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Top 100 Quotes About Commodity

#1. New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#2. Knowledge is a commodity to be shared. For knowledge to pay dividends, it should not remain the monopoly of the selected few. - Author: Moutasem Algharati
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#3. Oil is much too important a commodity to be left in the hands of the Arabs. - Author: Henry A. Kissinger
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#4. It is a convenient truth: You go into the humanities to pursue your intellectual passion; and it just so happens, as a by-product, that you emerge as a desired commodity for industry. - Author: Damon Horowitz
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#5. Barge traffic on the Mississippi River represents the most efficient, most cost-effective, most environmentally sound means of transporting commodity goods from this region of the country to market. - Author: Leonard Boswell
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#6. If you're going to play hockey now, you have to be able to play. If you have the ability to fight and play, you're an unbelievable commodity. But if you can only fight, there might be six of those guys left in the league, and I can guarantee they're going fast. - Author: Brett Hull
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#7. Competence is no longer a scarce commodity. - Author: Seth Godin
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#8. Today, in American imperialism, the commodity has reached its most grandiose historical manifestation. - Author: C.L.R. James
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#9. Humans are not a commodity, nor is our humanity. Fight to save the lives of those who can not save themselves, and in turn, you will have saved your soul. - Author: L.M. Fields
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#10. But a yogi never forgets that health must begin with the body. Your body is the child of the soul. You must nourish and train your child. Physical health is not a commodity to be bargained for. Nor can it be swallowed in the form of drugs and pills. It has to be earned through sweat. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#11. good data organized effectively was the most important commodity for any analyst. - Author: Tom Clancy
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#12. Bombay is a city where gossip is treated as a commodity. - Author: Tahir Shah
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#13. We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. ~Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac - Author: Aldo Leopold
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#14. Patience is a crucial but rare investment commodity. - Author: David Dreman
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#15. I didn't like the name 'personal shopper.' That makes it sound like too much of a commodity and not personal enough. - Author: Mickey Drexler
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#16. She 'didn't care much for reading', she said. Books were just a commodity that had to be produced, like jam or bootlaces. - Author: George Orwell
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#17. Money is the representative of a certain quantity of corn or other commodity. It is so much warmth, so much bread. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#18. Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give. - Author: Steve Goodier
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#19. How could you not want to draw breath one more day? How could your own life be such a cheap commodity? But then I started to understand: when your existence is hell, death must be heaven. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#20. There are lots of parts of filmmaking that I don't like. At the end of the day, especially on features, the film turns into a commodity. You have to play this entirely new game I'm very uncomfortable with. - Author: Taika Waititi
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#21. An encounter with generosity can remind us that life always overflows our attempts to reduce it to a commodity or a transaction - because it is a gift. - Author: Makoto Fuijmura
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#22. Sincerity is one of those rare human qualities that feels a bit like discovering a lost treasure. It is a rare commodity but once found, it absolutely priceless. That was Callum, pretty much in a nutshell. - Author: Fisher Amelie
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#23. Time is the only commodity in life that cannot be bought, sold, borrowed, given out as a gift and it cannot be inherited. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#24. Writers in a profit making economy are an exploitable commodity whose works are products to be marketed, and are so judged and handled. - Author: Tillie Olsen
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#25. To me, money is a commodity that a person must have to function, not a goal in itself. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#26. You know, art is very emotional business. But mostly it becomes not emotional, the fabric of commodity. It becomes business. It becomes so many different things. Because we forgot there was emotions involved. - Author: Marina Abramovic
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#27. Talent, just like gold or any other precious commodity is subject to the same demand & supply economics - Author: Gyan Nagpal
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#28. I didn't want to make 'high' art, I had no interest in using paint, I wanted to find something that anyone could relate to without knowing about contemporary art. I wasn't thinking in terms of precious prints or archival quality; I didn't want the work to seem like a commodity. - Author: Cindy Sherman
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#29. I wish Americans thought more like Europeans when it comes to money and work. They take time off, they do what they love. We think work is the most valued commodity. Really the most valued commodity is time. - Author: Bryan Cranston
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#30. There are those who write because they believe they have something so marvelous that it will make them famous and wealthy, a lauded commodity who will be invited to a lifetime of cocktail parties. - Author: Edward P. Jones
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#31. We don't know what energy is, any more than we know what information is, but as a now robust scientific concept we can describe it in precise mathematical terms, and as a commodity we can measure, market, regulate and tax it. - Author: Hans Christian Von Baeyer
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#32. Attention is a precious commodity. - Author: Brian Solis
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#33. It all goes back to this idea of ownership again. Once I published that book and my words became a commodity, something broke between us. - Author: Lily King
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#34. There is a physical relation between physical things. But it is different with commodities. - Author: Karl Marx
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#35. I wanted to know what it was like to lie next to a warm body, to feel close to someone sincere because sincerity is one of those rare human qualities that feels a bit like discovering a lost treasure. It is a rare commodity but once found, is absolutely priceless. - Author: Fisher Amelie
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#36. Time is the only commodity that matters. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#37. I have long accepted that an art fair is not a perfectly curated museum show. Instead, it's more like a brightly lit bazaar, where art is haggled over and handled like any other commodity. - Author: Elisabeth Von Thurn Und Taxis
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#38. Besides, what is the whole truth and nothing but the truth? The truth is not a finite commodity that can be contained within identifiable borders. The truth is messy, riotous, overrunning everything. You can never know the whole truth of anything. And if you could, you would wish you didn't. - Author: Laura Lippman
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#39. The '60s are presented to kids today as a commodity. - Author: Bernadine Dohrn
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#40. Gold is a commodity; over the long run, as we look back, it has not been a good investment. You can't look at the intrinsic value of gold as you can a business. Gold doesn't give you cash flow, and, at the end of the day, cash flow is what is important. Gold doesn't give you dividends. - Author: Michael Lee-Chin
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#41. The American public believes that health care is a right and not a commodity. - Author: Michael Moore
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#42. A barbarian who could not write a sentence of grammar and hardly could spell his own name ... One of our tribe of great men who turn disease to commodity ... he craves the sympathy for sickness as a portion of his glory. - Author: John Quincy Adams
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#43. And loyalty is a valued commodity. It can be sold ... not bought, but sold. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#44. When there is a world scarcity of any commodity, whether it's food or free speech, then the whole world must go on rations in order that eventually the whole world may have it again in plenty. - Author: Jan Struther
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#45. The circulation of commodities is the original precondition of the circulation of money. - Author: Karl Marx
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#46. Your health is the most important commodity that you have. Without it, everything will fall apart - relationships, financial wellbeing, career, school, and so on. It is very important to take good care of yourself. - Author: John Rogers
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#47. The nowadays ruling that no word is unprintable has, I think, done nothing whatever for beautiful letters ... Obscenity is too valuable a commodity to chuck around all over the place; it should be taken out of the safe on special occasions only. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#48. The most common commodity in this country is unrealized potential. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#49. Faith in people is an essential quality of an influencer when working with others, yet it is a scarce commodity today. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#50. Hope is an expensive commodity. It makes better sense to be prepared. - Author: Thucydides
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#51. A versatile commodity, death; except for those suffering it. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#52. No other commodity enjoys as much universal acceptability and marketability as gold. - Author: Hans F. Sennholz
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#53. I grew up a really nerdy kid. I read science fiction and fantasy voraciously, for the first 16 years of my life. I read a lot of classic Cold War science fiction, which is much of the best science fiction, so I speak the language well, which is a commodity that's not easy to come by in Hollywood. - Author: Jon Spaihts
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#54. The bandleader is a musician trying to sell a mass commodity; and in order to do so successfully he must accommodate himself to mass standards. Unless he can do this comfortably, sooner or later he is sunk. - Author: Artie Shaw
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#55. What chaos is left in modern society is a precious commodity. - Author: Tom DeMarco
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#56. Love is a dangerous commodity-fraught with peril, - Author: Robert Indiana
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#57. Every time I see a girl, I search for that innocence that she lost while growing up, under the burden of being a 'Commodity' and pressure of 'Community - Author: Rishiraj Sen
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#58. The demand for commodities is not the demand for labor. - Author: John Stuart Mill
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#59. We all have the same amount of time allotted to us each week: 10,080 minutes. No more, no less. We have the responsibility to choose how we spend those minutes. In reality, every passing minute is a moment we'll never get back. Without question, time is our most precious and elusive commodity. - Author: Rodney Gage
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#60. How I long for more time ... but time is a commodity even my vast fortune cannot afford. - Author: Dan Brown
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#61. The place of the worst barbarism is that modern forest that makes use of us, this forest of chimneys and bayonets, machines and weapons, of strange inanimate beasts that feed on human flesh. - Author: Amadeo Bordiga
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#62. Gold was not selected arbitrarily by governments to be the monetary standard. Gold had developed for many centuries on the free market as the best money; as the commodity providing the most stable and desirable monetary medium. - Author: Murray Rothbard
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#63. And the continual non-up-turnance of so valuable a commodity as a giant squid - the thought of getting their alembics on which made the city's alchemists whine like dogs - was provoking more and more interest from London's repo-men and -women. - Author: China Mieville
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#64. Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump. - Author: Christopher Morley
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#65. Manufacture, don't just trade. There is money in manufacturing even though it is capital intensive. To achieve a big breakthrough, I had to start manufacturing the same product I was trading on; which is commodities. - Author: Aliko Dangote
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#66. It is an anomaly that information, the one thing most necessary to our survival as choosers of our own way, should be a commodity subject to the same merchandising rules as chewing gum. - Author: A.J. Liebling
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#67. Modern man is alienated from himself, from his fellow men, and from nature. He has been transformed into a commodity, experiences his life forces as an investment which must bring him the maximum profit obtainable under existing market conditions. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#68. Photography has saturated us as spectators from its inception amidst a mingling of laboratorial pursuits and magic acts to its current status as propagator of convention, cultural commodity, and global hobby. - Author: Barbara Kruger
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#69. Freedom has become a commodity whose availability, paradoxically, keeps society in check. The threat of its loss seems to enable us to tolerate its imposition. - Author: Andrzej Stasiuk
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#70. If the Fed ceases hiking, against the backdrop of still rising commodity prices, then the Australian dollar will have few reasons for resisting any topside advances. - Author: Craig Ferguson
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#71. My client loved risk. Risk, I had learned, was a commodity in itself. Risk could be canned and sold like tomatoes. - Author: Michael Lewis
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#72. I had it drummed into me from an early age that personalizing everything was not a good thing. Besides, I don't think that kind of commodity-driven system makes for the most productive architecture. - Author: James Polshek
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#73. The production of fuel from basic food commodities is, in fact, unjustifiable. - Author: Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva
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#74. The natural price, therefore, is, as it were, the central price, to which the prices of all commodities are continually gravitating. - Author: Adam Smith
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#75. When you live your life knowing the mission and calling and voice of God in your soul and you know where that compass is driving you forward, you will become a rare commodity in a world searching for direction. - Author: Erwin McManus
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#76. It is against stupidity in every shape and form that we have to wage our eternal battle. But how can we wonder at the want of sense on the part of those who have had no advantages, when we see such plentiful absence of that commodity on the part of those who have had all the advantages? - Author: William Booth
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#77. Looting is a natural response to the unnatural and inhuman society of commodity abundance. It instantly undermines the commodity as such, and it also exposes what the commodity ultimately implies: the army, the police and the other specialized detachments of the state's monopoly of armed violence. - Author: Guy Debord
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#78. Music is not a commodity, it's a resource. - Author: Michelle Shocked
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#79. For those of us who have been diagnosed with cancer, time is a precious commodity. The time and distance from the scientist's lab bench to the patient's bedside must be shortened. - Author: Larry Lucchino
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#80. Sometimes, instead of purchasing a commodity out and out, people want to buy only the use of it, for a longer or shorter period. The price paid for such temporary use is commonly called hire. - Author: John Buchanan Robinson
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#81. Trust had become a commodity that few could afford. - Author: Kimberly Derting
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#82. The ugliest spectacle is that of artists selling themselves. Art as a commodity is an ugly idea ... The artist as businessman is uglier than the businessman as artist. - Author: Ad Reinhardt
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#83. A good marriage is not "made in heaven," but on earth. Love is a fragile commodity which needs to be cultivated and nourished constantly. - Author: Billy Graham
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#84. Time is the only commodity that is irreplaceable: invest it, share it, spend it...but never waste it. - Author: Tracy Sherwood
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#85. That's just the way this business works. You're a reliable commodity. - Author: Christy Romano
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#86. After the shooting of John Lennon and the early death of so many great stars and the utter naked venal mercantile marketing of pop music and rock music, I don't think anyone really believes that music is anything more than another commodity. - Author: Stephen Fry
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#87. Unlike information, it cannot be dispensed via blogs and Internet chatter. Since we are drowning in an ocean of information, the most precious commodity in modern society is wisdom. Without wisdom and insight, we are left to drift aimlessly and without purpose - Author: Anonymous
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#88. When love is a commodity, you wonder why anyone's giving it away for free. Or what the hidden costs might be. - Author: Pico Iyer
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#89. When knowledge no longer becomes the commodity of the few, but in a sense becomes equalized by everyone having access, you lose some aspect of Jewish particularity, or at least a Jewish particularity that is fundamental to the construct of Jews as people of the book, which was always interesting. - Author: Joshua Cohen
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#90. Rampant inflation is just as hard to live with as the devaluation of commodities. - Author: David Harvey
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#91. Equity is compromised due to the privatisation of education. Education has become a commodity. Those who can afford to buy it, buy it, and those who can sell it make money out of it - Author: Kailash Satyarthi
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#92. If the gains from trade in commodities are substantial, they are small compared to trade in ideas - Author: David Landes
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#93. The art of marketing is largely the art of brand building. When something is not a brand, it will be probably be viewed as a commodity. - Author: Philip Kotler
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#94. The English were fascinated with the Italian people and their amazing Epicurean culture. Italian poetry, painting, pornography, music, drama, fashion, wine, women, cheese, anything Italiano was a premium commodity in London during Shakespeare's day. - Author: Mark Lamonica
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#95. It is said that the American vocabulary has declined by half in the past few decades. It's a tragic instance of desertification following upon monocultural commodity production, the clear-cutting of written and spoken English. - Author: Stephanie Mills
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#96. The utility, or intrinsic value of gold as a commodity is now considerably less than in the past; its monetary status has become extraordinarily ambiguous; and its future is highly uncertain. - Author: Benjamin Graham
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#97. Until you raise the bar on yourself people will treat you as a commodity - Author: Bernard Kelvin Clive
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#98. The most useful man in the most useful world, so long as only commodity was served, would remain unsatisfied. But, as fast as he sees beauty, life acquires a very high value. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#99. People who build their own home tend to be very courageous. These people are curious about life. They're thinking about what it means to live in a house, rather than just buying a commodity and making it work. - Author: Tom Kundig
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#100. Time isn't a commodity, something you pass around like cake. Time is the substance of life. When anyone asks you to give your time, they're really asking for a chunk of your life. - Author: Antoinette Bosco
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