Quotes by value-judgments

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  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
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    Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.
    Source: The Second Neurotic's Notebook (1966)
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value-judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent his fundamental view of man's nature.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
  • Bill Haslam
    Bill Haslam
    American businessman and politician 1958-
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    At the end of the day, I think the most conservative principle there is, is giving people a dollar worth of value for a dollar worth of tax paid.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
    Doug Horton
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    Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
  • Sir William Temple
    Sir William Temple
    British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
    Sir William Temple
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    Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
  • V.S. Naipaul
    V.S. Naipaul
    Trinidad and Tobago-born British writer 1932-2018
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    But everything of value about me is in my books.
    Source: Literary Occasions (2012) 188
  • Anne Campbell
    Anne Campbell
    English politician 1940-
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    Cambridge is thriving and Britain is working. We have been telling people - 'if you value it, vote for it' - and this is particularly relevant in Cambridge.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
    Karl Marx
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    Capital is money, capital is commodities. By virtue of it being value, it has acquired the occult ability to add value to itself. It brings forth living offspring, or, at the least, lays golden eggs.
  • Antoni Gaudi
    Antoni Gaudi
    Catalan architect 1852-1926
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    Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
  • René Daumal
    René Daumal
    French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
    René Daumal
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    Common experience is the gold reserve which confers an exchange value on the currency which words are; without this reserve of shared experiences, all our pronouncements are checks drawn on insufficient funds.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Cynicism is knowing the price of everything and the value of nothing.
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