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Mass democracy, mass morality and the mass media thrive independently of the individual, who joins them only at the cost of at least a partial perversion of his instincts and insights. He pays for his social ease with what used to be called his soul his discriminations, his uniqueness, his psychic energy, his self.

Alfred Alvarez

A price is something you get. A cost is something you lose.

Lois McMaster Bujold

You build on cost and you borrow on value.

Paul Reichmann

We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be.

Winston Churchill

When people decide to drive their cars, they pay the private cost, but they are not made to pay the cost of the pollution they're causing.

Mark McLeod

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

John Quincy Adams

Energetic action on debt would make a radical difference to the prospects of many of the poorest countries in the world, at no practical cost to creditor countries.

Kenneth Clarke

Heterosexuality has been forcibly and subliminally imposed on women. Yet everywhere women have resisted it, often at the cost of physical torture, imprisonment, psychosurgery, social ostracism, and extreme poverty.

Adrienne Rich

What man actually needs is not a tensionless state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him. What he needs is not the discharge of tension at any cost, but the call of a potential meaning waiting to be fulfilled by him.

Victor Frankl

Profits might also increase, because improvements might take place in agriculture, or in the implements of husbandry, which would augment the produce with the same cost of production.

David Ricardo

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

Hannah More

You must be willing to protect yourself and what you cherish, no matter what the cost.

Christopher Paolini

Net neutrality is not about being neutral, it is about companies that benefit from selling video on the Internet and their potential advertisers looking to have the cost of the bandwidth they use paid by the consumer

Bill McCloskey

Social Security's future has gotten worse, and each year we delay reform adds to the cost we are pushing off onto our children.

John Goodman

As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.

Stephen Harper

Men of England! who inherit Rights that cost your sires their blood.

Thomas Campbell

Just as war is freedom's cost, disagreement is freedom's privilege.

Bill Clinton

True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.

Arthur Ashe

Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them - the cost has gone up. The picture may or may not get better, but definitely, it gets more cumbersome.

Don Bluth

Practically everyone now bemoans Western man's sense of alienation, lack of community, and inability to find ways of organizing society for human ends. We have reached the end of the road that is built on the set of traits held out for male identityadvance at any cost, pay any price, drive out all competitors, and kill them if necessary.

Jean Baker Miller

How is the human race going to survive now that the cost of living has gone up two dollars a quart?

W. C. Fields

There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.

Franklin P. Adams

I like best the wine drunk at the cost of others.

Diogenes the Cynic

Loving can cost a lot but not loving always costs more, and those who fear to love often find that want of love is an emptiness that robs the joy from life.

Merle Shain

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