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"But everything of value about me is in my books." - V S Naipaul

"I believe that kids as well as adults are entitled to books of no socially redeeming value." - R L Stine

"I am stretching out this volume, since those German dogs estimate the value of books by their cubic contents." - Karl Marx

"Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they have passed." - William Temple

"Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of ages through which they passed." - William Temple

"Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed." - J Paul Getty

"A lot of books, if you take them at face value, they're just not gonna work as films." - Christopher Mcquarrie

"Men of the world who value the Way all turn to books. But books are nothing more than words. Words have value; what is of value in words is meaning. Meaning has something it is pursuing, but the thing that it is pursuing cannot be put into words and handed down. The world values words and hands down books but, though the world values them, I do not think them worth valuing. What the world takes to be values is not real value." - Zhuangzi

"I'm not really into comfort books. There are too many of those as it is. Just sort of narcotic books, like my grandmother used to read. They have value like Paxil has value, but there's plenty of them in the world already. There's a shortage of confronting, stimulating, exciting books." - Chuck Palahniuk

"If all the historic books of the Bible were blotted from the memory of mankind, nothing of value would be lost.." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Learning locked in mildewed books is of little use to anyone and therefore of no value unless it can be used." - L Ron Hubbard

"What makes a publishing house great? The easy answer is the consistency with which it produces books of value over a lengthy period of time." - Robert Gottlieb

"The value of many men and books rests solely on their faculty for compelling all to seek out the most hidden and intimate things." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I hope to be remembered for writing books about social justice that also have enough aesthetic value to endure as works of literature." - Jonathan Kozol

"Books of the avant-garde either establish themselves as books of lasting value, or they slip from the rear guard into the discard, and I believe the writers I mentioned have not proven trivial." - Robertson Davies

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"Books always speak of other books." - Umberto Eco

"I collect books - a lot of books." - Kate Spade

"The value of books is proportionate to what may be called their plasticity - their quality of being all things to all men, of being diversely moulded by the impact of fresh forms of thought." - Edith Wharton

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

"Most of the books that I've written have been focused on, sort of, the individual, and sort of, either a voice, a personal voice, or a kind of transforming event where they step forward to fight for something they value." - Caroline Kennedy

"Overall, one of the things that excites me most about self-publishing is that the highest-value use of my time in promoting the books will be found in writing more of them." - Barry Eisler

"I do like having books on my shelves. I do value that life." - Noah Baumbach

"As useful as websites and journals are, there's real value in books, too." - Jamais Cascio

"The books of jurisprudence were interesting to few, and entertaining to none: their value was connected with present use, and they sunk forever as soon as that use was superseded by the innovations of fashion, superior merit, or public authority." - Edward Gibbon

"A value is valuable when the value of value is valuable to oneself." - Dayananda Saraswati

"This is the value for me of writing books that children read. Children aren't interested in your appalling self-consciousness. They want to know what happens next. They force you to tell a story." - Philip Pullman

"There is this value in books, that they enable us to converse with the dead. There is something in this beyond the mere intrinsic worth of what they have left us." - Egerton Brydges

"There is this value in books, that they enable us to converse with the dead. There is something in this beyond the mere intrinsic worth of what they have left us." - Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges

"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

"For me, my core genius lies in the area of teaching and motivating. I love to do it, I do it well, and people report that they get great value from it. Another core genius is compiling and writing books. Along with my co-author Mark Victor Hansen and others, I have written, co-authored, compiled and edited more than 200 books." - Jack Canfield

"Don't think of cost. Think of value." - John Spence

"Books are sepulchres of thought." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Only the ephemeral is of lasting value." - Eugene Ionesco

"Labor is the true standard of value." - Abraham Lincoln

"All propositions are of equal value." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Knowledge is of more value than gold" - Solomon

"There remains an experience of incomparable value." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Cicero

"I'm in the business of value judgments ." - Tucker Carlson

"Experience is the thing of supreme value"." - Henry Ford

"Nothing of value comes without being earned." - Michael Jordan

"Every second is of infinite value." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing" - A A Milne

"Utility alone is the cause of value." - Eric Roll, Baron Roll of Ipsden

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Elwood Shannon

"History is only a value of relation." - Henry Adams

"Gold is the corpse of value..." - Neal Stephenson

"What is the value of your existence?" - Stephen Evans

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability." - Claude Shannon

"Daily vitamins are of no value." - Michael Specter

"I don't value prizes of any sort." - David Hockney

"Never underestimate the value of cold cash." - Gregory Nunn

"Money is an echo of value." - Bob Burg

"People value honesty. They value integrity. They value competence and courage and all those kinds of things." - Richard A. Kidd

"Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts." - Brad Henry

"Books ARE a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind." - Toni Morrison

"I read a lot of books for information, like doctor books, spy books. . . ." - William S Burroughs

"Years later he'd stood in the charred ruins of a library where blackened books lay in pools of water. Shelves tipped over. Some rage at the lies arranged in their thousands row on row. He picked up one of the books and thumbed through the heavy bloated pages. He'd not have thought the value of the smallest thing predicated on a world to come. It surprised him. That the space which these things occupied was itself an expectation." - Cormac Mccarthy

"The value of ourselves is but the value of our melancholy and our disquiet." - Maurice Maeterlinck

"I think we"ve been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"I think we've been oversold the value of more and undersold the value of less." - Greg McKeown

"The value of assets often increases exponentially while the value of your labor only increases incrementally." - Robert Kiyosaki

"I can't say that you should extract this or that value from my books explicitly. They are up for interpretation. In terms of the obligation, I think we're all individuals on this planet, trying to scratch our way through the day, and if you're writing a book exposing atrocities in Rwanda or writing a murder mystery set in a mountain village, I think both ways of spending you time are valid and both books are probably fine to read." - Colson Whitehead

"Nothing, it appears to me, is of greater value in a man than the power of judgment; and the man who has it may be compared to a chest filled with books, for he is the son of nature and the father of art." - Pietro Aretino

"Hence, instead of Man Thinking, we have the bookworm. Hence, the book-learned class, who value books, as such; not as related to nature and the human constitution, but as making a sort of Third Estate with the world and the soul. Hence, the restorers of readings, the emendators, the bibliomaniacs of all degrees." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nothing, it appears to me is of greater value in a man than the power of judgement; and the man who has it may be compared to a chest fulled with books, for he is the son of nature and the father of art." - Pietro Aretino

"Whole great chunks of written history are of little value to the psychohistorian, while other vast areas which have been much neglected by historians childhood history, content analysis of historical imagery, and so on suddenly expand from the periphery to the center of the psychohistorian's conceptual world, simply because his or her own new questions require material nowhere to be found in history books." - Lloyd deMause

"Use book value as a starting point to try and establish the value of the enterprise." - Walter Schloss

"When a man realizes the value of his woman, he adds value to himself." - Unknown

"The circulation of capital realizes value, while living labour creates value." - Karl Marx

"Exchange value forms the substance of money, and exchange value is wealth." - Karl Marx

"The circulation of capital realizes value , while living labour creates value ." - Karl Marx

"The value of the work we do is the value we give to it." - Christopher Moore

"The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value." - Irving Fisher

"It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks." - Albert Einstein

"But there is no end to the praise of books, to the value of the library. Who shall estimate their influence on our population where all the millions read and write ? It is the joy of nations that man can communicate all his thoughts, discoveries and virtues to records that may last for centuries." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There are many virtues in books, but the essential value is the adding of knowledge to our stock by the record of new facts, and, better, by the record of intuitions which distribute facts, and are the formulas which supersede all histories." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It is not so very important for a person to learn facts. For that he does not really need a college. He can learn them from books. The value of an education is a liberal arts college is not learning of many facts but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks." - Albert Einstein

"I'm not saying don't do the work you got, but instead of this two hours of watching TV at the hotel lobby or this three hours of sitting under the pier and reading comic books or worrying about what you're doing ... what value do you have? Can you read? There are people out there who can't read - go read to them." - Andy Andrews

"I write short stories. They may appear big in size, but when you consider it, they're four or five novels in one. ... In return for picking up one of my books, I'm trying to give them value for their money. ... the goal of writing any book is to create the illusion that what you are reading is reality and you're part of it." - James Clavell

"To this day, my mom's unsinkable spirit is an inspiration to me. For nearly thirty years, she's worked at the Library of Congress. Everyone knows Sameha simply as 'Sami.' Along with 500 miles of shelved books, her closest friendships are cataloged in that library. They are as much the value of work to my mom as is the work itself." - Hoda Kotb

"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." - David Nicholls

"It would have been impossible for me to have told anyone what I derived from these novels, for it was nothing less than a sense of life itself. [...] It had been only through books - at best, no more than vicarious cultural transfusions - that I had managed to keep myself alive in a negatively vital way. Whenever my environment had failed to support or nourish me, I had clutched at books; consequently, my belief in books had risen more out of a sense of desperation than from any abiding conviction of their ultimate value." - Richard Wright

"My books have sold largely in England, have been translated into many languages, and passed through several editions in foreign countries. I have heard it said that the success of a work abroad is the best test of its enduring value. I doubt whether this is at all trustworthy; but judged by this standard my name ought to last for a few years." - Charles Darwin

"But the participants [in war] never forgot the details of their experience, and like the Wandering Jew, they were condemned to remain their own history books, each containing a story they could not pass on to others and from which no one would learn anything of value." - James Lee Burke

"An imaginative book renders us much more service at first, by stimulating us through its tropes, than afterward, when we arrive atthe precise sense of the author. I think nothing is of any value in books, excepting the transcendental and extraordinary." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I firmly believe in the value of books: it's the way to pass on our work, and it allows us to explore new ways to express our creativity. In this specific case, Mariano Vivanco shot some images of David for this project's purpose." - Domenico Dolce

"I try to satisfy the desires that people have to have their books personalized. That's a value, or feature, of bibliophilia that may vanish. How do you get your e-book signed? The idea of people standing in line to get my signature in their book, it's hard to turn them away." - Chris Van Allsburg

"Today we read books 'extensively,' often without sustained focus, and with rare exceptions we read each book only once. We value quantity of reading over quality of reading. We have no choice, if we want to keep up with the broader culture." - Joshua Foer

"My specialty as a collector is books that almost have value. When I love a book, I don't buy the first edition, because those have become incredibly expensive. But I might buy a beat-up copy of the second edition, third printing, which looks almost exactly the same as the first edition except that a couple of typos have been fixed." - Lev Grossman

"When you think about the current present value of the fossil fuel reserves that are on the books, the current fossil fuel companies, the last time that that much wealth was at stake was when the South fought the Civil War," - Chris Hayes

"I think instead writers and publishers and readers need to go to the places where people are, and make the argument that there is great value to the quiet, contemplative process of reading a novel, that reading great books carefully offers pleasures and consolations that no iPad app ever can." - John Green

"Opportunity in war is usually of greater value than bravery... Terrain is often of more value than bravery... Bravery is of more value than numbers." - Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus

"Books are the liberated spirits of men." - Mark Twain

"Of course. You get everything from books." - Gregory Maguire

"Do I read her books? Of course." - Debbie Reynolds

"Books make dangerous devils out of women." - Yxta Maya Murray

"Good books are the warehouses of ideas." - H G Wells

"The abundance of books is distraction" - Seneca the Younger

"Of all things, I liked books best." - Nikola Tesla

"One must always be careful of books," - Cassandra Clare

"A multitude of books distracts the mind." - Socrates

"I even love the smell of books." - Adriana Trigiani

"... books are men of higher stature ..." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"The Library is a wilderness of books." - Henry David Thoreau

"I am a product [...of] endless books." - C S Lewis

"I am no fan of books." - Stephen Colbert

"Books are the mirrors of the soul." - Virginia Woolf

"Books are the most tolerant of friends." - Richard Paul Evans

"All of my books come from pain." - Bret Easton Ellis

"I don't read a lot of books." - Usain Bolt

"Books, the children of the brain." - Jonathan Swift

"I am not a fan of books." - Kanye West

"The proper study of mankind is books." - Aldous Huxley

"I regret all of my books." - Zora Neale Hurston

"I buy thousands of books a year." - Dave Pelzer

"The Penguin books are splendid value for sixpence, so splendid that if other publishers had any sense they would combine against them and suppress them." - George Orwell

"All our institutions rest upon business. Without it we should not have schools, colleges, churches, parks, playgrounds, pavements, books, libraries, art, music, or anything else that we value." - Charles Gates, Jr.

"What people value in their books-and thus what they count as literature-really tells you more about them than it does about the book." - Brent Weeks

"Because they are inherently social, people find value in reading the same books and watching the same movies that others do." - Anita Elberse

"I don't go to the beach. There is no value in going to the beach. If I did go I would probably read economics books." - Esther Duflo

"The Warrior knows the value of persistence and of courage." - Paulo Coelho

"The appearance of scarcity affected their perception of value.
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"Old books, you know well, are books of the world's youth, and new books are the fruits of its age." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time." - John Ruskin

"Books are divided into two classes, the books of the hour and the books of all time." - John Ruskin

"Just as the value of a house lies in its location, The value of a mind lies in its depth, The value of giving lies in the presence of a generous spirit, The value of words lies in their reliability." - Laozi

"Nothing has value in itself. The consumer confers value on it by seeking to acquire it. Hence, the value of a thing is never objective, but always subjective." - Faustino Ballve

"I love the idea of books being more than books, or being, rather, something other than books." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"Of higher value than any one leader is the cause." - William Safire

"The value of achievement lies in the achieving." - Albert Einstein

"On the value of blind shots to golf course design." - Alister MacKenzie

"Silver is of less value than gold, gold than virtue." - Horace

"I never confuse the cost of something with its value" - Robin Hobb

"The value of a man resides in what he gives" - Albert Einstein

"Understand that the only possession of any value is life." - Andre Gide

"Only lovers know the value and magnanimity of truth." - Henry David Thoreau

"Fancy sets the value on the gifts of fortune." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"There are 4 questions of value in life.." - Johnny Depp

"The concept of a value-free science is absurd." - Kenneth E. Boulding

"Try to establish the value of a company." - Walter Schloss

"Endurance is often the best indicator of validity & value" - Jim Rohn

"There is incredible value in being of service to others." - Elizabeth Berg

"Love is a daily, mutual exchange of value." - Denis Waitley

"Calculate "owner earnings" to get a true reflection of value." - Warren Buffett

"Wealthy people always know the exact value of their time." - Marshall Sylver

"The value of a good idea is in using it." - Thomas A Edison



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