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#commodity

Read through the most famous quotes by topic #commodity




Television was supposed to be a national park. Instead it has become a money machine. It's a commodity now, just like pork bellies.


Fred W. Friendly


#bellies #commodity #instead #just #like

Well-building hat three conditions. Commodity, firmness, and delight.


Henry Wotton


#conditions #delight #firmness #hat #three

Because the chief commodity a writer has to sell is his courage. And if he has none, he is more than a coward. He is a sellout and a fink and a heretic, because writing is a holy chore.


Harlan Ellison


#courage #writers #courage

The loss of quality that is so evident at every level of spectacular language, from the objects it glorifies to the behavior it regulates, stems from the basic nature of a production system that shuns reality. The commodity form reduces everything to quantitative equivalence. The quantitative is what it develops, and it can develop only within the quantitative.


Guy Debord


#commodity-production #culture #modernity #the-last-man #nature

To give money to a woman - and here I must speak as a man - is to deny her special quality, her irreplaceability, and reduce her unique amiability to a commodity. Money takes away her name, while transforming her lover into a nameless customer of a market of appetites.


James Buchan


#away #commodity #customer #deny #give

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.


Leslie Fiedler


#art form #both #commodity #different #first

The art market was very different before the mid-1980s: then, art was all about passion, whereas now it's become a commodity.


Adam Clayton


#art #become #before #commodity #different

Truth is life's most precious commodity.


Edwin Louis Cole


#life #most #precious #truth #truth is

First off, the crude oil market, unlike every other commodity in America, is virtually unregulated.


Peter DeFazio


#commodity #crude #crude oil #every #first

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.


Peter Cushing


#business #commercial #commodity #dead #films






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