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Nothing matters very much, and few things matter at all.

Author: Arthur James Balfour (1848-1930)

Profession: British Conservative Politician, Prime Minister

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

Author: Warren Buffett (1930)

Profession: American Investment Entrepreneur

The three most important things a man has are, briefly, his private parts, his money, and his religious opinions.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

That which costs little is less valued.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

It's not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are.

Author: Roy Disney

Profession: American Film Writer, Producer, Nephew of Walt Disney

Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there is no good theory of disease which does not at once suggest a cure.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

What we must decide is perhaps how we are valuable, rather than how valuable we are.

Author: Edgar Z. Friedenberg


The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

Although gold dust is precious, when it gets in your eyes it obstructs your vision.

Author: Hsi-Tang


Value is the most invincible and impalpable of ghosts, and comes and goes unthought of while the visible and dense matter remains as it was.

Author: W. Stanley Jevons (1835-1882)

Profession: British Economist, Logician