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Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

First you destroy those who create values. Then you destroy those who know what the values are, and who also know that those destroyed before were in fact the creators of values. But real barbarism begins when no one can any longer judge or know that what he does is barbaric.

Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski (1932)

Profession: Polish Report and Foreign Correspondent

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Author: Ann Landers (1918)

Profession: American Advice Columnist

The value given to the testimony of any feeling must depend on our whole philosophy, not our whole philosophy on a feeling.

Author: C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)

Profession: British Academic, Writer, Christian Apologist

In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.

Author: Malcolm X (1925-1965)

Profession: American Black Leader, Activist

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility.

Author: Karl Marx (1818-1883)

Profession: German Political Theorist, Social Philosopher

Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most.

Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)

Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist

Value is what people are willing to pay for it.

Author: John Naisbitt

Profession: American Trend Analyst, Futurist, Author

All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values.

Author: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Profession: German Philosopher

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value.

Author: Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

Profession: Anglo-American Political Theorist, Writer

We know the true worth of a thing when we have lost it.

Author: French Proverb

Profession: Sayings of French Origin

If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

We get paid for bringing value to the market place.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher

The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become.

Author: Jim Rohn

Profession: American Businessman, Author, Speaker, Philosopher