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A crown, if it hurts us, is not worth wearing.

Author: Pearl Bailey (1918-1990)

Profession: American Vocalist, Movie and Stage Actress

He is rich or poor according to what he is, not according to what he has.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.

Author: Lord Chesterfield (1694-1773)

Profession: British Statesman, Author

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

Your worth consists in what you are and not in what you have.

Author: Thomas A. Edison (1847-1931)

Profession: American Inventor, Entrepreneur, Founder of GE

Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation.

Author: Henry Fielding (1707-1754)

Profession: British Novelist, Dramatist

That person proves his worth who can make us want to listen when he is with us and think when he is gone.

Author: Grit


The destroyer of weeds, thistles, and thorns is a benefactor whether he soweth grain or not.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Profession: American Orator, Lawyer

Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever the price one has to pay for it.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

If you love the sacred and despise the ordinary, you are still bobbing in the ocean of delusion.

Author: Lin-Chi


Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us.

Author: Earl Nightingale (1921-1989)

Profession: American Radio Announcer, Author, Motivator, Speaker

We'll never know the worth of water till the well go dry.

Author: Scottish Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Scottish Origin

Only so far as a man believes strongly, mightily, can he act cheerfully, or do anything that is worth doing.

Author: Frederick W. Robertson


I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Author: John D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist, Founder Exxon

It's not what you pay a man, but what he costs you that counts.

Author: Will Rogers (1879-1935)

Profession: American Humorist, Actor