your destiny.  
 -  Sean Stephenson
  

  When you have to kill a man, it costs nothing to be polite.  
 -  Sir Winston Churchill
  

  That sign of old age, extolling the past at the expense of the present.  
 -  Sydney Smith
  

  If you have been voting for politicians who promise to give you goodies at someone else's expense, then you have no right to complain when they take your money and give it to someone else, including themselves  
 -  Thomas Sowell
  

  Changing the world doesn't require much money. Again, think in terms of empowerment and not charity. How much were Gandhi's teachers paid? How much did it cost to give Dr. Martin Luther King the books that catalyzed his mind and actions?  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  Sometimes singles are luckier. They have only themselves to worry about, less expense, less-stress, less mess.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Investors should remember that excitement and expenses are their enemies. And if they insist on trying to time their participation in equities, they should try to be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  The price of excellence is discipline. The cost of mediocrity is disappointment.  
 -  William Arthur Ward