A primitive artist is an amateur whose work sells.
"Nothing sells tombstones like a Girl Scout in uniform."jacob m. appel
It's nice to have a game that sells a million copies.john d. carmack
Simplicity is a great virtue but it requires hard work to achieve it and education to appreciate it. And to make matters worse: complexity sells better.edsger w. dijkstra
I mean, there's always somebody in somebody's administration who jumps out early, sells a book, and goes after the guy who hired him, ... I don't know if that's good. It may be good business; it's not good politics.bob dole
Profit can only arise upon alienation, i.e. in the act of exchange, when the seller sells more dearly than he has bought.roll, eric, baron roll of ipsden
The junk merchant doesn't sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to his product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise. He degrades and simplifies the client.William S. Burroughs
A man who sells his conscience for his interest will sell it for his pleasure. A man who will betray his country will betray his friend.Maria Edgeworth
First one gets works of art, then criticism of them, then criticism of the criticism, and, finally, a book on The Literary Situation , a book which tells you all about writers, critics, publishing, paperbacked books, the tendencies of the (literary) time, what sells and how much, what writers wear and drink and want, what their wives wear and drink and want, and so on.Randall Jarrell
We classify ourselves into vocations, each of which either wields some particular tool, or sells it, or repairs it, or sharpens it, or dispenses advice on how to do so; by such division of labors we avoid responsibility for the misuse of any tool save our own. But there is one vocation philosophy which knows that all men, by what they think about and wish for, in effect wield all tools. It knows that men thus determine, by their manner of thinking and wishing, whether it is worthwhile to wield any.aldo leopold
Your church is a whore: she sells her favors to the rich.jean-paul sartre
“Whoever steals a man and sells him, and anyone found in possession of him, shall be put to death."
She sells sea-shells on the sea-shore; The shells she sells are sea-shells I'm sure.
You may swell every expense, accumulate every assistance you can buy or borrow, traffic and barter with every little pitiful German prince that sells and sends his subjects to the shambles of a foreign prince:;; your efforts are forever vain and impotent. William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham]], in George Bancroft History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 9 , Little, Brown, 1875, p.477
When one looks into the window of a store which sells devotional art objects, one can't help wishing the iconoclasts had won.wystan hugh auden