worth quotes

So as soon as the land was worth something and there was money in the bank, all of a sudden everybody got interested in non-discrimination, in who's really going to administer this stuff.Neil Abercrombie

A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed beauties of a writer, and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.Joseph Addison

A good jolly is worth what you pay for it.George Ade

To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble.Aeschylus

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.Aesop

We may never understand illnesses such as cancer. In fact, we may never cure it. But an ounce of prevention is worth more than a million pounds of cure.David Agus

My dad, Frank Addison Albini, was a terrific shot with a rifle and had generally excellent hunting skills. While my dad loved hunting and fishing, he didn't romanticize them. He was filling the freezer, not intellectualizing some caveman impulse or proving his worth as a real man.Steve Albini

Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.Louisa May Alcott

She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.Louisa May Alcott

Our spirit is not dependent on the brain or body. It is eternal, and no one has one sentence worth of hard evidence that it isn't.Eben Alexander

The fact that the movement was carried on by women who, for the most part, had no money of their own and were totally inexperienced in organization, and that they won their fight in about two generations, makes a story often dramatic and always worth preserving.Florence Ellinwood Allen

Twitter is so severe, you know? And it's completely for free, it's scattershot, and it's very easy to feel embarrassed. It's hard to be artful with it. It's like a ticker tape. It's not a forum that's worth mastering, you know?Jonathan Ames

It is not what he had, or even what he does which expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.Henri Frederic Amiel

What you make up in your heads sticks if it's good, falls out if it's bad. If we still remember something a day after we made it up, it might be worth building on.Benny Anderson

The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on the principle of the equal worth of every human being.Kofi Annan

Our sense of worth, of well-being, even our sanity depends upon our remembering. But, alas, our sense of worth, our well-being, our sanity also depend upon our forgetting.Joyce Appleby

Universities used to prepare young adults for the real world. I dare say the graduates today go in without a clue and graduate without a clue. It's time to acknowledge the college degree is not worth what it was in the past. Times are changing, and so is the way we prepare our youth to survive in a competitive world.Dale Archer

Nothing that costs only a dollar is not worth having.Elizabeth Arden

I look for a sense of reality with everything I did. I didn't work in a studio, I didn't light anything. I found a way of working which pleased me because I didn't have to frighten people with heavy equipment. It was that little black box and me and £5 worth of film in my pocket or maybe it was only £2 in those days.Eve Arnold

Written poetry is worth reading once, and then should be destroyed. Let the dead poets make way for others.Antonin Artaud