VALUE QUOTES

quotations about value

Value quote

What you risk reveals what you value.

JEANETTE WINTERSON, Written on the Body

2 likes

Tags: Jeanette Winterson


"Value" has no meaning other than in relationship to living beings. The value of a thing is always relative to a particular person, is completely personal and different in quantity for each living human--"market value" is a fiction, merely a rough guess at the average of personal values, all of which must be quantitatively different or trade would be impossible.

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN, Starship Troopers

2 likes

Tags: Robert A. Heinlein


Under the ideal measure of values there lurks the hard cash.

KARL MARX, Das Kapital

1 likes

Tags: Karl Marx


There can be no value in the whole unless there is value in the parts.

BERTRAND RUSSELL, Conquest of Happiness

1 likes

Tags: Bertrand Russell


Only loss teaches us about the value of things.

ARTHUR SCHOPENHAUER, Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit

1 likes

Tags: Arthur Schopenhauer


The values of commodities are directly as the times of labor employed in their production, and are inversely as the productive powers of the labor employed.

KARL MARX, Value, Price, and Profit

1 likes


Price is what you pay and value is what you get.

WARREN BUFFETT, attributed, Warren Buffett Wealth

1 likes

Tags: Warren Buffett


The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone.

AYN RAND, The Virtue of Selfishness

1 likes

Tags: Ayn Rand


Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee.

MARCUS AURELIUS, Meditations

1 likes

Tags: Marcus Aurelius


If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some; for he that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Poor Richard's Almanac

1 likes

Tags: Benjamin Franklin


The greatest value of an object lies not in its possession, but anticipation; and the covetousness of all things far exceeds their true worth.

ANTHONY LISLE, The Westminster Review, January 1914

1 likes


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

JOSEPH ADDISON, The Spectator

1 likes

Tags: Joseph Addison


Whenever you are dealing with someone or something of unknown value the first one who places a value on it establishes its worth.

DAVID J. LIEBERMAN, Get Anyone to Do Anything

1 likes

Tags: David J. Lieberman


To value anything is to give it an unacceptable degree of power over you.

K. J. PARKER, Evil for Evil

1 likes

Tags: K. J. Parker


Value is not made of money, but a tender balance of expectation and longing.

BARBARA KINGSOLVER, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life

1 likes

Tags: Barbara Kingsolver


Knowing what you value and how much you value it, is the fire that illuminates the dark. The world now is full of so many lights that others want you to walk towards. Meditating helps keep your eyes firmly fixed on the light of what you value.

BILL ADAMS, The Five Lessons of Life

1 likes


That which costs little is less valued.

MIGUEL DE CERVANTES, Don Quixote

1 likes

Tags: Miguel de Cervantes


Labor is the true standard of value.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN, speech in Pittsburgh, PA, February 15, 1861

1 likes

Tags: Abraham Lincoln


The people you choose to interact with are a reflection of what you value.

JIM TAYLOR, Your Children Are Under Attack

1 likes


The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU, Walden

1 likes

Tags: Henry David Thoreau