quote by Bal Gangadhar Tilak

The most practical teaching of the Gita, and one for which it is of abiding interest and value to the men of the world with whom life is a series of struggles, is not to give way to any morbid sentimentality when duty demands sternness and the boldness to face terrible things.

— Bal Gangadhar Tilak

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Sentimental value quote Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your p
Maturity is learning to walk away from people and situation that threaten your peace of mind, self respect, values, morals and self worth.

What counts now are the value-less facts, the material and the rational.

All else is regarded with condescension as being of only sentimental value.

We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory. Like the images the photographer plunges into a golden bath, our sentiments take on color; and only then, after that recoil and that trans-figuration, do we understand their real meaning and enjoy them in all their tranquil splendor.

Sentimental value quote Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.
Your value does not decrease based on someone's inability to see your worth.

Theodore Roethke was a poet I was raised with so he has a lot of sentimental value for me.

My wife bought me a vintage Gibson guitar that isn't just beautiful but has tremendous sentimental value. I have plenty of guitars for live gigs but this is one to treasure.


I travel light; as light, that is, as a man can travel who will still carry his body around because of its sentimental value.

Sentimental value quote Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get mor
Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.

Our quilts were more than useful, they had the faint sentimentality of a pressed flower. And no more beauty. We did not value them for their appearance, but for the memories in them, for their good wearing qualities and the thrift they represented.

Whether we regard the Women's Liberation movement as a serious threat, a passing convulsion, or a fashionable idiocy, it is a movement that mounts an attack on practically everything that women value today and introduces the language and sentiments of political confrontation into the area of personal relationships.

We would betray our values and play into our enemies' hands if we were to treat Muslims differently than anyone else. In fact, to cave to popular sentiment would be to hand a victory to the terrorists, and we should not stand for that.

Sentimental value quote Never waste your feelings on people who don't value them.
Never waste your feelings on people who don't value them.
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There is nothing, in itself, valuable or despicable, desirable or hateful, beautiful or deformed; but that these attributes arise from the particular constitution and fabric of human sentiment and affection.


Whether we regard the Women's Liberation movement as a serious threat, a passing convulsion, or a fashionable idiocy, it is a movement that mounts an attack on practically everything that women value today and introduces the language and sentiments of political confrontation into the area of personal relationships.

It was chilling to realize that the sentimental qualities most valued between people, like loyalty, constancy, and affection, are the ones most likely to impede change.

Sentimental value quote Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become wh
Create the highest grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.

Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsibility and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values.

I know that for every reader who has lost the habit or can't find the time, there are people who've never enjoyed reading and question the value of literature, either as entertainment or education, or believe that a love of books, and of fiction in particular, is sentimental or frivolous.

The true value of a gift is the sentiment behind the gifting.

Sentimental value quote Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate
Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.
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Love is not a mere emotion or sentiment.

It is the lucid and ardent responses of the whole person to a value that is revealed to him as perfect.

In morals, truth is but little prized when it is a mere sentiment, and only attains its full value when realized in the world as fact.

We must look at our life without sentimentality, exaggeration or idealism.

Does what we are choosing reflect what we most deeply value?

Sentimental value quote Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory

A marriage is a series of friendships.

Love serves as its underlying theme. Friendships provide it with the new challenges around which the relationship further develops. Each type of friendship with ones partner comes into being, rises to a peak of enthusiasm, and then wanes away in our cedar chest of sentimental values. Every once in a while we go to the chest and draw out a friendship item to give us a shot in the arm. Then we put it away till another day.

Most of us have heard the saying, 'Cleanliness is next to godliness.

' That's a sentiment I value, but another virtue has inspired me to revise that saying. As far as I'm concerned, what's next to godliness is resourcefulness.


Some of them [family names] have sentimental value for some reason or another, some of them just sound beautiful. Some of them are because of people that are meaningful to us in our lives. So it's hard to say which one we'll pick. Sometimes they say you have to see the child before you decide. So maybe when we see her we'll make a last-second decision.

Sentimental value quote Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than pers
Integrity is choosing your thoughts and actions based on values rather than personal gain.

At a certain point in history monuments became associated with kitsch, (it had never previously been so) and one might well ask why this unforeseen aesthetic and ethnic debasement of their values came about, or why monuments have not adapted to the times. Perhaps, instead of evoking authentic religious, patriotic or mystical sentiments, they evoke only the customary ersatz for these sentiments and have suffered the fate of becoming sentimental.

It is the chief value of legend to mix up the centuries while preserving the sentiment.

It is perverse that a nation so rich should neglect its children so shamefully.

Our attitude toward them is cruelly ambivalent. Weare sentimental about children but in our actions do not value them. We say we love them but give them little honor.

Sentimental value quote Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until becomes a memory.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until becomes a memory.

The religion of the Bible is the best in the world.

I see the infinite value of religion. Let it be always encouraged. A world ofsuperstition and folly have grown up around its forms and ceremonies. But the truth in it is one of the deep sentiments in human nature.


Some kind of clutter is difficult - letting go of things with sentimental value, sifting through papers - but some clutter I find very refreshing to clear. I drive my daughters nuts because I'm always wandering into their rooms to clear clutter.

As monarchs have a right to call in the specie of a state, and raise its value, by their own impression; so are there certain prerogative geniuses, who are above plagiaries, who cannot be said to steal, but, from their improvement of a thought, rather to borrow it, and repay the commonwealth of letters with interest again; and may wore properly be said to adopt, than to kidnap a sentiment, by leaving it heir to their own fame.

Sentimental value quote Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

Mr. Arnold Bennett feels he has ranked himself for ever as a dry wine by what he mixed with himself of Maupassant; nevertheless he has put on the market some grocer's Sauterne in the form of several novels that are highly sentimental so far as their fundamental balance of values is concerned.

Mistaken regard for what are believed to be divine laws and a sentimental belief in the sanctity of human life tend to prevent both the elimination of defective infants and the sterilization of such adults as are themselves of no value to the community. The laws of nature require the obliteration of the unfit and human life is valuable only when it is of use to the community or race.

The feelings, sentiments, values and responses of our children, or of any citizen, are none of the government's damned business. That we must support a government agency that gives itself to the emotional and ideological manipulation of citizens is infamous.

Sentimental value quote The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk be
The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk become invaluable trasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever.

I read the other day some verses written by an eminent painter which were original and not conventional. The soul always hears an admonition in such lines, let the subject be what it may. The sentiment they instil is of more value than any thought they may contain. To believe your own thought, to believe that what is true for you in your private heart is true for all men, - that is genius.

The value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it.

Some people value sentiments over diamonds.

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