82 Inspiring Quotes About Values That Will Make You Realise Its True Worth

We all respect men of value, don’t we? When someone has high ethical standards reflected in his uncompromising adhere to values, they are able to earn the admiration of others. Living a life of values is of much significance. Otherwise, life might just become a routine and meaningless journey that extends from birth to death. For a life well-lived, a life that impacted the lives of others as well, it is very important to stand up for the values you believe in. In simple words, value is the importance, worth, or usefulness you assign to something.

When it comes to the ethical perspective, values are the important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by the members of a culture about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. The values of a person impact his behavior and attitude to a great deal. Often, what differentiates a great man from an average one is his value system. People who changed the course of history of mankind, the likes of Socrates, Rani Laxmi Bai, Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela, were all individuals possessing impeccable value systems.

Read through this collection of quotes about values�for a dose of motivation and inspiration.

We're all human, aren't we? Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.

- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, J.K. Rowling

A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.

- The Life & Letters of Charles Darwin, Charles Darwin

Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.

- Albert Einstein

Anything that just costs money is cheap.

- John Steinbeck

I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

- Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse

It is not always the same thing to be a good man and a good citizen.

- Selected Writings From The Nicomachean Ethics And Politics, Aristotle

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.

- Walden, Henry David Thoreau

Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without.

- Confucius

Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters.

- Killosophy, Criss Jami

A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.

- The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration, Vera Nazarian

Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.

- Deepak Chopra

People will walk in and walk out of your life, but the one whose footstep made a long lasting impression is the one you should never allow to walk out.

- Michael Bassey Johnson

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Something that is yours forever is never precious

- My Name Is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok

Of two hearts one is always warm and one is always cold: the cold heart is more precious than diamonds: the warm heart has no value and is thrown away.

- The Heart of the Matter, Graham Greene

Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.

- Roman Payne

You must know that you are worth much to me whether you accomplish anything or not. Even if you are rejected in the world's eyes, you are valuable to me.

- Stormie: A Story of Forgiveness and Healing, Stormie Omartian

I don't want a future, I want a present. To me this appears of greater value. You have a future only when you have no present, and when you have a present, you forget to even think about the future.

- The Tanners, Robert Walser

They'll say you are bad or perhaps you are mad or at least you should stay undercover. Your mind must be bare if you would dare to think you can love more than one lover.

- David Rovics

How good something is should never be determined by its cost, designer, origin, or its perceived value by others.

- Ashly Lorenzana

Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued.

- Socrates

Money is only a human invention.

- Degrees: Thought Capsules, Vanna Bonta

Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.

- Shannon L. Alder

When you are asked to love everybody indiscriminately, that is to love people without any standard, to love them regardless of whether they have any value or virtue, you are asked to love nobody.

- Ayn Rand

The scholar does not consider gold and jade to be precious treasures, but loyalty and good faith.

- The Ethics of Confucius, Confucius

Value is more expensive than price.

- Master of Stupidity, Toba Beta

And who's to say that just because something lasts only a short time, it has little value?

- Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman, Alice Steinbach

The whole value of solitude depends upon oneself; it may be a sanctuary or a prison, a haven of repose or a place of punishment, a heaven or a hell, as we ourselves make it.

- Peace and Happiness, John Lubbock

Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee.

- Meditations, Marcus Aurelius

If I could bronze my love, it'd be worthy of a silver medal.


- Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91., Dark Jar Tin Zoo

I do not care about happiness simply because I believe that joy is something worth fighting for.

- Killosophy, Criss Jami

Think about that for a moment. They died for you. Now take a good look at the life you're living and tell me: Did they do the right thing?

- Feed, Mira Grant

Value is not made of money, but a tender balance of expectation and longing.

- Animal, Barbara Kingsolver

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

- Albert Einstein

Don't tell me what you value, show me your budget, and I'll tell you what you value.

- Joe Biden

His attentive treatment of her had nothing to do with the presumption that she was weak, and everything to do with the conviction that she was valuable.

- Once Upon a Road Trip, Angela N. Blount

Open your mind to new experiences, particularly to the study of other ­people. Nothing that happens to a writer – however happy, however tragic – is ever wasted.

- P.D. James

Cheap booze is a false economy.

- Hitch-22: A Memoir, Christopher Hitchens

But what's worth more than gold?" "Practically everything. You, for example. Gold is heavy. Your weight in gold is not very much gold at all. Aren't you worth more than that?

- Making Money, Terry Pratchett

Gold is the corpse of value...

- Cryptonomicon, Neal Stephenson

The core of any family is what is changeless, what is going to be there──shared vision and values.

- The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, Stephen R. Covey

We set no special value on the possession of a virtue until we percieve that it is entirely lacking in our adversary.

- Human, Friedrich Nietzsche

I don't see how you can write anything of value if you don't offend someone.

- Marvin Harris

I will place no value on anything I have or may possess except in relation to the kingdom of Christ.

- David Livingstone

Just because people throw it out and don't have any use for it, doesn't mean it's garbage.

- Andy Warhol

One realized all sorts of things. The value of an illusion, for instance, and that the shadow can be more important than the substance. All sorts of things.

- Quartet, Jean Rhys

People who do not value you are worthless and those who do are priceless.

- Amit Abraham

Knowledge is like money: To be of value it must circulate, and in circulating it can increase in quantity and, hopefully, in value.

- Education of a Wandering Man, Louis L'Amour

If you really want to be happy, don't just go for the money. Go for the relationship that lasts. Go for things of greater value.

- Tony Meloto (Your First Job by: N. Dy)

A lost person or article is still what it is, still valuable in itself, but in the wrong place, disconnected from its purpose and unable to be or do whatever it is intended to be or do.

- What's in a Word, David Winter

Price of peace could only be valued by people who had suffered loss in the war.

- My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut, Toba Beta

Value judgments are destructive to our proper business, which is curiosity and awareness.

- John Cage

It perhaps might be said--if any one dared--that the most worthless literature of the world has been that which has been written by the men of one nation concerning the men of another.

- The Portable Stephen Crane, Stephen Crane

Never waste time for someone who doesn't bother to spend time with you, but with someone who will say, time is wasted if I'm not with you.

- M. Ganesh Sai

Those who don't value their words, will never value your wishes.

- Amit Kalantri

There is all the difference in the world between treasure and money.

- The Great Good Thing, Roderick Townley

If you want to be truly successful invest in yourself to get the knowledge you need to find your unique factor. When you find it and focus on it and persevere your success will blossom.

- Sidney Madwed

What we all must decide is how we are valuable rather than how valuable we are.

- Edgar Z. Friedenberg

Friendship is not gold, but it's more value; friendship is not diamond, but it's more glory; friendship is not iron, but it's more strong

- suresh kannan kottarathil sk

The value of a thing is what that thing will bring. -Legal Maxim

- Lucifer's Hammer, Larry Niven

The danger is in what we codify, commodify, and exploit.

- Leap, Terry Tempest Williams

Chicago has so much excellent architecture that they feel obliged to tear some of it down now and then and erect terrible buildings just to help us all appreciate the good stuff.

- The Time Traveler's Wife, Audrey Niffenegger

Bling" is not an indication of riches. It is a product of value-based spending, to enrich the pockets of those outside of ones sphere of influence...the haves' bleeding the have-nots'.

- From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence", T.F. Hodge

A young gratuitous smile; trust and distrust; Promiscuities of bed and board and road; The one assured treasure A life, in recollection, truly possessed.

- Robert Wells

The quality of beauty lies on how beholder values an object.

- My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut, Toba Beta

Never live your life on the edge when you have loved ones who love you and who are depending on you.

- A Rogue Element, Paul Nat

Happiness does not come from a job. It comes from knowing what you truly value, and behaving in a way that's consistent with those beliefs.

- Mike Rowe

From a pound of iron, that costs little, a thousand watch-springs can be made, whose value becomes prodigious. The pound you have received from the Lord,--use it faithfully.

- Robert Schumann

If you don't know what you value in life, then you won't be able to make any meaningful decisions you can live with in the future.

- Shannon L. Alder

Our sole purpose on this earth is to add value to others. It doesn't make sense to just exist in people's lives or to be a drain on them, does it?

- Rob Liano

Value what you have today, Rather than pricing it later....

- Adil Adam Memon

After Homer and Dante, is a whole century of creating worth one Shakespeare?

- The Sun Watches the Sun, Dejan Stojanovic

The value of surrounding yourself with positive people is not what you get from them, but how good a person you have become because of them.

- Roy T. Bennett

Where you read a book and when and with whom can make a big difference.

- The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination, Robert Coles

On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture.

- Ignazio Silone

The only thing they valued higher than ammunition were Man United footballs.

- House of the Tiger King: The Quest for a Lost City, Tahir Shah

So much the better. The higher the price you have to pay, the more you will cherish it.

- The Robe, Lloyd C. Douglas

Explain the value and justify the cost - People don't mind paying; they just don't like to overpay.

- Selling with EASE: The Four Step Sales Cycle Found in Every Successful Business Transaction, Chris Murray

Die Dinge haben nur den Wert, den man ihnen verleiht.

- Molière

Some people have goodness and merit buried deep inside and we glimpse it and see its value but ultimately it's covered by so much dirt that it's a 24/7 exercise in archaeology.

- Kelli Jae Baeli

There are some values that you should never compromise on to stay true to yourself; you should be brave to stand up for what you truly believe in even if you stand alone.

- The Light in the Heart, Roy T. Bennett

Make something people want and sell that, or be someone people need and sell you.

- Ryan Lilly

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