Worth Quotes

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

Over and over again mediocrity is promoted because real worth isn't to be found.

Kathleen Norris

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.

Ayn Rand

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

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

Charity and personal force are the only investments worth anything.

Walt Whitman

Young people must learn that none of the exciting and entertaining fun things are worth it if they take you off the path that will lead you back home to your Heavenly Father.

William R. Bradford

There is a cheap literature that speaks to us of the need of escape. It is true that when we travel we are in search of distance. But distance is not to be found. It melts away. And escape has never led anywhere. The moment a man finds that he must play the races, go the Arctic, or make war in order to feel himself alive, that man has begin to spin the strands that bind him to other men and to the world. But what wretched strands! A civilization that is really strong fills man to the brim, though he never stir. What are we worth when motionless, is the question.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Self-worth comes from one thing -- thinking that you are worthy.

Wayne Dyer
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