Worth Quotes

In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.

George Herbert

So far as I know, anything worth hearing is not usually uttered at seven o'clock in the morning; and if it is, it will generally be repeated at a more reasonable hour for a larger and more wakeful audience.

Moss Hart

Oh, the comfort the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, shaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.

Dinah Cralk

Hype is the awkward and desperate attempt to convince journalists that what you've made is worth the misery of having to review it.

Federico Fellini

The praise of free men is worth having, for it is the only praise which is free from either servility or condescension.

Sir Bernard Rowland Crick

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

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry

Thomas Fuller

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
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