Worth Quotes

Til taught by pain, men really know not what good water is worth.

Don Juan

A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at, for it leaves out the one country at which Humanity is always landing.

Oscar Wilde

Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth.

Leslie Charteris

We need not feel ashamed of flirting with the zodiac. The zodiac is well worth flirting with.

D.H. Lawrence

A touchstone to determine the actual worth of an "intellectual", find out how he feels about astrology.

Robert Heinlein

In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.

Galileo Galilei

One good husband is worth two good wives, for the scarcer things are, the more they are valued.

Benjamin Franklin

An unexamined life is not worth living


A full cup of wine at the right time is worth more than all the kingdoms of this earth

Gustav Mahler

A sight of the label is worth 50 years experience.

Michael Broadbent

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

James Russell Lowell

"But love of the wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need - if only we had eyes to see." "I come more and more to the conclusion that wilderness, in America or anywhere else, is the only thing left that is worth saving." "The idea of wilderness needs no defense. It only needs more defenders." "Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit."

Edward Abbey

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
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