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Valuable Thing Quotes


"The most valuable thing I have learned from life is to regret nothing." - W Somerset Maugham

"I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Laura Bush

"A morsel of genuine history is a thing so rare as to be always valuable." - Thomas Jefferson

"Experience is a valuable thing. It enables us to recognize mistakes when we repeat them." - Kathy Reichs

"There is only one thing in the world that is really valuable, it is to do good." - African Spir

"Success comes because you have found your ecological niche and can flourish by doing your own valuable thing." - Ted Malloch

"The one thing that Via Dolorosa has is no opinions. To me, curiosity is 50 times as valuable as opinion." - David Hare

"Do your best every time because by doing a thing well you build something valuable into yourself" - Henry Ford

"The slowness of one section of the world about adopting the valuable ideas of another section of it is a curious thing and unaccountable." - Mark Twain

"Where the world is going and what technology is leading us to in terms of the evolution of humanity is an incredibly valuable thing to understand." - Tony Robbins

"The most valuable thing the Psalms do for me is to express the same delight in God which made David dance." - C S Lewis

"The only real valuable thing is intuition." - Albert Einstein

"Love is our essential nutrient. Without it, life has little meaning. It's the best thing we have to give and the most valuable thing we receive. It's worthy of all the hullabaloo." - Cheryl Strayed

"I think it's a very valuable thing for a doctor to learn how to do research, to learn how to approach research, something there isn't time to teach them in medical school. They don't really learn how to approach a problem, and yet diagnosis is a problem; and I think that year spent in research is extremely valuable to them." - Gertrude B. Elion

"Whoever has recognized the vainglory of individuality will not attach any store ("n'attachera aucun prix a", Fr.) to fame. The only one thing which is really valuable, it is to do good." - African Spir

"Your individuality is the most valuable thing you have." - Martha Beck

"Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend." - Theophrastus

"Pretending is a very valuable life skill." - Meryl Streep

"Do your thing. Do it unapologetically. Don't be discouraged by criticism. You probably already know what they're going to say. Pay no mind to the fear of failure. It's far more valuable than success. Take ownership, take chances, and have fun. And no matter what, don't ever stop doing your thing." - Asher Roth

"There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain." - Georges Braque

"We must treat water as if it were the most precious thing in the world, the most valuable natural resource. Be economical with water! Don't waste it! We still have time to do something about this problem before it is too late." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"Intelligence is a valuable thing, but it is not usually the key to survival. Sheer fecundity ... usually counts. The intelligent gorilla doesn't do as well as the less intelligent but more-fecund rat, which doesn't do as well as the still-less-intelligent but still-more-fecund cockroach, which doesn't do as well as the minimally-intelligent but maximally-fecund bacterium." - Isaac Asimov

"The saying that a little knowledge is a dangerous thing is, to my mind, a very dangerous adage. If knowledge is real and genuine, I do not believe that it is other than a very valuable posession, however infinitesimal its quantity may be. Indeed, if a little knowledge is dangerous, where is a man who has so much as to be out of danger?" - Thomas Huxley

"The most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Michael Lipsey

"There's No Such Thing as a Bad Meditation. Any Time you Spend in Silence is Valuable" - Wayne Dyer

"Experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer." - Randy Pausch

"The ability to share whole scenes form our lives will be a valuable thing over time." - Mark Zuckerberg

"Truth is the most valuable thing we have, so I try to conserve it." - Mark Twain

"Next to love friendship, in my opinion, is the most valuable thing life has to offer." - Henry Miller

"The free exploring mind of the individual human is the most valuable thing in the world." - John Steinbeck

"Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it." - Mark Twain

"Once you've lost your privacy, you realize you've lost an extremely valuable thing." - Billy Graham

"Striving for social justice is the most valuable thing to do in life." - Albert Einstein

"time is the most valuable thing that we have, because it is the most irrevocable." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Emotional power is maybe the most valuable thing that an actor can have." - Christopher Walken

"This I consider to be a valuable principle in life: Do no thing in excess." - Terence

"I always have said that the most valuable thing I have isn't money; it's my time." - Chris Paul

"It is always more valuable to report the truth." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"We can only be valued as we make ourselves valuable." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"evidence without ideas is more valuable than ideas without evidence." - E. C. R. Lorac

"The treasures of the heart are most valuable of all." - Nichiren

"Silence and modesty are very valuable qualities in conversation." - Michel De Montaigne

"YOU are valuable and rare and worthy of love." - John Green

"The civil jury is a valuable safeguard to liberty." - Alexander Hamilton

"Each part of the mind sees only a little of what happens in some others, and that little is swiftly refined, reformulated and "represented." We like to believe that these fragments have meanings in themselves-apart from the great webs of structure from which they emerge-and indeed this illusion is valuable to us qua thinkers-but not to us as psychologists-because it leads us to think that expressible knowledge is the first thing to study." - Marvin Minsky

"It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend." - Diogenes of Sinope

"The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake. You can't learn anything from being perfect." - Adam Osborne

"Round and round he walked, and so learned a very valuable thing: that no emotion is the final one." - Jeanette Winterson

"This is a fucking valuable thing, I'm not just going to give it away for fuckin' nothin'." - Rod Blagojevich

"It was a favourite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend." - Diogenes Laertius

"Volatility and length, that's the value on an option. 10 years on a startup stock, that's a big valuable thing." - Ben Horowitz

"The only real valuable thing is intuition. The intellect has little to do on the road to discovery" - Albert Einstein

"The most valuable thing that anyone will ever give you is their time. Not their money. Remember that." - Colin Cunningham

"The most valuable live thing for me is when people look like they're having a good time." - Grimes

"It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend." - Diogenes

"The one thing that 'Via Dolorosa' has is no opinions. To me, curiosity is 50 times as valuable as opinion." - David Hare

"I think that's why ultimately painting ends up being the most valuable thing in art: because it's cash-and-carry." - Rachel Feinstein

"Time is the most valuable thing you have - and I'm not just talking about the minutes for which you're paid." - Eli Broad

"The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake - you can't learn anything from being perfect." - Adam Osborne

"You don't have to be a brain surgeon to be a valuable person. You become valuable because of the knowledge that you have. And that doesn't mean you won't fail sometimes. The important thing is to keep trying." - Benjamin Carson

"Ideas aren't a sideshow that make our factory a little more valuable. Our factory is a sideshow that makes our ideas a little more valuable!" - Seth Godin

"Charm is more valuable than beauty. You can resist beauty but you can't resist charm." - Audrey Tautou

"Health is certainly more valuable than money, because it is by health that money is procured." - Samuel Johnson

"A rose on time is more valuable than a $1,000 gift that's too late." - Jim Rohn

"Your company's most valuable asset is how it is known to customers." - Brian Tracy

"One customer well taken care of could be more valuable than $10,000 worth of advertising." - Jim Rohn

"Asperger's syndrome has probably been an important and valuable characteristic of our species throughout evolution." - Tony Attwood

"Life has value only when it has something valuable as its object." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

"Getting a divorce is nearly always as cheerful and useful an occupation as breaking valuable china." - Rebecca West

"Integrity is the most valuable and respected quality of leadership. Always keep your word." - Brian Tracy

"The most valuable function performed by the federal government is entertainment." - Dave Barry

"The valuable attributes of research men are conscious ignorance and active curiosity." - Willis R. Whitney

"To me, each individual is far more valuable than society as a whole." - Rajneesh

"All schools, all colleges have two great functions: to confer, and to conceal valuable knowledge." - Mark Twain

"The Champagne they have stored is getting more valuable every year." - Johnny Carson

"A law is valuable not because it is law, but because there is right in it." - Henry Ward Beecher

"one doesn't measure friendship by length of time only; depth of time is just as valuable." - Helen Clark MacInnes

"Silver is less valuable than gold, gold than virtue. [Lat., Vilius argentum est auro virtutibus aurum.]" - Horace

"Your energy and the ability to energize others is more valuable than your time." - Bill Hybels

"You don't need other people to affirm that you're a valuable person." - Ethan Hawke

"Your most valuable currency is what comes most naturally to you. Cash in!" - Danielle LaPorte

"Sometimes, not getting what you want can be the most valuable experience of your entire life." - Tony Robbins

"Spirit is the most valuable asset, more than money and any other power." - Zig Ziglar

"Valuable people are undervalued." - Bob Saget

"Gain knowledge. It's valuable." - Daniel Norris

"Talk about slavery! It is not the peculiar institution of the South. It exists wherever men are bought and sold, wherever a man allows himself to be made a mere thing or a tool, and surrenders his inalienable rights of reason and conscience. Indeed, this slavery is more complete than that which enslaves the body alone... I never yet met with, or heard of, a judge who was not a slave of this kind, and so the finest and most unfailing weapon of injustice. He fetches a slightly higher price than the black men only because he is a more valuable slave." - Henry David Thoreau

"Experience is an author's most valuable asset; experience is the thing that puts the muscle and the breath and the warm blood into the book he writes." - Mark Twain

"There's a nimble quality to the way a television actor can work. When that muscle gets strong it's a very valuable thing." - David Oyelowo

"By common consent of all the nations and all the ages the most valuable thing in this world is the homage of men, whether deserved or undeserved." - Mark Twain

"What an absurd thing it is to pass over all the valuable parts of a man, and fix our attention on his infirmities." - Joseph Addison

"We forget that our bodies are the most valuable, precious thing we have and take that miracle of life for granted." - Agapi Stassinopoulos

"I have heard that the most valuable thing in today's world, postindustrial world, is the human being's attention and how to get it." - Paul Solman

"The most valuable asset we have, actually, is our ability to understand, to do the right thing, to be kind, to be decent." - L Ron Hubbard

"Perhaps the most valuable thing he taught me (his father) was that there is no contradiction between devotion to work and enjoyment of life and people" - Ahmed H. Zewail

"The most durable thing in writing is style, and style is the single most valuable investment a writer can make with his time." - Raymond Chandler

"Nothing is intrinsically valuable; the value of everything is attributed to it, assigned to it from outside the thing itself, by people." - John Barth

"Faith given back to us after a night of doubt is a stronger thing, and far more valuable to us than faith that has never been tested." - Elizabeth Goudge

"I think hype is a good thing. You need it and it'll teach you valuable things and you'll grow stronger, which is what I've done." - Ellie Goulding

"The Word of God is a treasure map. That treasure map is the most valuable thing you have until you get to that treasure." - Eric Ludy

"The democratic approach to news is a very valuable thing. We're always going to be dependent on the quality of reporting of mainstream media." - Kevin Rose

"The most valuable thing I can share is the importance of living in truth. Sometimes, facing those truths can actually be your worst fear." - Liberty Ross

"If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping." - Sophocles

"If Heaven had looked upon riches to be a valuable thing, it would not have given them to such a scoundrel." - Jonathan Swift

"You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that it's humorous, all the attention to it, because it's hardly the most insightful or valuable thing that's happened to me." - Steve Jobs

"When you are on assignment, film is the least expensive thing in a very practical sense. Your time, the person's time, turns out to be the most valuable thing." - Annie Leibovitz

"The feeling of being valuable is a cornerstone of self-discipline because when you consider yourself valuable you will take care of yourself- including things like using your time well. In this way, self-discipline is self-caring." - M Scott Peck

"Meditation is a valuable exercise, but eventually you have to open up your eyes and look around." - Dan Millman

"Your destiny is too great, your assignment too important, your time too valuable. Don't let fear intimidate you." - Joel Osteen

"The potential of the psychedelic drugs to provide access to the interior universe, is, I believe, their most valuable property." - Alexander Shulgin

"I believe in process. I believe that having a really difficult process is more valuable than a good outcome." - Tina Fey

"Chance is the nature of our universe. [...] madness represents a chaotic reservoir of surprises. Some surprises can be valuable." - Frank Herbert

"Heaven often protects valuable souls charged with great secrets, great ideas, by long shutting them up with their own thoughts." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We proclaim human intelligence to be morally valuable per se because we are human. If we were birds, we would proclaim the ability to fly as morally valuable per se. If we were fish, we would proclaim the ability to live underwater as morally valuable per se. But apart from our obviously self-interested proclamations, there is nothing morally valuable per se about human intelligence." - Gary L Francione

"People with depression have something very valuable to teach us... how to live when it doesn't ever feel good." - Kay Warren

"Stones are mute teachers; they silence the observer, and the most valuable lesson we learn from them we cannot communicate." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"I collect names for characters. Names are valuable; they can be your first source of insight into a character." - Spike Lee

"Do yourself a favor; don't wear yourself out trying to please everybody. Your time is too valuable." - Joel Osteen

"It is much more valuable to look for the strength in others. You can gain nothing by criticizing their imperfections." - Daisaku Ikeda

"I want you to buy this pit bull. This will protect your valuables.' I don't own anything very valuable. If I buy the pit bull, that would be the most valuable thing I own. I'd have to buy something to protect it then." - Norm Macdonald

"Becoming a child again is what is impossible. That's what you have a legitimate reason to be upset over. Childhood is the most valuable thing that's taken away from you in life, if you think about it." - Heather O'Neill

"Knowing His will is more valuable than all the treasures we could ever have, and we must always esteem knowing His will as the true treasure, and therefore make it the primary thing that we seek." - Rick Joyner

"It is a long-cherished tradition among a certain type of military thinker that huge casualties are the main thing. If they are on the other side then this is a valuable bonus." - Terry Pratchett

"Libraries are community treasure chests, loaded with a wealth of information available to everyone equally, and the key to that treasure chest is the library card. I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card." - Laura Bush

"The most valuable thing we can do for the psyche, occasionally, is to let it rest, wander, live in the changing light of room, not try to be or do anything whatever." - May Sarton

"Social media allows you to network, collaborate, and share your work with others. Building a solid network via social is the most valuable thing you can do for your business or personal brand." - Chelsea Krost

"revealed to me the most important truth concerning human life. Which is that a shared, a loyal, love between two people is the most beautiful, the most numinous, the most valuable thing of all." - David Myatt

"An entertainer's reputation as a live act is the most valuable thing he or she can have. If people know you give good shows, you'll never be broke for the rest of your life." - Chris Rock

"Negative results are just what I want. They"re just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that do'." - Thomas A Edison

"Negative results are just what I want. They're just as valuable to me as positive results. I can never find the thing that does the job best until I find the ones that don't." - Thomas A Edison

"Ideas are of themselves extraordinarily valuable, but an idea is just an idea. Almost anyone can think up an idea. The thing that counts is developing it into a practical product." - Henry Ford

"The older child who has lost or broken some valuable thing will be found when his parents return, not run away, not willing to confess, but in a deep sleep The thief whose case is being tried falls asleep" - Margaret Mead

"The fact that we're protected under that Constitution in exercising the right of free speech, it's a wonderful thing. You've got to come from somewhere else to realize how valuable it is." - Pat Oliphant

"When I visited Vietnam for Oxfam, the thing that really struck me was how the local farmers had to prepare to evacuate or climb to their mezzanines with their valuable family possessions." - Martin Parr

"My mom used to tell me that the most valuable thing she owned was her library card. We were poor, but that's not what she was talking about. My mom knew that education opened doors and opened minds." - Richard Carmona

"With Stripe, people who previously operated online or offline in a very limited capacity now have all the tools to work like a real online business. That's a very valuable thing." - John Collison

"Time is the most valuable thing on earth: time to think, time to act, time to extend our fraternal relations, time to become better men, time to become better women, time to become better and more independent citizens." - Samuel Gompers

"That's why I don't understand why actors become arrogant and are completely unapproachable - because as an actor, the most valuable thing you can do is talk to people and hear their stories, because it'll all come in handy." - Daniel Radcliffe

"The thing about information is that information is more valuable when people know it. There's an exception for business information and super timely information, but in all other cases, ideas that spread win." - Seth Godin

"His failures are as valuable as his successes: by misjudging one thing he conforms something else, even if at the time he does not know what that something else is." - Bridget Riley

"The thing I really like about Twitter is the speed with which information reaches me. You find out things from Twitter long before they're on the news. That, I think, is valuable." - Salman Rushdie

"The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not." - Aldous Huxley

"An artist's failures are as valuable as his successes: by misjudging one thing he conforms something else, even if at the time he does not know what that something else is." - Bridget Riley

"I am now about to set seriously to work upon preparing for the press an account of my theory of Logic and Probabilities which in its present state I look upon as the most valuable if not the only valuable contribution that I have made or am likely to make to Science and the thing by which I would desire if at all to be remembered hereafter." - George Boole

"Any high school boy or girl knows how to calculate the force with which a stone he or she throws will hit someone in the face, but nothing in those equations they use will tell them whether or not to throw it...To solve the problem of values we must know what is valuable. Consciousness is the most valuable commodity...To bring values into science, we need to connect science with what is valuable consciousness." - Ravi Gomatam

"The most fertile soil does not necessarily produce the most abundant harvest. It is the use we make of our faculties which renders them valuable." - Thomas Wentworth Higginson

"I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors." - Henry David Thoreau

"Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition or from a mere sense of duty; it stems rather from love and devotion towards men and towards objective things." - Albert Einstein

"Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you'll ever have is your mind and what you put into it." - Brian Tracy

"A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player. Losing yourself in the group, for the good of the group, that's teamwork." - John Wooden

"Living with animals can be a wonderful experience, especially if we choose to learn the valuable lessons animals teach through their natural enthusiasm, grace, resourcefulness, affection and forgiveness." - Richard Pitcairn



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