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If a job's worth doing, it's too hard. (Scott Adams)

The deliberate expansion of means and methods does not automatically bring a new dimension of value. (Pierre Alechinsky)

Anything scarce is valuable; praise for example. (Anonymous)

Nothing, it appears to me, is of greater value in a man than the power of judgement; and the man who has it may be compared to a chest filled with books, for he is the son of nature and the father of art. (Pietro Aretino)

I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting. (Arthur Ashe)

Every man is worth just so much as the things are worth about which he busies himself. (Marcus Aurelius)

People would rather be shown how valuable you are, not told. (Roger Babson)

No one can figure out your worth but you. (Pearl Bailey)

The moment you value yourself, the whole world values you. (Yogi Bhajan)

price, n. Value, plus a reasonable sum for the wear and tear of conscience in demanding it. (Ambrose Bierce)

The right most valued by civilized men is the right to be let alone. (Louis D. Brandeis)

The work of art, just like any fragment of human life considered in its deepest meaning, seems to me devoid of value if it does not offer the hardness, the rigidity, the regularity, the luster on every interior and exterior facet, of the crystal. (Andre Breton)

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles. (Thomas Browne)

The ideal is to foster not isolation, but connectedness. Art of any kind must affirm human values. (Brett Busang)

Everything is transient, unlikely to last and destructible. Even Leonardo lost some of his work. The very tenuous nature of art makes it more valuable. (Gail Caduff-Nash)

Value judgments are destructive to our proper business, which is curiosity and awareness. (John Cage)

We have a two-tier class system when it comes to personality style. To devalue introversion is a waste of talent, energy and happiness. (Susan Cain)

Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die. (Thomas Carlyle)

To the whole world you might be just one person, but to one person you might just be the whole world. (Pablo Casals)

Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other. (Neal Cassady)

Do not forget that the value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things... as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value. (Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

Everything I've ever done that's valuable is something I was afraid to try. (Amy Chua)

The idea that music is art has been something we advocated for years. And yet it doesn't receive the same treatment as art in the sense of the value of what it is, especially nowadays when it's been devalued and diminished to almost the point that it has to be given away for free. (Wu-Tang Clan, RZA)

When you begin to act on your creativity, what you find inside may be more valuable than what you produce for the external world. (Eileen M. Clegg)

No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object. (Sidonie Gabrielle Colette)

Worthy persons deserve to be called so because they are not carried away by the eight winds: prosperity, decline, disgrace, honor, praise, censure, suffering, and pleasure. They are neither elated by prosperity nor grieved by decline. (Nichiren Daishonin)

More valuable than treasures in a storehouse are the treasures of the body. The most valuable of all are the treasures of the heart. (Nichiren Daishonin)

Therefore the work of art has merit, inscribed in the marvelous beauty of flowers, of light, in the proportion of trees and shape of waves, and the perfection of faces; to inscribe our poor and lamentable life of suffering, of hope and of thought. (Maurice Denis)

I would like people to see my work as a rehabilitation of scorned values and, in any case, make no mistake about it, a work of ardent celebration. (Jean Dubuffet)

To paint a mass simple and big you must keep out all the lights and darks that do not belong to its general value. (Harvey Dunn)

We are valued wither too highly or not high enough; we are never taken at our real worth. (Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach)

Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. (Albert Einstein)

I maintain that the expression of junk and objects has an intrinsic value, and I see no need to look for aesthetic forms in them and to adapt them to the colors of the palette. (Armand Fernandez)

Use a picture. It's worth a thousand words. (Tess Flanders)

Some values are... like sugar on the doughnut, legitimate, desirable, but insufficient, apart from the doughnut itself. We need substance as well as frosting. (Ralph T. Flewelling)

Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are. (Malcolm Forbes)

What we must decide is how we are valuable rather than how valuable we are. (Edgar Z. Friedenberg)

A painting has an intrinsic value which has nothing to do with critical assessments. (Robert Genn)

You can measure your worth by your dedication to your path, not by your successes or failures. (Elizabeth Gilbert)

There can be as much value in the blink of an eye as in months of rational analysis. (Malcolm Gladwell)

Nothing is worth more than this day. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

I paid too much for it, but it's worth it. (Samuel Goldwyn)

I don't believe so much in the value of a single picture anymore. I don't really photograph for the wall. (Ernst Haas)

We should seek the greatest value of our action. (Stephen Hawking)

If nobody ever offers an opinion or takes the slightest interest in one's production, one loses not only all pleasure in them, but all power of judging their value. (Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel)

I'm not so sure that the value of art is all it is cracked up to be. (Selima Hill)

It is a part of the intellectual's tragedy that the things he most values about himself and his work are quite unlike those society values in him... (Richard Hofstadter)

Beauty, truth, friendship, love, creation – these are the great values of life. We can't prove them, or explain them, yet they are the most stable things in our lives. (Jesse Herman Holmes)

Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it. (Edgar Watson Howe)

I cannot imagine why my vision will have some value in the world... and yet I know it will... I think I will count because I am patient and recueilli (contemplative) in some degree. (Gwen John)

Human beings want to know where things came from, how they were made, and who made them. The stories you tell about the work you do have a huge effect on how people feel and what they understand about your work, and how people feel and what they understand about your work effects how they value it. (Austin Kleon)

The realistic value of a work is completely independent of its properties in terms of content. (Fernand Leger)

Art is something that has real value. It deepens each person's respect for life. (Dana Levin)

People who say that life is not worthwhile are really saying that they themselves have no personal goals which are worthwhile... (Maxwell Maltz)

Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear. (Steve Maraboli)

Nothing can have value without being an object of utility. (Karl Marx)

Time extracts various values from a painter's work. When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten, and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is. (Henri Matisse)

Art, if it is to be reckoned as one of the great values of life, must teach man humility, tolerance, wisdom and magnanimity. The value of art is not beauty, but right action. (W. Somerset Maugham)

The $50 note trick - ask who wants it even after stomping on it - moral is, no matter what we do to it it is still worth $50. We as human beings never lose our value either despite feeling down, flat or worthless at times. (John C. Maxwell)

Art which has gone through the editing process and through a wide base of galleries, dealers and collectors generally has a better chance of sustaining value over the long term. (Bill Mayberry, art dealer)

A smile is the only status symbol of value. (Francis McCrossan)

Anything worth doing, is worth doing all the way. Just know you'll have to live with all the choices that you make. (Reba McEntire)

It cannot be too plainly stated that it is quite unimportant whether photography produces 'art' or not. Its own basic laws, not the opinions of art critics, will provide the only valid measure of its future worth. (Laszlo Moholy-Nagy)

Things are only worth what you make them worth. (Moliere)

The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. (Michel de Montaigne)

-The Speed of Dark...
Everything in my life that I value has been gained at the cost of not saying what I really think and saying what they want me to say. (Elizabeth Moon)

No love is entirely without worth, even when the frivolous calls to the frivolous and the base to the base. (Iris Murdoch)

One possible way of measuring the value of any art or art form is its timelessness, for people of all nations, all times, all political preferences and religions. (Richard (Dick) Nelson)

Everything that's really worthwhile in life comes to us. (Earl Nightingale)

What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives every thing its value. (Thomas Paine)

Be good at something. It makes you valuable. (Randy Pausch)

It is of practical value to learn to like yourself. Since you must spend so much time with yourself you might as well get some satisfaction out of the relationship. (Norman Vincent Peale)

Never underestimate the true value of art. (Daisy C. Perez)

I like the idea of my art being a covetable object; I like preciousness. A lot of art seems to flaunt its throw-away character... But you have to sail out into the dangerous sea of fine art with these crafted works. (Grayson Perry)

There is a world lost in the subtle things if we don't single them out and allow them treasured value. (Jim Pescott)

Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank. Its value depends on what is there to meet it. (Ezra Pound)

Do something worth remembering. (Elvis Presley)

We never know the worth of water 'til the well is dry. (English proverb)

Not all that glitters is gold. (English proverb)

An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship. (Spanish proverb)

You can't eat purity. Being art-pure is valid, but you can't cash it at the bank. (Bob Ragland)

To love is to value... The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone. (Ayn Rand)

The value of art lies in its power to increase our moral force or establish its heightening influence. (Odilon Redon)

For some reason, people incorrectly equate time with value. A great painting is a great painting, period. (B. Eric Rhoads)

Values carry the message of shared purposes, standards and conceptions of what is worth living for and what is worth striving for. (Anita Roddick)

The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. (Jim Rohn)

The values to which the conservative appeals are inevitably caricatured by the individuals designated to put them into practice. (Harold Rosenberg)

A human tendency that's been around for awhile is to try to be as good as possible to prove your worth. (Veronica Roth)

I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued. (Galen Rowell)

When you're more valuable, the people around you will do more to make it work. (Sheryl Sandberg)

My art is personal but only has true value when shared. (Tom Shropshire)

The true creator may be recognized by his ability to find about him, in the commonest and humblest thing, items worthy of note. (Igor Stravinsky)

It is love alone that gives worth to all things. (Saint Teresa of Avila)

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. (Henry David Thoreau)

If the artist doesn't value his or her own work, it's a certainty no one else will. (Janet Toney)

If art could be absolutely verified as to importance in, say, the way gold can be judged for purity and weight, then it would of course be finished as mythic activity. Free of doubt, controversy, and the inexplicable fluctuation of reputation, art-making would bear the same relationship to creativity as cake mix does to baking. (Harold Town)

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all. (Harry S. Truman)

Possession diminishes perception of value, immediately. (John Updike)

The superfluous, a very necessary thing. (Voltaire)

The core of Wikipedia is something people really believe in. That is too valuable for the world to screw it up. (Jimmy Wales)

We are more than what we do...much more than what we accomplish...far more than what we possess. (William Arthur Ward)

You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes. (Alan Watts)

-The Path to New Music...
It's always the same: mediocrities are over-valued and great men are rejected. (Anton Webern)

Some set great value on method, while others pride themselves on dispensing with method. (Wang Wei)

The notion that human life has greater value than any other form of life is both unjustifiable and arrogant. (Wei Wu Wei)

Art is only worth what people will pay for it. Artists do not get paid by the hour. (Jack White)

- Lady Windermere's Fan, 1892
Nowadays, people know the price of everything and the value of nothing. (Oscar Wilde)

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. (Oscar Wilde)

A painting is like a postcard from a country of different consciousness, which has a message of value. (Jack Wise)

A contemporary painting is worth what someone is prepared to pay for it and not a predetermined figure. (Stuart Pearson Wright)