Quotes by value-judgments

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  • Benjamin Jowett
    Benjamin Jowett
    British theologian 1817-1893
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    Research! Research! A mere excuse for idleness; it has never achieved, and will never achieve any results of the slightest value.
    Source: In conversation with Logan Pearsall Smith. Reported in Smiths Unforgotten Years
  • Terence
    Terence
    Roman writer of comedies BC 185-159
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    Riches get their value from the mind of the possessor; they are blessings to those who know how to use them, and curses to those who do not.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Science can only ascertain what is, but not what should be, and outside of its domain value judgments of all kinds remain necessary.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and formulates them in our minds, honorable actions are ascribed by us to virtue, and dishonorable actions to vice; and only a madman would conclude that these judgments are matters of opinion, and not fixed by nature.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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    Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
  • Bill Mollison
    Bill Mollison
    Australian author, teacher and biologist 1928-2016
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    Stupidity is an attempt to iron out all differences, and not to use or value them creatively.
    Source: Permaculture: A Designers Manual chapter 4.7
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts.
  • Anatole France
    Anatole France
    French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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    Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
  • Barry Lam
    Barry Lam
    Taiwanese billionaire businessman 1949-
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    Taiwan must find its own way. We have been emphasizing too much the manufacturing business. We have to become more high-tech, more innovative, and provide more value. We can't always insist on the value of low-cost production. We have to invest more in R&D to get high-value business.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Taste is only to be educated by contemplation, not of the tolerably good but of the truly excellent. I therefore show you only the best works; and when you are grounded in these, you will have a standard for the rest, which you will know how to value, without overrating them.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    That what we have, we prize not to the worth
    whiles we enjoy it; but being lack'd and lost,
    why, than we rack the value.
    Source: Much ado about nothing (1598)
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
    Wyndham Lewis
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    The art of advertisement, after the American manner, has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives, that no standard of value whatever is intact.
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