Quotes by value-judgments
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British theologian 1817-1893
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
Roman writer of comedies BC 185-159
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.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
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
American architect 1869-1959
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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
English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite.
Australian author, teacher and biologist 1928-2016
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
German philosopher 1788-1860
Style is what gives value and currency to thoughts.
French writer (ps. of J. A. Thibault) 1844-1924
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.
Taiwanese billionaire businessman 1949-
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
German writer and poet 1749-1832
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.
American poet 1885-1972
Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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)
German philosopher 1788-1860
The alchemists in their search for gold discovered many other things of greater value.
British painter and author 1882-1957
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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