Getting toxic lead out of gasoline, the oil industry shouted, would cost a dollar a gallon. It turned out to cost just a penny a gallon to protect hundreds of thousands of kids from lead-induced brain damage.
When we do deals, it's not, 'Ah, it's a million bucks, who cares?' The penny means something.
A penny will not buy a penny postcard or a penny whistle or a single piece of penny candy. It will not even, if you're managing the U.S. Mint, buy a penny.
A penny saved is two pence clear.
One of the anomalies of digital journalism is a lack of clarity between high and low. That's the historic distinction in publishing, mass from class, the vulgar from the refined, tabloid from broadsheet, the penny press from papers costing a nickel.
I absolutely intend to return every penny given to me by my Democratic colleagues and Democratic leaders.
A penny saved is a penny earned.
I told the Inland Revenue I didn't owe them a penny because I lived near the seaside.
Of course, neither David or myself ever saw a penny from them; it was the early days of merchandising.
Mike Tyson has been given every penny he has coming.
I'm careful to pay every single penny on my taxes. I don't have any money offshore.
I wore No. 25 in college, so naturally when I arrived in Orlando, I wanted that number, but Nick Anderson had it. I decided to go with No. 1 because of my name, Penny.
Tough times call for tough choices and pinching every penny.
Eastern Washington families and businesses should be able to deduct every penny of state and local sales tax they pay throughout the year from their federal tax bill, especially when people in most states are deducting their state income taxes.
I've never had a penny through oil deals and no one has produced a shred of evidence that I have.
'Penny Dreadful' is so realistic. The tonality is so earthy and so real that I actually believe it is in the realm of possibility for all these extra species to exist among us.