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"The More we value things, the less we value ourselves" - Bruce Lee

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

"What i value more than all things, good humor." - Thomas Jefferson

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

"To me, the simplest things can have the highest value." - Brunello Cucinelli

"To be different is to have value. In this sense all things have equal, absolute value. Each thing has absolute value and thus is equal to everything else." - Shunryu Suzuki

"The rabble estimate few things according to their real value, most things according to their prejudices." - Cicero

"The rabble estimate few things according to their real value, most things according to their prejudices." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things." - William Ralph Inge

"I focus on things that are the highest value and do them perfectly." - Sean Parker

"We never discover the value of things till we have lost them." - Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

"You don't need shock value things to make a movie successful." - Haylie Duff

"If you chuck away too many things, you end up discovering there was value in them." - Prince Charles

"All the things we value in society don't mean much in fiction." - Martin Amis

"Excellence comes from human beings doing things of value that customers find memorable." - Tom Peters

"I try to find meaning or value in most things and be as diverse as possible." - Francois Arnaud

"Mostly the loss teaches us only about the value of things." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"Life? Bah! It has no value. Of cheap things it is the cheapest." - Jack London

"I value all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity." - John Wesley

"The only value of ideology is to stop things becoming showbiz." - Brian Eno

"The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things." - Dean Inge

"People take things at face value on social media. Earnestness is the assumption." - Mindy Kaling

"Love makes labour light. Love alone gives value to all things." - Teresa of Avila

"The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value." - Arthur Schopenhauer

"When we value correct principles, we have truth - a knowledge of things as they are." - Stephen Covey

"The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they deserve." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Buy things you truly love, things that are special, but not a lot of them. It's about value, not quantity." - Jason Wu

"When money rules, we remember the price of things and forget the value of things, and that is dangerous." - Jonathan Sacks

"Your value is not determined by your valuables, and God says the most valuable things in life are not things!" - Rick Warren

"The value of all things contracted for, is measured by the appetite of the contractors, and therefore the just value is that which they be contented to give." - Thomas Hobbes

"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

"Nothing of great value in this life comes easily. The things of highest value sometimes come hard. The gold that has the greatest value lies deepest in the earth, as do the diamonds." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Of God's love we can say two things: it is poured out universally for everyone from the Pope to the loneliest wino on the planet; and secondly, God's love doesn't seek value, it creates value. It is not because we have value that we are loved, but because we are loved that we have value. Our value is a gift, not an achievement." - William Sloane Coffin

"When you place a value on things like health, love, sex and other things, and learn to place a material value on what you've previously discounted for being merely intangible ... you realize you're much, much wealthier than you ever imagined." - Rory Sutherland

"Self-esteem does not come from surrounding yourself with people and things that seem to increase your value. Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner-value with things in the world around you." - Anna Deavere Smith

"This is a very fickle business. It's really about how much you value the other things in your life. I still value too many other things more than I do fame." - George Michael

"I have learned so many things from my mother about the right upbringing, the right values, value for money, value for elders, for family members. I think these things only a parent can teach you." - Karisma Kapoor

"Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Priceless things matter not for their value, but because they offer us an enduring reminder of stability and permanence." - Barbara Taylor Bradford

"Worry is spiritual nearsightedness, a fumbling way of looking at little things, and of magnifying their value." - Anna Robertson Brown Lindsay

"Man must be disappointed with the lesser things of life before he can comprehend the full value of the greater." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"To worthiest things, virtue, art, beauty, fortune, now I see, rareness of use, not nature value brings." - John Donne

"The library is a place where most of the things I came to value as an adult had their beginnings." - Pete Hamill

"I think that humanity brings much misery on itself by the false value they put on things." - Benjamin Franklin

"When leaders behave consistently with the expectations of customers, they are doing things inside their organization that deliver value outside." - Dave Ulrich

"I value my health and my happiness. And I've realized exercise can give me both of those things." - Lena Dunham

"The journey makes things valuable not the title. Learn to enjoy and value the process of what God is doing." - Bill Johnson

"I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense." - Oded Fehr

"I value all things as nothing in comparison with having the spirit of God to guide me." - Heber J Grant

"I try stuff. I synthesize what's of value with some of the other things I have at my disposal." - Herbie Hancock

"If you love a book you tend not to follow its surface value, you follow the other things in it." - Danny Boyle

"I'm consistently telling stories about the value of the human condition and connectedness and things like that." - J.H. Wyman

"The most important things in a painting are Form and Value. Color comes last - like a friend you welcome." - Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot

"I don't value authority. I don't value the systems. I don't value patriarchal religion. I don't value the things that diminish you when you do tell the truth. So I'm not scared of the end result, and that is the biggest asset I have." - Susan Powter

"A life of value is not a series of great things well done; it is a series of small things consciously done." - Joan D. Chittister

"There are young men who want thrills but no longer value sex, so they do completely different things, including aggressive things." - Volkmar Sigusch

"The possession of a great many things, even the best of things, tends to blind one to the real value of anything." - Holbrook Jackson

"what we call things matters. ... The words we use, and how we perceive those words, reflect how we value, or devalue, people, places, and things." - Anna Quindlen

"One realized all sorts of things. The value of an illusion, for instance, and that the shadow can be more important than the substance. All sorts of things." - Jean Rhys

"When you have to fight for the things you love, you have to measure the value of those things in ways you may not in any other way." - Mark Ruffalo

"A good trader has to have three things: a chronic inability to accept things at face value, to feel continuously unsettled, and to have humility." - Michael Steinhardt

"My paternal grandmother gave me the courage to investigate things and not take things at face value or judge people by what I first imagine them to be." - Erykah Badu

"In solitude we are in the presence of mere matter (even the sky, the stars, the moon, trees in blossom), things of less value (perhaps) than a human spirit. Its value lies in the greater possibility of attention." - Simone Weil

"Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself (for God did not need to create). It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival." - C S Lewis

"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

"While there is a great value in things that are old, it seems that the overwhelming challenge in Britain in the late 20th century is to make every effort to see value in the contemporary and in the future." - Stephen Bayley

"Maybe we all need to leave our children with a value legacy, and not a financial one. A value for things with a personal touch - an autographed book, a soul-searching letter." - Lakshmi Pratury

"Modern man has no real "value" for the ocean. All he has is the most crass form of egoist, pragmatic value for it. He treats it as a "thing" in the worst possible sense, to exploit it for the "good" of man. The man who believes things are there only by chance cannot give things a real value. But for the Christian the value of a thing is not in itself autonomously, but because God made it." - Francis Schaeffer

"Value is not intrinsic, it is not in things. It is within us; it is the way in which man reacts to the conditions of his environment. Neither is value in words and doctrines, it is reflected in human conduct. It is not what a man or groups of men say about value that counts, but how they act." - Ludwig Von Mises

"To love something as an artist ... means to be shaken not by its ultimate value or lack of value, but by a side of it that suddenly opens up. Where art has value it shows things that few have seen. It's conquering, not pacifying." - Robert Musil

"Value the people who value YOU." - Bill Withers

"It is only when the maker of things is a maker of things by vocation, and not merely holding down a job, that the price of things is approximate to their real value. . . ." - Ananda Coomaraswamy

"In a consumer society, people wallow in things, fascinating, enjoyable things. If you define your value by the things you acquire and surround yourself with, being excluded is humiliating." - Zygmunt Bauman

"If you have value as an artist it's probably going to be in your capacity to let things inside you get past things that are placed there to keep you from telling the truth. The more you see things as clearly and coldly as you can, the more value you're going to have." - Tony Kushner

"The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy." - Omar Khayyam

"Remember always that the ultimate value is meditation, so anything you do, do meditatively; and all things can be done in a meditative way." - Rajneesh

"If you get the best people on your team, you've got plenty of time to do the things you like to do and can add more value to." - Jack Welch

"Focus on essentials and try not to get distracted and bogged down by things that don't add value to the bottom line." - Carlos Slim

"Profit isn't a purpose, it's a result. To have purpose means the things we do are of real value to others." - Simon Sinek

"We trust things more when they look like they were done for the love of it rather than the sheer commercial value of it." - Robert Scoble

"Any experience can be transformed into something of value. Everything depends on the way you look at things. You cannot have the success without the failures." - Vash Young

"In reality, many choices are between things that are not that much different. The value of choice depends on our ability to perceive differences between the options." - Sheena Iyengar

"If your knowledge teaches you not the value of things, and frees you not from the bondage to matter, you shall never come near the throne of Truth." - Khalil Gibran

"As actors, we react to the material that's out there, and I probably just react more strongly to things that I feel will have some social value." - Matt Damon

"Without death, our lives would have no meaning. Death frames our end for us and also puts a value on things." - Richard Leider

"If you really want to be happy, don't just go for the money. Go for the relationship that lasts. Go for things of greater value." - Tony Meloto

"Sometimes the most worthwhile things are right in front of our eyes. We just make them hard because we think that gives them more value." - Karen Rose

"Let the crowd delight in things of no value; to me let the golden-haired Apollo minister full cups from the Castalian spring (the fountain of Parnassus)." - Ovid

"Adversity, sage useful guest, Severe instructor, but the best, It is from thee alone we know Justly to value things below." - William Somervile

"Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it." - Josh Becker

"I want to discourage you from choosing anything or making any decision simply because it is safe. Things of value seldom are" - Toni Morrison

"Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value - more often than not, comes about through the interaction of different disciplinary ways of seeing things" - Ken Robinson

"As a man advances in life he gets what is better than admiration -judgement to estimate things at their own value." - Samuel Johnson

"The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy and intimacy creates understanding and understanding creates love." - Anais Nin

"People exaggerate the value of things they haven't got everybody worships truth and unselfishness because they have no experience with them" - George Bernard Shaw

"The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"We have no money. We have no possessions. Maybe that is why we value the things we do have ... loyalty and friendship." - Anthony Horowitz

"It is proof of sincerity, which I value above all things; as, between those who practice it, falsehood and malice work their efforts in vain." - Thomas Jefferson

"Don't educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so they know the value of things, not the price." - Victor Hugo

"You do a couple of superhero things and then, all of a sudden, they want to get you because there may be some name value." - Adrian Pasdar

"The unique value of Christianity lies in those things which would never in a million years occur to men if left to themselves." - Hugh Nibley

"I think there's something important in going against the grain, and perhaps finding value in things that aren't necessarily institutionally recognized." - Kehinde Wiley

"I'm very analytical about the industry and I understand that there are value systems, and all sorts of things like that." - Adelaide Clemens

"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 have lots of things that aren't so old that I value, such as a copy of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," which he signed for me." - Stephen Greenblatt

"The value of art is its ability to look into the "world of oblivion" and to find things that are generally unrecognized, forgotten, invisible and impossible to tell." - Yasumasa Morimura

"Some things have eternal value, and compassion is one of them. I hope we never lose that. Compassion for humans as well as animals." - Arthur C Clarke

"Often people do not properly value things that they are good at naturally because they find them too easy. That is very problematic." - Michael Craig-Martin

"Shareholder value gets lost when things are done illegally, when corporate governance is not adhered to, when cohesive action is not taken." - Cyrus Pallonji Mistry

"A sense of acquiring more mistakes and regrets the older you get, but also deeper growth in learning from these things. The value of experience." - Brooke Waggoner

"The things people say of a man do not alter a man. He is what he is. Public opinion is of no value whatsoever." - Oscar Wilde

"Feeling grateful to or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life." - Christiane Northrup, M.D.

"ll her life she had been carefully, heroically watching over mediocre beings who were hardly real, over things of no value." - Georges Bernanos

"People exaggerate the value of things they haven't got: everybody worships truth and unselfishness because they have no experience with them." - George Bernard Shaw

"Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can't hear, and not bothering." - A A Milne

"[A]ll her life she [Chantal] had been carefully, heroically watching over mediocre beings who were hardly real, over things of no value." - Georges Bernanos

"You need clear, energetic minds, in order to appreciate the exalted character of the truth, to value the atonement, and to place the right estimate upon eternal things." - Ellen G White

"I gained a great deal from the period during which I worked in theater and I value those things a great deal." - Asghar Farhadi

"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

"It's important to be precise about words, because of the thought value of them-they frame and shape so much of the way we understand things." - Michael Nesmith

"My hero wants to belong too, but he doesn't want to give up all the things he came to value in the west." - Orhan Pamuk

"Things have value Because somebody buys them, Because somebody pays money; If you can find a buyer, Even a lie is worth a thousand yen." - Kobo Abe

"The value of things is not the time they last, but the intensity with which they occur. That is why there are unforgettable moments and unique people!" - Fernando Pessoa

"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

"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

"Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life." - Christiane Northrup

"Richard Holbrooke is known for many things, but I will remember him as an impressive, sometimes even intimidating diplomat who understood the value of culture in diplomacy." - Cynthia P Schneider

"Kids are very sensitive to the value system of their parents, and I just felt my parents were attaching too much importance, too much meaning, to things." - Tino Sehgal

"Unearned increment of value." - John Stuart Mill

"Intelligence is not necessarily a good thing, something to value or cultivate. It's more like a fifth wheel - necessary or desirable when things break down. When things go well, it's better to be stupid ... Stupidity is as much a value as intelligence." - Susan Sontag

"Nothing of value is free. Even the breath of life is purchased at birth only through gasping effort and pain... The best things in life are beyond money; their price is agony and sweat and devotion... and the price demanded for the most precious of all things in life is life itself-ultimate cost for perfect value" - Robert A Heinlein

"We must not inquire too curiously into the absolute value of literature. Enough that it amuses and exercises us. At least it leaves us where we were. It names things, but does not add things." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"It's certainly easy to mock some things ... Oddly enough though I've never found it easy to mock anything of value. Only things that are tawdry and fatuous - perhaps it's just me." - Stephen Fry

"When we lack etiquette, we trash things. We trash each other. We trash the environment. We lose sight of the value of things. We suffer alienation when our spirit is disconnected from our physical awareness." - Frederick Lenz

"I do struggle because I'm attracted to beautiful things, yet at the same time I am actually very aware, in some sense, their lack of value and that the most important things in life are your connections to other people." - Tom Ford

"We are all farsighted, we give importance to those things that are far from us, while neglecting the things that are close to us... only to realize their value later when they are out-of-reach again..." - Ai Yazawa

"Everything that has happened to me is of value to me. As painful as certain things are, and have been, and were, there's a use for those things in my life and in my work" - Martin Landau

"I do struggle because I'm attracted to beautiful things, yet at the same time I am actually very aware, in some sense, their lack of value and that the most important things in life are your connections to other people." - Tom Ford

"There are plenty of things in vaults that didn't sell in its time. So much stuff. But slowly these companies start to get a hint that these things have some value." - Devendra Banhart

"If you stop and you think about everything we hold of value on this planet, metal, minerals, energy, real estate, the things that nations fight wars over. These things are in near infinite quantities out there." - Peter Diamandis

"When we attach value to things that are' love-the money, the car, the house, the prestige-we are loving things that ca' love us back. We are searching for meaning in the meaningless." - Marianne Williamson

"Everything that has happened to me is of value to me. As painful as certain things are, and have been, and were, there's a use for those things in my life and in my work." - Martin Landau

"I see myself as a traditionalist ... I like traditional things. I like things of substance and value that have been proven. Conceptually, as the songs started to come together, I followed that lead, which is the language I work in." - Jakob Dylan

"I prize the Depression, for instance, because I learned the value of things in the Depression that a way people who don't have to worry about such things never learned to prize it really, I believe." - Shelby Foote

"As an atheist, I think there are lots of things religions get up to which are of value to non-believers - and one of those things is trying to be a bit better than we normally manage to be." - Alain De Botton

"Choose the whole of your environment, things and events, based upon the value, meaning and function they hold. Do not allow obligation or immediacy to bind you to physical things or specific actions." - Mary Anne Radmacher

"The little things, I can obey. But the big things - how we think, what we value - those you must choose yourself. You can't let anyone - or any society - determine those for you." - Morrie Schwartz

"I perceive value, I confer value, I create value, I even create - or guarantee - existence. Hence, my compulsion to make "lists." The things (Beethoven's music, movies, business firms) won't exist unless I signify my interest in them by at least noting down their names. Nothing exists unless I maintain it (by my interest, or my potential interest). This is an ultimate, mostly subliminal anxiety. Hence, I must remain always, both in principle + actively, interested in everything. Taking all of knowledge as my province." - Susan Sontag

"I perceive value, I confer value, I create value, I even create - or guarantee - existence. Hence, my compulsion to make "lists." The things (Beethoven's music, movies, business firms) wo' exist unless I signify my interest in them by at least noting down their names. Nothing exists unless I maintain it (by my interest, or my potential interest). This is an ultimate, mostly subliminal anxiety. Hence, I must remain always, both in principle + actively, interested in everything. Taking all of knowledge as my province." - Susan Sontag

"The value of a dollar is to buy just things; a dollar goes on increasing in value with all the genius and all the virtue of the world. A dollar in a university is worth more than a dollar in a jail; in a temperate, schooled, law-abiding community than in some sink of crime, where dice, knives, and arsenic are in constant play." - Ralph Waldo Emerson



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