The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Truth often sacrificed for the sake of stability and peace.
Just like freedom, Truth is not cheap. Yet both are worth more than all the gold in the world. But what is freedom, if there is no truth? And what is truth, if there is no freedom? Both are worth fighting for — because one without the other would be hell.
The cost of success is the energy necessary to achieve what you want, be this mental or physical effort.
Sometimes I wonder if the cost of my dream is less about the efforts to achieve it and more about disappointment I’ll experience if it doesn’t happen. But then I remember that the nature of a dream is such that it is worth dreaming even if it never comes true.
The major cost in life is the time wasted that can't possibly ever be replaced.
Time on the surface doesn't seem to cost anything, where in fact time costs a lifetime.
Life is nothing more than moments in time. To achieve greatness, you have to give up those moments. You have to give your life to your goal.
Most of the important things in life I learned online, at work, from experience, or by talking to people. A real education barely costs anything but time and effort and sometimes heartache.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Device makers, especially consumer-focused ones, have been the Achilles' heel of IoT security. These vendors have often viewed proper security implementations as extra cost, complexity, and time-to-market burdens with an unclear payoff.
It simply is not cost affective to cover stories from independent sources.
In 2012, a hamburger cost Amtrak $16.15, with riders paying $9.50. This means that we, the taxpayers, are forced to pick up the tab for the remaining $6.65 through subsidies provided to Amtrak.
The Obama administration sought to appease the Iranians at any and all cost.
Raise your auto and home deductibles to $1,000 or more, and your premium cost falls at least 10 percent.
The fashion of the world is to avoid cost, and you encounter it.
In 1993, I chased Cuban and Spanish drag trawlers off the Grand Banks off of Newfoundland. And it cost them $35 million in losses.
The extraction of oil, coal and minerals brought, and still brings, a cost to the environment.
The cost of Colonel Gaddafi's rule on Libyan society is incalculable.
Compliments cost nothing, yet many pay dear for them.