Quotes and Sayings about Value



"You can't walk alone. Many have given the illusion, but none have really walked alone. Man is not made that way. Each man is bedded in his people, their history, their culture, and their values."
- Peter Abrahams
(Related: History, People, Values, Culture, Illusion, Man)

"Age acquires no value save through thought and discipline."
- James Truslow Adams
(Related: Age, Thought, Discipline, Value)

"I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Being, Garden, Songs, Value)

"Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Men, Pleasure, Value)

"Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency."
- Aesop
(Related: Truth, Character, Values)

"I'm a traditionalist. I have certain values I live by."
- Danny Aiello
(Related: Values)

"As one who has often felt this need, and who has found refreshment in wild places, I attest to the recreational value of wilderness."
- George Aiken
(Related: Value, Wilderness)

"But though cognition is not an element of mental action, nor even in any real sense of the word an aspect of it, the distinction of cognition and conation has if properly defined a definite value."
- Samuel Alexander
(Related: Action, Sense, Value, Word)

"Maybe there's a chance to get back to grown-up films. Anything that uses humor and dramatic values to deal with human emotions and gets down to what people are to people."
- Robert Altman
(Related: Humor, People, Values, Chance, Emotions)

"In my professional work with the Agency, by the late '70s, I had come to question the value of a great deal of what we were doing, in terms of the intelligence agency's impact on American policy."
- Aldrich Ames
(Related: Intelligence, Work, Policy, American, Question, Value)

"Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values."
- A. R. Ammons
(Related: Poetry, Values, Attention, Results)

"No I haven't and all I can say is that if it's cost $600,000, I hope we get $600,000 worth of value out of it."
- John Anderson
(Related: Hope, Value, Worth)

"I don't know that I can give a definitive answer to that, I can only say that if we create the right climate those who are producing those products will have the opportunity to move into a higher value product if changes are needed if we get this right."
- John Anderson
(Related: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

"I've been lucky. I've met a lot of baseball people, and I've learned to value people who talk - people who talk well and in long sentences and even long paragraphs."
- Roger Angell
(Related: People, Baseball, Talk, Value)

"National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Values, Confidence)

"We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Values, Benefits, Globalization, Needs, World)

"We define ourselves, in part, by the discriminations we make. The value of what we love is enriched by our understanding of what we dislike."
- David Ansen
(Related: Love, Understanding, Value)

"I'm a grown-up now, and I value the training I had."
- Christina Applegate
(Related: Now, Training, Value)

"The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival."
- Aristotle
(Related: Life, Power, Survival, Awareness, Contemplation, Value)

"First and foremost, it was fun. Everybody involved with it made you feel like they were an important contributor to the process. We were made to feel valued."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: First, Fun)

"It's amazing that this is still news to people, but that affects the final outcome of the film. When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued, they give 110 percent."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: People, Film, News)

"The values of Islam are expressed by Muslims clearly. September 11 changed the world, and put Muslims on the spotlight."
- Karen Armstrong
(Related: Values, Islam, World)

"Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Thought, Knowledge, Value)

"The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it."
- Chester A. Arthur
(Related: Money, People, Evil, Public, Value)

"A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Thought, Error, May, Value)

"'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Pity, Value, Worth)

"That which has not a real excellency and value in it self, entertains no longer than the giddy Humour which recommended it to us holds."
- Mary Astell
(Related: Self, Value)

"And, we put a lot more value, or at least I personally put a lot more value, on the creative values and creative challenges of something than the commercial necessities."
- Rowan Atkinson
(Related: Values)

"You can only get really unpopular decisions through if the electorate is convinced of the value of the environment. That's what natural history programmes should be for."
- David Attenborough
(Related: History, Decisions, Environment, Value)

"I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Men, Man, Opinions, Rest, Value)

"While it is true that we must seek value added industries like food processing plants and call center operations, we must do what is necessary to expand and develop our economic profile."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Food, Plants, Value)

"I see my job simply as helping disseminate the message of Barack Obama, working with the communications team to make sure that we're true to the ideals and the values and the programs that he wants to advance in this country. And that's the extent of my involvement."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Values, Country, Ideals, Job)

"Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Negative, Values, Emotions, Jungle, Man, Meaning, Spiritual)

"Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Values, Ideals, Illusion, World)

"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
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Society, Values, Evolution, Future, Ideals, Will)

"Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Education, Values, Children, Nation, Parents, Schools, Teaching)

"It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Equality, People, Opportunity, Values, Congress, Freedom, Nation)

"According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value."
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
(Related: Change, Work, Criticism, Praise, Principles, Value)

"We need a strong, bold constitutional conservative who won't back down and who will fight for the values we believe in. That's what we need for our nominee, whether it is me or whether it is someone else."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Values, Conservative, Fight, Will)

"Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use."
- Gamaliel Bailey
(Related: Men, Philanthropy, Respect, Sun, Value)

"Nevertheless, this type of propaganda has a special value, for it serves to convince those who sign the appeal, of the necessity for carrying on propaganda; so a corps of propagandists, if I may use the term, is thus trained."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: May, Necessity, Propaganda, Value)

"We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance."
- Anita Baker
(Related: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

"Day after day we must remember we can take freedom for granted. Day after day we must keep the bond between freedom and other values in mind."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Values, Day, Freedom, Mind)

"Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Experience, Values, Mission)

"Freedom is a universal value."
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Related: Freedom, Value)

"I'm happy that I have brought laughter because I have been shown by many the value of it in so many lives, in so many ways."
- Lucille Ball
(Related: Laughter, Value)

"People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: People, Values, Patience, Years)

"Schools are generally feminine places, institutions where conformity is valued, taught largely by conformist women."
- Judith M. Bardwick
(Related: Women, Conformity, Schools)

"I have plenty of political views and plenty of social and personal prejudices. I do not, however, value them."
- Howard Barker
(Related: Value)

"Well, the sales of our products clearly demonstrate their value to businesses and to individuals."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Sales, Value)

"I will always support legislation which respects and values life."
- Gresham Barrett
(Related: Life, Values, Legislation, Support, Will)

"As a dedicated and proud father of three, I am a strong advocate of life. I value life whether born or unborn."
- Gresham Barrett
(Related: Life, Father, Value)

"I don't feel I'm even worthy of a normal amount of value."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Value)

"Study the public behavior of top stars and you can detect a keen attentiveness to brand value."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Behavior, Public, Stars, Study, Value)

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

"The New is not a fashion, it is a value."
- Roland Barthes
(Related: Fashion, Value)

"I think the value of venues like CNBC is that they give investors an opportunity to reevaluate the situation minute by minute, but maybe we don't need to follow the market so closely."
- Maria Bartiromo
(Related: Opportunity, Value)

"Money is always transitively valued. More money is supposedly always better than less money."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Money)

"Rather, for all objects and experiences, there is a quantity that has optimum value. Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic. To fall below that value is to be deprived."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Quantity, Value)

"In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not DNA."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: People, Values, Culture, Learning, Parents)

"You know I don't think we need the Republicans to steal family values from us."
- Birch Bayh
(Related: Family, Values, Republicans)

"Our success as a party will largely be determined by how well we do here in the heartland... The time has come to be secure about our values. The time has come to lead."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

"The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances."
- Stephen Bayley
(Related: Ability, Circumstances, Man, Tradition, Value)

"One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion."
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Related: Life, Friendship, Love, Compassion, Value)

"In choosing global corporate partners UNICEF emphasises compatibility with our core values and looks to build alliances that advance our mission of ensuring the health, education, equality and protection for all the world's children."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Equality, Education, Health, Values, Children, Corporate, Mission, Protection, World)

"We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values."
- Tony Benn
(Related: Change, Society, Values, Capitalism)

"We need a sense of the value of time - that is, of the best way to divide one's time into one's various activities."
- Arnold Bennett
(Related: Time, Sense, Value)

"Value people on their potential, not on their history."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: History, People, Potential, Value)

"Novel technologies and ideas that impinge on human biology and their perceived impact on human values have renewed strains in the relationship between science and society."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Science, Society, Ideas, Values)

"Sam Walton's values are: treat the customer right, take care of your people, be honest in your dealings, pass savings along to the customer, keep things simple, think small, control costs and continuously improve operations."
- Michael Bergdahl
(Related: People, Control, Values, Care, Customer, Right)

"There is a continuum of values between the churches and the general community. What distinguishes the handling of these values in the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Values, Churches, Community, Religious, Vocabulary)

"Our institute's agenda is relatively simple. We study the relationship between social-economic change and culture. By culture we mean beliefs, values and lifestyles. We cover a broad range of issues, and we work very internationally."
- Peter L. Berger
(Related: Change, Work, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Study)

"The very desire for guarantees that our values are eternal and secure in some objective heaven is perhaps only a craving for the certainties of childhood or the absolute values of our primitive past."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Values, Childhood, Desire, Heaven, Past)

"All forms of tampering with human beings, getting at them, shaping them against their will to your own pattern, all thought control and conditioning is, therefore, a denial of that in men which makes them men and their values ultimate."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Thought, Control, Values, Denial, Will)

"First, he must hold rational values, and to do this he must be a thinker."
- Andrew Bernstein
(Related: Values, First)

"Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen."
- Andrew Bernstein
(Related: Nature, Life, Values, Conflict, Earth, Man, Nothing, Struggle)

"The Pledge of Allegiance is an important expression of our shared values, and it should be preserved in its current form. I fully support the Pledge of Allegiance and urge my colleagues to do the same."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Values, Expression, Support)

"The basic tenet of black consciousness is that the black man must reject all value systems that seek to make him a foreigner in the country of his birth and reduce his basic human dignity."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Consciousness, Country, Dignity, Man, Value)

"Far from creating a new formalism, what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty, but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance."
- Max Bill
(Related: Beauty, Ideas, Values, Yield)

"I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect the rights of the unborn my entire career. I will continue to fight for this cause because I value the sanctity of all human life."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: Life, Career, Cause, Fight, Rights, Value, Will)

"Common sense as well as common values all lead us. Our future depends upon it and our present is going to be vastly better when we get back to these basics."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Values, Common sense, Future, Present)

"When you become active in the system and communicate to your representatives, and they don't vote in accordance with your values, your responsibility is to support candidates who will."
- Joan Blades
(Related: Values, Responsibility, Support, Vote, Will)

"High value information came from interrogations in which those methods were used and provided a deeper understanding of the al Qa'ida organization that was attacking this country."
- Dennis C. Blair
(Related: Country, Information, Understanding, Value)

"I am a passionate believer that Britain has benefited the whole world and that our heritage, our culture, our values and more importantly our people who created those things, are worth fighting for."
- Steve Blake
(Related: People, Values, Culture, Fighting, World, Worth)

"My values, our values, aren't about pointing fingers. They are about offering a helping hand."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Values)

"Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Life, People, Thoughts, Values, Deeds)

"Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion."
- Allan Bloom
(Related: Belief, Values, Illusion, Reason)

"It's absolutely crucial for the Democrats to have a sense of their history, of who they are, in order to be able to project their values and stand up for them."
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Related: History, Values, Democrats, Order, Project, Sense)

"Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home."
- Matt Blunt
(Related: Home, Values, Abuse, Children, Neglect, Responsibility, State)

"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
(Related: Power, Opportunity, Chance, Lies, Majority, Value)

"And we can celebrate when we have a government that has earned back the trust of the people it serves... when we have a government that honors our Constitution and stands up for the values that have made America, America: economic freedom, individual liberty, and personal responsibility."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Values, America, Constitution, Freedom, Liberty, Responsibility)

"I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office."
- John Boehner
(Related: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

"There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and traditional values and being more open and international."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Values, Being, Conflict, Open)

"Actors don't have real value."
- Uwe Boll
(Related: Actors, Value)

"For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)

"We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American values of savings and investment and of building small businesses and family farms and ranches."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Family, Values, American, Building, End, Tax, Investment)

"If each of us is to feel that he or she is valued, this calls for more than public funding."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Public)

"I felt devalued and disrespected. The energy behind it felt disingenuous and motivated by corporate profit."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Corporate, Energy, Profit)

"When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart."
- Edwin Booth
(Related: Love, Heart, Value, Will)

"Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families."
- Wes Borland
(Related: Family, Values)

"We learned the value of research in World War II."
- Amar Bose
(Related: War, Research, Value, World, World war)

"As the 29th state to join the United States of America, it is our turn to show the nation what represents Iowa. Our commitment to quality education, hard work, and small-town values are all represented in the Iowa quarter."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Education, Work, Quality, Values, America, Commitment, Hard work, Nation, State, states, United)

"The March on Washington affirmed our values as a people: equality and opportunity for all. Forty-one years ago, during a time of segregation, these were an ideal."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Equality, Time, Opportunity, Values, March, Washington, Years)

"Understand, when you eat meat, that something did die. You have an obligation to value it - not just the sirloin but also all those wonderful tough little bits."
- Anthony Bourdain
(Related: Obligation, Value)

"Forget goals. Value the process."
- Jim Bouton
(Related: Goals, Forget, Value)

"The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written."
- Elizabeth Bowen
(Related: First, Importance, Value, Writer, Writing)

"Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as important as skills and expertise, I sought to build the firm into an enduring, values-based institution."
- Marvin Bower
(Related: Values, Behavior, Expertise)

"Theories are patterns without value. What counts is action."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Action, Theories, Value)

"Those who won our independence... valued liberty as an end and as a means. They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness and courage to be the secret of liberty."
- Louis D. Brandeis
(Related: Happiness, Courage, End, Independence, Liberty)

"I was at home then in the world of figures, but not in that of values."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Home, Values, World)

"Indeed it is very hard, when we have let the King's subjects have so much of our lands for so little value."
- Joseph Brant
(Related: Value)

"I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar."
- Robert Brault
(Related: Time, Friend, Value)

"Intellectuals are people who believe that ideas are of more importance than values. That is to say, their own ideas and other people's values."
- Gerald Brenan
(Related: People, Ideas, Values, Importance, Intellectuals)

"Human beings like variety, and they also like partnership... these are scientific values we can point to."
- Susie Bright
(Related: Values, Partnership, Variety)

"Science has nothing to be ashamed of even in the ruins of Nagasaki. The shame is theirs who appeal to other values than the human imaginative values which science has evolved."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Science, Values, Nothing, Shame)

"The values by which we are to survive are not rules for just and unjust conduct, but are those deeper illuminations in whose light justice and injustice, good and evil, means and ends are seen in fearful sharpness of outline."
- Jacob Bronowski
(Related: Values, Evil, Injustice, Light, Rules)

"She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Father, People, Cats, Children, Dogs, Poor)

"You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in this world."
- Charlotte Bronte
(Related: Nothing, Sisters, Value, World)

"Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Living)

"The truth is that relative income is not directly related to happiness. Nonpartisan social-survey data clearly show that the big driver of happiness is earned success: a person's belief that he has created value in his life or the life of others."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Happiness, Life, Truth, Belief, Income, Value)

"In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Values, American, Culture, Economy, Expression, Fight)

"People used to complain that selling a president was like selling a bar of soap. But when you buy soap, at least you get the soap. In this campaign you just get two guys telling you they really value cleanliness."
- David Brooks
(Related: People, Selling, Cleanliness, President, Value)

"I value comedy. I value somebody who can be funny."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: Funny, Comedy, Value)

"Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free."
- Harry Browne
(Related: Family, Government, Values, Children, Drugs, Fighting, Liberty, Name, Politicians, Poverty, Right)

"The question we all face is what sort of culture we will live in for the rest of our lives and then hand on to the next generation - one that embraces these most basic of values, or one that collapses because of their absence."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Values, Absence, Culture, Question, Rest, Will)

"From the subtle to the extreme, our culture and our values are under unrelenting attack from the media."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Values, Culture, Extreme, Media)

"The first and most important is to emphasize the enduring nature of the alliance relationship particularly with Europe which does share our values and interests even if it disagrees with us on specific policies."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Nature, Values, Alliance, Europe, First)

"Even if one takes every reefer madness allegation of the prohibitionists at face value, marijuana prohibition has done far more harm to far more people than marijuana ever could."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: People, Harm, Madness, Prohibition, Value)

"Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: People, Nothing, Today, Value)

"Value is what you get."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Value)

"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Value)

"However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Values, Interest, Privilege, Public)

"Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Values, Abuse, Order)

"The fact remains that most of us are anesthetized to the true cost and true value of long term care insurance."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: Care, Fact, Value)

"In times such as these, people should recognize that evil knows no borders, knows no limits and knows no compassion. Those around the globe that value freedom must continue to persevere even in the darkest of times."
- Michael Burgess
(Related: People, Compassion, Evil, Freedom, Limits, Value)

"The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values."
- William S. Burroughs
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Values, Facts)

"While different people may approach opportunities in different ways, we need to base decisions on a fundamental set of values as we chart our course of action."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: People, Action, Values, Decisions, May)

"Gulf Lesson One is the value of airpower."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: Value)

"The bottom line is that these athletes tend to be safer investments because they really value their marketing opportunities. They don't make as much money as during their active careers."
- Dick Butkus
(Related: Money, Athletes, Careers, Marketing, Value)

"We desecrated the traditional values, but new values didn't come along."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Values)

"One needs to know what the hierarchy of values are from which one takes inspiration, and in a democratic society this is the subject of continuous democratic debate."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Society, Inspiration, Values, Debate, Needs)

"Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Values, Depression, Tyranny, World, Youth)

"Hitler never abandoned the cloak of legality; he recognized the enormous psychological value of having the law on his side. Instead, he turned the law inside out and made illegality legal."
- Robert Byrd
(Related: Legal, Law, Value)

"The value of having a computer, to me, is that it'll remember everything you do. It's a databank."
- John Cale
(Related: Computer, Value)

"Over the course of two years, we arrived at a point where we began to look at the value added by making information more easily accessible across the intelligence community, both defense and national."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, Community, Defense, Information, Value, Years)

"Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this division, more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory."
- Giraldus Cambrensis
(Related: Consideration, Quantity, Value)

"When we are angry or depressed in our creativity, we have misplaced our power. We have allowed someone else to determine our worth, and then we are angry at being undervalued."
- Julia Margaret Cameron
(Related: Power, Creativity, Being, Worth)

"From this process has emerged a parallel process of translating traditional working and living values into a new political and economic power - a power increasingly based upon the strength of money and those material things money can purchase."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Money, Power, Strength, Values, Living)

"Cambridge is thriving and Britain is working. We have been telling people - 'if you value it, vote for it' - and this is particularly relevant in Cambridge."
- Anne Campbell
(Related: People, Value, Vote)

"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
(Related: Being, Forget, Value)

"So Europe's a big driver. And at one point, if the euro hadn't devalued, they would have been making as much money as the US with half the stores. Returns were higher."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Money, Europe)

"In mathematics the art of proposing a question must be held of higher value than solving it."
- Georg Cantor
(Related: Art, Mathematics, Question, Value)

"That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return."
- Gaston Caperton
(Related: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

"The refusal to acknowledge the scientific value of embryonic stem cell research is one more tragic misstep."
- Lois Capps
(Related: Research, Value)

"I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war."
- Orson Scott Card
(Related: Government, War, Values, America, Light, Nations, Republican, Will)

"Whatever the practical value of the Walden experiment may be, there is no question that the book is one of the most vital and pithy ever written."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: May, Question, Value)

"The general fact of surplus value, namely that the workmen does not get the full value of his labours, and that he is taken advantage of by the capitalist, is obvious."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Fact, Obvious, Value)

"I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values, and in my life I was able to do what I liked best: debuts, great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Family, Life, Values, Deep, Satisfaction)

"That's always at the heart and soul of Disney's features, the feeling of a family values."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Family, Soul, Heart, Values, Disney, Feeling)

"It is, perhaps, better to be valued as an object of passion than never to be valued at all."
- Angela Carter
(Related: Passion)

"The domination of western values, beliefs and way of life has angered many from the east and in developing countries."
- Silvia Cartwright
(Related: Life, Values, Beliefs, Countries)

"If we are genuinely committed to promoting a culture of peace, as individuals we must look to our values and ensure that we all exhibit a peace loving life to our nation's children."
- Silvia Cartwright
(Related: Life, Peace, Values, Children, Culture, Nation)

"I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender unions should be taught in our public schools without a value judgement system also being offered."
- Ed Case
(Related: Being, Fact, Homosexuality, Public, Reality, Schools, Value)

"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
(Related: Man, Value, Woman, World)

"This is a value-added college education if I have heard one described. And what is the most remarkable about Delaware State University graduates - is they just keeping giving back."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, College, Giving, Remarkable, State, University, Value)

"By climbing a steeper road, the value and appreciation Delaware State students took and continue to take from their education and their experiences is just as great, if not greater, than students attending ivy league schools."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, Appreciation, Ivy, Road, Schools, State, Students, Value)

"I sort of have a love affair with my work. Many of us work far too hard and we don't put enough value in the epicurean, sensual part of life."
- Kim Cattrall
(Related: Life, Love, Work, Value)

"I think there is value in having practising scientists as leaders of research institutions."
- Thomas R. Cech
(Related: Leaders, Research, Scientists, Value)

"That which costs little is less valued."
- Miguel de Cervantes
"If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?"
- Chanakya
(Related: Virtue, Fame, Man, Value)

"Let no man under value the price of a virtuous woman's counsel."
- George Chapman
(Related: Man, Value, Woman)

"Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Knowledge, Practice, Value)

"I love the idea of a beautiful neighborhood that represents the very best of American values, but also as a fun backdrop to some darker, deliciously sneaky things going on in people's lives."
- Marc Cherry
(Related: Love, Idea, People, Values, American, Fun)

"Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Time, Idleness, Laziness, Today, Tomorrow, Value)

"The difference between a man of sense and a fop is that the fop values himself upon his dress; and the man of sense laughs at it, at the same time he knows he must not neglect it."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Time, Values, Difference, Dress, Man, Neglect, Sense)

"One is that that's the way we started and we thought there would be more value and less confusion if the business model was just based on delivering news that's of value to Web sites."
- Jay Chiat
(Related: Business, Thought, Confusion, News, Value)

"In this possibly terminal phase of human existence, democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued - they may be essential to survival."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Survival, Democracy, Existence, Freedom, Ideals, May)

"He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his, and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting, a statuette, a rare lace curtain - no matter what - after he had bought it and placed it among his household gods."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: Gods, Painting, Pleasure, Possessions)

"Beliefs and values that have held sway for thousands of years will be questioned as never before."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Values, Beliefs, Will, Years)

"The often cruel behavior of Christians toward unbelievers and even toward dissenters among themselves is shocking evidence of the function of that image in relation to values and behavior."
- Carol P. Christ
(Related: Values, Behavior)

"My father was very strong. I don't agree with a lot of the ways he brought me up. I don't agree with a lot of his values, but he did have a lot of integrity, and if he told us not to do something, he didn't do it either."
- Madonna Ciccone
(Related: Father, Values, Integrity)

"We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect the needful duties of active life; for it is only action that gives a true value and commendation to virtue."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Life, Truth, Action, Virtue, Neglect, Value)

"You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Value, Will)

"Freedom is a possession of inestimable value."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Freedom, Possession, Value)

"Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Happiness, Nature, Infinite, Infinity, Merit, Now, Result, Value)

"It has yet to be proven that intelligence has any survival value."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Intelligence, Survival, Value)

"We have a close, unshakable bond between the United States and Israel, and between the American and Israeli people. We share common values and a commitment to a democratic future for the world, and we are both committed to a two-state solution. But that doesn't mean that we're going to agree."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Values, American, Commitment, Future, Israel, Solution, states, United, World)

"Strength and wisdom are not opposing values."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: Wisdom, Strength, Values)

"The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Quality, Courage, Values, Americans, Being)

"I believe all life has value, from conception to natural death. And I believe the intentional taking of human life, except to save lives, should be a capital offense, as it is in most states in America today."
- Tom Coburn
(Related: Life, Death, America, states, Today, Value)

"If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements."
- Thomas Cochrane
(Related: Values, Open, Order, Respect)

"Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Art, Work, Emotion, Value)

"I live a perfectly happy and comfortable life in Blair's Britain, but I can't work up much affection for the culture we've created for ourselves: it's too cynical, too knowing, too ironic, too empty of real value and meaning."
- Jonathan Coe
(Related: Life, Work, Affection, Culture, Meaning, Value)

"It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Men, Women, Appearance, Measure, Value, World)

"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
(Related: Life, Values, Beliefs, Conservatism, Question, Will)

"I make no claim to being a business genius. You can make so much money in this business that it loses its value."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Business, Money, Genius, Being, Value)

"No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Temptation, Value)

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Friendship, Health, Sound, Value)

"Our entire team is focused on managing this company for value - fixing or eliminating those operations that lessen value and expanding or adding those that enhance value."
- Phil Condit
(Related: Company, Value)

"I don't think there's any artist of any value who doesn't doubt what they're doing."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: Artist, Doubt, Value)

"Words without deeds is an affront to the principle that guides our Nation and makes a mockery of the values we as public servants claim to love."
- Jon Corzine
(Related: Love, Values, Deeds, Nation, Public, Words)

"Conservation is an American value, and it is lacking from this bill."
- Jim Costa
(Related: American, Conservation, Value)

"It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Americans, Competence, Land, Nation, Party, Value)

"Olympism seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of a good example and respect for universal fundamental ethical principles."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Life, Effort, Example, Joy, Principles, Respect, Value)

"Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Irony, Research, Sense, Value, World)

"I have seen that the American Dream is a reality - and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality. To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense and encourage family values, a proper sense of justice and make people believe they have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves. I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this, because I believe Britain Has Talent."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Business, Family, Love, Talent, People, Dream, Opportunity, Values, American, Career, Chance, Common sense, Justice, Reality)

"I think it's good that people value their bodies and take care of them. I think if you cross the line and begin using your body as an asset or as an extension of your vanity, you've gone too far."
- Peter Coyote
(Related: People, Body, Care, Value, Vanity)

"Unless you have a sense of values that's shared by people and turns them loose to do certain things on their own within those sets of values, the organization, whether a nation or corporation or citizen group, just doesn't work very well."
- Alan Cranston
(Related: Work, People, Values, Nation, Sense)

"The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: Values, American)

"I finally realized that yeah I did want to be an actor and it wasn't out of habit, but I needed to grow up for myself and then kind of re-enter the industry with a sound understanding of what my sensibilities and my values are as a relatively formed human being."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Habit, Values, Actor, Being, Sound, Understanding, Want)

"A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Life, Time, Man, Value, Waste)

"Our government leaders... have made many mistakes in the past when they have lost sight of the sacred American values rooted in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. We are at the brink of even graver mistakes and assaults on these values."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: Government, Values, American, Constitution, Independence, Leaders, Mistakes, Past, Sight)

"Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds."
- Rene Daumal
(Related: Experience, Gold, Value, Words)

"What we do now is to be valued - but we need to do more, so that it's more exciting to other people, and therefore that excitement shines back on us and we're able to have the energy to do more, to widen our creativity."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: People, Creativity, Energy, Excitement, Now)

"You talk about the values that you have whether they're in favor or not in favor. That's how you lead. The reality is, we're losing more and more elections."
- Artur Davis
(Related: Values, Elections, Losing, Reality, Talk)

"The value of impermanence is to call attention to the permanent."
- Stuart Davis
(Related: Attention, Value)

"God exists, if only in the form of a meme with high survival value, or infective power, in the environment provided by human culture."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: God, Power, Survival, Culture, Environment, Value)

"The present age has seen a great slump in humanist values."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Age, Values, Present)

"It is clear that this essential Christian doctrine gives a new value to human nature, to human history and to human life which is not to be found in the other great oriental religions."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: History, Life, Nature, Christian, Doctrine, Human nature, Value)

"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
(Related: Life, Values, Existence, Limits, Man)

"At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Change, Power, Truth, People, Values, Beliefs, Nation)

"Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings."
- Howard Dean
(Related: People, Values, Day, Hypocrisy, Party, Republican)

"I will use whatever position I have in order to root out hypocrisy. Democrats have strong moral values. Frankly, my moral values are offended by some of the things I hear on programs like "Rush Limbaugh," and we don't have to put up with that."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Values, Democrats, Hypocrisy, Order, Will)

"There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress and downtown at the White House about family values and small business. Who better represents family values and small business than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Business, Family, Women, Values, Congress, Fishermen, Service)

"The modern meaning of life's end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it?"
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Life, End, Meaning, Measure, Value)

"There are four questions of value in life... What is sacred? Of what is the spirit made? What is worth living for, and what is worth dying for? The answer to each is the same. Only love."
- Johnny Depp
(Related: Love, Life, Dying, Living, Questions, Spirit, Value, Worth)

"We like our archetypes and heroes to be what they are at face value. And life doesn't work out like that."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Life, Work, Heroes, Value)

"Poetry asks people to have values, form opinions, care about some other part of experience besides making money and being successful on the job."
- Toi Derricotte
(Related: Experience, Money, Poetry, People, Successful, Values, Being, Care, Job, Opinions)

"We should propagate the values of vegetarianism."
- Morarji Desai
(Related: Values, Vegetarianism)

"In 2003, the value of Airbus's orders was more than twice as much as Boeing's."
- Norm Dicks
(Related: Value)

"The child benefits more from being valued than evaluated."
- Don Dinkmeyer
(Related: Being, Benefits)

"I should like to suggest to you that the cause of all the economic troubles is that we have an economic system which tries to maintain an equality of value between two things, which it would be better to recognise from the beginning as of unequal value."
- Paul Dirac
(Related: Equality, Beginning, Cause, Value)

"It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are."
- Roy E. Disney
(Related: Values, Decisions)

"When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier."
- Roy E. Disney
(Related: Values, Decisions)

"Interested listeners have only to hear the recording to find out if those guys, who go to such pains to undervalue my work, are right. All people have to do is listen to realize it is a beautiful record."
- Bill Dixon
(Related: Work, People, Right)

"Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built."
- James Dobson
(Related: Home, Purpose, Values, Children, Future, Guests, Will)

"As I've often said, Wisconsin's greatest strength continues to be the dedicated, hardworking people of our state. They go to work everyday, pay their taxes, and raise their kids with good, Midwestern values."
- Jim Doyle
(Related: Work, People, Strength, Values, Kids, State, Taxes)

"If it is an imperfect word, no external circumstance can heighten its value as poetry."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Circumstance, Value, Word)

"We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Memory, Moments, Value)

"The rest of us are still trying to find ways to live in the world with spirit-ual values. Myself included. We've learned certain skills, we've learned to prevail somewhat, but we've not made it over the mountain."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Values, Rest, Spirit, Trying, World)

"Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we age are not being told because women find it difficult to be honest about what's going on - about, for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or about living in a society that only values youth."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Age, Society, Women, Values, Being, Example, Living, Sexuality, Youth)

"Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned."
- Emile Durkheim
(Related: Dreams, Reality)

"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
(Related: Fiction, Limits, Value, Writing)

"My faith has been the driving thing of my life. I think it is important that people who are perceived as liberals not be afraid of talking about moral and community values."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Faith, Life, People, Values, Community, Driving, Liberals, Talking)

"We do not have a money problem in America. We have a values and priorities problem."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Money, Values, America, Priorities)

"The value of an idea lies in the using of it."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Idea, Lies, Value)

"To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Art, Mind, Old, Value)

"One might think that the money value of an invention constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work. But... I continue to find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Money, Success, Work, Invention, Man, Pleasure, Reward, Value, World)

"It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values - or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen."
- Atom Egoyan
(Related: Values, Concern, Mystery, Production)

"We who officially value freedom of speech above life itself seem to have nothing to talk about but the weather."
- Barbara Ehrenreich
(Related: Life, Freedom, Nothing, Speech, Talk, Value, Weather)

"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Success, Value)

"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Success, Man, Value)

"The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Man, Value)

"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: People, Values, Principles)

"It's just hard. I wish the studios felt there was more value in these themes and these pieces of material - that they're worth protecting more. Because then it just wouldn't happen. If the studios cared, the stuff would be stopped in a second."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Value, Worth)

"As things are, and as fundamentally they must always be, poetry is not a career, but a mug's game. No honest poet can ever feel quite sure of the permanent value of what he has written: He may have wasted his time and messed up his life for nothing."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Life, Poetry, Time, Career, May, Nothing, Value)

"Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values."
- Ralph Ellison
(Related: People, Values, Relatives, Want)

"All human language draws its nature and value from the fact that it both comes from the Word of God and is chosen by God to manifest himself. But this relationship is secret and incomprehensible, beyond the bounds of reason and analysis."
- Jacques Ellul
(Related: Nature, God, Fact, Language, Reason, Value, Word)

"The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value."
- Ben Elton
(Related: Change, Earth, Value)

"I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger."
- Buchi Emecheta
(Related: Children, Kitchen, Now, Value, Writing)

"Already, China has undermined U.S. foreign policy in efforts to gain access to oil resources in Iran and Sudan. We simply cannot separate the political and economic values of oil."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: Policy, Values, Foreign policy, Gain, Oil)

"The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Society, Value)

"The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Value, Will)

"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Value)

"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Beauty, Flowers, World)

"A middle class is so important to a society that its value cannot be overestimated."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: Society, Class, Middle class, Value)

"The tourist transports his own values and demands to his destinations and implants them like an infectious disease, decimating whatever values existed before."
- Arthur Erickson
(Related: Values, Disease)

"If you do things with a certain type of result and cause a certain type of reaction or effect, then you increase your market value. It's very much a competition for the entertainment dollar, and that's never been more clearly evident than in today's NBA game."
- Julius Erving
(Related: Cause, Competition, Effect, Entertainment, Result, Today, Value)

"What is the value of your existence?"
- Stephen Evans
(Related: Existence, Value)

"The Muslims refuse our culture and try to impose their culture on us. I reject them, and this is not only my duty toward my culture-it is toward my values, my principles, my civilization."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Civilization, Values, Culture, Duty, Principles)

"The moment you give up your principles, and your values, you are dead, your culture is dead, your civilization is dead. Period."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Civilization, Values, Culture, Principles)

"We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Family, Marriage, Values, Benefits, Homosexuality, Will)

"The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul."
- Eliza Farnham
(Related: Beauty, Experience, Life, Soul, Development, Language, Office, Study, Value, Will)

"We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it."
- George Farquhar
(Related: Men, Life, Money, Accidents, Value, Worth)

"What he has done for women is final: he gave to their service the best powers of his mind and the best years of his life. His death consecrates the gift: it can never lessen its value."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Death, Women, Life, Mind, Service, Value, Years)

"I think I value things more correctly. I hope I look at my life in a way that makes sense."
- Oded Fehr
(Related: Life, Hope, Sense, Value)

"But then in April of 1985 the dollar began a sharp decline. The dollar's trade weighted value fell 23 percent in just 12 months and by a total of 37 percent by the beginning of 1988."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: April, Beginning, Months, Trade, Value)

"The more competitive value of the dollar turned around the trade deficit."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Trade, Value)

"After all, an overvalued dollar gives us the ability to buy foreign goods at lower prices. And the existing volume of exports brings more yen and euros than they would if the dollar were more competitive."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Ability)

"The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected."
- Mike Ferguson
(Related: Character, Values, Freedom, Liberty, Religious, Ugly)

"The idea is to try to give all the information to help others to judge the value of your contribution; not just the information that leads to judgment in one particular direction or another."
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Idea, Direction, Help, Information, Judgment, Value)

"The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that."
- Mike Figgis
(Related: Music, Power, Harmony, Sound, State)

"The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value."
- Irving Fisher
(Related: Income, Interest)

"The heart of the matter seems to me to be the direct interaction between one's making a poem in English and a poem in the language that one understands and values. I don't see how you can do it otherwise."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Heart, Values, English, Language)

"Now, of course, cold fusion is the daddy of them all in a way, in terms of value, so I think that viewed in a social way, from the point of social considerations and economics, it will tell you that this thing will stay around."
- Martin Fleischmann
(Related: Economics, Now, Value, Will)

"The artist is something of an outsider in America. I have always felt that America does not value its artists, certainly not in the sense that the Europeans do."
- Carlisle Floyd
(Related: America, Artist, Artists, Sense, Value)

"Airplanes are interesting toys, but of no military value."
- Ferdinand Foch
(Related: Airplanes, Military, Value)

"By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Education, Development, Character, Values, Children, Parents, Schools, Students)

"Let ignorance talk as it will, learning has its value."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Ignorance, Learning, Talk, Value, Will)

"I think making mistakes and discovering them for yourself is of great value, but to have someone else to point out your mistakes is a shortcut of the process."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Mistakes, Value)

"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
(Related: People, Depression, Value, Worry)

"Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: People)

"We must guard against the overreaching hand of big government trying to take away our freedom. And we must always protect the environment in a manner consistent with our values."
- Steve Forbes
(Related: Government, Values, Environment, Freedom, Trying)

"Stunted varieties were generally chosen, particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular, for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of no value in the eyes of the Chinese."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Eyes, Value)

"When you realize the value of all life, you dwell less on what is past and concentrate more on the preservation of the future."
- Dian Fossey
(Related: Life, Future, Past, Value)

"You might be a redneck if... the blue book value of your truck goes up and down depending on how much gas it has in it."
- Jeff Foxworthy
(Related: Value)

"Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues."
- Anatole France
(Related: Life, Courage, Pity, Value)

"I thank fate for having made me born poor. Poverty taught me the true value of the gifts useful to life."
- Anatole France
(Related: Life, Fate, Gifts, Poor, Poverty, Value)

"Well, I think that there's a value to comedy in and of itself."
- Al Franken
(Related: Comedy, Value)

"I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Mankind, Value)

"If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Money, Value)

"It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life."
- Dawn French
(Related: Life, Father, Value)

"A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Neurosis, Value)

"Except for a few guitar chords, everything I've learned in my life that is of any value I've learned from women."
- Glenn Frey
(Related: Life, Women, Guitar, Value)

"In the music industry, we value large success. I realized that while I would like that, that it's not what my writing is about. And if I start making it about that, it becomes impure."
- David Friedman
(Related: Music, Success, Value, Writing)

"The only currency I value is the coin of the spirit. That's very important in my life."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Life, Spirit, Value)

"Universities exist to transmit knowledge and understanding of ideas and values to students not to provide entertainment for spectators or employment for athletes."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Knowledge, Ideas, Values, Athletes, Entertainment, Students, Understanding)

"I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: People, Values, Drugs, Harm, Right, Want)

"OS X is sweet: it's simple and intuitive, and I think GNOME shares a lot of values with it."
- Nat Friedman
(Related: Values)

"I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend... to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Legal, Marriage, Values, Man, Woman)

"Love is often nothing but a favorable exchange between two people who get the most of what they can expect, considering their value on the personality market."
- Erich Fromm
(Related: Love, People, Nothing, Personality, Value)

"You can't control people. You must understand them. You have to know where they're coming from, their beliefs and values, what turns them off, what they're against."
- Hayden Fry
(Related: People, Control, Values, Beliefs)

"In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects."
- James W. Fulbright
(Related: Faith, Act, Democracy, Dissent, Medicine, Taste, Value)

"Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Nothing, Pollution, Value)

"Health is not valued till sickness comes."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Health, Sickness)

"Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Humor, Attention, Value)

"The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor."
- John Kenneth Galbraith
(Related: Character, Values, Building, Poor)

"All myths that are something more than fancies gain rather than lose in value with time, by reason of the accretions of human experience."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Experience, Time, Gain, Myths, Reason, Value)

"Our problem is not to find better values but to be faithful to those we profess."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Values)

"The spectacle of a great, solvent government paying a fictitious price for gold it did not want and did not need and doing it on purpose to debase the value of its own paper currency was one to astonish the world."
- Garet Garrett
(Related: Government, Purpose, Gold, Value, Want, World)

"The main benefit of the book for the more experienced practitioners is as an evangelical tool. The book will give you some ways of expressing the value and importance of your work that you may not have had before."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Importance, May, Value, Will)

"Hatred is a feeling which leads to the extinction of values."
- Jose Ortega y Gasset
(Related: Values, Feeling, Hatred)

"Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic."
- Antonio Gaudi
(Related: Value)

"We judged that a sudden, disorderly failure of Bear would have brought with it unpredictable but severe consequences for the functioning of the broader financial system and the broader economy, with lower equity prices, further downward pressure on home values, and less access to credit for companies and households."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Home, Failure, Financial, Values, Consequences, Credit, Economy, Pressure)

"It is very important for people to understand that the United States of America and no country around the world can devalue its way to prosperity, to be competitive. It is not a viable, feasible strategy, and we will not engage in it."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: People, Strategy, America, Country, Prosperity, states, United, Will, World)

"What we have is two important values in conflict: freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy. You can't have both."
- Dick Gephardt
(Related: Values, Democracy, Desire, Freedom, Speech)

"If the work is going well and it's something that has value with some meaning to it, it gives back a lot."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Work, Meaning, Value)

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

"The meaning or value of a thing consists of what it affords."
- James J. Gibson
(Related: Meaning, Value)

"I think I'm actually quite a materialistic person, I value what it takes to make a car or build a nice house. Money does change things, but how it changes people depends on how they react to it."
- Roland Gift
(Related: Car, Change, Money, People, Value)

"All I can do is assess the value from Manchester United perspective. Whatever Chelsea do, they may have a different criteria, and different financial assets."
- David Gill
(Related: Financial, May, Perspective, United, Value)

"I represent the views and the values of the people of the district."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: People, Values)

"Some fine day, Democrats may figure out how to get on the right side of the value divide - how to define America as a place of the common good and not a playground of the strong."
- Todd Gitlin
(Related: America, Day, Democrats, May, Right, Value)

"Some of these things I saw in foreign films - African films, Cuban films - long before I decided to really go on this course as an actor. I started to think about what values I saw in those films that I wanted to bring to my projects."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Values, Actor, African, Projects)

"Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Day, Nothing, Value)

"There's a trick to the Graceful Exit. It begins with the vision to recognize when a job, a life stage, a relationship is over - and to let go. It means leaving what's over without denying its value."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Life, Vision, Job, Value)

"I regard this novel as a work without redeeming social value, unless it can be recycled as a cardboard box."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Work, Value)

"Values are not trendy items that are casually traded in."
- Ellen Goodman
(Related: Values)

"It takes application, a fine sense of value, and a powerful community-spirit for a people to have serious leisure, and this has not been the genius of the Americans."
- Paul Goodman
(Related: Genius, People, Americans, Community, Leisure, Sense, Value)

"I not only lived physically away from my native land, but the values and critical judgments of those closest to me became stranger and stranger."
- Juan Goytisolo
(Related: Values, Land)

"It has been said that a nation reveals its character by the values it upholds."
- Kay Granger
(Related: Character, Values, Nation)

"A simple idea. And the man that worked on it, Mike Gabriel, doubled the value. Beautiful job. I should say triple. We have others like that, but, unfortunately, shorts, which are my favorite approach, are economically of no value."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Idea, Favorite, Job, Man, Value)

"The value of identity of course is that so often with it comes purpose."
- Richard Grant
(Related: Purpose, Identity, Value)

"I don't care what people call me, labels have the negative value of making smaller boundaries for people."
- Michael Graves
(Related: People, Negative, Care, Value)

"Marriage, like money, is still with us; and, like money, progressively devalued."
- Robert Graves
(Related: Marriage, Money)

"As to Bell's talking telegraph, it only creates interest in scientific circles... its commercial values will be limited."
- Elisha Gray
(Related: Values, Interest, Talking, Will)

"The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Truth, Being, Kindness, Lies, Mathematicians, Symbol, Value, Worth)

"When you are led by values, it doesn't cost your business, it helps your business."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Business, Values)

"In the absence of the gold standard, there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation. There is no safe store of value."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Absence, Gold, Inflation, Value)

"Everyone's values are defined by what they will tolerate when it is done to others."
- William Greider
(Related: Values, Will)

"A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?"
- William Greider
(Related: Financial, Values, Country, Determinism, Gain, Public, Question)

"If we have wealth, it will be protected from inflation and possibly even enhanced in value."
- William Greider
(Related: Wealth, Inflation, Value, Will)

"We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short-term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long-term defeat for this Nation."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: People, Values, Victory, Country, Defeat, Nation, Wrong)

"Does any art have a practical value? People love to talk about how expensive a painting is. That's the only way we can talk about paintings in this century."
- John Guare
(Related: Art, Love, People, Painting, Talk, Value)

"People go to see beautiful paintings to see how much they cost. Wow. The practical value is that it shows you what the human spirit can do."
- John Guare
(Related: People, Spirit, Value)

"Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books."
- G. I. Gurdjieff
(Related: Books, Ceremony, Value)

"There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things."
- Gary Gygax
(Related: Experience, Character, Winning, Fantasy, Losing, Value)

"Our alliances should be understood as a means to expand our influence, not as a constraint on our power. The expansion of democracy and freedom in the world should be a shared interest and value with all nations."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Power, Democracy, Freedom, Influence, Interest, Nations, Value, World)

"When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice."
- Peter Hain
(Related: People, Values, Ireland, Justice, Radical, Water)

"The vanity of loving fine clothes and new fashion, and placing value on ourselves by them is one of the most childish pieces of folly."
- Matthew Hale
(Related: Clothes, Fashion, Folly, Value, Vanity)

"The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime, and it's partly because of the product that we produce. We do a one-hour show in 12 hours. Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days."
- Deidre Hall
(Related: Fact, Television)

"A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity."
- Robert Hall
(Related: Friend, Virtue, Opinion, Sincerity, Understanding, Value)

"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
(Related: Perseverance, Adversity, Self, Value)

"We do not get to this age to be written off. Older people can act as a support system, which is what happens more in Mediterranean countries. People become much wiser as they get older and we should value that."
- Susan Hampshire
(Related: Age, People, Act, Countries, Support, Value)

"One thing that attracted me to Buddhism was the support for this larger vision of values."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Values, Vision, Buddhism, Support)

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

"The value of music is not dazzling yourself and others with technique."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Music, Value)

"The value of music is to be able to play one note at the right time in the right way."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Music, Time, Play, Right, Value)

"An attack on values is inevitably seen as an act of subversion."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Values, Act)

"However, I think the major opposition to ecology has deeper roots than mere economics; ecology threatens widely held values so fundamental that they must be called religious."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Values, Ecology, Economics, Opposition, Religious)

"A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality."
- Garrett Hardin
(Related: Change, Morality, Ideas, Values, May, Nothing, Solution)

"The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Age, Men, Performance, Job, Old, Value)

"Even though there's an entertainment value to the film, I think it's very important because you can't really separate the impact of that political message from it. It's rare that you get films like that I think; that really have an important message and are also entertaining."
- Woody Harrelson
(Related: Entertainment, Film, Value)

"So our films had a lot more to them than entertainment value, and I'm glad that a lot of people recognize that now. People realize now the value of them as educational."
- Ray Harryhausen
(Related: People, Entertainment, Now, Value)

"Given the fact that most religions share basic values, it is most unfortunate that religious people can be played off against each other so easily. One possible reason for this may be that people do not know enough about other people's beliefs."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: People, Values, Beliefs, Fact, May, Reason, Religious)

"Not just Christians and Jews, but also Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and the followers of many other religions believe in values like peace, respect, tolerance and dignity. These are values that bring people together and enable us to build responsible and solid communities."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Peace, People, Values, Dignity, Followers, Respect, Tolerance)

"In six short years, small business owners and family farmers will once again be assessed a tax on the value of their property at the time of their death, despite having paid taxes throughout their lifetime."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Business, Family, Time, Death, Tax, Property, Taxes, Value, Will, Years)

"Judges who take the law into their own hands, who make up constitutional 'rights' in order to strike down laws they oppose, undermine the people's right to have their values shape public policy and define the culture."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: People, Policy, Values, Culture, Judges, Law, Laws, Order, Public, Public policy, Right)

"All Americans value the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press, and I believe this is essential for our continued way of life. But with this freedom comes responsibility. That responsibility has been abdicated here by some in the media and some in the government."
- Steven Hatfill
(Related: Government, Life, Americans, Freedom, Media, Press, Responsibility, Speech, Value)

"Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Change, Future, Minority, Value)

"Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Beauty, Values, Wonder)

"It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value."
- Stephen Hawking
(Related: Intelligence, Survival, Value)

"I regard it in fact as the great advantage of the mathematical technique that it allows us to describe, by means of algebraic equations, the general character of a pattern even where we are ignorant of the numerical values which will determine its particular manifestation."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Character, Values, Fact, Will)

"I have arrived at the conviction that the neglect by economists to discuss seriously what is really the crucial problem of our time is due to a certain timidity about soiling their hands by going from purely scientific questions into value questions."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Time, Conviction, Neglect, Questions, Timidity, Value)

"He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others."
- William Hazlitt
"Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Dress, Value, Will)

"A great many things which in times of lesser knowledge we imagined to be superstitious or useless, prove today on examination to have been of immense value to mankind."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Knowledge, Examination, Mankind, Today, Value)

"But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose."
- Lafcadio Hearn
(Related: Beauty, Poetry, Bible, Monument, Prose, Religious, Respect, Scripture, Value, Will)

"It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, in states, and in Providence, than to see their real import and value."
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
(Related: Providence, states, Value)

"He only profits from praise who values criticism."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Values, Criticism, Praise)

"We have to be a state where business is welcome and jobs are created. We have to demand value for what is spent and we need to continue to resist a lottery."
- Jesse Helms
(Related: Business, Jobs, State, Value)

"I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Civilization, Values, Anarchy, Nationalism, World)

"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
(Related: Faith, Children, Heroes, Innovation, Traditions, Value, Veterans)

"For only by nurturing the minds and strengthening the values of our children can we give them an opportunity to be full, productive citizens, to reach their God-given potential, and to have good jobs right here in Oklahoma."
- Brad Henry
(Related: God, Opportunity, Values, Children, Jobs, Potential, Right)

"The past has infinite value if one learns from it."
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Infinite, Past, Value)

"It is part of a poor spirit to undervalue himself and blush."
- George Herbert
(Related: Blush, Poor, Spirit)

"It is easier to exemplify values than teach them."
- Theodore Hesburgh
(Related: Values)

"I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Fortune, May, Meaning, Value)

"What could I say to you that would be of value, except that perhaps you seek too much, that as a result of your seeking you cannot find."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Result, Value)

"Only the ideas that we really live have any value."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Ideas, Value)

"As an artist, I understand that, and I value the creative input of the artist."
- Charlton Heston
(Related: Artist, Value)

"Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country."
- Robert Hewison
(Related: Death, Education, Truth, Growth, Values, Country, Museums, Numbers)

"I think he was absolutely right not to go to UN last week... First things first - that is, values and people here in their local communities, and remembering all politics is local, and trusting people more."
- Patricia Hewitt
(Related: Politics, People, Values, First, Right)

"Value manifests itself as exchange value, as a quantitatively determined relationship, in virtue of the fact that one commodity can be exchanged for another."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Virtue, Fact, Value)

"Value is consequently the necessary theoretical starting point whence we can elucidate the peculiar phenomenon of prices resulting from capitalist competition."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Competition, Value)

"The object of the law of value is to elucidate the actual exchange relations of commodities."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Law, Value)

"Since, however, the reduced surplus value is to be distributed among them in like manner, the modification of their respective parts in the production of surplus value must find expression in a modification of the prices."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Expression, Production, Value)

"It is therefore utterly false to say that Marx revokes the law of value as far as individual commodities are concerned, and maintains it in force solely for the aggregate of these commodities."
- Rudolf Hiferding
(Related: Force, Law, Value)

"A teacher must believe in the value and interest of his subject as a doctor believes in health."
- Gilbert Highet
(Related: Health, Interest, Value)

"So now is the time, more than ever, for those who truly value all the principles of democracy, especially including dissent, to be the most forceful in speaking up, standing up and speaking out."
- Jim Hightower
(Related: Time, Democracy, Dissent, Now, Principles, Value)

"And also, I think Japan places great value on the lyrics."
- Utada Hikaru
(Related: Value)

"I think, though, as African-American women, we are always trained to value our community even at the expense of ourselves, and so we attempt to protect the African-American community."
- Anita Hill
(Related: Women, African, Community, Value)

"When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way, as if our American tradition were only the Puritan tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition. The Christian tradition."
- James Hillman
(Related: Family, Values, Christian, American, Talk, Tradition)

"We have to give value to authority. We have to give value to office, being in office, holding office."
- James Hillman
(Related: Authority, Being, Office, Value)

"Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren't things to think about any more. All that matters is value - the ultimate value of what one does."
- James Hilton
(Related: Time, Value)

"The headline is the most important element of an ad. It must offer a promise to the reader of a believable benefit. And it must be phrased in a way to give it memory value."
- Morris Hite
(Related: Memory, Promise, Value)

"The Holocaust also shows us how a combination of events and attitudes can erode a society's democratic values."
- Tim Holden
(Related: Society, Values, Events)

"They put their feelers out for all the names and then they'll cast you up to the point a name steps up, and then it doesn't matter how much they love you, there's a certain marketing value on that name, and there you go."
- Josh Holloway
(Related: Love, Marketing, Name, Names, Value)

"My own mother always taught me that fairness was a family value - I think equal pay is about fairness for everyone."
- Mike Honda
(Related: Family, Mother, Value)

"The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred."
- Soichiro Honda
(Related: Life, Soul, Value)

"Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Wisdom, Nature, Knowledge, Values, Career, Consequences)

"Philosophy, most broadly viewed, is the critical survey of existence from the standpoint of value."
- Sidney Hook
(Related: Existence, Philosophy, Value)

"I really enjoy the therapeutic value of writing songs."
- Shannon Hoon
(Related: Songs, Value, Writing)

"The question of the value of nationality in art is perhaps unsolvable."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Art, Nationality, Question, Value)

"If the technical innovations of the Impressionists led merely to a more accurate representation of nature, it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression."
- Edward Hopper
(Related: Nature, Expression, Value)

"Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Act, Being, Selfishness, Value)

"The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Importance, Light, Value)

"For the Gulf States, perhaps no forage crop of which the available seed supply is relatively abundant exceeds the velvet bean in potential value. This legume possesses also the ability to make a crop when planted relatively late."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Ability, Potential, states, Value)

"The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Food, Excess, Oil, Past, Production, Value)

"Terrorists oppose nations such as the United States and Australia not because of what we have done but because of who we are and because of the values that we hold in common."
- John Howard
(Related: Values, Nations, states, United)

"We emerged from the events of September 11 more steadfast in our beliefs, more courageous in our actions and more determined to protect our values than ever before."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Values, Actions, Beliefs, Events)

"The real challenge was to model all the interest rates simultaneously, so you could value something that depended not only on the three-month interest rate, but on other interest rates as well."
- John Hull
(Related: Challenge, Interest, Value)

"You have to have pace, you have to have high production values, you have to have interesting graphics, and you have to have attractive people. CNN could afford not to be so obedient to those commands, and for a long time, it wasn't."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Time, People, Values, Production)

"Destroy or take away the employment and wages of those artisans - which the corn laws in a great measure do - and you will, ere long, render the land in Great Britain of as little value as it is in other countries."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Countries, Land, Laws, Measure, Value, Wages, Will)

"It's impossible to make a picture without values. Values are the basis. If they are not, tell me what is the basis."
- William Morris Hunt
(Related: Values)

"My dad was very fun and very adventurous, and from a formative age I learned to value men who would do things on a whim."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: Age, Dad, Men, Fun, Value, Whim)

"There are thus great swathes of the past where understanding is more important and reputable than judgement, because the principal actors performed in line with the ideas and values of that time, not of ours."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Time, Ideas, Values, Actors, Past, Understanding)

"Men like Hitler and Stalin and their immediate lieutenants cannot plead in defence of their actions that these were justified by the accepted values of that time."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Men, Time, Values, Actions)

"If we took Chaucer's writings at face value, we'd have to conclude he was a complete drip."
- John Hutton
(Related: Value)

"For too long nurses have been undervalued, restricted in what they could do, with too few career opportunities in clinical practice. For far too long, nurses have endured a pay system that has held them back - both professionally as well as financially."
- John Hutton
(Related: Career, Nurses, Practice)

"The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Errors, May, Spirit, Value)

"All faith consists essentially in the recognition of a world of spiritual values behind, yet not apart from, the world of natural phenomena."
- Dean Inge
(Related: Faith, Values, Spiritual, World)

"The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things."
- Dean Inge
(Related: Man, Value)

"True faith is belief in the reality of absolute values."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Faith, Belief, Values, Reality)

"The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values."
- William Ralph Inge
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Values, Facts)

"South Dakota is a great state because of its values, not because of dependence on government."
- Laura Ingraham
(Related: Government, Values, Dependence, State)

"Tolerance is the value that was selected to put on here, and tolerance is as American as apple pie."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: American, Tolerance, Value)

"Another way of judging the value of a prophet's religious experience, therefore, would be to examine the type of manhood that he has created, and the cultural world that has sprung out of the spirit of his message."
- Muhammed Iqbal
(Related: Experience, Religious, Spirit, Value, World)

"My family gave me values that have sustained me through situations that would challenge any person. My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do."
- Kathy Ireland
(Related: Family, Values, Challenge)

"The Young Women's Christian Association is nourished by its roots in Christianity and, at the same time, over the years, it's been enriched by beliefs and values from all kinds of places, even, in fact, strengthened by our diversity."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Time, Women, Values, Christian, Christianity, Beliefs, Diversity, Fact, Years)

"When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?"
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Family, Wife, Discipline, Values, Children, Effort, Man, Obligation, Right)

"People aren't quite sure what it means when a book is a Booker Prize winner. They're not quite sure what is being recommended, what literary values it stands for, because every year it stands for something different."
- Kazuo Ishiguro
(Related: People, Values, Being, Literary)

"And the American public was able to make up their own mind whether this verdict was a just verdict or not. So I think there's a lot of value in the public being able to see how the system works or doesn't work, so I think there's a definite value there."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Work, American, Being, Mind, Public, Value)

"The American public got to see for themselves every day, all day, how this trial progressed. There's a lot of value in the public being able to see how the system works."
- Lance Ito
(Related: American, Being, Day, Public, Value)

"We're going to create a portable handheld environment, and you should expect the same things you've always expected from Playstation - a great quality product, versatility, great value to the consumer."
- Ian Jackson
(Related: Quality, Environment, Value)

"A check or credit card, a Gucci bag strap, anything of value will do. Give as you live."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Credit, Value, Will)

"I thought it was getting better and better, because the production values were increasing each time we did it."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Time, Thought, Values, Production)

"In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Equality, Dreams, Law, Liberty, Paris, Value, Words)

"The search for the symbolic value of phonemes, each taken as a whole, runs the risk of giving rise to ambiguous and trivial interpretations because phonemes are complex entities, bundles of different distinctive features."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Giving, Risk, Value)

"In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value, this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates a sort of accompaniment to the signified."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Language, Sound, Value)

"Though I have no productive worth, I have a certain value as an indestructible quantity."
- Alice James
(Related: Quantity, Value, Worth)

"It is, I think, an indisputable fact that Americans are, as Americans, the most self-conscious people in the world, and the most addicted to the belief that the other nations of the earth are in a conspiracy to under value them."
- Henry James
(Related: People, Belief, Americans, Earth, Fact, Nations, Self, Value, World)

"It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Change, Values, Circumstances, Conscience, Liberty, Man, May)

"It is impossible to disregard such an important medium as television. We should know how to use it, learn to work in it and express new values in it."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Work, Values, Television)

"What we value about music and literature are the moments that they create in our minds when we encounter them."
- Stephan Jenkins
(Related: Music, Literature, Moments, Value)

"I am sensitive to the value of faith and religion and spirituality in people's lives because I'm a journalist."
- Peter Jennings
(Related: Faith, Religion, People, Spirituality, Value)

"One we discover how to appreciate the timeless values in our daily experiences, we can enjoy the best things in life."
- Jerome K. Jerome
(Related: Life, Values)

"Our culture, language, history, and values are vital to uniting us as a nation."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: History, Values, Culture, Language, Nation)

"The core value that differentiates Apple is our ability to innovate."
- Ron Johnson
(Related: Ability, Value)

"Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Value)

"Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Gold, Praise, Value)

"He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Will)

"A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of time, and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Time, Haste, Man, Pain, Value, Will)

"The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall."
- Chuck Jones
(Related: Birds, Flowers, Value)

"Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Values, Nothing, Sound, Temptation)

"Every age sort of has its own history. History is really the stories that we retell to ourselves to make them relevant to every age. So we put our own values and our own spin on it."
- Terry Jones
(Related: Age, History, Values)

"Mr. Vice President, the most fiscally conservative thing this government has ever done, is to invest massively in the green part of the recovery. Because those green dollars are the hardest working dollars in the history of American politics. That same dollar that is being used to cut energy bills, is also cutting global warming gas emissions, is also cutting unemployment, is also cutting poverty, through retrofits it's also raising the value of homes, is also by cleaning the air, cutting asthma rates."
- Van Jones
(Related: Government, History, Politics, American, Being, Conservative, Energy, Global warming, Poverty, President, Unemployment, Value, V)

"To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that's political, in its most profound way."
- June Jordan
(Related: Love, Truth, Value)

"Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Idleness, Results, Value, Will)

"And what my constitutional values are are wholly irrelevant to the job, and so neither you nor anyone else will know what they are."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Values, Job, Will)

"The observant Jew has his own sense of values. Torah Judaism is his blueprint for this life, his target for existence."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Life, Values, Existence, Judaism, Sense)

"We have our own values; we build our own special, our JEWISH life - and we are proud, so very proud."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Life, Values)

"Life is essentially a question of values."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Life, Values, Question)

"Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Morality, Values, Safety)

"There is just so much stuff in the world that, to me, is devoid of any real substance, value, and content that I just try to make sure that I am working on things that matter."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Content, Value, World)

"The vast majority of prisoners at Abu Ghraib, even after interrogation, had no further intel value whatsoever."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Majority, Value)

"It didn't take long to recognise the shortcomings of the Soviet regime and to see the values of the free world."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Values, World)

"I think we have very steady records of President Putin, who inherited the country with democratic values."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Values, Country, President)

"The Iranian regime doesn't express the wishes and values of the Iranian people."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: People, Values, Wishes)

"I am sure the majority of Iranians want a peace agreement with Israel and want Iran to integrate with the international community and accept its universal values."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Peace, Values, Agreement, Community, Israel, Majority, Want)

"I value peace when it is not bought at the price of fundamental decencies."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Peace, Value)

"I question the value of stars. I think they're overrated. They get too much money, too much praise."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Money, Praise, Question, Stars, Value)

"I further value this gift as it gave me an opportunity to accept this distinguished honor in a country so devoted to this cause and whose history marks a wonderful chapter in world development."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, Opportunity, Development, Cause, Country, Honor, Value, World)

"The Army damages itself when it doesn't live up to its own values."
- Claudia Kennedy
(Related: Values, Army)

"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, People, Ideas, Values, American, Facts, Falsehood, Nation, Open)

"We believe in some basic human principles - everyone should have the opportunities not just to survive, but to excel with their God-given talents and abilities. Those are the values that should be reflected in our budgets."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: God, Values, Budgets, Principles)

"Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind."
- Rockwell Kent
(Related: Art, Communication, Mankind, Potential, Understanding, Value)

"If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Control, Values, Reality, Spiritual)

"Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday middle-class values on college campuses, and serving in the military and being pro-American just seems to be one of them."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Values, Being, College, Military)

"To me success means effectiveness in the world, that I am able to carry my ideas and values into the world - that I am able to change it in positive ways."
- Maxine Hong Kingston
(Related: Change, Success, Ideas, Positive, Values, World)

"Democracy not only requires equality but also an unshakable conviction in the value of each person, who is then equal."
- Jeane Kirkpatrick
(Related: Equality, Conviction, Democracy, Value)

"For us, universal values such as justice, morality and peace cannot be disputed and it is for this reason that we pursue the restoration of historical truth."
- Robert Kocharian
(Related: Peace, Morality, Truth, Values, Justice, Reason)

"The individual makes a clear effort to define moral values and principles that have validity and application apart from the authority of the groups of persons holding them and apart from the individual's own identification with the group."
- Lawrence Kohlberg
(Related: Values, Authority, Effort, Principles, Validity)

"More and more surveys in the US are indicating a change in values taking place among consumers, who become more concerned about quality of life, food, health and the environment."
- David Korten
(Related: Change, Health, Food, Life, Quality, Values, Environment)

"Obama is a leveler. He has come to narrow the divide between rich and poor. For him the ultimate social value is fairness. Imposing it upon the American social order is his mission."
- Charles Krauthammer
(Related: American, Mission, Order, Poor, Value)

"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
(Related: Death, Life, Thought, Values, Force, Spiritual, Study)

"That's a very critical phase in customer service because you can start to really understand what part of customer service has value to customers and what part is bothering customers."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Customer, Service, Value)

"Death gives meaning to our lives. It gives importance and value to time. Time would become meaningless if there were too much of it."
- Ray Kurzweil
(Related: Death, Time, Importance, Meaning, Value)

"Ain't nobody making music to not be heard and the easiest way to be heard is to be on the radio, but you should never compromise who you are, your values or your morals."
- Talib Kweli
(Related: Music, Values, Compromise, Morals)

"The value systems of those with access to power and of those far removed from such access cannot be the same. The viewpoint of the privileged is unlike that of the underprivileged."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Power, Value)

"My family... always had the value of the family table and these cultural influences of growing up."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Family, Growing up, Value)

"Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Gratitude, People, Gifts, Nothing, Value)

"Love comes in far more shapes and sizes than what the family-values crowd condones, of course."
- Wally Lamb
(Related: Love, Family)

"Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value."
- Louis L'Amour
(Related: Knowledge, Quantity, Value)

"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
(Related: Life, Work, Value)

"Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing."
- Ann Landers
(Related: People, Nothing, Today, Value)

"A budget should reflect the values and priorities of our nation and its people."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: People, Values, Nation, Priorities)

"Within each such social group, a feeling of solidarity prevails, a compelling need to work together and a joy in doing so that represent a high moral value."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Work, Feeling, Joy, Solidarity, Value)

"Clint Eastwood is an extraordinary director because he knows the value of a buck. He knows where it will show on the screen."
- Angela Lansbury
(Related: Value, Will)

"Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism. They have a distorted understanding of the traditional values they claim to defend."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Values, Capitalism, Understanding)

"When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Family, Strength, Values, Feeling, Liberals, Popular, Rhetoric)

"Conservatives unwittingly side with the social forces that contribute to the destruction of traditional values."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Values, Destruction)

"Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Society, Values, Addiction, Drugs, Obvious)

"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
(Related: Family, Life, Values, Logic, Loyalty)

"To have news value is to have a tin can tied to one's tail."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: News, Value)

"We need someone who is a strong representative of our value system."
- Kenneth Lay
(Related: Value)

"I place a high moral value on the way people behave. I find it repellent to have a lot, and to behave with anything other than courtesy in the old sense of the word - politeness of the heart, a gentleness of the spirit."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: People, Heart, Courtesy, Old, Politeness, Sense, Spirit, Value, Word)

"Value your words. Each one may be the last."
- Stanislaw Lec
(Related: May, Value, Words)

"The realistic value of a work is completely independent of its properties in terms of content."
- Fernand Leger
(Related: Work, Content, Value)

"I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Theatre, Training, Value)

"I'm not a film star, I am an actress. Being a film star is such a false life, lived for fake values and for publicity."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Life, Values, Being, Film, Publicity)

"It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness."
- Ninon de Lenclos
(Related: Men, Women, Boldness, Modesty, Value)

"It is strange that modesty is the rule for women when what they most value in men is boldness."
- Ninon de Lenclos
(Related: Men, Women, Boldness, Modesty, Value)

"Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society."
- Daniel De Leon
(Related: Society, Force, Living, Sense, Socialism, Value)

"In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film."
- Joshua Leonard
(Related: Movies, Development, Character, Connection, Film, Horror, Value)

"I am providing a service that many people obviously value."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: People, Service, Value)

"Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere, a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value. For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Legal, Work, Value)

"This does not mean that every copyright must prove its value initially. That would be a far too cumbersome system of control. But it does mean that every system or category of copyright or patent should prove its worth."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: Control, Value, Worth)

"If the Internet teaches us anything, it is that great value comes from leaving core resources in a commons, where they're free for people to build upon as they see fit."
- Lawrence Lessig
(Related: People, Internet, Value)

"The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement, in the overwhelming virtue of diversity, these were our religion. My parents worshipped those ideals."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Religion, Belief, Values, Virtue, Civil rights, Diversity, Ideals, Parents)

"As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values."
- Edward Levi
(Related: Wisdom, Time, Action, Values, Law, May, Memory, Opposition, Passion, Wrong)

"Over the past two decades, we have clearly seen an erosion of ethical values."
- Arthur Levitt
(Related: Values, Past)

"Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Education, Values, Devil, Man)

"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
(Related: Friendship, Art, Survival, Philosophy, Value)

"The art of advertisement, after the American manner, has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives, that no standard of value whatever is intact."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Art, Life, American, Value)

"We have the largest economy and the strongest military in the world. Our core values of freedom and opportunity are ascendant around the globe."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Opportunity, Values, Economy, Freedom, Military, World)

"I urge the Bush Administration to rethink its priorities. We can't talk about community values without being prepared to invest in those very same communities."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Values, Being, Community, Priorities, Talk)

"I share the anger, but, ultimately, to govern this country, it takes more than anger. It takes experience. It takes positions that reflect the best values of the American people."
- Joe Lieberman
(Related: Anger, Experience, People, Values, American, Country)

"Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values."
- Joshua L. Liebman
(Related: Values, Maturity)

"Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don't give some value to friendships and it can be depressing."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Time, Work, People, Money, Thinking, Value)

"To a person in love, the value of the individual is intuitively known. Love needs no logic for its mission."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Love, Logic, Mission, Needs, Value)

"Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it."
- Charles Lindbergh
(Related: Life, God, Values, Earth, Man)

"If we are to believe that our immigration laws simply have no value, as our current policies would have us believe, should we then simply throw them all out, the entire lot of immigration law? I hope not."
- John Linder
(Related: Hope, Law, Laws, Value)

"Our values and way of life will prevail - terrorism will not."
- John Linder
(Related: Life, Values, Terrorism, Will)

"Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Environmental, Development, Values, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Security)

"In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them - that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima."
- Gabriel Lippmann
(Related: Values, Infinity)

"I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ."
- David Livingstone
(Related: Christ, May, Value, Will)

"I am learning to forgive my inner geek, and even value him as a free man."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Learning, Man, Value)

"Evil, by definition, is that which endangers the good, and the good is what we perceive as a value."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: Evil, Value)

"Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God."
- Trent Lott
(Related: God, Values, Americans, Being, Hollywood, Media, states)

"Coming out is a means of redefining oneself, of claiming membership in a lifestyle and a social order with distinct values. Chief among these values is honesty."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Honesty, Values, Order)

"My reasons for declaring a sexual preference had to do less with the pursuit of personal freedom than with the lust for pure shock value."
- Lance Loud
(Related: Freedom, Lust, Pursuit, Value)

"From you we have learned what we, at least, value, to separate Church and State; and from you we gather inspiration at all times in our devotion to learning, to religious liberty, and to individual and National freedom."
- Seth Low
(Related: Inspiration, Church, Devotion, Freedom, Learning, Liberty, Religious, State, Value)

"It's the journey toward doing these harder climbs that really gives value to the whole activity of climbing."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Journey, Value)

"Inspiring passion in family and friends has more enduring value than just staying alive for them."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Family, Friends, Inspiring, Passion, Value)

"So ultimately I am looking for a story that has some value and is important and is entertaining."
- Chad Lowe
(Related: Value)

"I am convinced that the majority of American people do understand that we have a moral responsibility to foster the concepts of opportunity, free enterprise, the rule of law, and democracy. They understand that these values are the hope of the world."
- Richard Lugar
(Related: People, Opportunity, Hope, Values, American, Democracy, Law, Majority, Responsibility, World)

"My invention, (the motion picture camera), can be exploited... as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that it has no commercial value whatsoever."
- Auguste Lumiere
(Related: Curiosity, Invention, Value)

"However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: History, Belief, Values, Mankind, Struggle)

"Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: Equality, Values, Rights, Mankind, Nations, Principles, United)

"I feel a little schizophrenic because my life is so totally different from here, obviously. And the French values are so different from American values."
- Adrian Lyne
(Related: Life, Values, American)

"How do you measure your value?"
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Measure, Value)

"In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores."
- Lorin Maazel
(Related: Music, Values, Country, Struggle)

"The underlying message of the Lancet article is that if you want to understand aggressive behaviour in children, look to the social and emotional environment in which they are growing up, and the values they bring to the viewing experience."
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Experience, Values, Children, Environment, Growing up, Want)

"I want to lead the Progressive Conservative Party, a party that will promote true conservative values and principles. I can tell you right now, I am not the merger candidate. I am not interested in institutional marriages with other parties."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Values, Conservative, Now, Party, Principles, Right, Want, Will)

"For me, just being on the cover of a magazine wasn't enough. I began to think, what value is there in doing something in which you have no creative input?"
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Being, Value)

"Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth."
- Sydney Madwed
(Related: Financial, Values, Wealth, Man, Measure, Poor, Self, Worth)

"A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods."
- Maurice Maeterlinck
(Related: Truth, Value)

"The writer interweaves a story with his own doubts, questions, and values. That is art."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Art, Values, Questions, Writer)

"I can see now that a concept or even a feeling makes no sense unless out of our substance we spin around it a web of references, of relationships, of values."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Values, Feeling, Now, Relationships, Sense)

"I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Value)

"In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Success, Time, Failure, Deeds, Respect, Value)

"I think sleep's really important. I value it as much as waking up and having a full day."
- Jena Malone
(Related: Day, Sleep, Value, Waking)

"A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others."
- Jena Malone
(Related: Love, Friendship, Leaders, Religious, Respect, Talking, Value)

"There is no intrinsic worth in money but what is alterable with the times, and whether a guinea goes for twenty pounds or for a shilling, it is the labor of the poor and not the high and low value that is set on gold or silver, which all the comforts of life must arise from."
- Bernard de Mandeville
(Related: Life, Money, Gold, Labor, Poor, Value, Worth)

"Further-more, partisan attachments powerfully shape political perceptions, beliefs and values, and incumbents enjoy advantages well beyond the way in which their districts are configured."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Values, Beliefs, Perceptions)

"When you're taught to love everyone, to love your enemies, then what value does that place on love?"
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: Love, Enemies, Value)

"He's part of the product and will make no bones about creating that image to bring the value up in his product, bring the value up in everything he touches."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Value, Will)

"I'm still figuring out why people would want to look at me. Maybe it's generic beauty, but it's weird to be valued for something I was born with."
- Josie Maran
(Related: Beauty, People, Want)

"This country was founded on a core set of family values. These values should not be discouraged and blatantly undermined by the airing of offensive material on broadcast television and radio."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Family, Values, Country, Television)

"This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Values, Admiration, America, Country, Independence, Glory, Nation, Old, Respect)

"It may be that the most interesting American struggle is the struggle to set oneself free from the limits one is born to, and then to learn something of the value of those limits."
- Greil Marcus
(Related: American, Limits, May, Struggle, Value)

"The quality of your work, in the long run, is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Work, Quality, World)

"Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Life, People, Character, Career, Day, Environment, Value, Will)

"Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Work, People, Character, Value)

"But if inventions have increased man's power over nature very much, then the real value of money is better measured for some purposes in labour than in commodities."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Money, Nature, Power, Inventions, Man, Value)

"Even as a coin attains its full value when it is spent, so life attains its supreme value when one knows how to forfeit it with grace when the time comes."
- Felix Marti-Ibanez
(Related: Life, Time, Grace, Value)

"Nothing can have value without being an object of utility."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Being, Nothing, Value)

"The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Science, Labor, Production, Value)

"Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Money, Virtue, Ability, Being, Living, Value)

"We may define therapy as a search for value."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: May, Therapy, Value)

"Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values."
- Abraham Maslow
(Related: Love, Motivation, Values, Needs, Reality, Self, Theory)

"As much as I value an union of all the states, I would not admit the southern states into the union, unless they agreed to the discontinuance of this disgraceful trade, because it would bring weakness and not strength to the union."
- George Mason
(Related: Strength, states, Trade, Value, Weakness)

"Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Time, Work, Values)

"Whenever someone leaves, the next person that gets pulled in is somebody with similar values."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Values)

"If a nation values anything more than freedom, it will lose its freedom, and the irony of it is that if it is comfort or money that it values more, it will lose that too."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Money, Values, Comfort, Freedom, Irony, Nation, Will)

"I know that when Terry and I were together, 10 years ago, he did not appreciate it when people would ask him what it is like being partnered with a celebrity. Precisely because it suggested that he had no value."
- Armistead Maupin
(Related: People, Being, Celebrity, Value, Years)

"If you value a man's regard, strive with him. As to liking, you like your newspaper - and despise it."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Man, Value)

"The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating. Architecture thinks about how these activities can be given added value."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Architecture, Idea, Value, Walking)

"What is important is to have values in life. What's important is how you are, not how you look."
- Valeria Mazza
(Related: Life, Values)

"Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice."
- John McCain
(Related: Peace, Fight, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Today, Value, Will)

"The core political values of our free society are so deeply embedded in our collective consciousness that only a few malcontents, lunatics generally, ever dare to threaten them."
- John McCain
(Related: Society, Values, Consciousness)

"I like the values in Flicka, and I wanted to do a movie my kids could see and be proud of."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Values, Kids)

"All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: Values, Media, Perceptions)

"I learned the value of hard work by working hard."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Work, Hard work, Value)

"If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse human gift will find a fitting place."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Values, Culture, Will)

"If you take life at face value, it loses its luster pretty quickly. If you go after it, you get more out of it."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Life, Pretty, Value)

"Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing good or of any value can come. Try to eat a balanced diet. Guys only want one thing."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Diet, Hate, Nothing, Value, Want)

"The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Money, Fact, Lies, Value, World)

"What men value in this world is not rights but privileges."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Men, Rights, Value, World)

"The value and utility of any experiment are determined by the fitness of the material to the purpose for which it is used, and thus in the case before us it cannot be immaterial what plants are subjected to experiment and in what manner such experiment is conducted."
- Gregor Mendel
(Related: Fitness, Purpose, Plants, Value)

"Elements which are similar as regards their chemical properties have atomic weights which are either of nearly the same value (eg. Pt, Ir, Os) or which increase regularly (eg. K, Ru, Cs)."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Value)

"While we may be of different faiths, we have a strong sense of faith, family, community. We hold the values of freedom and human rights very high and I think that those are all a part of a very strong quilt that binds us together."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Faith, Family, Values, Community, Freedom, Rights, Human rights, May, Sense)

"There are many domestic issues that give us a lot of common ground to work on. Health, education and immigration are among the areas where we share mutual goals and aspirations. There are also many values that we share as a communities."
- Robert Menendez
(Related: Education, Work, Health, Goals, Values, Aspirations)

"The true value of sport is more than the skills that young people learn."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: People, Value)

"We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time and no imagination left for being. As a result, men are valued not for what they are but for what they do or what they have - for their usefulness."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Imagination, Men, Time, Being, Result, Usefulness)

"Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results; we value it in the act."
- Alice Meynell
(Related: Change, Act, Fathers, Results, Value)

"The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course."
- Michelangelo
(Related: Promises, Self, Value, World, Worth)

"My beliefs will run through everything I do. My beliefs, my values are my anchor and when people try to drag me, as I know they will, it is to that sense of right and wrong, that sense of who I am and what I believe, to which I will always hold."
- Ed Miliband
(Related: People, Values, Beliefs, Right, Sense, Will, Wrong)

"If I have any justification for having lived it's simply, I'm nothing but faults, failures and so on, but I have tried to make a good pair of shoes. There's some value in that."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Faults, Justification, Nothing, Value)

"Don't be seduced into thinking that that which does not make a profit is without value."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Profit, Thinking, Value)

"That future depends on the values of self-government, our sense of duty, loyalty, self-confidence and regard for the common good. We are a diverse country, and getting more diverse. And these virtues are what keep this great country together."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Values, Country, Duty, Future, Loyalty, Self, Sense)

"Argumentative exhibitions bring issues to life in a way that very much irritates traditional curators who want to see their pictures valued for themselves."
- Jonathan Miller
(Related: Life, Want)

"Everyone recognizes that's a joke because obviously the number and shape of the pieces doesn't affect the size of the pizza. And similarly, the stocks, bonds, warrants, etc., issued don't affect the aggregate value of the firm."
- Merton Miller
(Related: Value)

"I never read reviews. I'm not interested. But I value a lot the reactions of the spectators."
- Hayao Miyazaki
(Related: Value)

"My father taught me to paint when I was young with watercolors and so I learned at a very young age the essential elements of the value of light and composition."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Age, Father, Light, Value)

"National honor is the national property of the highest value."
- James Monroe
(Related: Honor, Property, Value)

"The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Life, Lies, Satisfaction, Value, Will, Years)

"The laws that we adopt embody the values and mores of our constituents."
- Joe Moore
(Related: Values, Laws)

"It was truly a lesson in don't take something at face value. You know, so many of us do in life. Whether it's because of how somebody looks or because of what they're wearing or what have you, you kind of assess a person in the first five minutes before they even speak."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Life, First, Value)

"They wonder much to hear that gold, which in itself is so useless a thing, should be everywhere so much esteemed, that even men for whom it was made, and by whom it has its value, should yet be thought of less value than it is."
- Thomas More
(Related: Men, Thought, Gold, Value, Wonder)

"For too long people have backed companies on hope value rather than solid products coming out. Now we are coming out the other side."
- Daniel Morgan
(Related: People, Hope, Now, Value)

"Our most famous writers are Faulkner and Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor. It would make sense that the poetry would reflect some of those same values, some of the same techniques."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Poetry, Values, Famous, Sense, Writers)

"In any case, his judgment and set of values, acting alone or through his assistants, determine not only what is gold and what is dross but the design of the history which he creates out of the metal. The historian decides what is significant, and what is not."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Design, History, Values, Acting, Gold, Judgment)

"I do see value in music criticism. Most of the criticism I have received over the years has been very good."
- Van Morrison
(Related: Music, Criticism, Value, Years)

"My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness."
- Lord Mountbatten
(Related: Military, Usefulness, Value)

"An honest observer of the evolution of conditions in Egypt would discover that terrorism is an alien phenomenon, strange to our values and heritage."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: Values, Evolution, Terrorism)

"It has not been for nothing that the word has remained man's principal toy and tool: without the meanings and values it sustains, all man's other tools would be worthless."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Values, Man, Nothing, Tools, Word)

"Sticking to your values, listening to your instincts, making your own choices is so important."
- Brittany Murphy
(Related: Values, Choices, Listening)

"For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Americans, State, Value)

"It will always be the same possibilities, in sum or on the average, that go on repeating themselves until a man comes along who does not value the actuality above idea. It is he who first gives the new possibilities their meaning, their direction, and he awakens them."
- Robert Musil
(Related: Idea, Direction, First, Man, Meaning, Possibilities, Value, Will)

"But everything of value about me is in my books."
- V. S. Naipaul
(Related: Books, Value)

"Value is what people are willing to pay for it."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: People, Value)

"Criticism is the art of appraising others at one's own value."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Art, Criticism, Value)

"People are not the only interesting organism on earth. From the point of view of scientific or commercial value, there are lots of interesting organisms."
- Daniel Nathans
(Related: People, Earth, Value)

"I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children."
- Ednita Nazario
(Related: Family, Love, Society, Idea, Values, Children)

"Value will always be on top of everyone's lists now, right along with safety."
- David Neeleman
(Related: Now, Right, Safety, Value, Will)

"Many religious confessions share common values. They teach that we should do unto others as we would have them do unto us."
- Russell M. Nelson
(Related: Values, Religious)

"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
(Related: Thought, Value, Words)

"The value of an arts education is widely accepted, especially in California."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Education, Value)

"Historically, San Franciscans have not valued street trees as much as other communities have."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Trees)

"The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan value and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: God, Fanaticism, Religious, Value)

"Judgments, value judgments concerning life, for or against, can in the last resort never be true: they possess value only as symptoms, they come into consideration only as symptoms - in themselves such judgments are stupidities."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Life, Consideration, Value)

"All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Values, Future, Now, Obligation)

"A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Men, Fact, Lies, Value)

"We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Hate, Value)

"I really want be of great value for the team."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Value, Want)

"If diversity is what is a central value in every selective university in the United States, then it ought to be seen as a compelling interest by the Supreme Court."
- Eleanor Holmes Norton
(Related: Court, Diversity, Interest, states, United, University, Value)

"On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family."
- Eleanor Holmes Norton
(Related: Equality, Family, Women, Values, American, Example, Road, Treatment)

"Theodore Roethke was a poet I was raised with so he has a lot of sentimental value for me."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: Value)

"Making movies is eating candy. It's a very expensive candy, so you value when you can do it. So when you can do it twice at once, it's like, you know, a kid in a candy store!"
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Movies, Eating, Value)

"Never underestimate the value of cold cash."
- Gregory Nunn
(Related: Value)

"I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Mistake, Values, Baby, Daughters, First, Morals, Old, Want, Years)

"One of the great strengths of the United States is... we have a very large Christian population - we do not consider ourselves a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of values."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Values, Christian, Muslim, Ideals, Nation, Population, states, United)

"It seems that entertainment is what most excites us and what we value above everything else."
- Carroll O'Connor
(Related: Entertainment, Value)

"It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Fear, Values, Compromise, Constitution, Majority, Measure)

"Each of us brings to our job, whatever it is, our lifetime of experience and our values."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Experience, Values, Job)

"We pay a price when we deprive children of the exposure to the values, principles, and education they need to make them good citizens."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Education, Values, Children, Principles)

"Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize."
- Christine O'Donnell
(Related: Life, Values, Americans, Culture, Leaders, Liberty, Want)

"In many Asian households, to not go on to higher education, that's like a big no-no. I know my parents' discouragement was for my own protection, and I'm really close to them now, but they didn't understand that there is value in this. That's because they didn't know."
- Sandra Oh
(Related: Education, Discouragement, Now, Parents, Protection, Value)

"When I look at the system here and look at my position - not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from - I feel so blessed to be from Africa."
- Hakeem Olajuwon
(Related: People, Values, Basketball, Culture)

"Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice."
- Gary Oldman
(Related: Family, Courage, Values, Compassion, Justice, Right, Sense, Wrong)

"Today, with a recording, he can hear the thing enough times until he really gets acquainted with the language, and then he can begin to make an estimate of the intrinsic, aesthetic value of that piece of music."
- Leo Ornstein
(Related: Music, Language, Today, Value)

"The biggest thing we get out of it is seeing the kids smile. And hopefully we will also see that the lessons we're teaching - not only the fundamentals of hockey, but also the life values - are sinking in."
- Bobby Orr
(Related: Life, Values, Kids, Smile, Teaching, Will)

"The more riches you have, the more you can share. So I like to share everything that I have that's of value."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: Value)

"This nation's 23 million small businesses need a budget that reflects their value to the economy."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Economy, Nation, Value)

"The value of experience is not in seeing much, but in seeing wisely."
- William Osler
(Related: Experience, Value)

"Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties where I really began to hate what was valued as funny and just sort of what was valued in stand-up, period."
- Patton Oswalt
(Related: Funny, Hate, Years)

"The vulgar crowd values friends according to their usefulness."
- Ovid
(Related: Values, Friends, Usefulness)

"No man can purchase his virtue too dear, for it is the only thing whose value must ever increase with the price it has cost us. Our integrity is never worth so much as when we have parted with our all to keep it."
- Ovid
(Related: Virtue, Integrity, Man, Value, Worth)

"Men do not value a good deed unless it brings a reward."
- Ovid
(Related: Men, Deed, Reward, Value)

"There's a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal and highly visible Republicans, that appeal to the worst in people. Our society is moving in that direction."
- Major Owens
(Related: Society, People, Values, Direction, Republicans)

"On my parents' scale of values, the more Western something was, the more cultured it was considered."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Values, Parents)

"The 1990s, after the reign of terror of academic vandalism, will be a decade of restoration: restoration of meaning, value, beauty, pleasure, and emotion to art and restoration of art to its audience."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Art, Beauty, Emotion, Meaning, Pleasure, Terror, Value, Will)

"What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Value)

"I've dropped myself into straightforward character pieces in order to explore that form and reap its values. But you are sort of restricted visually when your first requirement is to tell a fairly straightforward story."
- Brian De Palma
(Related: Character, Values, First, Order)

"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
(Related: Value, Want)

"I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them."
- Boris Pasternak
(Related: Beauty, Life, People, Virtue, Value)

"So, what I say to people is that politics has got to be about principle and values above all. Of course, there are times when you have to make accommodations."
- Chris Patten
(Related: Politics, People, Values)

"She said I did good and I think she was happy with what I did. She just wants me to get my higher Start Value vault, which I'll be competing at Trials and, hopefully, the Olympics."
- Carly Patterson
(Related: Trials, Value)

"As recent as the year 2000 we won elections by saying we shouldn't be the policemen of the world, and that we should be nation building. And its time we got those values back into this country."
- Ron Paul
(Related: Time, Values, Building, Country, Elections, Nation, Saying, World)

"The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Work, Art, Meaning, Value)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"The people and the mindset that killed 3,000 of our fellow citizens on September 11 2001, would have killed not 3,000, but 300,000 if they could have or 3 million or 30 million. We need to do everything we can within our value systems and legal structures to make sure that doesn't happen."
- Tim Pawlenty
(Related: Legal, People, Value)

"I do support enhanced interrogation techniques. Obviously their value is shining through with respect to the bin Laden killing."
- Tim Pawlenty
(Related: Killing, Respect, Support, Value)

"A great deal has been said about my commitment not to raise taxes. It's a core value - it's common sense - it's important to keeping and growing jobs - and it's mainstream!"
- Timothy Pawlenty
(Related: Commitment, Common sense, Jobs, Taxes, Value)

"Humanity could only have survived and flourished if it held social and personal values that transcended the urges of the individual, embodying selfish desires - and these stem from the sense of a transcendent good."
- Arthur Peacocke
(Related: Values, Humanity, Sense)

"It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Time, Satisfaction, Value)

"Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Time, Value, Will)

"More than anything else, let me be clear - we need to be willing to fight for freedom, and free markets, and traditional moral values. That's what the American people want to see this movement and this party return to."
- Mike Pence
(Related: People, Values, American, Fight, Freedom, Party, Want)

"We ought to affirm the fact that hundreds of thousands if not millions of Iranians are risking their liberty and even perhaps their lives to take a stand for the values upon which we have really founded this nation."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Values, Fact, Liberty, Nation)

"Theory is splendid but until put into practice, it is valueless."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Practice, Theory)

"We get real results only in proportion to the real values we give."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Values, Results)

"It is the service we are not obliged to give that people value most."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: People, Service, Value)

"A stockbroker urged me to buy a stock that would triple its value every year. I told him, "At my age, I don't even buy green bananas.""
- Claude Pepper
(Related: Age, Value)

"Law-abiding citizens value privacy. Terrorists require invisibility. The two are not the same, and they should not be confused."
- Richard Perle
(Related: Law, Privacy, Value)

"LISP programmers know the value of everything and the cost of nothing."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Nothing, Value)

"We've got the wind at our back right now. Americans are waking up to the realities of their previous choices. We must keep America moving back to preeminence because our values and conservative ideas are the world's greatest hope."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Ideas, Hope, Values, America, Americans, Choices, Conservative, Now, Right, Waking, Wind, World)

"Let's stand up. Let's speak with pride about our morals and our values and redouble our effort to elect more conservative Republicans."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Values, Conservative, Effort, Morals, Pride, Republicans)

"Our shared conservative values, our belief in the individual is the great hope of our nation."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Belief, Hope, Values, Conservative, Nation)

"I go to Prague every year if I can, value my relationships there like gold, and feel myself in a sense Czech, with all their hopes and needs. They are a people I not only love, but admire."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Love, People, Gold, Needs, Relationships, Sense, Value)

"Truth can be costly, but in the end it never falls short of value for the price paid."
- Ellis Peters
(Related: Truth, End, Value)

"The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it's about that and not about aging or death."
- Daniel Petrie
(Related: Death, Deals, Living, Questions, Trials, Value, World)

"It is impossible to forget the sense of dignity which marks the hour when one becomes a wage-earner... I felt that I had suddenly acquired value to myself, to my family, and to the world."
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
(Related: Family, Dignity, Forget, Sense, Value, Wage, World)

"Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima."
- Pablo Picasso
(Related: Genius, Negative, Positive, Value)

"America does not want vulgarity and sexual exploitation to be our values and we do not want the world to think those are our standards. We want to be a better nation and a better people, with better standards."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: People, Values, America, Exploitation, Nation, Vulgarity, Want, World)

"From Kelsey, I have learned among many other things the value of turning on a dime and how you can have an extremely funny and extremely poignant moment with absolutely no separation in between... and sometimes in the same moment."
- David Hyde Pierce
(Related: Funny, Separation, Value)

"It is also, I would guess, a universal that in all societies people value respectability granted to them."
- Kenneth L. Pike
(Related: People, Respectability, Value)

"Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life."
- Luigi Pirandello
(Related: Life, Living, Man, Meaning, Plants, Value)

"I regard it as a waste of time to think only of selling: one forgets one's art and exaggerates one's value."
- Camille Pissarro
(Related: Art, Time, Value, Waste)

"Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world, feel strong and good and important, just as he makes his child feel loved and valued."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Eyes, Man, World)

"Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith, to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's system of values for a new age."
- Frank Pittman
(Related: Age, Faith, Values, Job, Parents, Possibilities, Question)

"As a man, I've been representative of the values I hold dear. And the values I hold dear are carryovers from the lives of my parents."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Values, Man, Parents)

"I had chosen to use my work as a reflection of my values."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Work, Values, Reflection)

"I wanted to explore the values that are at work, underpinning my life."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Life, Work, Values)

"Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values, we believed, than in a flight underground. We were offering a value system couched in the language of science."
- John Charles Polanyi
(Related: Science, Values, Language, Pursuit)

"Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress on society at large can elicit the support of scientific inquiry by the general public."
- Michael Polanyi
(Related: Society, Progress, Opinion, Public, Support, United, Value)

"I think some of the best reporters are the ones who can really illustrate the differences between societies, at the same time trying to connect the fact that there are a lot of shared values in addition to those differences."
- John Pomfret
(Related: Time, Values, Fact, Trying)

"Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Sincerity, Value, Worth)

"Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Value)

"A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Civilization, Values, Balance, Man, Question, Will)

"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
(Related: Work, Criticism, Excitement, Value, Writer, Writing)

"We need to ditch the idea that there is any value in the strong and silent man being in any way attractive. Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim."
- Jane Powell
(Related: Idea, Being, Man, Value)

"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
(Related: Religion, Truth, Authority, End, Result, Value)

"Socialism values equality more than liberty."
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Equality, Values, Liberty, Socialism)

"Allowing our government to kill citizens compromises the deepest moral values upon which this country was conceived: the inviolable dignity of human persons."
- Helen Prejean
(Related: Government, Values, Country, Dignity)

"Russia will not soon become, if it ever becomes, a second copy of the United States or England - where liberal value have deep historic roots."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Deep, England, Liberal, Russia, states, United, Value, Will)

"It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few."
- Pythagoras
(Related: Silence, Value, Word, Words)

"Don't try to be somebody you're not because it doesn't work. If you try to be this perfect person or perfect persona of what you think that somebody should be when they're involved in public office, it's just not going to work. Just be yourself, stay true to your core values, and really just stay abreast of the issues."
- Ben Quayle
(Related: Work, Values, Office, Public)

"Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey."
- Raymond Queneau
(Related: Fiction, Value)

"When goods are exchanged between countries, they must be paid for by commodities or gold. They cannot be paid for by the notes, certificates, and checks of the purchaser's country, since these are of value only in the country of issue."
- Carroll Quigley
(Related: Countries, Country, Gold, Value)

"To be is to be the value of a variable."
- Willard Van Orman Quine
(Related: Value)

"The Republic is open and tolerant but also knows how and when to be firm and make its values respected."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Values, Open)

"We must stress that the euro has been beneficial to the European Union because, otherwise, in this context of international turmoil, every country would have to devalue their currencies."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Country, Stress)

"For the standard of Christian life was to be strained to a higher pitch; more fasting was required, and more careful separation from the manners and enjoyments of the world; celibacy and martyrdom had great value set upon them, and second marriages were prohibited."
- Robert Rainy
(Related: Life, Christian, Celibacy, Manners, Separation, Value, World)

"Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Happiness, Life, Achievement, Purpose, Values, Integrity, Loyalty, Pain, Proof, Result, Self)

"Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Happiness, Achievement, Values, Consciousness, State)

"Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another."
- Ayn Rand
(Related: Love, Character, Values, Expression, Joy, Man, Reward)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Ralph Ransom
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"Find people who share your values, and you'll conquer the world together."
- John Ratzenberger
(Related: People, Values, World)

"To realize that new world we must prefer the values of freedom and equality above all other values - above personal wealth, technical power and nationalism."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Equality, Power, Values, Wealth, Freedom, Nationalism, World)

"The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power, but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals - its philosophers, its poets and its artists."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Power, Quality, Civilization, Wealth, Artists, Culture, Military, Poets, Worth)

"My own early experiences in war led me to suspect the value of discipline, even in that sphere where it is so often regarded as the first essential for success."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Success, War, Discipline, First, Value)

"Generally speaking, I went through that. I came to a place where I realised what true value was. It wasn't money. Money is a means to achieving an end, but it's not the end."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Money, End, Value)

"We understand that the real market value of Blockbuster may never be fully realized as a wholly owned part of Viacom."
- Sumner Redstone
(Related: May, Value)

"People don't think their dreams amount to much, but when I ask them to examine them for common themes, they surprise themselves at how accurate they are! They see that their dreams have value."
- Henry Reed
(Related: Dreams, People, Value)

"I think there's an enormous value to being negative. The world we live in today, negativity is not permitted."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Negative, Being, Negativity, Today, Value, World)

"But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor, only through the negative can you have the positive print. What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Negative, Positive, Fact, Film, Metaphor, Trying, Value)

"A lot of attention has been going to social values - abortion, gay rights, other divisive issues - but economic values are equally important."
- Robert Reich
(Related: Values, Abortion, Attention, Rights, Gay)

"I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them."
- Harry Reid
(Related: Dad, Mom, People, Values)

"It's time that America's government lived by the same values as America's families. It's time we invested in America's future and made sure our people have the skills to compete and thrive in a 21st century economy. That's what Democrats believe."
- Harry Reid
(Related: Government, Time, People, Values, America, Democrats, Economy, Future)

"In morals, truth is but little prized when it is a mere sentiment, and only attains its full value when realized in the world as fact."
- Ernest Renan
(Related: Truth, Fact, Morals, Sentiment, Value, World)

"We need only look to our Navajo Code Talkers during World War II to see the value that Native languages bring not only to their culture, but to the security of all Americans."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: War, Americans, Culture, Security, Value, World, World war)

"The situation was, the team I was on when I got injured went down to the lower leagues. In America, they don't have that relegation, so when the team went down to the lower region, every player has his value, and they went off and sold any player who had value."
- Claudio Reyna
(Related: America, Value)

"The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it, or the mental pleasure in producing it."
- Joshua Reynolds
(Related: Art, Labor, Pleasure, Rank, Value)

"In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity, at different periods of time, the consideration of the comparative skill and intensity of labour, required for that particular commodity, needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Time, Consideration, Needs, Skill, Value)

"If the quantity of labour realized in commodities, regulate their exchangeable value, every increase of the quantity of labour must augment the value of that commodity on which it is exercised, as every diminution must lower it."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Quantity, Value)

"If a commodity were in no way useful, - in other words, if it could in no way contribute to our gratification, - it would be destitute of exchangeable value, however scarce it might be, or whatever quantity of labour might be necessary to procure it."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Quantity, Value, Words)

"Gold and silver, like other commodities, have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary, but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of labour bestowed in procuring them, and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Gold, Quantity, Value)

"In stating the principles which regulate exchangeable value and price, we should carefully distinguish between those variations which belong to the commodity itself, and those which are occasioned by a variation in the medium in which value is estimated, or price expressed."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Principles, Value)

"The exchangeable value of all commodities, rises as the difficulties of their production increase."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Difficulties, Production, Value)

"Whenever, then, the usual and ordinary rate of the profits of agricultural stock, and all the outgoings belonging to the cultivation of land, are together equal to the value of the whole produce, there can be no rent."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Land, Value)

"There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Value)

"A rise in wages, from an alteration in the value of money, produces a general effect on price, and for that reason it produces no real effect whatever on profits."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Money, Effect, Reason, Value, Wages)

"As the revenue of the farmer is realized in raw produce, or in the value of raw produce, he is interested, as well as the landlord, in its high exchangeable value, but a low price of produce may be compensated to him by a great additional quantity."
- David Ricardo
(Related: May, Quantity, Value)

"The experience of learning how to get straight to the core of a problem proved to be of immense value later when I had a long succession of responsibilities in large, complex government departments."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Experience, Government, Learning, Value)

"Getting married and then having children just centered me and grounded my values. It was like a whole new world. It started happening in New York with a little play called Cruise Control, where I relaxed, and then I kept getting work in Hollywood till this series happened."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Work, Control, Values, Children, Hollywood, Play, World)

"A good man, though he will value his own countrymen, yet will think as highly of the worthy men of every nation under the sun."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Men, Man, Nation, Sun, Value, Will)

"Painting is, I think, inevitably an archaic activity and one that depends on spiritual values."
- Bridget Riley
(Related: Values, Painting, Spiritual)

"Jake Green isn't just Jake Green. Jake represents all of us. The colour green is the central column of the spectrum and the name Jake has all sorts of numerical values. All things come back to him within the film's world of cons and games."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Values, Film, Games, Name, World)

"For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Value)

"Quality, service, cleanliness, and value."
- Cavett Robert
(Related: Quality, Cleanliness, Service, Value)

"The problem we have in America is the systematic erosion of our religious values in an attempt by certain liberal groups to expunge our Christian heritage from the public square."
- Pat Robertson
(Related: Values, Christian, America, Liberal, Public, Religious)

"I know I'm not much on face value, but when it comes to stage value, I'll deliver for you."
- Edward G. Robinson
(Related: Value)

"When not only gold but all commodities are available for the redemption of the paper currency, its volume is limited only by the value of all the wealth of the country, and it can never become insecure up to this limit."
- John Buchanan Robinson
(Related: Wealth, Country, Gold, Value)

"The principal point of cleverness is to know how to value things just as they deserve."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Cleverness, Value)

"There are a great many men valued in society who have nothing to recommend them but serviceable vices."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Men, Society, Nothing, Vices)

"When you have a lot of resources, the most important thing is to have had good parents and to have been brought up by people who gave one the proper values."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: People, Values, Parents)

"I have enjoyed the personal use of money; but I have gotten the greatest satisfaction from using it to advance my beliefs in human relations, human values."
- Winthrop Rockefeller
(Related: Money, Values, Beliefs, Satisfaction)

"Years ago nobody was elected on the economic ticket. It was either the education platform, or it was health or it was other issues. It is only recently that economic values have superceded every other human value."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Education, Health, Values, Years)

"Academics often discount the value of top-rated sports programs in helping to develop a campus life and in contributing to the overall success of a college or university. Like it or not, the sports programs a college or university has are the front page of that university."
- James E. Rogers
(Related: Life, Sports, Success, College, University, Value)

"Alabama citizens, like the vast majority of Americans, respect and value the meaning of decency, and appreciate public institutions that reflect the common values of our society."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Society, Values, Americans, Decency, Majority, Meaning, Public, Respect)

"Means must be subsidiary to ends and to our desire for dignity and value."
- Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
(Related: Desire, Dignity, Value)

"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
(Related: Education, Life, Goals, Values, Spiritual)

"The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Life, Value)

"The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Goal, Reason, Value, Will)

"You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Value)

"Without a sense of urgency, desire loses its value."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Desire, Sense, Value)

"Time is more value than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Time, Money, Value)

"We get paid for bringing value to the market place."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Value)

"One of the things that we're all struggling with is how to judge the quality of the value-added experience of an educational course or year. I don't think it's impossible to do that, but it's difficult."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Experience, Quality, Value)

"But you take a four-year state college, with a broader range of admission, and what happens during those four years may be an even greater value-added educational experience. I don't know."
- Roy Romer
(Related: Experience, College, May, State, Value, Years)

"Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men, or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Women, Decisions, Expression, Value)

"Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Leader, Mind, Potential)

"Customers want good value, but they care more than ever how food and clothing products are made."
- Stuart Rose
(Related: Food, Care, Value, Want)

"Music has an intrinsic value that touches Americans - they love their music, and want more."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Love, Music, Americans, Value, Want)

"From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations."
- Alfred Rosenberg
(Related: Education, Church, Generations, Value)

"The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice."
- Harold Rosenberg
(Related: Values, Conservative, Practice)

"Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it."
- Alice S. Rossi
(Related: Work, People, Values, Job, Man, Nothing, Want)

"I have this hope that there is a better way. Higher-level tools that actually let you see the structure of the software more clearly will be of tremendous value."
- Guido van Rossum
(Related: Hope, Software, Tools, Value, Will)

"For me archaeology is not a source of illustrations for written texts, but an independent source of historical information, with no less value and importance, sometimes more importance, that the written sources."
- Michael I. Rostovtzeff
(Related: Importance, Information, Value)

"I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: Photography)

"The true value of somebody in this town is very hard to determine. It's all smoke and mirrors."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Value)

"Be able to resign. It will improve your value to the President and do wonders for your performance."
- Donald Rumsfeld
(Related: Performance, President, Value, Will, Wonders)

"It's the only way that YOUR life is gonna have any value to you. If you're just living the same life that everybody else is living what's the point?"
- Todd Rundgren
(Related: Life, Living, Value)

"I went to England in the '70s, and I was in my early 20s. There was still a residue of that era of being an underclass or colonial. I assume it must have been a more aggressive and prominent attitude 40 years before that, because Australia internationally wasn't regarded as having much cultural value. We were a country full of sheep and convicts."
- Geoffrey Rush
(Related: Attitude, Being, Country, England, Sheep, Value, Years)

"Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Life, Being, Books, Quiet, Reading, Waste)

"Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful and valued because they confer power; they are hated because they are hideous and loathed because they impose slavery."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Power, Machines, Slavery)

"There is no need to worry about mere size. We do not necessarily respect a fat man more than a thin man. Sir Isaac Newton was very much smaller than a hippopotamus, but we do not on that account value him less."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Man, Respect, Value, Worry)

"Well you know, Woody doesn't rehearse, as opposed to my own method of directing where I really work with actors around a round table for weeks, examining the values of the material, so his technique is very different."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Work, Values, Actors)

"Weird people follow you in the streets, you can't sit alone in a restaurant or a cafe and read a book in peace, and I think everybody values those moments of being alone."
- Winona Ryder
(Related: Peace, People, Values, Being, Moments)

"I want children, but at the moment the liberty I have now finally, has a far too high value."
- Gabriela Sabatini
(Related: Children, Liberty, Now, Value, Want)

"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
(Related: American, Books, Information, Value, World)

"We must never undervalue any person. The workman loves not that his work should be despised in his presence. Now God is present everywhere, and every person is His work."
- Saint Francis de Sales
(Related: Work, God, Now, Present)

"Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Life, Culture, Effort, Example, Joy, Philosophy, Principles, Respect, Value)

"Language is like money, without which specific relative values may well exist and be felt, but cannot be reduced to a common denominator."
- George Santayana
(Related: Money, Values, Language, May)

"Watching President Obama apologize last week for America's arrogance - before a French audience that owes its freedom to the sacrifices of Americans - helped convince me that he has a deep-seated antipathy toward American values and traditions."
- Rick Santorum
(Related: Values, America, American, Americans, Arrogance, Deep, Freedom, President, Traditions)

"America's Older Americans add great value to our Nation."
- Paul Sarbanes
(Related: America, Americans, Nation, Value)

"Money is not real. It is a conscious agreement on measuring value."
- John Ralston Saul
(Related: Money, Agreement, Value)

"What is the value of sticking a microphone in a man's face right after he has learned of his wife's death?"
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Death, Wife, Man, Right, Value)

"I was raised with those principals and values and ethics that came out of the men and women that served. But this generation doesn't quite know; they haven't been tested."
- Jack Scalia
(Related: Men, Women, Values, Ethics)

"We have finally started to notice that there is real curative value in local herbs and remedies. In fact, we are also becoming aware that there are little or no side effects to most natural remedies, and that they are often more effective than Western medicine."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Fact, Medicine, Remedies, Value)

"While the meeting I participated in turned out to be a ruse, I made statements during the course of the meeting that are counter to NPR's values and also not reflective of my own beliefs. I offer my sincere apology to those I offended."
- Ron Schiller
(Related: Values, Apology, Beliefs, Meeting)

"The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Achievement, Values, Wealth, Freedom, Prosperity, states, United, World)

"After Big Media, U.S. colleges and universities are the biggest enemies of the values of red-state Americans."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: Values, Americans, Enemies, Media)

"Expelled from individual consciousness by the rush of change, history finds its revenge by stamping the collective unconsciousness with habits and values."
- Arthur M. Schlesinger
(Related: History, Change, Values, Consciousness, Habits, Revenge)

"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
(Related: Experience, Happiness, Life, Ideas, Courage, Values, Dignity, Honor, Meaning, Pride, Principles, Temptations)

"This is the key to time management - to see the value of every moment."
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson
(Related: Time, Management, Key, Value)

"The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Gold, Value)

"As the biggest library if it is in disorder is not as useful as a small but well-arranged one, so you may accumulate a vast amount of knowledge but it will be of far less value than a much smaller amount if you have not thought it over for yourself."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Thought, Knowledge, Disorder, May, Value, Will)

"The power of ads rests more in the repetition of obvious exhortations than in the subtle transmission of values."
- Michael Schudson
(Related: Power, Values, Obvious, Repetition)

"We need to make sure middle-class people are able to pay the bills. We need to make sure that poor people don't starve. Those are values, too."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: People, Values, Poor)

"Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production."
- Joseph A. Schumpeter
(Related: Expression, Production, Profit, Value)

"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
(Related: Society, Value)

"A book is worth a few francs; we Germans can afford to destroy those. We all may not appreciate artistic merit, but cash value is another matter."
- Paul Scofield
(Related: May, Merit, Value, Worth)

"The value of government to the people it serves is in direct relationship to the interest citizens themselves display in the affairs of state."
- William Scranton
(Related: Government, People, Interest, State, Value)

"Value denotes a relation reciprocally existing between two objects, and the precise relation which it denotes is the quantity of the one which can be obtained in exchange for a given quantity of the other."
- Nassau William Senior
(Related: Quantity, Value)

"The value of tolerance is central to living in today's world - especially in diverse places like the Bronx."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Living, Today, Tolerance, Value, World)

"Lutherans, whose arguments and mistakes will not be difficult to contest or discover, do not want to attribute any value to works, and they do not understand enough the scope of the justification."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Arguments, Justification, Mistakes, Value, Want, Will)

"Malcolm was a firm believer in the value and importance of our heritage. He believed that we have valuable and distinct cultural traditions which need to be institutionalized so that they can be passed on to our heirs."
- Betty Shabazz
(Related: Importance, Traditions, Value)

"When we cannot bear to be alone, it means we do not properly value the only companion we will have from birth to death: ourselves."
- Eda J. Le Shan
(Related: Value, Will)

"Information: the negative reciprocal value of probability."
- Claude Shannon
(Related: Negative, Value)

"I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Family, Food, Life, Mother, Values)

"A gentleman opposed to their enfranchisement once said to me, women have never produced anything of any value to the world. I told him the chief product of the women had been the men, and left it to him to decide whether the product was of any value."
- Anna Howard Shaw
(Related: Women, Gentleman, Value, World)

"Even while we busily attend meetings, contribute money and perform our assigned tasks, we suspect that we may be helping to create a force that is inimical to many values we hold dear."
- Robert Shea
(Related: Money, Values, Force, May, Meetings)

"Anything that changes your values changes your behavior."
- George A. Sheehan
(Related: Values, Behavior)

"You remember all those phrases about how "these people" - Asians - don't value human life like we do. Well if you spend any time around them, you discover that they love their children just as much as we love ours. That is certainly true of the Vietnamese."
- Neil Sheehan
(Related: Life, Love, Time, Children, Value)

"It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Values, Ideals, Pleasure, Support)

"Women's value has been under-recognized for far too long."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: Women, Value)

"I personally apologize to any person who felt anything less than respected and valued by myself."
- Kevin Shelley
"But again, we, I think, over the years have set the example for a lot of nations that may not have had the same values, the same type of coming out of the same culture that we as Americans have and enjoy. But we can be an example, a role model for them."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Values, Americans, Culture, Example, May, Nations, Years)

"In rap music, even though the element of poetry is very strong, so is the element of the drum, the implication of the dance. Without the beat, its commercial value would certainly be more tenuous."
- Archie Shepp
(Related: Poetry, Music, Dance, Rap, Value)

"If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Appreciation, Children, Value, Want)

"In comparison, Google is brilliant because it uses an algorithm that ranks Web pages by the number of links to them, with those links themselves valued by the number of links to their page of origin."
- Michael Shermer
"It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood."
- Hu Shih
(Related: Value)

"When rock came along the lyrics and melodies became less important and it bothered me to think that perhaps they might not regain the value they have to music - they are music."
- Dinah Shore
(Related: Music, Value)

"With my new venture, Club Mom, we want to empower moms to feel their value and also build their collective power to make their lives better and easier. We want to bring them together as a community to share experiences and information."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Power, Mom, Community, Information, Value, Want)

"If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Love, Values, Country, Unity)

"I have great confidence in the universal value and in basic human rights and I have great confidence that referenda will eventually take root and become part of our daily lives in Taiwan."
- Chen Shui-bian
(Related: Confidence, Rights, Human rights, Value, Will)

"Our veterans accepted the responsibility to defend America and uphold our values when duty called."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Values, America, Duty, Responsibility, Veterans)

"The flag represents all the values and the liberties Americans have and enjoy everyday."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: Values, Americans)

"On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture, a civilization, a new way of living together among men."
- Ignazio Silone
(Related: Men, Civilization, Values, Culture, Living, School, Theories)

"Could that have been what happened to the human race - a willing perversity that set at naught all human values which had been so hardly won and structured in the light of reason for a span of more than a million years?"
- Clifford D. Simak
(Related: Values, Light, Race, Reason, Years)

"The individual has become a mere cog in an enormous organization of things and powers which tear from his hands all progress, spirituality, and value in order to transform them from their subjective form into the form of a purely objective life."
- Georg Simmel
(Related: Life, Progress, Order, Spirituality, Value)

"While I recognize the great value and importance of prescription drugs and strongly support a continued U.S. focus on pharmaceutical research and development, our nation's seniors cannot be asked to subsidize the drug costs of other wealthy industrialized nations any longer."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Development, Drugs, Focus, Importance, Nation, Nations, Research, Support, Value)

"We feel the value is in the land, not the improvements."
- Mike Simpson
(Related: Land, Value)

"To find in ourselves what makes life worth living is risky business, for it means that once we know we must seek it. It also means that without it life will be valueless."
- Marsha Sinetar
(Related: Life, Business, Living, Will, Worth)

"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
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Goals, Values, Obstacles, Want, Windows)

"Bush sees the evil as out there in the wider world, residing in people who 'hate freedom'. Look at his immediate response to the pictures of prisoner abuse; this is not what Americans do, these are not our values."
- Peter Singer
(Related: People, Values, Abuse, Americans, Evil, Freedom, World)

"Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Religion, Values, Culture, Laws)

"Honesty, integrity, and accountability, the values, which should be the hallmark of this government, have instead been thrown under the bus by an arrogant majority, casualties in a misguided campaign to shield from accountability those who abuse this House."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Government, Honesty, Values, Abuse, Integrity, Majority)

"There is a gulf between the high value Americans put on life in theory and its cheapness in practice."
- Elizabeth Joan Smith
(Related: Life, Americans, Practice, Theory, Value)

"The future of Conservatism lies in our beliefs and values, not by throwing them away. We need to shed associations that bind us to past failures, but hold faith with those things that make us Conservatives."
- Iain Duncan Smith
(Related: Faith, Values, Beliefs, Conservatism, Future, Lies, Past)

"I'm tired of being considered some kind of criminal or dangerous throwback for no other reason than that I value, exercise, and defend my rights under the first ten Amendments to the United States Constitution."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Being, Constitution, Exercise, First, Rights, Reason, states, United, Value)

"If my life is of no value to my friends it is of none to myself."
- Joseph Smith, Jr.
(Related: Life, Friends, Value)

"When a finished work of 20th century sculpture is placed in an 18th century garden, it is absorbed by the ideal representation of the past, thus reinforcing political and social values that are no longer with us."
- Robert Smithson
(Related: Work, Values, Garden, Past, Sculpture)

"Well, I make a practice of not commenting on the role of the relative exchange value of our currency."
- John W. Snow
(Related: Practice, Value)

"Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued."
- Socrates
(Related: Life)

"A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true."
- Socrates
(Related: Morality, Values, Illusion, Nothing, Sound)

"We shall listen, not lecture; learn, not threaten. We will enhance our safety by earning the respect of others and showing respect for them. In short, our foreign policy will rest on the traditional American values of restraint and empathy, not on military might."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Policy, Values, American, Empathy, Foreign policy, Military, Respect, Rest, Restraint, Safety, Will)

"Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards, gates and guns, or even our two oceans, but our essential goodness as a people. Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: People, Values, Wealth, Goodness, Oceans, Protection)

"We will be safer from terrorist attack only when we have earned the respect of all other nations instead of their fear, respect for our values and not merely our weapons."
- Theodore C. Sorensen
(Related: Fear, Values, Nations, Respect, Weapons, Will)

"When I had made more money than I needed for myself and my family, I set up a foundation to promote the values and principles of a free and open society."
- George Soros
(Related: Money, Society, Family, Values, Open, Principles)

"President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values."
- George Soros
(Related: Values, American, President, Safety)

"Markets are designed to allow individuals to look after their private needs and to pursue profit. It's really a great invention and I wouldn't under-estimate the value of that, but they're not designed to take care of social needs."
- George Soros
(Related: Care, Invention, Needs, Profit, Value)

"I chose America as my home because I value freedom and democracy, civil liberties and an open society."
- George Soros
(Related: Home, Society, America, Civil liberties, Democracy, Freedom, Open, Value)

"Peter Beard is one of those people I've known a long time. We have an affinity. We share certain values."
- Terry Southern
(Related: Time, People, Values)

"But when you're deprived of it for a lengthy period then you value human companionship. But you have to survive and so you devise all kinds of mental exercises and it's amazing."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Companionship, Value)

"I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value."
- Sissy Spacek
(Related: Family, Act, Motherhood, Project, Value, Years)

"I had learned what wealth was, and a great deal about production and exchange for myself in the early history of South Australia - of the value of machinery, of roads and bridges, and of ports for transport and export."
- Catherine Helen Spence
(Related: History, Wealth, Production, Value)

"A lot of the films I've made probably could have worked just as well 50 years ago, and that's just because I have a lot of old-fashion values."
- Steven Spielberg
(Related: Values, Old, Years)

"No, I always felt that amongst my core fans- because there was a level of popularity that I had in the mid '80s that was sort of a bump on the scale- they fundamentally understood the values that are at work in my work."
- Bruce Springsteen
(Related: Work, Values, Fans, Popularity)

"Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Sincerity, Value)

"The administration's reckless plan doesn't do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Policy, Discipline, Values, America, Economy, Security)

"Privatizing Social Security doesn't make sense, and it's out of step with the fundamental value of ensuring that after a life spent working hard and contributing to the greatness of our nation, every American should have a secure retirement."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: Life, Greatness, American, Nation, Retirement, Security, Sense, Value)

"I don't mind UFO's and ghost stories, it's just that I tend to give value to the storyteller rather than to the story itself."
- Robert Stack
(Related: Mind, Value)

"Value your freedom or you will lose it, teaches history. 'Don't bother us with politics', respond those who don't want to learn."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: History, Politics, Freedom, Value, Want, Will)

"The employee is regarded by the employer merely in the light of his value as an operative. His productive capacity alone is taken into account."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Light, Value)

"Legislation has been and is still directed towards the protection of wealth, rather than towards the far more important interests of labor on which everything of value to mankind depends."
- Leland Stanford
(Related: Wealth, Labor, Legislation, Mankind, Protection, Value)

"There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street."
- Willie Stargell
(Related: Family, Friends, Nothing, Smile, Value)

"The values of confidentiality of matters occurring before the grand jury is very important."
- Kenneth Starr
(Related: Values, Jury)

"A Rook is of the value of five Pawns and a fraction, and may be exchanged for a minor Piece and two Pawns. Two Rooks may be exchanged for three minor Pieces."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: May, Rooks, Value)

"Work needs to be a reflection of your social values. You are how you work!"
- Leigh Steinberg
(Related: Work, Values, Needs, Reflection)

"We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Values)

"Work is valued by the social value of the worker."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Work, Value)

"Employers need to recognize that the world has changed and there are people who would like to help them provide solution in ways that are new, modern and that add value to companies."
- Andy Stern
(Related: People, Help, Solution, Value, World)

"Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Gold, Honor, Titles, Value)

"The greatest legacy is that which benefits the widest number of people for the longest period without limit to value. No one but the Prophet Muhammad was given that role as the seal of God's message."
- Cat Stevens
(Related: God, People, Benefits, Value)

"Perhaps it is of more value to infuriate philosophers than to go along with them."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Value)

"Of what value is a mind when placed in the brain of a coward? If mind is a gift of God to man for his use, let him use it. A mind is not in use when doing no good."
- Andrew Taylor Still
(Related: God, Man, Mind, Value)

"I don't devalue comedy as compared to drama. Not one bit."
- Ben Stiller
(Related: Comedy, Drama)

"I think experience will teach you a combination of liberalism and conservatism. We have to be progressive and at the same time we have to retain values. We have to hold onto the past as we explore the future."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Experience, Time, Values, Conservatism, Future, Liberalism, Past, Will)

"Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest powers are invisible and intangible. No one can take them. You, and you alone, can give them. You will receive abundance for your giving."
- W. Clement Stone
(Related: Abundance, Giving, Possessions, Will)

"English dramatic literature is, of course, dominated by Shakespeare; and it is almost inevitable that an English reader should measure the value of other poetic drama by the standards which Shakespeare has already implanted in his mind."
- Lytton Strachey
(Related: Drama, English, Literature, Measure, Mind, Shakespeare, Value)

"I value the blood of one Christian more than that of a hundred Indians."
- Peter Stuyvesant
(Related: Christian, Blood, Value)

"Between 1939 and 1945 you produced weapons and war equipment valued at thirteen billion dollars, 70 per cent of which you shipped to your allies. The same process is going on today in Canada's much larger and growing industry."
- Arthur H. Sulzberger
(Related: War, Canada, Today, Weapons)

"I am a non Zionist because the Jew, in seeking a homeland of his own, seems to me to be giving up something of infinitely greater value of the world."
- Arthur Hays Sulzberger
(Related: Giving, Value, World)

"It is a beneficent incident of the ownership of land that a pioneer who reduces it to use, and helps to lay the foundations of a new State, finds a profit in the increasing value of land as the new State grows up."
- William Graham Sumner
(Related: Land, Ownership, Profit, State, Value)

"You know that they're not just into it for the moment, they really care about it and value it over time."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Time, Care, Value)

"There are things that I value now that I didn't when I first went over there, like Zen Buddhism, which has become part of my life over the last couple years."
- Matthew Sweet
(Related: Life, Buddhism, First, Now, Value, Years, Zen)

"For everything I do, I think about a 6-year-old girl and her mom that I saw at my concert last night. I think about what those two individuals would think if I were at a club last night. I never want to be arrested, and I never want to get a DUI, those are my moral values."
- Taylor Swift
(Related: Mom, Values, Night, Want)

"There are some fundamental values it's impossible to be wrong about."
- Antonio Tabucchi
(Related: Values, Wrong)

"My grandmother valued even the smallest of things."
- Koichi Tanaka
"We strain to tell Americans and aliens in this country that there's nothing unique about America, nothing unique about American civilization, nothing that requires their allegiance, nothing of great value that they should sacrifice for."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Sacrifice, Civilization, America, American, Americans, Country, Nothing, Value)

"The whole force of the respectable circles to which I belonged, that respectable circle which knew as I did not the value of security won, the slender chance of replacing it if lost or abandoned, was against me."
- Ida Tarbell
(Related: Chance, Force, Security, Value)

"Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Religion, Values)

"If a budget is designed to show our values, it's clear where the majority stands: against opportunity, against education, and against America's hard-working, tax-paying middle class."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Values, America, Class, Tax, Majority, Middle class)

"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
(Related: Life, Music, Goal, Values, Creation, Living)

"The quality of life, values that go down to doin' that, that's the issue."
- Cecil Taylor
(Related: Life, Quality, Values)

"The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it."
- William Temple
(Related: Company, Distrust, Man, Opinions, Rules, Talk, Value)

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

"Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not."
- Terence
(Related: Blessings, Mind, Value)

"I hope that memory is valued - that we do not lose memory."
- Studs Terkel
(Related: Hope, Memory)

"To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Values, Beliefs, Principles)

"Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art."
- Paul Theroux
(Related: Art, Death, Life, Love, Cause, Joy, May, Night, Passion, Value)

"It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back."
- Dave Thomas
(Related: Food, Value)

"The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values."
- Norman Thomas
(Related: Life, Values, Right)

"There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Happiness, Life, Value)

"My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language."
- James Thurber
(Related: Answers, English, Expression, Fact, Grace, Language, Lies, Opposition, Value)

"As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?"
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Money, Character, Americans, Value, Will, World)

"For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation."
- Fritz Todt
(Related: Engineering, Value)

"If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world."
- J. R. R. Tolkien
(Related: Food, Gold, Song, World)

"Realize that from the start, every activity that comprises the journey has value and the ability to teach you something."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Ability, Journey, Value)

"If it were easy, it would have no value."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Value)

"My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Values, Common sense, Compassion, Day, Spiritual, Today)

"Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Car, Feelings, Goals, Thoughts, Values, Balance, Emotions, Energy)

"The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes."
- Boris Trajkovski
(Related: Values, Being, Rights, Ideals, Language, Religious)

"Our citizens will lose their confidence or trust in the values and principles of the international community, especially if our personal identity is denied."
- Boris Trajkovski
(Related: Trust, Values, Community, Confidence, Identity, Principles, Will)

"I value mothers and motherhood enormously. For every inattentive or abusive mother in my fiction I think you'll find a dozen or so who are neither."
- William Trevor
(Related: Mother, Fiction, Motherhood, Mothers, Value)

"If one devalues rationality, the world tends to fall apart."
- Lars von Trier
(Related: World)

"Wine is valued by its price, not its flavour."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Wine)

"We are a continuum. Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values, so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead to our children and their children. And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Values, Children, Sense)

"Numerical quantities focus on expected values, graphical summaries on unexpected values."
- John Tukey
(Related: Values, Focus)

"The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see."
- John Tuley
(Related: Value)

"I don't want to be dragging myself on stage, year in year out, until someone else tells me it is time to go. There are certain birthdays that make you revalue your life."
- Tina Turner
(Related: Life, Time, Want)

"Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Care, Grief, Joy, Value)

"If only we could accept that there is no difference between us where human values are concerned. Whatever sex."
- Liv Ullman
(Related: Sex, Values, Difference)

"Some values must be universal, like human rights and the equal worth of every human being."
- Bjorn Ulvaeus
(Related: Values, Being, Rights, Human rights, Worth)

"I believe my publisher has shown a great deal of faith in me over a lot of years but I'm not prepared to be so arrogant to say that the long-term literary value of my work would compensate them for a financial failure."
- Andrew Vachss
(Related: Faith, Work, Failure, Financial, Literary, Value, Years)

"Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it. Since all our knowledge is essentially banal, it can only be of value to minds that are not."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Knowledge, Value)

"Noting that Huckleberry Finn was originally both valued and reviled because it shows the reader that the accepted moral code and social hierarchy is not always correct."
- Robert Vaughan
"You are not born for fame if you don't know the value of time."
- Marquis De Vauvenargues
(Related: Time, Fame, Value)

"Thank God I had all these family values or who knows where I'd be now."
- Patricia Velasquez
(Related: Family, God, Values, Now)

"Our goal has been to more effectively promote the value of publicly-supported research at our universities, both to the Congress and to the general public."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Goal, Congress, Public, Research, Value)

"What it values most of all is the sum total of events and the advance of civilization, which carries individuals along with it; but, indifferent to details, it cares less to have them real than noble or, rather, grand and complete."
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Civilization, Values, Events)

"We have a long tradition in this state of caring for our neighbors - it is truly an Iowa value."
- Thomas Vilsack
(Related: Caring, Neighbors, State, Tradition, Value)

"If money help a man to do good to others, it is of some value; but if not, it is simply a mass of evil, and the sooner it is got rid of, the better."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Money, Evil, Help, Man, Value)

"The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Marriage, Children, Value)

"Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults."
- Peter De Vries
(Related: Marriage, Children, Value)

"If audiences are sort of interested in movies that are made like McDonald's hamburgers, which do have a value in the world, then we have to re-evaluate our entire career."
- Larry Wachowski
(Related: Movies, Audiences, Career, Value, World)

"All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion."
- Abdurrahman Wahid
(Related: Religion, Islam, Value)

"You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Perspective, Value)

"PC stuff just lowers the general acceptance of good work and replaces it with bogus poetry that celebrates values that in themselves are probably quite worthy."
- Diane Wakoski
(Related: Poetry, Work, Values, Acceptance)

"Pleasure becomes a value, a teleological end in itself. It's probably more Western than U.S. per se."
- David Foster Wallace
(Related: End, Pleasure, Value)

"It's really true in this country that more and more Americans think that underneath the economic crisis there's a values crisis, and we won't get to an economic recovery without a moral recovery as well. So a citizen's movement about values and economics I'm finding all over the country on main street, and Wall Street needs to pay attention to that."
- Jim Wallace
(Related: Values, Americans, Attention, Country, Crisis, Economics, Needs)

"All human things Of dearest value hang on slender strings."
- Edmund Waller
(Related: Value)

"The left and right are not religious categories. They're often not even value categories."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: Religious, Right, Value)

"I think it's a good thing for a president or political leaders to want to put their values or their faith into action. Desmond Tutu did that in South Africa. Martin Luther King Jr. did that here. This is a good thing."
- Jim Wallis
(Related: Faith, Action, Values, Leaders, Martin, Political leaders, President, Want)

"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
(Related: Life, Values, Church, Public, Religious, Separation, State)

"Yes, many immigrants cherish the value of choice and opportunity and the value of education more than 7th or 8th generation Americans."
- Malcolm Wallop
(Related: Education, Opportunity, Americans, Choice, Value)

"To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while, that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling."
- Barbara Walters
(Related: Feeling, Job)

"I always loved my mother, felt loved, but she was judgmental. Her father in Ireland didn't approve of women generally, and she took on his values. She believed her own mother was foolish."
- Julie Walters
(Related: Women, Mother, Father, Values, Ireland)

"Each Wal-Mart store should reflect the values of its customers and support the vision they hold for their community."
- Sam Walton
(Related: Values, Vision, Community, Support)

"I think when two people get together, their past is their past. Their reputations are reputations. You can only take someone the way you find them... on face value. I think that was how we were both, the way we were."
- Shane Warne
(Related: People, Past, Value)

"There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Value, World, Worth)

"The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Excellence, Lies, Value)

"This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen by degrees the value and the use of money, and finally to render it powerless; and consequently to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud, iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it."
- Josiah Warren
(Related: Money, Corruption, Cruelty, Fraud, Value)

"If you come back from the dead, you don't have the same value system, I think."
- Sigourney Weaver
(Related: Value)

"Men often are valued high, when they are most wretched."
- John Webster
(Related: Men)

"Humanism was not wrong in thinking that truth, beauty, liberty, and equality are of infinite value, but in thinking that man can get them for himself without grace."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Equality, Beauty, Truth, Grace, Humanism, Infinite, Liberty, Thinking, Value, Wrong)

"When once a certain class of people has been placed by the temporal and spiritual authorities outside the ranks of those whose life has value, then nothing comes more naturally to men than murder."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Life, Men, People, Class, Murder, Nothing, Spiritual, Value)

"As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything."
- George Weinberg
(Related: Men, Independence, Value)

"I see a trend here where the President seems to think his job is to count votes and then try to make a deal That's what we in legislatures do. Mr. Obama's job is to travel the country, fight for the values that he cares about."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Travel, Values, Country, Fight, Job, President)

"I think if people value democracy, they had damn well better get out and exercise their right to vote while their vote still means something."
- Bob Weir
(Related: People, Democracy, Exercise, Right, Value, Vote)

"Your true value depends entirely on what you are compared with."
- Bob Wells
(Related: Value)

"If a teacher does not involve himself, his values, his commitments, in the course of discussion, why should the students?"
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Values, Students)

"Great music is in a sense serene; it is certain of the values it asserts."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Music, Values, Sense)

"In the past, children learned their values at home, reinforced by organizations such as the Boy Scouts and, of course, their church or synagogue, but in all too many families that is no longer the case."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Home, Values, Church, Children, Past)

"This merger is a logical next step that creates substantial value for customers and stockholders of both AT&T and BellSouth. It will benefit customers through new services and expanded service capabilities."
- Edward Whitacre, Jr.
(Related: Service, Value, Will)

"I felt that to do this drug, I had to become someone totally different than I was. I had to compromise my integrity, my value system. I knew it was so wrong."
- Kelli White
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, Value, Wrong)

"The idea that information can be stored in a changing world without an overwhelming depreciation of its value is false. It is scarcely less false than the more plausible claim that after a war we may take our existing weapons, fill their barrels with information."
- Norbert Wiener
(Related: War, Idea, Information, May, Value, Weapons, World)

"What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing."
- Oscar Wilde
(Related: Cynic, Man, Nothing, Value)

"Love is an energy which exists of itself. It is its own value."
- Thornton Wilder
(Related: Love, Energy, Value)

"Now, one thing I tell everyone is learn about real estate. Repeat after me: real estate provides the highest returns, the greatest values and the least risk."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Values, Now, Risk)

"I value unity because I believe we learn truth from each other in this process."
- Rowan Williams
(Related: Truth, Unity, Value)

"The value of an item - in the mind of a consumer - is simply the difference between the anticipated price and the price on the tag."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Difference, Mind, Value)

"The salability of an item can often be improved while the value itself remains unchanged."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Value)

"A good story often increases the salability of an item without increasing its actual value."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Value)

"People don't trade money for things when they value their money more highly than they value the things."
- Roy H. Williams
(Related: Money, People, Trade, Value)

"Giving the same value to fiction as to fact in the interest of so-called fairness is to mislead the American people and the press has become party to that."
- Joe Wilson
(Related: People, American, Fact, Fiction, Giving, Interest, Party, Press, Value)

"I would say to young physicians that the more you intentionally improve the lives of the people in the community you serve the better your life will be and the greater your value will be to the community."
- Samuel Wilson
(Related: Life, People, Community, Physicians, Value, Will)

"What you risk reveals what you value."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Risk, Value)

"Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all, with this much attention. We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and raise them with the values we were raised with."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Values, Attention, Feet)

"To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture. We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot of the same values of family and spirituality. But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Family, Religion, Values, Culture, June, Play, Spirituality, Woman)

"The labour of the farmers, no doubt is of greater value than the financial capacity of the government and non-government institutions which can only play a supportive role."
- Girma Woldegiorgis
(Related: Government, Financial, Doubt, Play, Value)

"The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion."
- Tom Wolfe
(Related: Change, Religion, Time, Attitude, Values, Example, Freedom)

"I stopped living according to my core values. I knew what I was doing was wrong but thought only about myself and thought I could get away with whatever I wanted to."
- Tiger Woods
(Related: Thought, Values, Living, Wrong)

"Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Life, Order, Rest, Value)

"Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Art, Work, Measure, Simplicity, Value)

"All fine architectural values are human values, else not valuable."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Values)

"And it's one reason why I don't go to a lot of movies - they're more and more dominated by corporate values and fiscal concerns as opposed to cinematic concerns."
- Jeffrey Wright
(Related: Movies, Values, Corporate, Reason)

"The materialistic point of view in psychology can claim, at best, only the value of an heuristic hypothesis."
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Related: Psychology, Value)

"Everything worthwhile, everything of any value, has its price. Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Value)

"Any experience can be transformed into something of value."
- Vash Young
(Related: Experience, Value)

"Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick."
- Lin Yutang
(Related: Values, Goodness, Kindness, Mercy, Old, Today, Words, World)

"Linux is only free if your time has no value."
- Jamie Zawinski
(Related: Time, Linux, Value)

"On the other hand, there would be some value in different folks getting together to share expertise and technology; but to the listener, it wouldn't necessarily seem like a single station in the traditional sense."
- Jamie Zawinski
(Related: Technology, Expertise, Sense, Value)

"Americans try to talk about positive family values, although the actual state of things is disastrous."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Family, Positive, Values, Americans, State, Talk)

"The USA experiences the crisis of ideological and moral values."
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky
(Related: Values, Crisis)

"Any Mexican, would recognise that Mexico was abused, undervalued and downgraded in international circles, most of all by the United States."
- Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
(Related: states, United)