55 Nickel Quotes On Success In Life

These nickel quotes will inspire you. Nickel is a silver-white hard malleable ductile metallic element capable of a high polish and resistance to corrosion that is used chiefly in alloys and as a catalyst.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging nickel quotes, nickel sayings, and nickel proverbs.

Best Nickel Quotes

  1. “The Philippines has vast minerals that are still untapped. It has one of the world’s largest deposits of gold, nickel, copper and chromite. Through responsible mining, we intend to generate more revenues from the extraction of these resources.” Benigno Aquino III
  2. “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” Yogi Berra
  3. “I used to live on one candy bar a day – it cost a nickel. I always remember the candy bar was called Payday. That was my payday. And that candy bar tasted so good, at night I would take one bite, and it was so beautiful.” Charles Bukowski
  4. “Forget it, Louis, no Civil War picture ever made a nickel.” Irving Thalberg

  5. “History doesn’t turn on a dime; it turns on a plugged nickel.” Jeff Greenfield , Dime and nickel quotes
  6. “What this country needs is a good five-cent nickel.” Franklin Pierce Adams
  7. “Castro couldn’t even go to the bathroom unless the Soviet Union put the nickel in the toilet.” Richard M. Nixon
  8. “We were happy with funding ‘Rage’ on our own nickel for years. We intended to do the same with ‘Doom 4’. We had offers early on for ‘Rage’. People offered us X million dollars. But we carried the risk, and when we finally signed a deal, it was X plus $10 million.” John Carmack
  9. “It’s no secret that we were sticking just about every nickel we had on the chance that people would really be interested in something totally new and unique in the field of entertainment.” Walt Disney

  10. “I used the principles of Kickstarter to make ‘She’s Gotta Have It.’ We filmed that in 1985 to 1986. The final cost was $175,000. I didn’t have that money. It was friends, grants, donations. We saved our bottles for the nickel deposit.” Spike Lee
  11. “Big business never pays a nickel in taxes, according to Ralph Nader, who represents a big consumer organization that never pays a nickel in taxes.” Dave Barry
  12. “If you take the approach that you want to scrape every last nickel off the table, that’ll work one or two times, but after awhile, your reputation will precede you.” Tom Hicks

  13. “When I was a kid, there was this neighborhood beer and wine store that sold old comics for a nickel a piece. I’d load up on old books whenever we went on vacation. Yeah, I have a lot of fond memories of riding in the back of the ol’ station wagon and reading ‘Mystery in Space’ and ‘Strange Adventures’ as we headed up to Torch Lake.” Jim Starlin
  14. “The Depression was remarkable because you had nothing, and the salaries, when you got a job, were very small. But you could do anything. You see, a donut was ten cents. A cup of coffee was a nickel. That was lunch, with an apple. And I would be playing a lead on a Broadway show on that kind of diet.” Norman Lloyd
  15. “Please to put a nickel, please to put a dime. How petitions trickle in at Christmas time!” Phyllis McGinley
  16. “I did all kinds of things as a young person to try to make money. I had a chicken operation – I sold chickens. I can remember going to high school football games as a ten-year-old and gathering Coca-Cola bottles, ’cause you’d turn them in and get a nickel. I wanted not to remain idle.” Charles Schwab
  17. “When the opportunities come, we may not want to buy another nickel asset, but if something comes cheap enough, we’re all about return on equity.” Ivan Glasenberg

  18. “My father had a piano that was a nickelodeon – put a nickel, and the roller would play.” Frank Sinatra
  19. “Nobody talks about Shaq Thompson. I don’t know what he is. He’s like a nickel corner/linebacker.” Jon Gruden
  20. “The Super Bowl isn’t for kids, I had a great time though and it was worth every nickel of it because by doing this lame piece about the game I can put it on my expense account.” Andy Rooney
  21. “It is difficult to describe in short the enthusiasm and devotion provoked by and given to my research. We lived almost in poverty. I used pencils, two for a nickel, and could not buy a fountain pen, when I lost mine.” Immanuel Velikovsky
  22. “They’re making a ton of money, and no one is getting a nickel.” Ruben Blades

  23. “I was a millionaire twice over and half again before I was twenty-one. I stole every nickel of it and blew the bulk of the bundle on fine threads, gourmet foods, luxurious lodgings, fantastic foxes, fine wheels, and other sensual goodies.” Frank Abagnale
  24. “We have a lot of taxpayers in this city who deserve to get every nickel of their tax dollars that they’re entitled to from Washington, and I intend to make that happen.” Lori Lightfoot
  25. “True economy means the wisest expenditure of what we have, everything considered, looking at it from the broadest standpoint. It is not a good thing to save a nickel at the expenditure of twenty-five cents’ worth of time.” Orison Swett Marden
  26. “If I had a nickel for every time I said ‘Why me?’ I’d have probably said ‘Why me?’ more often.” Tom Wilson
  27. “I would change policy, bring back natural grass and nickel beer. Baseball is the belly-button of our society. Straighten out baseball, and you straighten out the rest of the world.” Bill Lee

  28. “If I had a nickel for every time someone asked, ‘When are you doing an album?’ My career is way too transparent to do say, ‘Guess what – I’ve got 16 tracks you’ve never heard!'” Deadmau5
  29. “E-cigarettes contain many harmful chemicals that tobacco cigarettes do not contain such as formaldehyde, benzene, propylene glycol, and metals like cadmium, nickel, and tin.” Margaret Cuomo
  30. “I wish I had a nickel for every song that I’ve left in the bathroom, written down on a matchbox, or just totally forgotten about.” Tommy Shaw
  31. “One of the anomalies of digital journalism is a lack of clarity between high and low. That’s the historic distinction in publishing, mass from class, the vulgar from the refined, tabloid from broadsheet, the penny press from papers costing a nickel.” Michael Wolff
  32. “When I was about 3, my grandfather used to give me and my sister a nickel to sit out on the front porch with him and sing songs.” Tommy Shaw

  33. “For years, broadcasters didn’t get a nickel out of retransmission consent. But broadcast content is what the cable industry was selling to customers.” Gordon Smith
  34. “I can still remember the feel in my hand of that most wonderful American coin ever minted, a nickel with a buffalo on one side and the head of an Indian on the other. That nickel was a daily proof of our country’s past. Bring it back!” Paul Engle
  35. “It was a struggle financing CNN, but I did it without ever asking the government for a nickel.” Ted Turner
  36. “My parents were born in 1912; they graduated from college into the Depression. They kept notebooks of every nickel they spent, and these habits of frugality from having grown up so poor never left them.” Roz Chast

  37. “During the period 1901 to 1905, together with Senderens, I showed that nickel is very suitable for the direct hydrogenation of nitriles into amines and, no less important, of aldehydes and acetones into corresponding alcohols.” Paul Sabatier
  38. “Now, instead of loading up your jalopy and heading for California, you take a second, badly paid job; ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ has turned into ‘Nickel and Dimed.'” Geoff Dyer
  39. “The nickel spot, inside. It’s the hardest position to play. It’s harder than outside.” Jeff Fisher
  40. “Before I started my company in 1998, I worked for big companies traveling a lot and saw firsthand how much waste there was. I was flying across the world in first class to places like Italy or Hong Kong, where I was staying in 5-star hotels, only to nickel and dime someone over a sweater price.” Maria Cornejo
  41. “Playing the nickel is something I’m very, very comfortable doing and I enjoy doing, but also, I know what me playing the safety position means to the entire defense.” Malcolm Jenkins

  42. “I did think that it’d be truly cool to be a foreign correspondent, and it was. There is a degree of freedom – and the right to roam the earth on somebody else’s nickel.” David E. Sanger
  43. “Fundamentally, I’ve always been a fan of actually looking at our whole state tax system and really figuring out how we reform our tax system so that everyone’s paying their fair share but we don’t have a lot of nickel and diming with 100 taxes that end up hitting people that maybe can’t bear it the most.” Pramila Jayapal
  44. “The first year I moved to Nashville, I started playing these songwriter nights with people like Nickel Creek, Duncan Sheik, and even Ryan Adams… That was the first place I really started playing music, and I had to really step up my game. Really quick. Or get kicked off the stage.” Mat Kearney
  45. “I subscribe to the slow nickel theory. You take a little bit at a time. You always make better of what you have when you don’t have best.” Russell Hornsby

  46. “We have to make sure that the banks pay every nickel of loan losses that they create, but we don’t want to hold them responsible for withdrawals if we want the economy to recover.” Edward Conard
  47. “I can’t throw a nickel from the Capitol without hitting a think tank that’s been financed by one of the Gulf States.” Chris Murphy
  48. “If you look at just right, there’s not a nickel’s worth of difference between what Buck Owens and the Buckaroos played on ‘Buckaroo’ and what the Ventures were playing. It’s all that twangy instrumental stuff.” Marty Stuart
  49. “If it weren’t for the fellow union members and leaders who have my back, the barons of the TV industry would happily pay me a nickel a page and spend what would have been my residuals on more caviar to put in their infinity pools.” Adam Conover

  50. “A loaf of bread is $3-plus, and you can make an organic loaf of bread – that tastes a hundred times better, by the way – for probably a nickel or a dime.” Kate Gosselin
  51. “We all want the same thing, love and acceptance. That’s pretty much it. And what I’ve learned is that unless I’m happy with my side of the nickel, it can change violently – quickly.” Aldous Harding
  52. “If I had a nickel every time someone asked me if I was going into the Hall of Fame, then… I could buy a lot of stuff.” Christian Cage
  53. “Me being able to move around, nickel, dime, safety, you don’t know where I’m coming from or if I’m coming, and that’s a positive.” Charles Woodson

  54. “When you have a guy that each week you can change up your game plan a little bit depending on what an offense does – you can put him at nickel, you can put him at linebacker position, Will or Sam or whatever they have him doing, he can create a matchup that the offense is not ready for.” Charles Woodson
  55. “We didn’t know anything about publishing. The first go-around we didn’t make a nickel.” DJ Yella

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