Values Quotes

I do not believe that the values which the Western democracies consider essential to civilization can survive in a world rent by the international anarchy of nationalism and the economic anarchy of competitive enterprise.

Arthur Henderson

An honest observer of the evolution of conditions in Egypt would discover that terrorism is an alien phenomenon, strange to our values and heritage.

Hosni Mubarak

Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.

Marsha Sinetar

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values.

Joshua Loth Liebman

We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization.

Kofi Annan

If we aren't willing to pay a price for our values, then we should ask ourselves whether we truly believe in them at all.

Barack Obama

The machine called Nature into an art form. For the first time at men began to regard Nature as a source of aesthetic and spiritual values.

Marshal McLuhan

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Roy Disney

Personal leadership is the process of keeping your vision and values before you and aligning your life to be congruent with them.

Stephen Covey

Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values.

Warren E. Burger

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.

Stephen Covey

But what of the voice and judgment of conscience? The difficulty is that we have a conscience behind our conscience, an intellectual one behind the moral. We can see quite well that our opinions of what is noble and good, our moral valuations, are powerful levers where action is concerned; but we must begin by refining these opinions and independently creating for ourselves new tables of values.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

The Holocaust also shows us how a combination of events and attitudes can erode a society's democratic values.

Tim Holden

For in order to avoid having to deal with relative values, he had long since come to deny all purpose to the phenomenon of existence it was more expedient and comforting.

Paul Bowles

The Army damages itself when it doesn’t live up to its own values.

Claudia Kennedy

It is very important to make sure the person you're marrying is like minded. It's crucial for a couple to have shared goals and values. The more you have in common the less you have to argue about

Barbara Friedman

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

Dwight D Eisenhower

There is a growing consensus that Globalization must now be reshaped to reflect values broader than simply the freedom of capital.

John Sweeney

Blake was an activist and artist whose lifestyle truly reflected his values. He was the lead singer of Parallax, whose (song) lyrics involve a deep reflection on the alienation produced by our consumerist society. Of all the students I have had over my six years at UVSC, Blake was the most authentic.

Dennis Potter

The big threat to America is the way we react to terrorism by throwing away what everybody values about our country--a commitment to human rights. America is a great nation because we are a good nation. When we stop being a good nation, we stop being great.

BOBBY KENNEDY

The time we enjoy wasting is usually a good indicator of our real values… The best things in life feel like we feel when we waste our time!

Harold J. Duarte-Bernhardt

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.

C. S. Lewis

I believe the ultimate goal of living and refining your values is to identify and achieve congruence with universal principles.

Steve Pavlina
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