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We need to ditch the idea that there is any value in the strong and silent man being in any way attractive. Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Peter De Vries
No one should expect the value of their house to appreciate quickly - counting on your home to be a significant part of your retirement saving isn't a winning strategy - but it is reasonable to expect that prices generally will rise with at least the rate of inflation for some time to come.
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
People need jobs, people need happy and successful lives; there should be marriage between one man and one woman, there should the value of person from conception until natural death.
The only thing of value I have in this life is my ability to tell a story, whether in print, orating, writing it down or having people acting it out. That's why I'm always hoping society never collapses because the first ones to go will be entertainers.
Work is valued by the social value of the worker.
If you create a good story that has a lot of story value... I think audiences like that. It's why they stick with the same TV show over and over.
Because society places a value on masculinity, gay men aspire to it. If you go to a gay club and the doorman says, 'You do realise this is a gay club, don't you lads?' you get all excited because you think, 'Wow, he thought I was straight!'
I have a life that I enjoy; I try and value the things that I think are worth valuing and everything else is icing. You know, it is a kick to go down the red carpet in that dress and then you go back home.
I could not cherish London and not value Jewish London. The contribution of Jews to London is immense - politically, economically, culturally, intellectually, philanthropically, artistically.
Kenneth Robert Livingstone
China has not established the rule of law and if there is a power above the law there is no social justice. Everybody can be subjected to harm. I'm just a citizen: my life is equal in value to any other. But I'm thankful that when I lost my freedom so many people shared feelings and put such touching effort into helping me.
In Europe they call geeks 'smart people,' and frankly I think we live in a culture that doesn't value intelligence enough; so I am very proud in saying that I am a geek.
It is only through contact and comparison that the relative value or worthlessness of the various cultural elements can be clearly and critically seen and understood.
Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth.
'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth.
That which has not a real excellency and value in it self, entertains no longer than the giddy Humour which recommended it to us holds.
I'm proud that today, at 43 years old, I've come to value the aging process and focus on inner rather than outer beauty.
My own path towards wellness has been a long and dynamic one. It's taught me that healing from the inside out takes time and there can be great value in various sources of guidance.
The employee is regarded by the employer merely in the light of his value as an operative. His productive capacity alone is taken into account.
If the amount of money going into the war economy were invested in landscape restoration, we would be in a far more positive position. It may get a little dire before we pull together, but I think when the prosperous nations, and in particular the U.S., realize they're wrecking their own kids' lives, there will be a mass change in value.
Kim Stanley Robinson
I don't feel I'm even worthy of a normal amount of value.
I think when two people get together, their past is their past. Their reputations are reputations. You can only take someone the way you find them... on face value.
I had worked my whole life. Until I became a mother, that's the only way I measured my value.
There's nothing wrong with having a desire to want nice things. It's when we place that as a measure of the value of ourselves that it goes askew.
I value my Catholic background very much. It taught me not to be afraid of rigorous thought, for one thing.
In Nicaragua, liberty, equality and the rule of law were the stuff of dreams. But in Paris I discovered the value of those words.
I value my privacy and my personal life - and I certainly don't exploit my personal life.
Real knowledge, like everything else of value, is not to be obtained easily. It must be worked for, studied for, thought for, and, more that all, must be prayed for.
Value your freedom or you will lose it, teaches history. 'Don't bother us with politics', respond those who don't want to learn.
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