Paid

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 (1688–1744)

    Maxim de Winter: Tell me, is Mrs. Van Hopper a friend of yours or just a relation?
    Mrs. de Winter: No, she’s my employer. I’m what’s known as a paid companion.
    Maxim de Winter: I didn’t know that companionship could be bought.
    Robert E. Sherwood (1896–1955)

    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 d’ĂȘtre.... This is why the clergyman is so often called a “vicar”Mhe being the person whose vicarious goodness is to stand for that of those entrusted to his charge.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)