Black Friday is the Friday following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, often regarded as the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. We have gathered a few quotes followed by an info-graphic on which one is the bigger: Black Friday or Cyber Monday?

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Black Friday Quotes

“Once again we find ourselves enmeshed in the Holiday Season, that very special time of year when we join with our loved ones in sharing centuries-old traditions such as trying to find a parking space at the mall. We traditionally do this in my family by driving around the parking lot until we see a shopper emerge from the mall, then we follow her, in very much the same spirit as the Three Wise Men, who 2,000 years ago followed a star, week after week, until it led them to a parking space”

– Dave Barry

“Consumerism has a religious day called Black Friday.”

– Jarod Kintz

“Thank God we’re living in a country where the sky’s the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television.”

– Joan Rivers

“Shopping is better than sex. If you’re not satisfied after shopping you can make an exchange for something you really like.”

– Adrienne Gusoff

“With laissez-faire and price atomic,
Ecology’s Uneconomic,
But with another kind of logic
Economy’s Unecologic.”

– Kenneth E. Boulding

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

– Bo Derek

“But it is a cold, lifeless business when you go to the shops to buy something, which does not represent your life and talent, but a goldsmith’s.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

– Joyce Brothers

“When women are depressed, they eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It’s a whole different way of thinking.”

– Elayne Boosler

“I shop like a bull – I charge everything!”

– Jerry Smith

Black Friday Infographic

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are two of the biggest shopping holidays of the year, with $57.4B and $2.29B spent last year. While these shoppers have some things in common, like an affinity for deals from Wal_Mart, we found differences in what they’re buying, who they are, and how they engage.

Black Friday Vs Cyber Monday

Infographic source: AddThis