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'What are they worth? Well, it's difficult to put a price on such extraordinary works of art. How much you got?'
The Emersons at Home
Tags:emerson, ralph waldo emerson, human soul, one thing in the world of value, value, valuation, valuation, valuations, active soul, active souls, poet, poets, practical, practical concern, practical concerns, impractical, practicality, home repair, home repairs, diy, do it yourself, head in the clouds, space cadet, excuse, excuses, manual labor, manual labour, husband, husbands, division of labor, division of labour, household, households, writer, writers, author, authors
'Shocked? You should be! After all those years of toil and loyal sacrifice, that's your net worth! Wake up, Fido! On Lesson Three, we'll offer tips on planning your financial future!'
"Some people say you can't put a price on a wife's twenty-seven years of loyalty and devotion. They're wrong."
Little Investment on the Praire
Tags:investment, investments, home price, home prices, skyrocket, skyrockets, skyrocketing, real estate, real estate market, real estate markets, home, homes, house, houses, children's book, children's books, children's literature, children's lit, value, home value, valuation, valuations, property price, property prices, asset, assets, net worth, accountant, accountants, accounting, family finance, family finances
"Dog...God. God...dog. Cat...tac."
'I would've preferred everything I touched turned to OIL.'
Tags:corporation, corporations, megacorporation, megacorporations, mega-corporation, mega-corporations, office building, office buildings, greed, greedy, greediness, wealthy, wealth, elite, elites, elitist, elitists, elitism, value, values, valuation, valuations, entitled, entitlement, bottom line, bottom lines
'But it must be valuable, it's got 'Made in China' stamped on the bottom!'
VHS at the Antiques Roadshow: 'I'm afraid the fact that you've 'got tons of blank tapes for it' doesn't make any difference.'
'You have a Remington etching that has a mate somewhere of this coach scene. . . if you had the mate and cleaned the etching it would be worth $5,000 at auction. . . by itself $150.'
"Nonsense - I can sit on my Warhols twice as long as you can sit on yours."
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"On some, my right brain says they're good art, but my left brain says there're bad investments. On others, my right brain says they're bad art, but my left brain says they're good investments."
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Insurance - "I need some contents valued please."
"Can you guess how much it will be worth after you die?"
"We pay you 90% of what you are worth... and you give 110%... so we end up even at 100%. OK?"
"Your most precious investments are gold, fine wine, and all those vinyl records you've been hauling around since college."
Tags:investments, investment, invest, invests, investing, appreciate, appreciation, value, values, valuation, valuations, gold, stock, stocks, wine, wines, fine wine, fine wines, wealth, wealthy, vinyl, vinyl record, vinyl records, vinyl record collection, vinyl record collections, record, records, collecting, collector, collectors, old records, old record
'The sugar chest is original but the contents are artificial.'
Sports Collectibles: Sorry...No Ball Park Estimates!
'We always like to give more bling for the buck.'
"What's a politician worth?"
'Once they're born they immediately begin to depreciate.'
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"I need a valuation on my document please."
'Now that the price of gold is up, we'd like to have your retirement watch back, Boggs.'