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Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. Malcolm Stevenson Forbes, entrepreneur
  • Self

Your value doesn't decrease based on someones inability to see your worth. Ted Rubin, social marketing strategist
  • motivational

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. Charles Darwin, scientist
  • life

Freedom is a possession of inestimable value. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
  • freedom

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. Ann Landers, journalist
  • Value

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get. Warren Buffett, businessman
  • Value

We never know the worth of water 'til the well is dry. English Proverbs,
  • Value

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • Value

Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima. Pablo Picasso, painter
  • einstein

Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value. Doug Coupland, author
  • beings

We know the true worth of a thing when we have lost it. Proverbs,
  • Value

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost. Charles Caleb Colton, writer
  • friendship

We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving. J.K. Rowling, novelist
  • human

The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • Value

Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value. John Ralston Saul, author
  • agreement

When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning. Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist
  • education

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • adulthood

One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late. Agatha Christie, writer
  • Value

No matter what we want of life we have to give up something in order to get it. Raymond Holliwell,
  • Value

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget that the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it's all about. Joseph Campbell, author
  • Value

Anything that changes your values changes your behavior. George Sheehan,
  • Value

Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it. Publilius Syrus, writer
  • Value

People should know what you stand for. They should also know what you won't stand for. Source Unknown,
  • Value

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Lord Chesterfield, statesman
  • enjoy

If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge. Brad Sherman, politician
  • appreciation

When you want something, you have to be willing to pay your dues. Les Brown, motivational speaker
  • Value

Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all. Arthur Balfour, statesman
  • Value

The best thing in life aren't things. John Ruskin, writer
  • Value

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival. C. S. Lewis, author
  • friendship

Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values Dalai Lama, leader
  • change

You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing. Andrew Jackson, president
  • Value

Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it. M. Scott Peck, psychologist
  • time

If you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done. Mike Ditka, coach
  • Value

Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
  • Value

When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love? Marilyn Manson, musician
  • everyone

What you get free costs too much. Jean Anouilh, playwright
  • Value

What we must decide is perhaps how we are valuable, rather than how valuable we are. Edgar Z. Friedenberg,
  • Value

For every promise, there is price to pay. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • Value

We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about. Joseph Campbell, author
  • achieve

Forget goals. Value the process. Jim Bouton, athlete
  • forget

Work is valued by the social value of the worker. Gloria Steinem, activist
  • social

Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing. Ann Landers, journalist
  • people

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are. Roy Disney,
  • Value

In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure. Malcolm X, activist
  • Value

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility. Karl Marx, economist
  • Value

Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy. Ralph Ransom,
  • Value

The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival. Aristotle, philosopher
  • awareness

No price is too low for a bear or too high for a bull. Proverbs,
  • Value

The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions. Samuel Butler, poet
  • Value

Forbidden things have a secret charm. Tacitus, historian
  • Value

Freedom is a universal value. Jan Peter Balkenende, statesman
  • freedom

The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults. Peter De Vries, novelist
  • children

Anything that just costs money is cheap. John Steinbeck, author
  • value

Something you don't want is dear at any price. Proverbs,
  • Value

Take what you want, God said to man, and pay for it. Proverbs,
  • Value

Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
  • Value

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision. HsiTang,
  • Value

Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity. Samuel Johnson, author
  • Value

A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it. John Ruskin, writer
  • Value

There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you. Charles Dudley Warner, journalist
  • absolute

A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain. Samuel Johnson, author
  • forgive

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman
  • learning

I think sleep's really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day. Jena Malone, actress
  • think

Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless. Scott Hamilton, athlete
  • adversity

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense. Buddha, leader
  • Value

He who would search for pearls must dive below. John Dryden, poet
  • Value

There is no victory at bargain basement prices. Dwight David Ike Eisenhower, president
  • Value

Expenditures rise to meet income. C. Northcote Parkinson, historian
  • Value

He who seeks for gain, must be at some expense. Plautus, playwright
  • Value

On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture, a civilization, a new way of living together among men. Ignazio Silone, author
  • Value

We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs. Gloria Steinem, activist
  • Value

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. Henry David Thoreau, author
  • Value

I wish the world was run by women. Women who have given birth and know the value of their creation. Simin Daneshvar, novelist
  • birth

I've discovered that I value simplicity above all in dressing. I don't like anything I wear to be too complicated or fussy. Ziyi Zhang, actress
  • anything

Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value. Thornton Wilder, novelist
  • love

Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with. Mark Twain, author
  • care

There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself. Henry David Thoreau, author
  • bring

Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all. John Kenneth Galbraith, economist
  • humor

To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission. Charles Lindbergh, aviator
  • individual

If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some. Benjamin Franklin, politician
  • borrow

I think if people value democracy, they had damn well better get out and exercise their right to vote while their vote still means something. Bob Weir, musician
  • democracy

If my life is of no value to my friends it is of none to myself. Joseph Smith, Jr., clergyman
  • friends

Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it. Ray Kurzweil, inventor
  • become

That which costs little is less valued. Miguel de Cervantes, novelist
  • Value

My heart is a bargain today. Will you take it? W. C. Fields, comedian
  • Value

Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price. Napoleon Hill, writer
  • Value

Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures. Vince Lombardi, coach
  • Value

If you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. John Pierpont Morgan,
  • Value

If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve. Anthony Robbins, author
  • Value

Why so large a cost, having so short a lease, does thou upon your fading mansion spend? William Shakespeare, dramatist
  • Value

Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values. Allen Tate,
  • Value

Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not. Terence, writer
  • Value

You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective. Denis Waitley, motivational speaker
  • Value

For things to have value in man's world, they are given the role of commodities. Among man's oldest and most constant commodity is woman. Ana Castillo, novelist
  • among

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others. Marcus Aurelius, emperor
  • himself

That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return. Gaston Caperton,
  • anywhere

I can't see any value in being a celebrity, famous for being famous. Noomi Rapace, actress
  • famous

You really don't put a value on your first win, it is priceless no matter where you are. Kurt Busch, celebrity
  • first

We don't appreciate the value of humor sometimes. Janet Evanovich, writer
  • appreciate

All of the books in the world contain no more information than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year. Not all bits have equal value. Carl Sagan, scientist
  • technology

Value your words. Each one may be the last. Stanislaw Lec, poet
  • last

Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
  • art

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • able

Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress. William Hazlitt, critic
  • become

A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value. Isaac Asimov, scientist
  • error

Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it - not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits. Anthony Bourdain, author
  • bits

The value of music is not dazzling yourself and others with technique. Herbie Hancock, musician
  • dazzling

My family... always had the value of the family table and these cultural influences of growing up. Emeril Lagasse, celebrity
  • cultural

Relationships are leverage. If you give value to someone else first, you have leverage. Gary Vaynerchuk, entrepreneur
  • relationships

Never forget the value of time. You can acquire much in life. By comparison, time is fixed. Use it wisely. Tim Fargo, author
  • time

We get paid for bringing value to the market place. Jim Rohn, businessman
  • Value

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it. Source Unknown,
  • Value

DUCHESS: Diamonds are of most value,They say, that have past through most jewellers' hands.FERDINAND: Whores, by that rule, are precious. John Webster, playwright
  • Value

The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written. Elizabeth Bowen, novelist
  • actual

The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it. Chester A. Arthur, president
  • evil

The value of the majority lies not in the opportunity to wield great power, but in the chance to use power to do great things. John Boehner, politician
  • chance

The true value of somebody in this town is very hard to determine. It's all smoke and mirrors. Mark Ruffalo, actor
  • determine

I think it is valuable and should be valued by its consumers. Charging for content forces discipline on journalists: they must produce things that people actually value. Walter Isaacson, writer
  • charging

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein, physicist
  • success

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. Thomas Paine, writer
  • cheap

Be able to resign. It will improve your value to the President and do wonders for your performance. Donald Rumsfeld, politician
  • able

A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health. Gilbert Highet, writer
  • teacher

The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
  • days

We have a long tradition in this state of caring for our neighbors - it is truly an Iowa value. Thomas Vilsack, politician
  • caring

I never read reviews. I'm not interested. But I value a lot the reactions of the spectators. Hayao Miyazaki, director
  • interested

Writing fiction, there are no limits to what you write as long as it increases the value of the paper you are writing on. Buddy Ebsen, actor
  • fiction

The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose. Richard Grant, author
  • comes

The value of government to the people it serves is in direct relationship to the interest citizens themselves display in the affairs of state. William Scranton, politician
  • affairs

The value of music is to be able to play one note at the right time in the right way. Herbie Hancock, musician
  • able

I don't care what people call me, labels have the negative value of making smaller boundaries for people. Michael Graves, architect
  • boundaries

Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings. Howard Dean, politician
  • all

It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness. Ninon De L'Enclos, author
  • boldness

Realize that from the start, every activity that comprises the journey has value and the ability to teach you something. Bill Toomey, athlete
  • ability

Pleasure becomes a value, a teleological end in itself. It's probably more Western than U.S. per se. David Foster Wallace, writer
  • becomes

My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success. Herbert Read, poet
  • discipline

When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps they might not regain the value they have to music - they are music. Dinah Shore, actress
  • became

As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything. George Weinberg, psychologist
  • independence

Learn to value yourself, which means fight for your happiness. Ayn Rand, writer
  • fight

The gods sell all things at a fair price. Proverbs,
  • Value

This world is run with far too tight a rein for luck to interfere. Fortune sells her wares; she never gives them. In some form or other, we pay for her favors; or we go empty away. Amelia E. Barr,
  • Value

Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything. Harry Browne, writer
  • Value

Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values. Warren Earl Burger,
  • Value

You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself. Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman
  • Value

To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity. Thomas Alva Edison, inventor
  • Value

The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there is no good theory of disease which does not at once suggest a cure. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
  • Value

The gods sell to us all the goods which they give us. Epicharmus,
  • Value

A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far. B. C. Forbes, journalist
  • Value

The only salvation of the world today... is the rapid dissemination of the basic values of the West, that is, the ideas of democracy, human rights, the civil society, and the free market. Vaclav Havel, leader
  • Value

The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings. William Hazlitt, critic
  • Value

Value is the most invincible and impalpable of ghosts, and comes and goes unthought of while the visible and dense matter remains as it was. W. Stanley Jevons,
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