Worth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Worth

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Good words are worth much, and cost little.
~By George Herbert ~


Nobody needs to prove to anybody what they're worthy of, just the person that they look at in the mirror. That's the only person you need to answer to.
~By Picabo Street ~


It was also important for me to have a burning desire to achieve something worthwhile on that instrument, and I devoted many many many hours with little or no compensation to perfecting whatever I could, because I loved it so much.
~By Billy Sheehan ~


A well-aimed spear is worth three.
~By Tad Williams ~


Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


I want to believe that those who have been appointed to accomplish this mission will be totally committed, devoting all their skills and determination to their work. I urge you to lend them your support so that, together, we can build that bright future worthy of our country.
~By Paul Biya ~


There has to be this pioneer, the individual who has the courage, the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile, especially when it is new and different.
~By Alfred P. Sloan ~


Most people know no other way of judging men's worth but by the vogue they are in, or the fortunes they have met with.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


There are words which are worth as much as the best actions, for they contain the germ of them all.
~By Anne Sophie Swetchine ~


Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written; and to write what is worthy of being read.
~By Ross Perot ~


Everything is worth precisely as much as a belch, the difference being that a belch is more satisfying.
~By Ingmar Bergman ~


I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


The self is just not a worthy enough vehicle to worship.
~By Peter Coyote ~


The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
~By Izaak Walton ~


Is it worth while to observe that there are no Venetian blinds in Venice?
~By William Dean Howells ~


If you put a ten dollar bill under the rug instead of spending it, that is capital formation. It represents ten dollars' worth of something that might have been immediately consumed, but wasn't.
~By Garet Garrett ~


Just as the British subject loves England despite her faults, so we must insist that all Germans who were part of the old Germany and helped shape her, recognize the greatness and worthiness of present-day Germany.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can.
~By Og Mandino ~


I have not been that wise. Health I have taken for granted. Love I have demanded, perhaps too much and too often. As for money, I have only realized its true worth when I didn't have it.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life worth living.
~By James Broughton ~


I didn't think any amount of money was worth something that would take away what you believed in or what you stood for. I didn't want to do something my parents and daughter couldn't be proud of.
~By Tippi Hedren ~


I knew that if I wrote a new book every six months or every year, if I continued to read great books, eventually I would write something worthy of publication. I understood I might be in my forties or my fifties or even my sixties, but I felt confident that it would happen.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


I feel sorry for the person who can't get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.
~By Walter Chrysler ~


You have to take a huge loss financially to do a play. You have to put aside the commercials and the speeches and the other things that put money on the table, and really save up to do it. And that's what I've done here. But it's worth it to me to be in a really good play.
~By Dixie Carter ~


A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
~By James A. Garfield ~


Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I think that anything that begins to give people a sense of their own worth and dignity is God.
~By John Shelby Spong ~


Fear comes from uncertainty. When we are absolutely certain, whether of our worth or worthlessness, we are almost impervious to fear.
~By William Congreve ~


It is not worth the paper it is written on unless it is backed by the kind of force that will make the other side consider the penalties too heavy to break the agreement.
~By Yitzhak Rabin ~


The Bible is worth all the other books which have ever been printed.
~By Patrick Henry ~


We're going to shoot one Polaroid per show. I'm going to sign this before it even develops because I know that once it develops with my signature on it, it's worth a fortune. I'll make this a work of magic warlock art.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I'm going to fight until the end. My husband is worth it. He wanted me to have it. He was worth a lot. He was a very, very wealthy man.
~By Anna Nicole Smith ~


One answer is that the town's elected officials thought that the project served a public purpose and that the various subsidies and favors were worth the price. But they may or may not have thought this.
~By Michael Kinsley ~


I have yet to find a man worth his salt in any direction who did not think of himself first and foremost.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


In life, the first thing you must do is decide what you really want. Weigh the costs and the results. Are the results worthy of the costs? Then make up your mind completely and go after your goal with all your might.
~By Alfred A. Montapert ~


I can't imagine anything more worthwhile than doing what I most love. And they pay me for it.
~By Edgar Winter ~


Here is the rule to remember in the future, When anything tempts you to be bitter: not, "This is a misfortune" but "To bear this worthily is good fortune."
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland that is worth the loss of a single British soldier or a single Irish citizen either.
~By James Callaghan ~


Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it is written on.
~By Sam Goldwyn ~


Not only I lost what I had in the ship, but from the captain and the company generally what was good or worth the taking was carried away; all which was done unknown to the emperor.
~By Will Adams ~


But, clearly to me, what I've come to see is that that happened because I didn't have enough feelings of self-worth. So that I didn't feel that... I was worthy of being number one to a man.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
~By Aristophanes ~


You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.
~By Mia Hamm ~


My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence. Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
~By Muhammad Ali Jinnah ~


The conscience of an artist worthy of the name is like an incurable disease which causes him endless torment but occasionally fills him with silent joy.
~By Georges Rouault ~


You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.
~By Christopher Reeve ~


No civilization other than that which is Christian, is worth seeking or possessing.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
~By John Mason Brown ~


Now the big question is if you are going to go to all the trouble of setting an opera and making all that music and so on, there's got to be some aspect that you can do in an opera that really makes it worth while.
~By William Bolcom ~


I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


In fact, the confidence of the people is worth more than money.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Everybody seized upon a bit of the beast. The Sultan claimed the liver, which, when dried and powdered, is worth twice its weight in gold as medicine.
~By Isabella Bird ~


If we were the team that won out, then life was good and we felt that we were worth something.
~By Barry Mann ~


The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance.
~By Alex Winter ~


I work very hard and I'm worth every cent.
~By Naomi Campbell ~


Lists of books we reread and books we can't finish tell more about us than about the relative worth of the books themselves.
~By Russell Banks ~


Life is filigree work. What is written clearly is not worth much, it's the transparency that counts.
~By Louis-Ferdinand Celine ~


Shakespeare's idea of the tragic fact is larger than this idea and goes beyond it; but it includes it, and it is worth while to observe the identity of the two in a certain point which is often ignored.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists.
~By John Yoo ~


Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


But I always held my music up and protected it from compromise. So I just do it for my friends. I've written hundreds of songs, and I'm sure I have a few albums worth of songs.
~By Gregory Harrison ~


I'm not so proud to think that anything is unworthy, and I don't think I was that way 10 years ago.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate: The "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is worth any number of old ladies.
~By William Faulkner ~


On the other track I got to talk with Jon Poll, my editor, and we go into more detail about the decisions we made in both the production and the post-production. So I hope the combination becomes something worth collecting.
~By Jay Roach ~


Daniel was a wonderful and trustworthy partner. And a fine prankster as well.
~By Madeleine Stowe ~


A picture is worth a thousand words.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


The tax laws are written by men with considerable net worth, and with little understanding of what wage-earners must do to make ends meet.
~By Martin L. Gross ~


The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
~By James Bryce ~


The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier.
~By Thomas F. Meagher ~


I kept thinking, 'Somebody has to make a food show that is actually educational and entertaining at the same time... a show that got down to the 'why things happen.' Plus, I hated my job - I didn't think it was very worthwhile.
~By Alton Brown ~


There are three difficulties in authorship: to write anything worth publishing, to find honest men to publish it, and to find sensible men to read it.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


There are four kinds of Homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


My whole goal is to keep my spirit intact. If that doesn't happen, none of this is worth it.
~By Jewel ~


I dropped the script in the fireplace, called my agent and said, they can jail me, sue me, but I'm never acting again, unless I can do something worthwhile.
~By Piper Laurie ~


And I thought, my God, there's an off chance that they will say something that's really worth preserving and there is one way to do that and I knew what it was because I come from television.
~By James Lipton ~


If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


We have the incredible privilege of serving in the highest offices in the state. We must prove ourselves worthy of our fellow citizens' faith. We must be trusted to always place the public's good above our own and to always choose fairness over favoritism.
~By Jodi Rell ~


Our assessment of socio-economic worth is largely a sham. We scientists should not lend ourselves to it - though we routinely do. We should, instead, insist on applying the criterion of quality.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


What a year to live in! Worth all other times ever known in our history or any other.
~By Thomas Starr King ~


A new gadget that lasts only five minutes is worth more than an immortal work that bores everyone.
~By Francis Picabia ~


I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the 'security' out of Social Security.
~By Mary Landrieu ~


I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for.
~By Helen Suzman ~


I do what I do, and write what I write, without calculating what is worth what and so on. Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant. I feel that there is a time when a political statement needs to be made and I make it.
~By Arundhati Roy ~


Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


We don't want tradition. We want to live in the present and the only history that is worth a tinker's dam is the history we make today.
~By Henry Ford ~


Every good cause is worth some inefficiency.
~By Paul Samuelson ~


Pray: To ask the laws of the universe to be annulled on behalf of a single petitioner confessedly unworthy.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


He that loves to be flattered is worthy o' the flatterer.
~By William Shakespeare ~


A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
~By Charles Lamb ~


And what it depends on, of course, is whether the story itself is worth the ethical compromise it requires and whether the competition is onto the story.
~By Roger Mudd ~


In love, one should simplify, choose persons worthy of their promises and leave them if they don't keep them.
~By Isabelle Adjani ~


If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


I am worth some study, if for no one else but myself. I hope that you feel likewise... even if only about yourself.
~By David J. Cook ~


No sooner said than done - so acts your man of worth.
~By Franz Kafka ~


You can never be guaranteed good roles because of an award, but I think your profile and net worth as a performer has to do with awards, unfortunately.
~By Minnie Driver ~


Namely the manager will assess what he believes a player is worth and he will discuss that with the board and then we will go after that target. If we can achieve it at that target, great, but if we can't we will have to move on to the next player.
~By David Gill ~

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