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  Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  The value of an idea lies in the using of it.  
 -  Thomas A. Edison
  

  What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  Our insatiable appetite for fossil fuels and the corporate mandate to maximize shareholder value encourages drilling without taking into account the costs to the ocean, even without major spills.  
 -  Sylvia Earle
  

  India has to be transformed into a developed nation, a prosperous nation and a healthy nation, with a value system.  
 -  Abdul Kalam
  

  You never know the value of a moment until it is a memory.  
 -  Dr. Seuss
  

  That's the value of a college education... I don't know anywhere in the world where you can make an investment and make that kind of return.  
 -  Karel Capek
  

  It is not clear that intelligence has any long-term survival value.  
 -  Stephen Hawking
  

  We should seek the greatest value of our action.  
 -  Stephen Hawking
  

  I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.  
 -  Charles Lamb
  

  People take things at face value on social media. Earnestness is the assumption.  
 -  Mindy Kaling
  

  I think it is valuable and should be valued by its consumers. Charging for content forces discipline on journalists: they must produce things that people actually value.  
 -  Walter Isaacson
  

  Do I really need to prove anything to anybody? I don't feel that I have to prove anything. The only thing that I have to prove is to myself, that I have value.  
 -  Andie MacDowell
  

  If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values -- that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.  
 -  Martin Luther King Jr.
  

  Artists change how we see the world - and that can have value in the way people do business.  
 -  Vanessa Mae
  

  The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.  
 -  Thomas Henry Huxley
  

  I see possibilities in everything. For everything that's taken away, something of greater value has been given.  
 -  Michael J. Fox
  

  Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  I value my Catholic background very much. It taught me not to be afraid of rigorous thought, for one thing.  
 -  Terry Eagleton
  

  If one has a good disposition, what other virtue is needed? If a man has fame, what is the value of other ornamentation?  
 -  George Washington Carver
  

  Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.  
 -  Mortimer Adler
  

  A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.  
 -  Charles Darwin
  

  If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal, consideration having been paid, in this division, more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory.  
 -  Christian Camargo
  

  I value self-discipline, but creating systems that make it next to impossible to misbehave is more reliable than self-control.  
 -  Tim Ferriss
  

  If I'm a lush at anything, it's food and drink. I'm not materialistic in any way, but I value food.  
 -  Hugh Jackman
  

  Those who make their dress a principal part of themselves, will, in general, become of no more value than their dress.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  One of the things that's driving films in a particular direction is that the after market value of them is dropping really fast and in many segments of it, not just DVDs. Pay television is dropping.  
 -  Anton du Beke
  

  Well what would happen is that if Greece defaulted and couldn't pay its debts, all the Greek bonds that are held in other banking systems across Western Europe would suddenly have no value. You could as a knock-on effect create a banking crisis in Western Europe.  
 -  John Major
  

  Too many people today know the price of everything and the value of nothing.  
 -  Ann Landers
  

  The value of having a computer, to me, is that it'll remember everything you do. It's a databank.  
 -  John Cale
  

  I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.  
 -  Joseph Campbell
  

  Online hierarchies are inherently dynamic. The moment someone stops adding value to the community, his influence starts to wane.  
 -  Ayumi Hamasaki
  

  Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.  
 -  John Kenneth Galbraith
  

  All lives have an equal value.  
 -  Melinda Gates
  

  You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  We may define therapy as a search for value.  
 -  Abraham Maslow
  

  What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.  
 -  R. Buckminster Fuller
  

  Deterrence itself is not a preeminent value; the primary values are safety and morality.  
 -  Herman Kahn
  

  Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.  
 -  Samuel Johnson
  

  Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.  
 -  Samuel Johnson
  

  Adversity, and perseverance and all these things can shape you. They can give you a value and a self-esteem that is priceless.  
 -  Scott Hamilton
  

  Considering the wealth of poetic drama that has come down to us from the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, it is surprising that so little of any value has been added since.  
 -  James Fenton
  

  It doesn't matter much where your company sits in its industry ecosystem, nor how vertically or horizontally integrated it is - what matters is its relative 'share of customer value' in the final product or solution, and its cost of producing that value.  
 -  Ayumi Hamasaki
  

  Nothing is to be rated higher than the value of the day.  
 -  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  

  Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  Value is what you get.  
 -  Warren Buffett
  

  A certain degree of neurosis is of inestimable value as a drive, especially to a psychologist.  
 -  Sigmund Freud
  

  The value of a dollar is social, as it is created by society.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Freedom is a universal value.  
 -  Jan Peter Balkenende
  

  Only the man who crosses the river at night knows the value of the light of day.  
 -  Chinese proverb