I was an empty shell. Like a vacant house--condemned--for months I'd been utterly uninhabitable. Now I was a little improved. The front room was in better repair. But that was all--just the one small piece. He deserved better than that--better than a one-room, falling-down fixer-upper. No amount of investment on his part could put me back in working order.
So I buy it. The most perfect little cardigan in the world. People will call me the Girl in the Gray Cardigan. IÆll be able to live in it. Really, itÆs an investment.
Invest in the human family. Invest in people. Build a little community of those you love and who love you.
To be someone's best friend requires a minimum investment of time. More than that, though, it takes emotional energy. Caring about someone deeply is exhausting.
You can forgive a young cunt anything. A young cunt doesn't have to have brains. They're better without brains. But an old cunt, even if she's brilliant, even if she's the most charming woman in the world, nothing makes any difference. A young cunt is an investment; an old cunt is a dead loss. All they can do for you is buy you things. But that doesn't put meat on their arms or juice between their legs.
It's not what corruption costs in terms of bribes paid or money taken out of the country. It is really the opportunity cost that hurts the country the most in terms of lost infrastructure and investment. Many of our clients, major international companies, just won't come into the country because they do not trust the rules of the game. That's the real cost. Some people have just written the place off.
The 1993 Social Security tax penalizes seniors who have planned for their retirement through savings, investment and hard work. That's wrong, and that's why the double tax on Social Security must end.
I think that, globally, investment banking is going to be a huge opportunity for the business. We're just seeing a huge amount of activity, and I think that falls right into benefiting the large brokerage firms.
doesn't accomplish what the company needs to do long-term in order to be a global player in investment banking.
We have decided to add investments in a number of areas, and they do add up. Investment today will drive future success.
A minority investment, even though it be as low as ten or twenty per cent, usually constitutes a dominating influence if held by a single interest, for in most cases the majority of the shares will be owned in small blocks by thousands of investors who never combine for a definite, practical purpose.
What is really frightening is that people don't know where everything is. Many women don't have a clue where a lot of the investments are or even who their life insurance agent is. They may have paid all the household bills and wrote the checks each month, but they didn't deal with the big-picture stuff. That's very traditional.
In Africa today, we recognise that trade and investment, and not aid, are pillars of development.
Invest in the business you know, not the business you hope to know.
Investing in a startup community bank can be a very good investment if you are patient, because the pay off is years away.
I don't know why you would want to control the investment markets so much. The developer makes their money, and an end user ends up there anyway.
What we have seen over time is a gradual pickup in underlying growth momentum. The strength we were seeing earlier in the year in the export side has started to spill over to investment.
I'm sure they will be reviewing their portfolios. Most of them are in dollar-denominated assets. They'll want to see how vulnerable it is to the U. S. Congress. It'll be more difficult to finalize an investment proposal that involves an American bank or an American asset.
We are going to strengthen relations with state oil companies ... We are going to guarantee that partners have all the right to recover their investment.
When I started with the NFL, I had the means to start investing. I started off with bonds until I got comfortable. Angela takes more risks than I do. Hers are mostly individual stocks mine are mostly mutual funds.
That difference of roughly 1.5 percentage points is enough to generate 150 in interest income that you'd otherwise leave on the table with a 10,000 investment.
While we understand the owner's right to make a fair return on its investment, we urge that the planning board seek a way that 4Bs can do so without demolishing a Sands Point architectural treasure.
The four executives arranged a complex scheme to cook the books at AIG. The scheme was designed to mislead analysts and the investing public.
Our entry-level box starts at about 10,000, so smaller resellers who prefer not to make that investment can resell the services being provided by another MSP of ours.
For us, this is a great time to invest. The number of recreational cyclists has never been higher. For me, it all points upward -- that we are on the upswing of growth.
Calendar 2006 will be a year of investment ahead of revenues. Our resources will be focused on next-generation software and the global expansion of our online and mobile businesses.
The quality of the investment appealed to them. It fitted their needs in so many ways. They flew over from Holland and we drove them from the airport, so they could see how close it was at first hand.
Their rate of growth is high. A lot about investing is getting in the market segments where the rate of growth is high.
All of this has occurred with an investment of approximately 1 percent in university resources an investment that is far less than our peers. I look forward to this opportunity to discuss the value which our department has added to our growing and vibrant university.
People were more interested in the phenomena than the art itself. This, combined with the growing interest in collecting art as an investment and the resultant boom in the art market, made it a difficult time for a young artist to remain sincere without becoming cynical.