Worth Quotes

We can easily become as much slaves to precaution as we can to fear. Although we can never rivet our fortune so tight as to make it impregnible, we may by our excessive prudence squeeze out of the life that we are guarding so anxiously all the adventurous quality that makes it worth living.

Randolph Silliman Bourne

Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight you got to kick at the darkness 'til it bleeds daylight

Bruce Douglas Cockburn

Socialism means equality of income or nothing... under socialism you would not be allowed to be poor. You would be forcibly fed, clothed, lodged, taught, and employed whether you like it or not. If it were discovered that you had not character enough to be worth all this trouble, you might possibly be executed in a kindly manner; but whilst you were permitted to live you would have to live well

George Bernard Shaw

Live for yourself -- there's no one elseMore worth living forBegging hands and bleeding hearts will only cry out for more.

Neil Peart

Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels: first, to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms, rather than things; and, secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ is worth contending about.

Charles Caleb Colton

The quarrel of the sociologists with the historians is that the latter have learned so much about how to do it that they have forgotten what to do. They have become so skilled in finding facts that they have no use for the truths that would make the facts worth finding.

Albion W. Small

A person's worth is quite independent of their usefulness to society

Kjell Magne Bondevik

Everything worth doing is exhausting.

John Polanyi

Hollywood is ten million dollars worth of intricate and high ingenious machinery functioning elaborately to put skin on baloney.

George Nathan

He that bears himself like a gentleman, is Worth to have been born a gentleman.

George Chapman

The dreamers always seem to think their dream is worth the price that other people will pay. They also delude themselves that they will control whatever evil they use to try to bring about their dream.

Orson Scott Card

Work while it is called today, for you know not how much you will be hindered tomorrow. One today is worth two tomorrow's; never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.

Benjamin Franklin

Never be ashamed! There's some who will hold it against you, but they are not worth bothering with.

J. K. Rowling

The theater needs continual reminders that there is nothing more debasing than the work of those who do well what is not worth doing at all.

Gore Vidal

The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it

Bertrand Russell

Lesbianism has always seemed to me an extremely inventive response to a shortage of men, but otherwise not worth the trouble.

Nora Ephron

A well-aimed spear is worth three.

Tad Williams

A good legible label is usually worth, for information, a ton of significant attitude and expression in a historical picture.

Mark Twain

Conversation, which is friendship\'s mode of expression, is a superficial digression which gives us nothing worth acquiring. We may talk for a lifetime without doing more than indefinitely repeat the vacuity of a minute.

Marcel Proust

The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it.

Hart Crane

A verbal contract isnít worth the paper itís written on.

Samuel Goldwyn

Nothing can be of great worth or holy which is the work of builders and mechanics.

Zeno

A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.

Alfred Hitchcock

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

Marcus Aurelius
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