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Thoughts on Shopping

Some dismiss shopping as a woman thing while some others think it's not only the best but also the cheapest therapy

Published: May 4, 2013 07:19:02 AM IST
Updated: May 2, 2013 02:22:09 PM IST
Thoughts on Shopping
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A shopping cart flipped upside down forms a cage that I use to protect myself from consumerism.
Jarod Kintz

The odds of going to the store for a loaf of bread and coming out with only a loaf of bread are three billion to one.
Erma Bombeck

I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
Warren Buffett

I still believe in the Holy Trinity, except now it’s Target, Trader Joe’s, and Ikea.
Jen Lancaster

Women usually love what they buy, yet hate two-thirds of what is in their closets.
Mignon McLaughlin

If men liked shopping, they’d call it research.
Cynthia Nelms

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping.
Bo Derek

The quickest way to know a woman is to go shopping with her.
Marcelene Cox

I always say shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist.
Tammy Faye Bakker

Anyone who believes the competitive spirit in America is dead has never been in a supermarket when the cashier opens another checkout line.
Ann Landers

When I shop,
the world gets better, and the world is better, but then it’s not, and I need to do it again.
Sophie Kinsella

We always hold hands. If I let go, she shops.
Henny Youngman

I’m still trying
to figure out the secret relationship between the woman and the mall!
Ibrahim Taha

Credit buying is much like being drunk. The buzz happens immediately and gives you a lift... The hangover comes the day after.
 Joyce Brothers

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(This story appears in the 17 May, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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