People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my time. It never occurs to them that if they're asking for it and another thousand people are asking, I don't have 1,000 five minutes to give.
A stock certificate is not a tool, like a shovel, or a commodity, like a pound of cheese. What we sell a customer is not a share in a business, but a view of the Elysian Fields. A financier is a creative artist. Our function is to stimulate the imagination. We are poets!
The real fight is about what should be in the marketplace and what should not. Should education be a marketable commodity? Should healthcare?
Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies.
Truth is life's most precious commodity.
The novel is the first art form that is an honest-to-god commodity. That's what makes it different from both high art and folk art.
The '60s are presented to kids today as a commodity.
I try to factor solitude into my life because more and more, that's becoming a very precious and rare commodity.
You see I don't like to be really too commercial about things but in this business you've just got to be commercial otherwise the films don't make money and you don't make films and as a long as a commodity is selling it's silly to kill it dead.
I don't think coolness used to be such a commodity among adults. And now it is.
Good nature is the cheapest commodity in the world, and love is the only thing that will pay ten percent, to borrower and lender both.
Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.
Words are a commodity in which there is never any slump.
Humor is probably the most significant characteristics of the human mind. Far more significant than reason. In fact, reason is actually a very cheap commodity.
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