Worth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Worth

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


Anything that is worth doing has been done frequently. Things hitherto undone should be given, I suspect, a wide berth.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


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 ~


Civilization, to be worthy of the name, must afford other methods of settling human differences than those of blood letting.
~By Ralph Chaplin ~


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 ~


The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest.
~By Steven Brust ~


And last, it may be worthwhile trying to hang something beyond the partial wall because some of the pictures do very well in a confined space.
~By Mark Rothko ~


I've always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you've got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish.
~By Chuck Norris ~


May He who holds in his hands the destinies of nations, make you worthy of the favors He has bestowed, and enabled you with pure hearts and hands and sleepless vigilance, to guard and defend to the end of time, the great charge He has committed to your keeping.
~By J. Reuben Clark ~


Iraq is a better place, absolutely worth it.
~By Paul Bremer ~


In early church polemics, Jews are deemed no longer worthy of their own Scriptures because they have failed to accept Christ as the Messiah.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


Science has made us gods even before we are worthy of being men.
~By Jean Rostand ~


Not only will this make you treat each moment more preciously, but you will be more patient with yourself and with others, recognizing that there are millions of moments on the path to any worthwhile achievement.
~By Menachem Mendel Schneerson ~


The Company of Wolves is about how society teaches young women to look at themselves, and what to be afraid of. It's about a girl learning that the world of sensuality and the unknown is not to be feared, that it's worth getting your teeth into.
~By Neil Jordan ~


The essence of life is finding something you really love and then making the daily experience worthwhile.
~By Denis Waitley ~


We should not say that one man's hour is worth another man's hour, but rather that one man during an hour is worth just as much as another man during an hour. Time is everything, man is nothing: he is at the most time's carcass.
~By Karl Marx ~


If it weren't for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we'd still be eating frozen radio dinners.
~By Johnny Carson ~


On the whole, I am on the side of the unregenerate who affirms the worth of life as an end in itself, as against the saints who deny it.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
~By Daniel J. Boorstin ~


I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His marvellous Presence.
~By Christopher Columbus ~


Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself.
~By Dorothy Canfield Fisher ~


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.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~


It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


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.
~By Julia Margaret Cameron ~


There is a power in public opinion in this country - and I thank God for it: for it is the most honest and best of all powers - which will not tolerate an incompetent or unworthy man to hold in his weak or wicked hands the lives and fortunes of his fellow-citizens.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


What I am most proud of is the legacy of hope that FIFA and football leaves around the world. It makes all of the efforts and energy I pour into this job worth it.
~By Sepp Blatter ~


The data which is used to date for making the conclusions and predictions on global warming are so rough and primitive, compared to what's needed, and so unreliable that they are not even worth mentioning by respectful scientists.
~By Gregory W. Moore ~


I think any spiritual experience that's worthwhile is not about ego and it will humble you in some way. And also, a Zen monk once said to me, 'If you're not laughing, then you're not getting it.'
~By David O. Russell ~


You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
~By Jean Paul ~


The only bond worth anything between human beings is their humanness.
~By Jesse Owens ~


Everything is difficult, and everything worthwhile is difficult. A certain need, a need not unlike Mickey had: to know, to understand, and I had that need to understand and to know.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


There's a lot of room to grow, and the women who believe they're worth it are the ones who are going to make good things happen during the next period of WNBA growth.
~By Sue Wicks ~


I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?
~By Richard Bach ~


No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


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


And there never was an apple, in Adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life than the greatest of things without it.
~By Carl Jung ~


There are MAYBE 30 years worth of ideas out there... watch for the feature version of ER in about 25 years... Hollywood has become hopelessly chained to the bottom line.
~By Bruce Campbell ~


The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
~By Thomas A. Edison ~


Seek always to do some good, somewhere. Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth. You must give some time to your fellow man. For remember, you don't live in a world all your own. Your brothers are here too.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


I believe in sex on a first date. Otherwise, how do you know if a second date is worth the effort?
~By Jackie Weaver ~


I am a genius who has written poems that will survive with the best of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Keats.
~By Irving Layton ~


An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness to serve God with.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Most of the time you will fail, but you will also occasionally succeed. Those occasional successes make all the hard work and sacrifice worthwhile.
~By Dean Kamen ~


In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
~By Norman O. Brown ~


Millions of dollars' worth of advertising shows such little respect for the reader's intelligence that it amounts almost to outright insult.
~By James Randolph Adams ~


What I try to do as an actor is constantly find that, find ways to risk, find opportunities to fall on my face if it's going to be worth it, and then maybe I'll surprise myself.
~By Jeremy Irons ~


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.
~By Paul Scofield ~


If you're not having fun it's not worth doing.
~By Tommy Bolin ~


A teacher is never too smart to learn from his pupils. But while runners differ, basic principles never change. So it's a matter of fitting your current practices to fit the event and the individual. See, what's good for you might not be worth a darn for the next guy.
~By Bill Bowerman ~


Perhaps the prevalence of pedantry may be largely accounted for by the common error of thinking that, because useful knowledge should be remembered, any kind of knowledge that is at all worth learning should be remembered too.
~By Albert J. Nock ~


That would be getting up at 5 am... I don't understand why film's shoot such brutal hours. I think it'd be worth it to not be so strictly cost-effective and have an 8 hour day. The film's would benefit in the end.
~By Terry Zwigoff ~


True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends, but in the worth and choice.
~By Ben Jonson ~


It is undeniable that a woman's ability to stretch and pursue her total competence outside the home and get paid what she's worth for it makes for happier and more fulfilled women.
~By Kyle D. Pruett ~


In contrast, Christianity, while acknowledging the presence of suffering, declares that life can be infinitely worth living and opens the way to eternal life in fellowship with God Who so loved the world that He gave Himself in Christ.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


In the range of music that we play - roughly 300 years' worth-there really are more similarities than differences.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


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 ~


Jealous, adj. Unduly concerned about the preservation of that which can be lost only if not worth keeping.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


What do you do with what you're given, and how do you transform it into something worthwhile?
~By Donald Fagen ~


The thing about influence is that any composer worth anything will give you the same names.
~By Harrison Birtwistle ~


These then are my last words to you. Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
~By William James ~


The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual. That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements that declare all former things worthless are in the right, for nothing has yet happened.
~By Franz Kafka ~


Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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.
~By Herbert Read ~


Depend upon yourself. Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it. You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body - by judicious, daily exercise. To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
~By Grantland Rice ~


A few great minds are enough to endow humanity with monstrous power, but a few great hearts are not enough to make us worthy of using it.
~By Jean Rostand ~


Third, for people who aren't doing it already, take classes - they're worthwhile. Workshops or classes - a workshop is where you do actually get feedback on your work, not just something where you go and sit for a day.
~By Octavia Butler ~


We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with.
~By Lillian Smith ~


Everything worthwhile, everything of any value, has its price. Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.
~By Loretta Young ~


Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.
~By Henry Fielding ~


Carefully execute every instruction given to you by the director, producer, and studio. But that would be a life not worth living.
~By Carter Burwell ~


Shows were very different then - even as the headliner we did a very short set by today's standards and sound systems were really primitive. But the girls made it all worthwhile!
~By Peter Asher ~


Any supervisor worth his salt would rather deal with people who attempt too much than with those who try too little.
~By Lee Iacocca ~


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 ~


When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset.
~By Neil Abercrombie ~


I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again, but only when I have a good enough idea - something I've figured out about her that's news and that's worth a reader's time.
~By Thomas Perry ~


People really feel the need to share how the series has touched their lives, and that's been very moving. We're enormously grateful to the fans of the show. They've been extremely loyal to us season after season, and they make it all worthwhile.
~By Roma Downey ~


The only principles of public conduct that are worthy of a gentleman or a man are to sacrifice estate, ease, health, and applause, and even life, to the sacred calls of his country.
~By James Otis ~


The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
~By F. H. Bradley ~


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 ~


Tiger Woods is the only sports star who's worth every penny he makes.
~By Mark Wahlberg ~


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 ~


While I was there I became deeply interested in photography, and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first, third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international competition for college and high school students.
~By Douglass North ~


We are seeing at the Republican National Committee a phenomenon that is worth noting this week; maybe today, maybe tomorrow, maybe Wednesday, we will have a million first time donors since the president took office.
~By Ed Gillespie ~


I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella.
~By Haley Barbour ~


The pleasure we derive from doing favors is partly in the feeling it gives us that we are not altogether worthless. It is a pleasant surprise to ourselves.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


The chief lesson I have learned in a long life is that the only way you can make a man trustworthy is to trust him; and the surest way to make him untrustworthy is to distrust him.
~By Henry L. Stimson ~


I hate facts. I always say the chief end of man is to form general propositions - adding that no general proposition is worth a damn.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


To gain what is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
~By Bernadette Devlin ~


I have been able to travel all over the country and see many places that I probably never would have visited. I have also participated in many charity events for worthy causes.
~By Rob Mariano ~


The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.
~By Gore Vidal ~


The unexamined life is not worth living.
~By Socrates ~


Rita Hayworth in Gilda... there's not a shot of her in that movie that isn't gorgeous.
~By Donna Mills ~


There is an integrity to INXS, in the music, that makes it worthwhile.
~By Michael Hutchence ~


Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
~By Henry James ~


I felt unworthy to play Jesus. I just accepted the responsibility and said, 'What actor wouldn't want to play this role?'
~By Jim Caviezel ~


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 ~


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 ~


Worthless people live only to eat and drink; people of worth eat and drink only to live.
~By Socrates ~

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