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When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.
Thomas A. Edison
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher
Yes, it's absolutely true that anything worth doing is worth doing poorly - until you can learn to do it well.
Suppose you could gain everything in the whole world, and lost your soul. Was it worth it?
A man in the house is worth two in the street.
I gave my life to become the person I am right now. Was it worth it?
A vigorous temper is not altogether an evil. Men who are easy as an old shoe are generally of little worth.
To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
Anna Louise Strong
You prove your worth with your actions, not with your mouth.
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.
In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
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.
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
No sooner said than done - so acts your man of worth.
I do think that Magna Carta and international law are worth paying some attention to.
If literature isn't everything, it's not worth a single hour of someone's trouble.
Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A book worth reading is worth buying.
There are many things that happen every day that we could murmur about if we let ourselves go there. But they really aren't worth the effort it takes to get upset and gripe about it.
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter.
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.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
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.
Charles Caleb Colton
It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
Henri Frederic Amiel
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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