Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
There are people who think that honesty is always the best policy. This is a superstition; there are times when the appearance of it is worth six of it.
Patience and tenacity of purpose are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.
It is not what he had, or even what he does, which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.
A page of history is worth a volume of logic.
Do not value money for any more nor any less than its worth; it is a good servant but a bad master.
A loyal sister is worth a thousand friends.
I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me,
that makes photography more exciting.
An ounce of hypocrisy is worth a pound of ambition. ´Michael Korda We ought to see far enough into a hypocrite to see even his sincerity. ´G. K. Chesterton Often a noble face hides filthy ways. ´Euripides The only vice which cannot be forgiven is hypocrisy. The repentance of a hypocrite is itself hypocrisy.
Presently we pass to some other object which rounds itself into a whole as did the first; for example, a well-laid garden; and nothing seems worth doing but the laying-out of gardens.
Security represents your sense of worth, your identity, your emotional anchorage, your self-esteem, your basic personal strength or lack of it.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it
The liberties of our country, the freedoms of our civil Constitution are worth defending at all hazards; it is our duty to defend them against all attacks. We have received them as a fair inheritance from our worthy ancestors. They purchased them for us with toil and danger and expense of treasure and blood. It will bring a mark of everlasting infamy on the present generation ˝ enlightened as it is ˝ if we should suffer them to be wrested from us by violence without a struggle, or to be cheated out of them by the artifices of designing men
A warmed-up dinner was never worth much.
I know it is more agreeable to walk upon carpets than to lie upon dungeon floors, I know it is pleasant to have all the comforts and luxuries of
civilization; but he who cares only for these things is worth no more than a butterfly, contented and thoughtless, upon a morning flower; and who
ever thought of rearing a tombstone to a last summer's butterfly?
What we gain by experience is not worth that we lose in illusion
It is love alone that gives worth to all things.
Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really
is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more.
I refuse to spend my life worrying about what I eat. There is no pleasure worth forgoing just for an extra three years in the geriatric ward
What's the use of worrying? It never was worth while, so pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag, and smile, smile, smile
The man who is always worrying whether or not his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
If there is a God, man's immortality is certain. If not, Immortality would not be worth having.
The person that loses their conscience has nothing left worth keeping.
Every situation, every moment -- is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.