quote by Steven Biko

The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity.

— Steven Biko

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I am against the fact that a settler minority should impose an entire system of values on an indigenous people.

Value systems 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.
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We live in a world where our social system is old, our language is old, the way we acquire goods and services is outdated, our cities are detrimental to our health, chaotic and a tremendous waste of resource, and most of all our politics and values no longer serve us.

Value systems 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.

Every group, every system has a set of values and morals and when you get outside those, then the alarms ring. I was politically incorrect to 95% of the country; luckily my 5% had the bread to come see me.

We must now establish the basic principles, the basic values and beliefs which hold us together as Canadians so that beyond our regional loyalties there is a way of life and a system of values which make us proud of the country that has given us such freedom and such immeasurable joy.


Liquidate labor, liquidate stocks, liquidate the farmers, liquidate real estate.

It will purge the rottenness out of the system. High costs of living and high living will come down. People will work harder, live a more moral life. Values will be adjusted, and enterprising people will pick up from less competent people.

Value systems 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.

Success is won by those who believe in winning & then prepare for that moment.

Many want to win, but how many prepare? That is the big difference. A sound value system held water then, holds water today, and will hold water in the future.

War, poverty, corruption, hunger, misery, human suffering will not change in a monetary system. That is, there will be very little significant change. It’s going to take the redesign of our culture and values.

The ultimate goal of the educational system is to shift to the individual the burden of pursuing his education.

Value systems 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.

You win with people, not with talent.

So the quality of the people is very important in building your team. I always looked for people with a solid value system. Then I recruited kids from a cross-section of different personalities, talents and styles of play.


Selling out is usually more a matter of buying in.

Sell out, and you’re really buying into someone else’s system of values, rules and rewards.

The church has been brought into the same value system as the world: fame, success, materialism and celebrity. We watch the leading churches and the leading Christians for our cues. We want to emulate the best known preachers with the biggest sanctuaries and the grandest edifices. Preoccupation with these values has perverted the church's message.

Value systems 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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The biggest atrocity of all is to indoctrinate our children into a system that does not value their creative expression, nor encourage their unique abilities.

No one culture has ever developed all human potentialities;

it has always selected certain capacities, mental and emotional and moral, and stifled others. Each culture is a system of values which may well complement the values in another.

Mankind may amuse themselves with theoretic systems of liberty.

.. but we can only discern its true value by the practical and wretched effects of slavery.

Value systems 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

As more men become more educated and women get educated, the value system has to be more enhanced and the respect for human dignity and human life is made better.

My recruiting key - I looked for PEOPLE first, athletes second.

I wanted people with a sound value system as you cannot buy values. You're only as good as your values. I learned early on that you do not put greatness into people...but somehow try to pull it out.

The human mind moves always forward, alters its viewpoint and enlarges its thought substance, and the effect of these changes is to render past systems of thinking obsolete or, when they are preserved, to extend, to modify and subtly or visibly to alter their value.

Value systems 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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Paper money eventually returns to its intrinsic value - zero.

Canadian federalism is more than a form of government.

It's also a system of values that allows different people in diverse communities to live and work together in harmony for the good of all.


To impress people as much as we would wish, we would first need to successfully adopt each of their value systems

Value systems 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.

Policemen and laws can never replace customs, traditions and moral values as a means for regulating human behavior. At best, the police and criminal justice system are the last desperate line of defense for a civilized society. Our increased reliance on laws to regulate behavior is a measure of how uncivilized we’ve become.

I grew up reading Ayn Rand and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what my value systems are, and what my beliefs are.

The world needs specialists and highly trained people with advanced degrees, no question about it. But the world also needs diversity and versatility. It needs people who know as much about our value system as they do about our solar system.

Value systems 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.

Muslims, who have a completely different value system, come to the West, then they should accept that there are certain basic values in the West intrinsic to our culture. Just as I wouldn't suggest that any Westerner walk down the streets of Saudi Arabia in a bikini.


When we're dealing with money in relationships, when we're dealing with money in our personal lives, when we're dealing with money in our families, the flow of money in a family represents the value system under which that family operates.

Best part of my job is fulfillment. When I see that, that we're creating value, that we're helping improve people's lives, and we benefit from it, so it's a system of mutual benefit. Our philosophy's working. That's what turns me on. That's what keeps me going.

Value systems 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.
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When Students cheat on exams it's because our School System values grades more than Students value learning.

We can't live true to our set of values unless American educational system is strong. I really believe that if we don't get that right we will not compete because we won't believe that our people can compete, and we'll turn inward. We won't lead. That will be bad for the world.

The company ... has no rights to survive. But value systems and philosophies survive. People take them with them

Value systems 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.

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.

Monetary inflation not only raises prices and destroys the value of the currency unit; it also acts as a giant system of expropriation.

It takes a different value system if you wish to change the world.

Although a system may cease to exist in the legal sense or as a structure of power, its values (or anti-values), its philosophy, its teachings remain in us. They rule our thinking, our conduct, our attitude to others. The situation is a demonic paradox: we have toppled the system but we still carry its genes.

Love is the supreme value around which all moral values can be integrated into one ethical system valid for the whole of humanity.