Expense Related Quotes
But principles defended at the expense of pragmatic application is the business of priests.
I compulsively reach for perfection in music, often at the expense of everything else in my life.
Like all religious people, Christians repress, remember, and retell their core stories selectively. They emphasize this episode at the expense of that episode, in keeping with their own biases and the preoccupations of their times.
Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing everyone a disservice by perpetuating the idea that beautiful is better than plain, because having done everything just about that you can do, sparing no expense, and not effort, to become better looking, I know that only so much can be done.
“What stood out for me, and I think for everybody, was the fuel expense. It was expected to be higher but was much higher than I was looking for. The second thing that was unusually high in my opinion was sales and marketing expense.”
Business chief executive officers and their boards succumb to the pressures of the financial markets and their fears of takeovers and pour out their energies to produce quarterly earnings - at the expense of building their companies for the long term.