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Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.
It was my father who taught me to value myself. He told me that I was uncommonly beautiful and that I was the most precious thing in his life.
Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.
The ultimate value of life depends upon awareness and the power of contemplation rather than upon mere survival.
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
Charles Dudley Warner
Being misunderstood by people whose opinions you value is absolutely the most painful.
There is a plan and a purpose, a value to every life, no matter what its location, age, gender or disability.
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wolves and women are relational by nature, inquiring, possessed of great endurance and strength. They are deeply intuitive, intensely concerned with their young, their mate and their pack. Yet both have been hounded, harassed and falsely imputed to be devouring and devious, overly aggressive, of less value than those who are their detractors.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
We learned about gratitude and humility - that so many people had a hand in our success, from the teachers who inspired us to the janitors who kept our school clean... and we were taught to value everyone's contribution and treat everyone with respect.
Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
It all comes back to the basics. Serve customers the best-tasting food at a good value in a clean, comfortable restaurant, and they'll keep coming back.
Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
Joseph A. Schumpeter
When you are older you will understand how precious little things, seemingly of no value in themselves, can be loved and prized above all price when they convey the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
Another way of judging the value of a prophet's religious experience, therefore, would be to examine the type of manhood that he has created, and the cultural world that has sprung out of the spirit of his message.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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