Quotes by value-judgments

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  • Carlisle Floyd
    Carlisle Floyd
    American opera composer
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    The artist is something of an outsider in America. I have always felt that America does not value its artists, certainly not in the sense that the Europeans do.
  • Stephen Bayley
    Stephen Bayley
    British art criticus 1951-
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    The assumption must be that those who can see value only in tradition, or versions of it, deny man's ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Sir William Temple
    Sir William Temple
    British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
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    The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    The big value of the founder running the company is really two things: the knowledge and the commitment.
  • Burton Cummings
    Burton Cummings
    Canadian musician, singer and songwriter 1947-
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    The biggest compliment I get is that I don't sound like anybody else. I think I value that as the highest compliment.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    The cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.
  • Ben Elton
    Ben Elton
    British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
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    The earth only has so much bounty to offer and inventing ever larger and more notional prices for that bounty does not change its real value.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    The full value of this life can only be got by fighting; the violent take it by storm. And if we have accepted everything we have missed something - war. This life of ours is a very enjoyable fight, but a very miserable truce.
  • Cat Stevens
    Cat Stevens
    British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist 1948-
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    The greatest legacy is that which benefits the widest number of people for the longest period without limit to value. No one but the Prophet Muhammad was given that role as the seal of God's message.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    The highest principles for our aspirations and judgments are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition.
  • Eliza Farnham
    Eliza Farnham
    American novelist, feminist and abolitionist 1815-1864
    Eliza Farnham
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    The human face is the organic seat of beauty. It is the register of value in development, a record of Experience, whose legitimate office is to perfect the life, a legible language to those who will study it, of the majestic mistress, the soul.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    The idea that leisure is of value in itself is only conditionally true. The average man simply spends his leisure as a dog spends it. His recreations are all puerile, and the time supposed to benefit him really only stupefies him.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.
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