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I've done movies that were maybe not worth it, but I try to take the best from every experience. You learn more from bad experiences sometimes. It gives you more will to overcome your mistakes. They give you determination.
Granted, prostate exams aren't the most enjoyable things in the world, but they only last about 10 seconds. It's well worth it. Just think of the possible consequences if you don't get it done.
I don't want to just add another DVD to the pile. So I think, 'Is this going to have an impact and some lasting value? Is it worth it for me to spend two years of my middle-aged life on this?' They're my criteria, and I think that's led me to more urgent projects.
The Kennedys were very organized. Dinner was always served at 7:15, and if you were a minute late, it really wasn't worth it. In my family, you never knew when dinner was going to be. It could be at 7, or it could be at 10.
It starts with a single sound. If there's something in that sound, then it's worth continuing.
What value is there in faith without works? And what are they worth if they are not united to the merits of Jesus Christ, our only good?
Saint Teresa of Avila
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
A lot of people ask me, 'Are you born a writer?' And I don't think it's necessarily true. I just think what you either have or you don't is this ability to see something that's complex and worth talking about.
Matt de la Pena
No, when the fight begins within himself, A man's worth something.
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
Perfection is worth striving for, even if it is ultimately unattainable in this life.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
I work very hard and I'm worth every cent.
Spontaneity, the hallmark of childhood, is well worth cultivating to counteract the rigidity that may otherwise set in as we grow older.
If the novelist isn't surprised by where his book ends up, he or she probably hasn't written anything worth remembering.
The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.
Jorge Luis Borges
If you stick with a vision, it might not all work, but some of it will be absolute genius. To me, 15 minutes worth of absolute genius in a film is so much better than two hours of mediocrity. I would rather pay to see something different like that.
The wisdom and experience of older people is a resource of inestimable worth. Recognizing and treasuring the contributions of older people is essential to the long-term flourishing of any society.
Any art worth its name requires you to be fundamentally lost for a very long time.
You have to understand that you are not making the film for yourself; you're making it for the audience. If I am asking my audiences to buy tickets, I owe them the worth of their money, and I owe them entertainment.
Our spirit is not dependent on the brain or body. It is eternal, and no one has one sentence worth of hard evidence that it isn't.
Stay away from drugs. They're not worth it. I've tried, but there's none of them that's worth it.
I'm going to take full advantage of whatever time I've got on this earth. I'm going to get my money's worth. You can bet your butt on that.
My perspective comes in part from being a New York black lady, in part from being an engineer. I know I'm smart and have opinions worth being heard.
I got a lot of flak originally for writing with photographs, because the great cliche in photography is that one photograph is worth a thousand words, and photographers are usually dodo birds anyway.
A short, glorious life in service of a greater good - say, the life of the Spartans at Thermopylae, or the pilots in the Battle of Britain, of whom Winston Churchill said 'Never have so many owed so much to so few,' - that is worth praising. But for glory alone? I think not.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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