Quotes of goods

  1. Almost all of our relationships begin and most of them continue as forms of mutual exploitation, a mental or physical barter, to be terminated when one or both parties run out of goods – W. H. Auden
  2. The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated; distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages. – Charles Babbage
  3. After all, an overvalued dollar gives us the ability to buy foreign goods at lower prices. And the existing volume of exports brings more yen and euros than they would if the dollar were more competitive. – Martin Feldstein
  4. There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible. – Henry Ford
  5. We are come for your good, for all your goods – King George II
  6. The bodies lay on the ground like damaged goods from a warehouse. – Peter Goldman
  7. Life yields only to the conqueror. Never accept what can be gained by giving in. You will be living off stolen goods and your muscles will atrophy. – Dag Hammarskjold
  8. This avidity alone, of acquiring goods and possessions for ourselves and our nearest friends, is insatiable, perpetual, universal, and directly destructive of society. – David Hume
  9. The decadent international but individualistic capitalism in the hands of which we found ourselves after the war is not a success. It is not intelligent. It is not beautiful. It is not just. It is not virtuous. And it doesn't deliver the goods – John Maynard Keynes
  10. Local economies are suffering as people spend more on fuel and less on consumer goods and travel. – Dan Lipinski
  11. Occasionally we have to interpret an international treaty- one, perhaps, affecting airlines and liability for injury to passengers or damage to goods Then, of course, we have to look to the precedents of other member nations in resolving issues. – Sandra Day O'Connor
  12. We must find new lands from which we can easily obtain raw materials and at the same time exploit the cheap slave labor that is available from the natives of the colonies. The colonies would also provide a dumping ground for the surplus goods produced in our factories. – Cecil Rhodes
  13. The duty of responsibility placed on any MP is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed and I for one don't believe the Conservative Party would abuse that trust by selecting someone who did not have the goods to do the job, just for the sake of media coverage. – Adam Rickitt
  14. That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living. – Charles E. Wilson

Usage examples for goods

  1. On the north side of the bridge stood a long goods train, apparently waiting the signal to proceed. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  2. " I sold him a pretty stiff bill of goods this morning. – The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  3. See here, Clark, this is straight goods is it? – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  4. So I said " I am afraid you will half to think so then but maybe you won't think I am so crazy when I show you the goods – The Real Dope by Ring Lardner
  5. And the worst of it was, I couldn't deny that she had the goods on me. – The House of Torchy by Sewell Ford
  6. But the goods are not mine. – The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore
  7. I've lost all my goods and I can't get more. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  8. Ladies don't care for hummin' and whistlin' when they're buyin' goods – The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys by Gulielma Zollinger
  9. My affection, my company, are chief goods with you. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  10. The very day after the Torch's last visit, the men of Kanele, headed by Maru and young Kahili, had come over in their canoes and demanded the goods they had received from the white men. – White Fire by John Oxenham
  11. When she arrived she did not know what was the extent of her riches in this world's goods nor, in truth, had she at once the courage to ask questions on the subject. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  12. I do; he's got the goods in his face, handsome or not. – The Brown Study by Grace S. Richmond
  13. Couldn't you make one of the girls say something about Willie having the goods in that line? – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  14. In the highest class, I replied,- among those goods which he who would be happy desires both for their own sake and for the sake of their results. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  15. Has he bought the goods – Pitman's Commercial Spanish Grammar (2nd ed.) by C. A. Toledano
  16. There were many men and women taken, and store of goods as mantles and skins, as well in the first town, as in another, which stood in a field half a league from thence in sight of it; whither the horsemen ran. – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  17. Nothing had been loaded on the canoe, as Mr. Streeter wanted to be sure that Dick could stay in it, before he filled it with goods that water might harm. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  18. How are we to carry our goods to the empty markets of which I have spoken if we have not the ships? – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. They crossed a square covered with goods of all kinds. – The Treasure of the Incas by G. A. Henty
  20. He picked up a pen, but put it down when he found his hand shook, and told the clerk to charge the goods – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss

Rhymes for goods