Worth Quotes

One of the fundamental reasons why so many doctors become cynical and disillusioned is precisely because, when the abstract idealism has worn thin, they are uncertain about the value of the actual lives of the patients they are treating. This is not because they are callous or personally inhuman: it is because they live in and accept a society which is incapable of knowing what a human life is worth.

John Berger

The worth of a state, in the long run, is the worth of the individuals composing it

John Stuart Mill

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention

Kahlil Gibran

Victims may be defensive, submissive, over-accommodating to others, passive-aggressive in conflict, dependent on others for self-worth, overly sensitive, even manipulative. Theyre often angry, resentful, and envious, feeling unworthy or ashamed about their circumstances. Have you ever felt or acted this way?

David Emerald

One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness, is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world

Ann Radcliffe

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.

George Asaf

We can secure other people's approval, if we do right and try hard; but our own is worth a hundred of it, and no way has been found out of securing that

Mark Twain

It is not worth the bother of killing yourself, since you always kill yourself too late.

E. M. Cioran

One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.

Sir Walter Scott

The dedicated life is the life worth living. You must give with your whole heart

Anne Dillard

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.

Aesop

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Alexander Pope

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.

Thomas Jefferson

What we gain by experience is not worth that we lose in illusion

Jean-Antoine Petit-Senn

An illusion which makes me happy is worth a verity which drags me to the ground

Christopher Martin-Wieland

Do you want me to tell you something really subversive? Love is everything its cracked up to be. Thats 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 dont risk anything, you risk even more.

Erica Jong

A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections

Chinese Proverb

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?

Henry Ward Beecher

Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.

Democritus

He that has a penny in his purse, is worth a penny: Have and you shall be esteemed.

Petronius

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James

What really flatters a man is that you think him worth flattering.

George Bernard Shaw

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs

Dwight David Eisenhower

A nickel's worth of goulash beats a five dollar can of vitamines.

Martin H. Fischer
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