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It starts with a single sound. If there's something in that sound, then it's worth continuing.
Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.
H. L. Mencken
No, when the fight begins within himself, A man's worth something.
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
We spend billions of pounds on welfare, yet millions are trapped on welfare. It's not worth their while going into work.
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.
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.
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.
I think if something is worth doing, it's worth doing well. And worth thinking about it as well.
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.
We must erase bin Laden's ugly legacy, not extend it: by ending the Patriot Act's erosion of our civil liberties, we can protect the freedoms that make America worth fighting for.
I try hard not to preach, but I get carried away, which is a mistake, but it's a risk worth running.
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
The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.
One of the great tragedies I see is people not putting every effort into the foundation of their marriage. My grandmother told me that it's one man and one woman for life and that your marriage is worth fighting for.
One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.
If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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