Quotations on Values

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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
(Keywords: History, People, Values, Culture, Illusion, Man)

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
(Keywords: Humor, People, Values, Chance, Emotions)

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
(Keywords: Poetry, Values, Attention, Results)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Values, Benefits, Globalization, Needs, World)

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
(Keywords: Negative, Values, Emotions, Jungle, Man, Meaning, Spiritual)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Equality, People, Opportunity, Values, Congress, Freedom, Nation)

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
(Keywords: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

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

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
(Keywords: People, Values, Patience, Years)

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

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
(Keywords: People, Values, Culture, Learning, Parents)

You know I don't think we need the Republicans to steal family values from us.
- Birch Bayh
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Success, Time, Values, Party, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Change, Society, Values, Capitalism)

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
(Keywords: People, Control, Values, Care, Customer, Right)

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
(Keywords: Change, Work, Values, Beliefs, Culture, Study)

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
(Keywords: Men, Thought, Control, Values, Denial, Will)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Life, Values, Conflict, Earth, Man, Nothing, Struggle)

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
(Keywords: Beauty, Ideas, Values, Yield)

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
(Keywords: People, Values, Culture, Fighting, World, Worth)

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

Reason cannot establish values, and its belief that it can is the stupidiest and most pernicious illusion.
- Allan Bloom
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Home, Values, Abuse, Children, Neglect, Responsibility, State)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

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
(Keywords: Family, Values, American, Building, End, Tax, Investment)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Equality, Time, Opportunity, Values, March, Washington, Years)

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

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
(Keywords: People, Ideas, Values, Importance, Intellectuals)

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
(Keywords: Science, Values, Nothing, Shame)

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
(Keywords: Family, Government, Values, Children, Drugs, Fighting, Liberty, Name, Politicians, Poverty, Right)

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
(Keywords: Nature, Values, Alliance, Europe, First)

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Action, Values, Decisions, May)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Men, Women, Values, Depression, Tyranny, World, Youth)

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
(Keywords: Money, Power, Strength, Values, Living)

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
(Keywords: Government, War, Values, America, Light, Nations, Republican, Will)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Family, Soul, Heart, Values, Disney, Feeling)

The domination of western values, beliefs and way of life has angered many from the east and in developing countries.
- Silvia Cartwright
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Life, Peace, Values, Children, Culture, Nation)

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
(Keywords: Love, Idea, People, Values, American, Fun)

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
(Keywords: Time, Values, Difference, Dress, Man, Neglect, Sense)



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