Top 74 Paid Quotes

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“Poets are born, not paid.”

― Addison Mizner

“For hostile word let hostile word be paid.”

― Aeschylus

“There are probably a few library fines I haven’t paid yet, but I’m a pretty clean-cut guy overall.”

― Al Yankovic

“I am paid to play, and the coaches are paid to plan, and that is what they have to do.”

― Alun Wyn Jones

“I personally tend to be drawn to stories that aren’t paid much attention to, or stories that aren’t on people’s radar.”

― Anderson Cooper

“Pleasure that isn’t paid for is as insipid as everything else that’s free.”

― Anita Loos

“I paid my dues; I certainly did.”

― Aretha Franklin

“All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.”

― Aristotle

“People have paid for content. They always have.”

― Barry Diller

“Wars are not paid for in wartime, the bill comes later.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“The cost of justice can be justly paid only by the invader.”

― Benjamin Tucker

“In 2003, GlaxoSmithKline paid $88 million in civil fines for overcharging Medicaid for its anti-depressant Paxil.”

― Bernie Sanders

“I get paid to work; I don’t pay to work.”

― Carmen Kass

“Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.”

― Casey Stengel

“The telecom industry pretends like it’s not getting paid.”

― Chad Hurley

“Far too many businesses have been all too eager to lobby for maintaining and increasing subsidies and mandates paid by taxpayers and consumers.”

― Charles Koch

“On the one hand, I’m grateful to be hired and thrilled to be paid.”

― Christopher Durang

“I never expected it, but I’ve gotten paid a lot to do what I love. There are no complaints.”

― Chuck Liddell

“I knew I wanted to write professionally and get paid.”

― Courtney A. Kemp

“Everyone who appears in a scene gets paid.”

― Denis Norden

“Directors should be paid for promising impossible things.”

― Diego Luna

“Economics has paid a terrible price for its dalliances with the Keynesian and neoclassical theories.”

― Edmund Phelps

“As U.S. citizens, Puerto Rico has paid their part.”

― Fat Joe

“Teachers need to be paid like professionals.”

― Geoffrey Canada

“I was paid to be cheeky and people clapped me for it.”

― George Cole

“I went to prison, I paid my bill.”

― George Michael

“I should be paid to be a spokesman for Ford Transit.”

― Guy Martin

“We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.”

― Henry David Thoreau

“Poorly paid labor is inefficient labor, the world over.”

― Henry George

“Female television viewers paid attention to Catherine Gale.”

― Honor Blackman

“It’s always nice to be paid to be in Las Vegas.”

― Iliza Shlesinger

“I get to do what I want. And I get paid millions of dollars to do it.”

― Jake Paul

“Countries are effectively paid deference in direct and indirect ways if they’re huge oil suppliers.”

― James Woolsey

“I’ve always showed up. If I got paid.”

― Jerry Lee Lewis

“What I’m most proud of is that I paid off all the debts of my household.”

― Ji Chang-wook

“Artists have to be represented properly and paid properly.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“Americans count on the guaranteed benefits they paid for under Medicare.”

― John B. Larson

“Almost everything I’ve been paid to do was something that was largely self-taught.”

― John Knoll

“Before 1972, no actors got residuals. They just got paid. No residuals.”

― John Ratzenberger

“I’m an entertainer, and I’m paid as an entertainer.”

― Judy Sheindlin

“I get paid to not laugh.”

― Julia Barr

“I followed my instincts; I followed my intuition, and it paid off.”

― Kangana Ranaut

“I don’t know what’s better gettin’ laid or gettin’ paid.”

― Kanye West

“I get paid to make out with the hunks!”

― Kelly Ripa

“One of my most popular songs, ‘Satellites,’ I paid $300 for that beat on SoundClick.”

― Kevin Gates

“I’ve paid my dues in the classical trenches.”

― Laila Robins

“Congress has a responsibility to review research paid for by hard-working American taxpayers.”

― Lamar S. Smith

“If you’re a model, you’re paid to be a muse.”

― Lindsey Wixson

“I do get my pizzas paid for by Linux indirectly.”

― Linus Torvalds

“I’ve invested a couple million into touring, and that’s paid off.”

― Logic

“I firmly believe artists should be paid for what they create.”

― Mark Hoppus

“I haven’t paid for anything since I became famous.”

― Melissa de la Cruz

“I didn’t get paid to go to Kansas State.”

― Michael Beasley

“I paid too heavy a price for perestroika.”

― Mikhail Gorbachev

“We had an era where we wasn’t getting paid, before the ‘Versace’ and all that.”

― Offset

“Ridicule is the tribute paid to the genius by the mediocrities.”

― Oscar Wilde

“I was so flattered to be asked to be in the movies – the idea of being paid to act was heady stuff.”

― Piper Laurie

“I didn’t get paid. I didn’t even care that I didn’t get paid.”

― Ray Conniff

“Trump has moved campaigns into a post-advertising era with a total reversal of spend from paid to earned media.”

― Richard Edelman

“So why don’t nurses do home visits to Americans with acute conditions? Hospitals aren’t paid for it.”

― Robert Reich

“There’s no praise or acknowledgment paid to women who raise the babies.”

― Sharon Gless

“We get paid to do this work, and fellow senators need to do their jobs.”

― Sherrod Brown

“And if I don’t sing, I don’t get paid.”

― Sondra Radvanovsky

“I deserve to be paid the same as men.”

― Stacey Dooley

“We all get paid very, very well, and we have responsibilities.”

― Taylor Hackford

“Obamacare is a great idea that can’t be paid for.”

― Thom Tillis

“I paid $1.9 billion in taxes in my lifetime.”

― Thomas Peterffy

“Historically, Congress hasn’t paid much attention to the confines the Constitution establishes.”

― Tim Griffin

“We tournament golfers are much overrated. We get paid to much.”

― Tom Watson

“I think I’ve paid my dues. I’ve really put in a lot of time on set.”

― Victoria Pratt

“My first film was Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Company.’ I was paid Rs 3 lakhs for it.”

― Vivek Oberoi

“I have a scheme for stopping war. It’s this – no nation is allowed to enter a war till they have paid for the last one.”

― Will Rogers

“Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.”

― William Inge

“I’m a New Yorker; I’ve paid my dues.”

― Zoe Kravitz
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