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"Life is essentially a question of values." - Meir Kahane

"The values of life are most important." - Leonardo Del Vecchio

"True education is concerned not only with practical goals but also with values. Our aims assure us of our material life, our values make possible our spiritual life." - Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

"What we're talking about is creating new forms of life on the basis of new values." - Mikhail Gorbachev

"The joy of life consists in the inevitable, continual triumph of new values." - Wassily Kandinsky

"It is the logic of consumerism that undermines the values of loyalty and permanence and promotes a different set of values that is destructive of family life." - Christopher Lasch

"How can a man commit acts of martial valour if he values his life?" - Torii Mototada

"Without constant activity, the threats of life will soon overwhelm the values." - Jim Rohn

"When you walk down the street of Kabul your values for life changes, they do change." - Marco Pierre White

"Wherever you are, design your life. Live the values of your generation." - Don Tapscott

"The quality of life, values that go down to doin' that, that's the issue." - Cecil Taylor

"Our values and way of life will prevail - terrorism will not." - John Linder

"The decisions you make are a choice of values that reflect your life in every way." - Alice Waters

"It is probable that both in life and in art the values of a woman are not the values of a man." - Virginia Woolf

"I believe in the separation of church and state, absolutely. But I don't believe in the separation of public life from our values, our basic values, and for many of us, our religious values." - Jim Wallis

"A culture that values production over life values the wrong things, because it will produce things at the expense of living beings, human or otherwise." - Derrick Jensen

"Homosexuals want their depraved 'values' to become our children's values. Homosexuals expect society to embrace their immoral way of life. Worse yet, they are looking for new recruits!" - Beverly LaHaye

"Wellbeing is a notion that entails our values about the good life, and questions of values are not ultimately scientific questions." - Julian Baggini

"The current system is organized around financial values over life values. We need to shift that locus of power down to the community level because the financial markets recognize only money and thereby only financial values." - David Korten

"Life and values do run in cycles." - Hugh Hefner

"Traditional values are big in my life." - Jennifer Hudson

"Learning to take hold of one's life is very difficult in a culture that values property over life." - Haki R. Madhubuti

"It is now clear that science is incapable of ordering life. A life is ordered by values." - Jawaharlal Nehru

"Learning to take hold of one's life is very difficult in a culture that values property over life." - Haki Madhubuti

"The domination of western values, beliefs and way of life has angered many from the east and in developing countries." - Silvia Cartwright

"...quality of life lies in knowledge, in culture. Values are what constitute true quality of life, the supreme quality of life, even above food, shelter and clothing." - Fidel Castro

"You need to find a way to live your life, that it doesn't make a mockery of your values." - Bill Ayers

"The life sciences contain spiritual values which can never be explained by the materialistic attitude of present day science" - Sherwin B Nuland

"Music is nourishment, and a comforting elixir. Music multiplies the beauty of life and all its values." - Zoltan Kodaly

"Peace of mind comes when your life is in harmony with true principles and values and in no other way." - Stephen Covey

"Mitt Romney not only believes in the values of economic freedom. His entire life has been committed to advancing it." - Sher Valenzuela

"Conflicts and factions, violence and upheavals are caused by the neglect of human values in daily life." - Sathya Sai Baba

"I love it when the left and when the president say, 'Don't try to impose your values on us, you folks who hold your Bibles in your hand and cling to your guns.' They have values too. Our values are based on religion, based on life. Their values are based on a religion of self." - Rick Santorum

"Perhaps the most significant thing a person can know about himself is to understand his own system of values. Almost every thing we do is a reflection of our own personal value system. What do we mean by values? Our values are what we want out of life. No one is born with a set of values. Except for our basic physiological needs such as air, water, and food, most of our values are acquired after birth." - Jacque Fresco

"Perhaps the most significant thing a person can know about himself is to understand his own system of values. Almost every thing we do is a reflection of our own personal value system. What do we mean by values? Our values are what we want out of life. No one is born with a set of values. Except for our basic physiological needs such as air, water, and food, most of our values are acquired after birth." - Jacque Fresco

"There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values." - Ibrahim Babangida

"Human values should predominate in men's thoughts. Human life has no meaning without these values." - Sathya Sai Baba

"A unitary urbanism - the synthesis of art and technology that we call for - must be constructed according to certain new values of life, values which now need to be distinguished and disseminated." - Gil J Wolman

"The life of West, Nietzsche said, is based on Christianity. The values of the West are based on Christianity. Some of these values seem to have taken a life of their own, and this gives us the illusion that we can get rid of Christianity and keep the values. This, Nietzsche says, is an illusion...Remove the Christian foundation, and the values must go too." - Dinesh D'Souza

"If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear." - Christopher Dawson

"Architecture is an expression of values." - Norman Foster

"We must make a decision of values." - Erich Fromm

"We should propagate the values of vegetarianism." - Morarji Desai

"One of women's greatest values is compassion." - Safak Pavey

"I will always support legislation which respects and values life." - Gresham Barrett

"Among the many values in life, I appreciate freedom most." - Haruki Murakami

"A change of heart or of values without a practice is only another pointless luxury of a passively consumptive way of life." - Wendell Berry

"Everyone has values; even criminal gangs have values. Values govern people's behavior but principles govern the consequences of those behaviors." - Stephen Covey

"[Our goal] is to help revive America's traditional values: faith, family, neighborhood, work and freedom. Government has no business enforcing these values but neither must it seek, as it did in the recent past, to suppress or replace them. That only robbed us of our tiller and set us adrift. Helping to restore these values will bring new strength, direction and dignity to our lives and to the life of our nation. It's on these values that we'll best build our future." - Ronald Reagan

"Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize." - Christine O'Donnell

"That is our generation's task, to make these works, these rights, these values of life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness real for every American." - Barack Obama

"We need to fight the plague of the uninsured the way we have fought other threats to our way of life and our basic values." - Herb Kohl

"Religion is so frequently a source of confusion in political life, and so frequently dangerous to democracy, precisely because it introduces absolutes into the realm of relative values." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize" - Christine O'Donnell

"I hope that we have a culture that values every human life from the moment of conception to the moment of natural death." - Ted Cruz

"War is one of the nation's most honored virtues, and its militaristic values now bear down on almost every aspect of American life." - Henry Giroux

"Polls show that Arabs admire a lot of the Western values, cultural aspects in the West. It is more about policies than about way of life." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize." - Christine Odonnell

"If you take the creation of music and the creation of your own life values as your overall goal, then living becomes a musical process." - Cecil Taylor

"For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

"If your life becomes only a medium of production, then many of the good human values and characteristics will be lost." - Dalai Lama

"Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want." - Marsha Sinetar

"The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values." - Norman Thomas

"For those who seek to understand it, death is a highly creative force. The highest spiritual values of life can originate from the thought and study of death." - Elisabeth Kublerross

"Synergy is the highest activity of life; it creates new untapped alternatives; it values and exploits the mental, emotional, and psychological differences between people." - Stephen Covey

"Money is central to our lives. Yet money is not of central importance. It has nothing whatsoever to do with the lasting values that make life worth living." - Kent Nerburn

"My parents were very Old World. They come from Brooklyn, which is the heart of the Old World. Their values in life are God and carpeting." - Woody Allen

"The opinion of the world does not affect me. I have placed as the real values in my life what follows when I am dead." - Nikola Tesla

"It is time that we as Christians recognize that it is our beliefs and our values and our way of life that are under attack." - David R. Mains

"The whole underlying theme for the new music... is to communicate honest, human values, and in doing that to try to improve the quality of life." - Charlie Haden

"Every sentient being values her/his life even if no one else does. That is what is meant by saying that the lives of all have inherent value." - Gary L Francione

"Our whole life is an attempt to discover when our spontaneity is whimsical, sentimental irresponsibility and when it is a valid expression of our deepest desires and values." - Helen Lynd

"I have been very consistent over the course of my entire life. I have always fought for the same values and principles." - Hillary Clinton

"Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them." - Stephen Covey

"If any one of about 40 physical qualities had more than slightly different values, life as we know it could not exist..." - Stephen Hawking

"Education (the institution) has now adopted values, attitudes, and practices that make any rigorous understanding of the human self and life impossible." - Dallas Willard

"Every sentient being values her/his life even if no one else does. That is what is meant by saying that the lives of all have inherent value." - Gary L Francione

"The observant Jew has his own sense of values. Torah Judaism is his blueprint for this life, his target for existence." - Meir Kahane

"Conservatism clings to what has been established, fearing that, once we begin to question the beliefs that we have inherited, all the values of life will be destroyed." - Morris Raphael Cohen

"I deeply appreciate the people of Michigan. I love their grit. I love the way they face life. I love the family values they have." - Ernie Harwell

"Purpose, or mission, is determined by the development of values, balance, ethics, humor, morality, and sensitivities. It manifests itself in the way we look at life." - Luci Swindoll

"Live your days on the positive side of life, in tune with your most treasured values. And in each moment you'll have much to live for." - Ralph Marston

"The desire to abase the values of knowledge before the values of action..." - Julien Benda

"Peace of mind produces right values, right values produce right thoughts. Right thoughts produce right actions." - Mark Richardson

"I seek no values by means of evil, nor do I surrender my values to evil." - John Galt

"Principles are what allow you to live a life consistent with those values. Principles connect your values to your actions." - Ray Dalio

"To create a world in which life can flourish and prosper we must replace the values and institutions of capitalism with values and institutions that honor life, serve life's needs, and restore money to its proper role as servant. I believe we are in fact being called to take a step to a new level of species consciousness and function." - David Korten

"One of the goals of life is to try and be in touch with one's most personal themes-the values, the ideas, styles, colors that are the touchstones of one's own individual life, its real texture and substance." - Gloria Vanderbilt

"Our life is like a block of ice which is melting away every moment. Before it spends itself, devote it to the service of others. Education in Human Values is designed to prepare everyone for this life of dedicated service." - Sathya Sai Baba

"What we're learning in our schools is not the wisdom of life. We're learning technologies, we're getting information. There's a curious reluctance on the part of faculties to indicate the life values of their subjects." - Joseph Campbell

"I describe family values as responsibility towards others, increase of tolerance, compromise, support, flexibility. And essentially the things I call the silent song of life-the continuous process of mutual accommodation without which life is impossible." - Salvador Minuchin

"A parable is fascinating/ In its paradoxical invitation/ In the subversion of values/ In the unconditional acceptance of life/In its total affirmation of life/ Without ifs, buts and..." - Kuruvilla Pandikattu

"... one of the goals of life is to try and be in touch with one's most personal themes - the values, ideas, styles, colors that are the touchstones of one's own individual life, its real texture and substance." - Gloria Vanderbilt

"Any woman on this planet who values herself as a woman is great. She is a giver of life. And when you are a giver of life, what more is there?" - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Who of us does not recognize that the life we live, however larded with brave talk about values and thought and ideals, is not actually a life dedicated to immersion in the endless torrent of images, songs, sounds and stories?" - Todd Gitlin

"Citizens often think of a state's interests in terms of the promotion of ideals such as democracy, a particular way of life, or other values which they endorse or see as part of their historical continuity and identity. In this domain as in others values are not fixed, and so a state's interests are dynamic and in a constant state of negotiation and construction." - Dale Jamieson

"The Fascist conception of the State is all-embracing; outside of it no human or spiritual values can exist, much less have value. Thus understood, Fascism is totalitarian, and the Fascist State - a synthesis and a unit inclusive of all values - interprets, develops, and potentiates the whole life of a people." - Benito Mussolini

"All values are important, everyone who has ever touched my life in some way was a mentor for good or bad. Life is a blend, and a person is a blend of all the influences that have touched their lives." - Colin Powell

"Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage." - Laura Schlessinger

"What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work, and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life." - Rick Perry

"To those who cite the first amendment as reason for excluding God from more and more of our institutions and everyday life, may I just say: The first amendment of the Constitution was not written to protect the people of this country from religious values; it was written to protect religious values from government tyranny." - Ronald Reagan

"The problem with multiculturalism is it's kind of arrogant. The arrogance is the assumption that everyone will buy into our values, because they have to be Superior. What is different about Islam is it's not just a type of food you ate or the way you dress, it's a total system of life driven by values." - Mark Durie

"If our supreme value is the development of the Western tradition - of a man for whom the highest thing in life is man, for whom love for man, respect for man, and the dignity of man, are supreme values - then we cannot ask the question that says, "if it is better for our survival, might we drop these values?"" - Erich Fromm

"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." - Pierre Trudeau

"People with different personalities, different approaches, different values succeed not because one set of values or priorities is superior but because their values and practices are genuine." - Herb Kelleher

"I don't believe anyone doubts the American people's values or the commitment of the American government or the government's agencies to advancing those values and defending those values." - Rex W. Tillerson

"We need to find secular ways to cultivate warm-heartedness. We need secular ways to educate ourselves about inner values. The source of a happy life is within us. Trouble makers in many parts of the world are often quite well educated, so it is not just education that we need. We need to pay attention to inner values." - Dalai Lama

"German dominance in the EU is a fact of life. But for historical reasons, it would be the last country to be swept away by a populist wave. And one thing is certain: If Germany goes down, Europe goes down, and with it all the values which we thought are worth living for. Germany has to be the champion of these values." - Anthony Glees

"This recognition, in real life, of a rhythm of surfaces, lines, and values is for me the essence of photography; composition should be a constant of preoccupation, being a simultaneous coalition - an organic coordination of visual elements." - Henri Cartier-Bresson

"All of us celebrate our values in our behavior." - John W Gardner

"Our customs, behaviors, and values are byproducts of our culture." - Jacque Fresco

"The cultivation of Human Values alone is Education." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Values provide perspective in the best of times and worst." - Charles A. Garfield

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

"Organize one's values in the order of their worth" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Over all, many of society's values are a cesspool." - Bernardine Dohrn

"False values begin with the worship of things." - Susan Sontag

"The real revolution is the revolution of values" - Peter Joseph

"The highest skill is the true judgment of values." - Francois Alexandre Frederic, duc de la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

"Values determine behavior; Principles determine the consequences of behavior." - Stephen Covey

"The EU is a community of values, not military buildups." - Martin Schulz

"Instilling values of faith at an early age is important." - T D Jakes

"For many of us, our values come from our faith." - Katharine Hayhoe

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

"In chess there is a world of intellectual values," - Gerald Abrahams

"True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values." - William Ralph Inge

"Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values." - Allen Tate

"The USA experiences the crisis of ideological and moral values." - Vladimir Zhirinovsky

"Over all, many of society's values are a cesspool." - Bernadine Dohrn

"The currency of universal values make brands innately sharable." - Simon Mainwaring

"The historic period in which we live is a period of reawakening to a commitment of higher values, a reawakening of individual purpose, and a reawakening of the longing to fulfill that purpose in life." - Robert Fritz

"Good design is a great combination of common sense, unusual imagination, clarity of purpose-with a prerequisite knowledge of structure, values, color, aesthetic insight and a deep reverence for the love of life." - Millard Sheets

"With the practice of deep meditation the mind contacts the Bliss Consciousness of the Spirit and becomes more peaceful, happy, creative and powerful. This state of mind enriches all values of material life." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"Simple old-fashioned values that come from a sense of community are the key to a great society. I believe we all have that sense from childhood memories, when life was simple. It's those memories that should drive us to reflect on our values." - Lindsay Fox

"The most fateful change that unfolded during the past three decades was not an increase in greed. It was the expansion of markets, and of market values, into spheres of life where they don't belong." - Michael Sandel

"Each to choose their own paths in life, regardless of education, no one can predict the outcome, then one goal in front of him. Anything that can be based on the values of what's coming" - Istvan Molnar

"The most fateful change that unfolded during the past three decades was not an increase in greed. It was the expansion of markets, and of market values, into spheres of life where they do' belong." - Michael Sandel

"In the heat of the moment, it can be all too easy to generate solutions that take on a life of their own, without reference to the core values of the people developing them or those expected to implement them." - Tim Hurson

"Art, if it is to be reckoned as one of the great values of life, must teach man humility, tolerance, wisdom and magnanimity. The value of art is not beauty, but right action." - W Somerset Maugham

"Productive work is the central purpose of a rational man's life, the central value that integrates and determines the hierarchy of all his other values. Reason is the source, the precondition of his productive work, pride is the result." - Ayn Rand

"That's a deep change in priorities. People are much less political today. They have found other values of life. We are developing normal attitudes, a normal set of priorities. We are growing out of our childhood." - Tom Segev

"God loves us for ourselves. He values our love more than he values galaxies of new created worlds." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"India and Fiji have many shared values, and it is the responsibility of both the countries to strengthen those values." - Narendra Modi

"Human beings are made up of many different values, and sometimes those values are in tension with each other." - John Mackey

"Faith in the continuance and enhancement of the intrinsic values-faith in truth, in beauty, in friendship, in love and harmony of life-in short, faith in reason and the worth of spiritual life-such faith is only another name for faith in the persistence of spiritual individuality. For, I repeat, these values are real only as functions of personal experience and deed. To have faith in the permanence of intrinsic values is to assume the enduring reality of selves who know truth, feel beauty, who love and win spiritual harmony." - Joseph Alexander Leighton

"To me dogs are not the students, not the ones that need training. To me a dog is a teacher of life, who teaches us the principles of the most important moral values; honesty, integrity, loyalty, trust, respect and love." - Cesar Millan

"The rise of community among cultures and religious traditions makes possible what we can call 'interspirituality': the assimilation of insights, values, and spiritual practices from the various religions and their application to one's own inner life and development." - Wayne Teasdale

"Literature was the passport to enter a larger life; that is, the zone of freedom. Literature was freedom. Especially in a time in which the values of reading and inwardness are so strenuously challenged, literature is freedom." - Susan Sontag

"When an introvert cares about someone, she also wants contact, not so much to keep up with the events of the other person's life, but to keep up with what's inside: the evolution of ideas, values, thoughts, and feelings." - Laurie Helgoe

"To be mature you have to realize what you value most... Not to arrive at a clear understanding of one's own values is a tragic waste. You have missed the whole point of what life is for." - Eleanor Roosevelt



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