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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.
I had to live in the desert before I could understand the full value of grass in a green ditch.
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
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of 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.
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
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.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
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.
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rather than dividing the world between good and evil, the Left divided the world in terms of economics. Economic classes, not moral values, explained human behavior. Therefore, to cite a common example, poverty, not one's moral value system, or lack of it, caused crime.
Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
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
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Charles Caleb Colton
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
Michel de Montaigne
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.
Every positive value has its price in negative terms... the genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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