Quotations on Value

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The world knows of a vast stock of epic material scattered up and down the nations; sometimes its artistic value is as extraordinary as its archaeological interest, but not always.
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Keywords: Interest, Nations, Value, World)

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
(Keywords: Action, Sense, Value, Word)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Opportunity, Climate, Right, Value, Will)

'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
(Keywords: Pity, Value, Worth)

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
(Keywords: Life, Career, Cause, Fight, Rights, Value, Will)

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
(Keywords: Love, Heart, Value, Will)

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

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

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

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
(Keywords: Intelligence, Community, Defense, Information, Value, Years)

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
(Keywords: People, Value, Vote)

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
(Keywords: Education, College, Investment, Value, World)

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
(Keywords: Man, Value, Woman, World)

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

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
(Keywords: Men, Women, Appearance, Measure, Value, World)

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
(Keywords: Irony, Research, Sense, Value, World)

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
(Keywords: People, Body, Care, Value, Vanity)

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

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
(Keywords: Experience, Gold, Value, Words)

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
(Keywords: Love, Life, Dying, Living, Questions, Spirit, Value, Worth)

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

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
(Keywords: Fiction, Limits, Value, Writing)

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
(Keywords: Money, Success, Work, Invention, Man, Pleasure, Reward, Value, World)

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

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
(Keywords: Nature, God, Fact, Language, Reason, Value, Word)

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
(Keywords: Children, Kitchen, Now, Value, Writing)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Death, Women, Life, Mind, Service, Value, Years)

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
(Keywords: Economics, Now, Value, Will)

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

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
(Keywords: People, Depression, Value, Worry)

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
(Keywords: Music, Success, Value, Writing)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Work, Importance, May, Value, 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
(Keywords: Truth, Being, Kindness, Lies, Mathematicians, Symbol, Value, Worth)

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

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
(Keywords: Power, Democracy, Freedom, Influence, Interest, Nations, Value, World)

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
(Keywords: Clothes, Fashion, Folly, Value, Vanity)

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
(Keywords: Business, Family, Time, Death, Tax, Property, Taxes, Value, Will, Years)

Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.
- William Hazlitt
(Keywords: Dress, Value, Will)

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
(Keywords: Beauty, Poetry, Bible, Monument, Prose, Religious, Respect, Scripture, Value, Will)

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
(Keywords: Faith, Children, Heroes, Innovation, Traditions, Value, Veterans)

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

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
(Keywords: Countries, Land, Laws, Measure, Value, Wages, Will)

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
(Keywords: Age, Dad, Men, Fun, Value, Whim)

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
(Keywords: Experience, Religious, Spirit, Value, World)

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

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
(Keywords: Equality, Dreams, Law, Liberty, Paris, Value, Words)



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