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Storytelling is my currency. It's my only worth. 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.
The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.
The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about.
Winning in women's singles felt surreal. I felt that everything I had done - the hard work, the tough times - was all worth it.
Just thinking of all the things I'd done getting there and everything I've sacrificed to do so. But what's happening now makes it worth it.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20,000 generations to this lethal waste?
David R. Brower
Jamaican reggae is the style of music I always reach for when ranting to friends about how you could listen to one style of music exclusively for the rest of your life - and it would all be great and varied and worth hearing.
All my life, I have judged my worth by how much I have been loved by a man. It's so with a lot of women, that their self-esteem is measured by how much they are loved by a man, their partner, their boyfriend or maybe their husband. In my case, it may be because I grew up without my father.
Time is money, as they say, and it was never more apropos than on a television show, where a minute is worth about $200!
Well, first of all, I'm worth every penny.
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
Little pieces of advice like that can provide us with months' worth of entertainment.
I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long.
I don't read anything anymore. I don't have the eyesight. I read my own copy, that's all. I think I've read everything that's worth reading.
I know from personal experience how fear and low self worth can cripple one's ability to succeed in life. But with a little support, caring and inspiration, miracles can happen.
You are the God-being that is here to create life, to breathe soul into your body, to walk this world as your own source of power, love, worth and life.
I've always followed the rule that anything worth doing is worth doing excessively.
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
Real men study law and engineering, while ideas and values are for sissies. The humanities should constitute the core of any university worth the name.
When I find someone who is worth it, I'll be nice and respect that person and put some time in.
All Americans need a sense of place. That's what makes our physical surroundings worth caring about.
It is not worth the paper it is written on unless it is backed by the kind of force that will make the other side consider the penalties too heavy to break the agreement.
My experience with music, I'm not going to say extremely negative, but it's definitely been a grind; it's been grimy - it hasn't been a pretty process. It's left me crying, you know, on the carpet in my tiny apartment with, like, no money. But it's been worth it, it's my passion, my dream, it's what I love to do.
The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes, but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises? I can laugh at a puppet show, at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard.
Mary Wortley Montagu
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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