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Pricing Quotes


Top 10 Pricing Quotes


No 1 (Best quote!)Pricing Quotes

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

- Warren Buffett (1930-), American share investor, pictured right.


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Roy H. Williams (1954- ), pictured right, the American management writer, says something similar:

The value of an item - in the mind of a consumer - is simply the difference between the anticipated price and the price on the tag.



No 2Pricing Quotes

Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever be the price one has to pay for it.

- William James (1842-1910), American psychologist and philosopher, pictured right.


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The American artist, James Whistler (1834-1903), pictured right, says something similar:

Poor lawyers, like poor paintings, are dear at any price


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Thomas (Tom) Paine (1737-1809), pictured right, the English philosopher, also comments:

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly,



No 3Pricing Quotes

Never will we sacrifice quality for an unreasonably low price.

- J.C. Penney (1875-1971), pictured right, co-founder of the American department store, J.C. Penney.



No 4Pricing Quotes

Customers will not pay literally a penny more than the true value of the product.

- Ron Johnson, chief executive of the American department store, J.C. Penney, pictured right.



No 5Pricing Quotes

Never knowingly undersold.

(motto of the British department store chain, the John Lewis Partnership)

- John Spedan Lewis (1885–1963), pictured right, ex-boss of the John Lewis Partnership.



No 6Pricing Quotes

Pile it high, sell it cheap.

- Jack Cohen (1898–1979), founder of the British supermarket, Tesco, pictured right.



No 7Pricing Quotes

Margin is king.

-Alan Sugar (1947- ), British businessman and presenter of Britain’s The Apprentice, pictured right.



No 8Pricing Quotes

I know the price of lettuce. You need to understand price and value. You buy the best lettuce you can at the best price you can.

- Alice Walton (1949- ), pictured right, the daughter of the founder of Wal Mart stores, Sam Walton.



No 9Pricing Quotes

The real price of everything...is the toil and trouble of acquiring it.

(from the 1776 book The Wealth of Nations)

- Adam Smith ,(1723-90), pictured right,  Scottish philosopher.



No 10Pricing Quotes

What we’re focusing on is the same thing we’ve always focused on: making the world’s best products…. Price is rarely the most important thing.

- Tim Cook (1960- ), Apple’s chief executive, pictured right.


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