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  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
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    Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
  • Samuel P. Huntington
    Samuel P. Huntington
    American political scientist, adviser and academic 1927-2008
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    The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion (to which few members of other civilizations were converted) but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact; non-Westerners never do.
    Source: The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order (1996) p. 51
  • Socrates
    Socrates
    Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
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    A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
  • Frank Lloyd Wright
    Frank Lloyd Wright
    American architect 1869-1959
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    All fine architectural values are human vales, else not valuable.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I've got two daughters. 9 years old and 6 years old. I am going to teach them first of all about values and morals. But if they make a mistake, I don't want them punished with a baby.
    Source: Town Hall Meeting in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 29 March 2008
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
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    It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize.
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Whoever wishes to win in this game must have patience and money, since the values are so little constant and the rumors so little founded on truth Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
  • Benjamin Cardozo
    Benjamin Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    A judge is to give effect in general not to his own scale of values, but to the scale of values revealed to him in his readings of the social mind.... Objective tests may fail him, or may be confused as to bewilder. He must then look within himself.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
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    A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Ali vs. Stevenson would have served as a symbolic battle between the United States and Cuba, capitalism and communism: Castro's values instilled in his boxers pitted against the values of 'merchandise' boxers from the rest of the world.
  • Ralph Ransom
    Ralph Ransom
    American art painter
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    All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
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