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"I really enjoy the therapeutic value of writing songs." - Shannon Hoon

"The only human value of anything, writing included, is intense vision of the facts." - William Carlos Williams

"No writing has any real value which is not the expression of genuine thought and feeling." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"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

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

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

"As nobody can possibly tell me whether one's writing is bad or good, the only certain value is one's own pleasure. I am sure of that." - Virginia Woolf

"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

"Every experience is of value." - Oscar Wilde

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

"The experience was an exciting one for me. It illustrated that writing was about risk-about risking everything. And that the value of the writing is not in what you publish but in its consequences. If you set out to describe reality, then the influence of the writing is upon reality." - Ryszard Kapuscinski

"I seem most instinctively to believe in the human value of creative writing, whether in the form of verse or fiction, as a mode of truth-telling, self-expression and homage to the twin miracles of creation and consciousness." - John Updike

"There's the inherent value of the arts in terms of what that does for the quality of life and culture. The arts - in my case theater, play-writing - is all about community." - Robert Schenkkan

"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

"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

"Writing is nothing less than thought transference, the ability to send one's ideas out into the world, beyond time and distance, taken at the value of the words, unbound from the speaker." - Arthur M. Jolly

"Storytelling is my currency. It's my only worth. The only thing of value I have in this life is my ability to tell a story, whether in print, orating, writing it down or having people acting it out." - Kevin Smith

"We've defined decency down now that we look at the entertainment value of it, whether the acting is good, the writing is good, the story is good, no matter the depravity, we'll watch it." - Rush Limbaugh

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

"Nine-tenths of the value of a sense of humor in writing is not in the things it makes one write but in the things it keeps one from writing. It is especially valuable in this respect in serious writing, and no one without a sense of humor should ever write seriously. For without knowing what is funny, one is constantly in danger of being funny without knowing it." - Robert Benchley

"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

"I try to write in a way where you care deeply what the next paragraph will be. I hear the rhythm of prose and that, to me, distinguishes great writing from ordinary writing. By the way, I don't even claim that I'm good. I claim that I value it." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"I realized you might make money at writing, and you might even make a living at it. So after that I didn't write stories just for the class but wrote them for the purpose of submitting them somewhere, and at some point in the process, I began writing them just to please myself and that's where you begin to see the real value of a life of writing." - Dean Koontz

"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

"My favorite method of encryption is chunking revolutionary documents inside a mess of JPEG or MP3 code and emailing it off as an "image" or a "song." But besides functionality, code also possesses literary value. If we frame that code and read it through the lens of literary criticism, we will find that the past hundred years of modernist and postmodernist writing have demonstrated the artistic value of similar seemingly arbitrary arrangements of letters." - Kenneth Goldsmith

"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

"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

"The story goes that every Jedi constructs his own lightsaber, and every penmonkey constructs his own pen. Meaning, we all find our own way through this crazy tangle of possibility. This isn't an art, a craft, a career, or an obsession that comes with easy answers and isn't given over to bullshit dichotomies. We do what we do in the way we do it and hope it's right. Read advice. Weigh it in your hand and determine its value. But at the end of the day - and at the start of it - what you should be doing is writing. Because thinking about writing and talking about writing just plain isn't writing." - Chuck Wendig

"The whole process of writing is a setting at a distance. That is the value of it - to the writer, and to the people who read the results of this process, which takes the raw, the individual, the uncriticized, the unexamined, into the realm of the general." - Doris Lessing

"Perhaps the pleasure one feels in writing is not the infallible test of the literary value of a page; perhaps it is only a secondary state which is often superadded, but the want of which can have no prejudicial effect on it. Perhaps some of the greatest masterpieces were written while yawning." - Marcel Proust

"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

"And now, advice for beginning mystics. Be sober, be intelligent, be educated, rely on the tangible reality as long as you can. Remember that the act of writing is a tiny part of a bigger something. Defend the value of the spiritual experience and if somebody tells you it's an old fashioned notion, laugh loudly and serenely." - Adam Zagajewski

"But I also believe there is enormous value in the piece of writing that goes no further than the one person for whom it was intended, that no combination of written words is more eloquent than those exchanged in letters between lovers or friends, or along the pale blue lines of private diaries, where people take communion with themselves." - Betsy Lerner

"Value the quality of your articles over the number of articles you write. I know a lot of bloggers focus on writing as many articles as possible, but I've realized over the years that you cannot sacrifice quality if you wish to build a loyal following on your blog." - Jeet Banerjee

"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

"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

"When the whole world is writing letters, it's easy to lap into the quiet within, tell the story of an hour, keep alive the narrating inner life. To be alone in the presence of one's thought is not a value, only a common practice." - Vivian Gornick

"I'm writing with the assumption that most of you who are reading this book have concluded what I have: Preaching doesn't workpreaching, as we know it, is a tragically broken endeavor. The value of our practices-including preaching-ought to be judged by their effects on our communities and the ways in which they help us move toward life with God." - Doug Pagitt

"In a newspaper, you only have so much room. It teaches you the value of getting to the point, of not pampering yourself with your glorious writing. I've always been much more interested in one powerful sentence that stays with you. That's my style." - Mitch Albom

"I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later." - Ezra Pound

"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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"Do' be in too much of a rush to be published. There is enormous value in listening and reading and writing-and then putting your words away for weeks or months-and then returning to your work to polish it some more." - Sharon Creech

"The fact is that writing, like any creative undertaking, carries with it both pain and great joy. The pain is often inherent in the most fertile subject matter; the joy lies in transforming that subject matter and thus moving through it in a way that helps us grow while we create something of value to others." - Judith Barrington

"Successful writers are not the ones who write the best sentences. They are the ones who keep writing. They are the ones who discover what is most important and strangest and most pleasurable in themselves, and keep believing in the value of their work, despite the difficulties." - Bonnie Friedman

"When I first started writing plays I couldn't write good dialogue because I didn't respect how black people talked. I thought that in order to make art out of their dialogue I had to change it, make it into something different. Once I learned to value and respect my characters, I could really hear them. I let them start talking." - August Wilson

"Don't be in too much of a rush to be published. There is enormous value in listening and reading and writing-and then putting your words away for weeks or months-and then returning to your work to polish it some more." - Sharon Creech

"A young person, or someone who's writing in a different way - in some ways you could say, eventually someone will find them. Eventually someone will hear them. But it's good a lot of young people persevere. Because sometimes you have to send something out a thousand times before anyone recognizes your value." - Junot Diaz

"The only thing of value I have in this life is my ability to tell a story, whether in print, orating, writing it down or having people acting it out. That's why I'm always hoping society never collapses because the first ones to go will be entertainers." - Kevin Smith

"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

"If you spend your life with academics, when you step outside, you realise there is this huge general readership that is almost impossible to reach with critical writing. It is a rare critical monograph that gets a general readership, and if you spend your life as a teacher, the central value is communication. And there are different forms of it." - Tom Paulin

"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

"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

"Abandonment to God is of more value than personal holiness!" - Oswald Chambers

"Control of senses is an important human value." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Love has no value in the absence of truth." - C. J. Anderson

"Value them; they are pearls of great price" - P C Cast

"Free curiosity is of more value than harsh discipline." - Saint Augustine

"The only value of wasted time is knowledge." - Monica Drake

"Do' underestimate the value of irony-it is extremely valuable." - Henry James

"Play is the creation of value that is not necessary." - Dallas Willard

"It takes a team to do anything of lasting value" - John C Maxwell

"The economists will have to revise their theories of value." - Albert Einstein

"What's the survival value of obsessing on a sunset?" - Peter Watts

"Our value is the sum of our values." - Joseph Batten

"If we only knew the real value of a day." - Joseph P. Farrell

"The value of a thought cannot be told." - Philip James Bailey

"The unexpressed is always of greater value than the expressed." - Zona Gale

"The value of actions lies in their timing." - Laozi

"Displaced societies are of value. Their issues are our issues." - Cynthia Basinet

"From adversity we can learn the value of patience." - Dalai Lama

"It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest." - Dorothy Canfield Fisher

"To obtain something, something of equal value must be lost." - Hiromu Arakawa

"Outside of Christ, my songs have no value" - Larry Norman

"My definition of innovative is providing value to the customer." - Mary T. Barra

"Science is of value because it can produce something." - Richard P Feynman

"The value of life itself cannot be estimated." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Walking has the best value as gymnastics of the mind." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"My soul is of more value than ten thousand worlds." - John Flavel

"Love well, be loved and do something of value." - Aristotle

"A good example has twice the value of good advice" - Albert Schweitzer

"Everything of real value is in my financial disclosure form." - Donald Trump

"The economic concept of value does not occur in antiquity." - Karl Marx

"A good example has twice the value of good advice." - Anonymous

"Rash, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice." - Ambrose Bierce

"Our value is the sum of our values." - Joe Batten

"Don't underestimate the value of irony-it is extremely valuable." - Henry James

"We should seek the greatest value of our action." - Stephen Hawking

"I learned the value of hard work by working hard." - Margaret Mead

"To be is to be the value of a variable." - Willard Van Orman Quine

"All human things Of dearest value hang on slender strings." - Edmund Waller

"Any experience can be transformed into something of value." - Vash Young

"My definition of 'innovative' is providing value to the customer." - Mary Barra

"We don't appreciate the value of humor sometimes." - Janet Evanovich

"Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value." - Ferdinand Foch

"Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value." - Jim Rohn

"The value of art is in the observer." - Agnes Martin

"We learned the value of research in World War II." - Amar Bose

"The production value of YouTube videos is not there." - Dana Brunetti

"Realize the value of putting down your first impression quickly." - Charles Webster Hawthorne



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