Quote for February 2004

 

It's unwise to pay too much, but it's
worse to pay too little. When you pay
too much, you lose a little money -
that's all. When you pay too little, you
sometimes lose everything, because
the thing you bought was incapable of
doing the thing it was bought to do.
The common law of business balance
prohibits paying a little and getting a
lot - it can't be done. If you deal with
the lowest bidder, it is well to add
something for the risk you run, and if
you do that you will have enough to
pay for something better.

 

John Ruskin




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