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Oily Rag Mottos

Here are some guiding commandments for good living off the smell of an oily rag.

  • A fool and their money are soon parted. - supplied by Sandra.

  • "Use half as much and get the product at half price!" - old oily rag saying (which we just made up now! - oily rag ed).

  • "The most important things in life are not things!" - V.M, Levin.

  • "Eat it up. Wear it out. Make it do. Or do without." - Janice, Oamaru.

  • My Mums favourite expression was, "if you can make do with what you have, you will want for nothing". - Canny Scot, Christchurch.

  • "It's never a bargain unless you need it." - S.F.

  • If you look after the pennies the pounds will look after themselves.

  • A dollar in your pocket is better than your dollar in someone else's pocket.

  • Cheap is good but free is better.

  • Needs are things that are really needed. Wants are things that are not really needed.

  • Understand where your money is going and you will be in a position to control its outflow.

  • We don't need luxuries to be h-a-p-p-y.

  • More is not always better. - S.J-B.

  •  "Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor."  - Samuel Johnson

  • "Waste not - Want not " - D.M, Katikati.

  • "If there's an egg in the house - there's a meal in the house". - D.M, Katikati.



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