It's Worse To Pay
It is unwise to
pay too much, but it's worse to pay too little.
When you pay too much, you sometimes
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
If you buy from 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.
Attributed to John Ruskin (1819 - 1900)