Quotes by value-judgments
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American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Any critic is entitled to wrong judgments, of course. But certain lapses of judgment indicate the radical failure of an entire sensibility.
American poet 1885-1972
Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
American writer, editor 1915?-
Anything you lose automatically doubles in value.Source: The Second Neurotic's Notebook (1966)
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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
French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
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?
American businessman and politician 1958-
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
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
Being sorry is the highest act of selfishness, seeing value only after discarding it.
Sir William Temple
British Diplomat, Essayist 1628-1699
Books, like proverbs, receive their chief value from the stamp and esteem of the ages through which they have passed
Trinidad and Tobago-born British writer 1932-2018
But everything of value about me is in my books.Source: Literary Occasions (2012) 188
English politician 1940-
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.
German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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.
Catalan architect 1852-1926
Color in certain places has the great value of making the outlines and structural planes seem more energetic.
French spiritual para-surrealist writer and poet 1908-1944
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Cynicism is knowing the price of everything and the value of nothing.
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