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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of 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.
Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
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
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.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
We learned about gratitude and humility - that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean... and we were taught to value everyone's contribution and treat everyone with respect.
There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.
There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
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.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
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
The value of life is not in its duration, but in its donation. You are not important because of how long you live, you are important because of how effective you live.
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.
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper - but in practice, too many break their pledge.
There can be no rise in the value of labour without a fall of profits.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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