Famous quotes containing the word paid:
“What blessings thy free bounty gives
Let me not cast away;
For God is paid when man receives,
To enjoy is to obey.”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)
“Maxim de Winter: Tell me, is Mrs. Van Hopper a friend of yours or just a relation?
Mrs. de Winter: No, shes my employer. Im whats known as a paid companion.
Maxim de Winter: I didnt know that companionship could be bought.”
—Robert E. Sherwood (18961955)
“The clergyman is expected to be a kind of human Sunday. Things must not be done in him which are venial in the week-day classes. He is paid for this business of leading a stricter life than other people. It is his raison dêtre.... This is why the clergyman is so often called a vicarMhe being the person whose vicarious goodness is to stand for that of those entrusted to his charge.”
—Samuel Butler (18351902)