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Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron
A bargain is in its very essence a hostile transaction ... do not all men try to abate the price of all they buy? I contend that a bargain even between brethren is a declaration of war.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. Letter, July 14, 1821. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 8, ed. Leslie A. Marchand (1973-1981).
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