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Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
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Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982)
Pride is the recognition of the fact that you are your own highest value and, like all of manís values, it has to be earned.
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Ayn Rand (1905 - 1982), Atlas Shrugged
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
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C. S. Lewis (1898 - 1963)
People everywhere have the same needs and values. They need a place to live and a job. Beyond that, they may need to sell stuff or get a mate.
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Craig Newmark (1952 - ), Keynote Speech, SXSW 2006
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
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Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 - 1969), Inaugural Address, January 20, 1953
It is not our affluence, or our plumbing, or our clogged freeways that grip the imagination of others. Rather, it is the values upon which our system is built. These values imply our adherence not only to liberty and individual freedom, but also to international peace, law and order, and constructive social purpose. When we depart from these value, we do so at our peril.
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J. William Fulbright (1905 - ), Remarks in the Senate, June 29, 1961
Lasting change is a series of compromises. And compromise is all right, as long your values don't change.
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Jane Goodall (1934 - )
Our American values are not luxuries but necessities, not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself. Our common vision of a free and just society is our greatest source of cohesion at home and strength abroad, greater than the bounty of our material blessings.
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Jimmy Carter (1924 - )
We live in a time of transition, an uneasy era which is likely to endure for the rest of this century. During the period we may be tempted to abandon some of the time-honored principles and commitments which have been proven during the difficult times of past generations. We must never yield to this temptation. Our American values are not luxuries, but necessities - not the salt in our bread, but the bread itself.
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Jimmy Carter (1924 - ), in his farewell address
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
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Louis D. Brandeis (1856 - 1941)
If we keep treating our most important values as meaningless relics, that's exactly what they'll become.
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Michael Josephson
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and hold them in the right scale of values.
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Norman Thomas (1884 - 1968)
The secret of a good life is to have the right loyalties and to hold them in the right scale of values.
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Norman Thomas (1884 - 1968)
He who undervalues himself is justly undervalued by others.
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William Hazlitt (1778 - 1830)
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