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1. "Art is often valuable precisely because it isn't a sensible way to make money."
Author: Adam Davidson
2. "Everything, all those great things, had happened so far away--or so it seemed to [Mma Ramotswe] at the time. The world was made to sound as if it belonged to other people--to those who lived in distant countries that were so different from Botswana; that was before people had learned to assert that the world was theirs too, that what happened in Botswana was every bit as important, and valuable, as what happened anywhere else."
Author: Alexander McCall Smith
3. "I wrote "David" because it seemed to me that children, who can love a book more passionately than any grown person, got such a lot of harmless entertainment and not enough real, valuable literature."
Author: Anne Holm
4. "Ochii aceia caprui pareau sa-l strapunga; ah, ce delicioasa dezorientare, ce superba certitudine ca era luat în brate, scos în afara contextului material, si ca la urma avea sa simta degetele acelea fine înconjurându-i blând gâtul, si dintii care-i strapungeau pielea!"
Author: Anne Rice
5. "Usko ei ole lopullisten totuuksien ja sääntöjen kokoelma, vaan taistelua pahaa vastaan"
Author: Antti Nylén
6. "If you tell a beautiful woman that she is beautiful, what have you given her? It's no more than a fact and it has cost you nothing. But if you tell an ugly woman that she is beautiful, you offer her the great homage of corrupting the concept of beauty. To love a woman for her virtues is meaningless. She's earned it, it's a payment, not a gift. But to love her for her vices is a real gift, unearned and undeserved. To love her for her vices is to defile all virtue for her sake—and that is a real tribute of love, because you sacrifice your conscience, your reason, your integrity and your invaluable self-esteem." He looked at her blankly. It sounded like some sort of monstrous corruption that precluded the possibility of wondering whether anyone could mean it; he wondered only what was the point of uttering it."
Author: Ayn Rand
7. "...I became acutely aware of an unusual ability--a divine gift, I believe--of extraordinary eye and hand coordination. It's my belief that God gives us all gifts, special abilities that we have the privilege of developing to help us serve Him and humanity. And the gift of eye and hand coordination has been an invaluable asset in surgery. This gift goes beyond eye-hand coordination, encompassing the ability to understand physical relationships, to think in three dimensions. Good surgeons must understand the consequences of each action, for they're often not able to see what's happening to see on the other side of the area in which the area they're actually working."
Author: Ben Carson
8. "We are fast moving into something, we are fast flung into something like asteroids cast into space by the death of a planet, we the people of earth are cast into space like burning asteroids and if we wish not to disintegrate into nothingness we must begin to now hold onto only the things that matter while letting go of all that doesn't. For when all of our dust and ice deteriorates into the cosmos we will be left only with ourselves and nothing else. So if you want to be there in the end, today is the day to start holding onto your children, holding onto your loved ones; onto those who share your soul. Harbor and anchor into your heart justice, truth, courage, bravery, belief, a firm vision, a steadfast and sound mind. Be the person of meaningful and valuable thoughts. Don't look to the left, don't look to the right; we simply don't have the time. Never be afraid of fear."
Author: C. JoyBell C.
9. "I can't say when you'll get love or how you'll find it or even promise you that you will. I can only say you are worthy of it and that it's never too much to ask for it and that it's not crazy to fear you'll never have it again, even though your fears are probably wrong. Love is our essential nutrient. Without it, life has little meaning. It's the best thing we have to give and the most valuable thing we receive. It's worthy of all the hullabaloo."
Author: Cheryl Strayed
10. "I've come to the point where I never feel the need to stop and evaluate whether or not I am happy. I'm just 'being', and without question, by default, it works."
Author: Criss Jami
11. "Don't hate the bullies. Experience tells me that hating them, or being angry with them, will always make it worse. Instead, put your arm around them. Love them. Tell them that they are valuable. Tell them that you expect great things from them. They will stop the bullying. They will stop, because they will start to love themselves. And people who love themselves don't bully others."
Author: Dan Pearce
12. "But all I could make use of was all that was valuable. I had enough to eat and to supply my wants, and what was all the rest to me? If I killed more flesh than I could eat, the dog must eat it, or the vermin. If I sowed more corn than I could eat, it must be spoiled. The trees that I cut down were lying to rot on the ground. I could make no more use of them than for fewel; and that I had no occasion for, but to dress my food.In a word, the nature and experience of things dictated to me, upon just reflection, that all the good things of this world are no farther good to us than they are for our use; and that whatever we may heap up indeed to give others, we enjoy just as much as we can use and no more."
Author: Daniel Defoe
13. "Rasa memiliki itu hidup seperti sel. semula satu dan kemudian terpecah jadi seribu satu. dan aku menyimpan sel-sel yang sangat sehat. ia akan terpecah diluar kendali cinta itu sendiri. sel ini terus bertambah dan merambah. mereka hidup melingkari kita, semenjak kita saling mencinta. suka tak suka."
Author: Dee
14. "Most corporations have human-resources processes that involve discussions with your manager, performance evaluations, calibrations for performance and potential succession planning."
Author: Denise Morrison
15. "Mencintai itu perkara hati, maka dilapangkannya seluas langit dan bumi."
Author: Dian Nafi
16. "Air mata yang keluar adalah salah satu bentuk kekuatan dari diri yang terlahir dalam kerinduan yang sangat besar."
Author: DonaDevil
17. "She thought about her life and how lost she'd felt for most of it. She thought about the way that all truths she'd been taught to consider valuable invariably conflicted with the world as it was actually lived. How could a person be so utterly lost, yet remain living?"
Author: Douglas Coupland
18. "I began these clinics because I want to share my years of experience in around the ring, in addition to my proven winning methods. I have seen the good and the bad. I have learned valuable lessons, which I want to pass along to those truly interested in the sport."
Author: Emanuel Steward
19. "When no buyers were near, he talked to me earnestly to impress upon me how valuable work would be to me in the future: 'Some men hate it. They make it their enemy. Better to treat it like a friend, make thyself like it. Don't mind because it is hard. If thou thinkest about what a good house thou build, then who cares if the beams are heavy and it is far from the well to carry the water for the plaster. Promise me, boy, if thou get a master, work for him as hard as thou canst. If he does not appreciate all thou do, never mind. Remember, work, well-done, does good to the man who does it. It makes him a better man."
Author: George S. Clason
20. "Ketika aku melihat sesuatu yang tak pernah kulihat sebelumnyamataku terbuka.betapa indahnya negri inidan ketika ku merasakan hal yang tak pernah kurasakan sebelumnyahatiku terbuka betapa besarnya bangsa inihanya disinidirumahku yang membentang luas ke 4 penjuruKupersembahkan seluruh jiwa dan ragakudan kupastikan tak kan ada yang mampu merebutnya ..."
Author: Gudang Garam
21. "They're real strong magic, they make you have good luck. Not like fried chicken when you're not lookin' for it, but things like long life n' good health, n' passin' six weeks tests...these are real valuable to somebody."
Author: Harper Lee
22. "WITH GOD YOU CAN TURN YOUR impeaching importunities into optimal opportunities. Frightful frustration into fortifying fortunes. Humble attitudes into higher altitudes .Distress disabilities into affluent abilities. Incalculable incapacity into calibrated capabilities. Protracted poverty into pronounced prosperity. Subtracting adversity into multiplying advantage. Intimidating invalidities into valuable validities. Weeping profession into a winning prowess .worrisome weariness into wholesome health. Multiple miseries into a myriad of treasures. Possessive problems into progressive productivity. Earthly human co-incidence into heavenly divine "God-incidence"."
Author: Ikechukwu Joseph
23. "I had this revelation, you are a lot better at the between-song stuff than you are at the song stuff. That was devastating. And I usually find devastating things to be pretty valuable."
Author: J. Tillman
24. "Logic might be imagined to exist independent of writing—syllogisms can be spoken as well as written—but it did not. Speech is too fleeting to allow for analysis. Logic descended from the written word, in Greece as well as India and China, where it developed independently. Logic turns the act of abstraction into a tool for determining what is true and what is false: truth can be discovered in words alone, apart from concrete experience. Logic takes its form in chains: sequences whose members connect one to another. Conclusions follow from premises. These require a degree of constancy. They have no power unless people can examine and evaluate them. In contrast, an oral narrative proceeds by accretion, the words passing by in a line of parade past the viewing stand, briefly present and then gone, interacting with one another via memory and association."
Author: James Gleick
25. "A clone's most valuable function would be as a gift giver, because who else but you knows exactly what you want? Only your clone. And besides being the perfect gift, it'd also be a surprise, because it's not like you bought your own gift."
Author: Jarod Kintz
26. "For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life - the lesson of your utter insignificance."
Author: Joseph Brodsky
27. "But the fact that we had to devalue by 40% at once means that Malawians are feeling the shock, the impact of that huge devaluation and particularly rural people, the poor are the ones that are going to be most affected. That is why there is the austerity plan."
Author: Joyce Banda
28. "The sense of perspective that interaction with multiple cultures gives you I find to be extremely valuable, because it allows you to see the structure of a country with greater clarity, and gives you a sense of mental independence."
Author: Julian Assange
29. "Violence is about the attacker, not the victim. If you weren't there, your attacker would have chosen some other victim. You are all real, good, and valuable people and you are entitled to be safe. And you are allowed to fight back, run, scream, get help or do whatever it takes to be safe."
Author: Kaje Harper
30. "Tears are valuable, but when they touch the ground they are no more different than urine."
Author: M.F. Moonzajer
31. "Truth is the most valuable thing we have. Let us economize it."
Author: Mark Twain
32. "I had given up some youth for knowledge, but my gain was more valuable than the loss"
Author: Maya Angelou
33. "An ethical atheist is infinitely more valuable than an unethical pious! What matters is whether you are ethical or not; your beliefs are utterly trivial beside this matter!"
Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
34. "Responsible parenting is NOT a crime. Responsible parenting is most valuable tool of our society."
Author: Mick Karabegovic
35. "Pikirkan 'nihareem' padang pasir, bidadari-bidadari iblis ini membingungkan pelancong yanh letih, membelokannya dari jalannya dengan lampu-lampu terang mereka pada malam hari. Tertipu, mengira dia telah menemukan sebuah kota atau penginapan, pasir yang luas, mati kehausan atau tenggelam dalam pasir hisap - Hakim Mehdad"
Author: Mike Carey
36. "When there wasn't any money involved, for all intents and purposes, nobody gave a damn. But now the land, supposedly worthless, is seen for what it really is: an incredibly valuable asset."
Author: Neil Abercrombie
37. "A book is an attempt to make through permanent and to contribute to the great conversation conducted by authors of the past. […] The telegraph is suited only to the flashing of messages, each to be quickly replaced by a more up-to-date message. Facts push other facts into and then out of consciousness at speeds that neither permit nor require evaluation. (70)"
Author: Neil Postman
38. "Heckman discovered that when you consider all kinds of important future outcomes—annual income, unemployment rate, divorce rate, use of illegal drugs—GED recipients look exactly like high-school dropouts, despite the fact that they have earned this supposedly valuable extra credential, and despite the fact that they are, on average, considerably more intelligent than high-school dropouts."
Author: Paul Tough
39. "I travel abroad constantly on book promotion and research, and the Internet is invaluable to me for accessing U.K. news in places such as America, which most of the time hasn't heard of England."
Author: Peter James
40. "Aku bangga menjadi seorang liberal, Tuan, liberal konsekwen. Memang orang lain menamainya liberal keterlaluan. Bukan hanya tidak suka ditindas, tidak suka menindas, lebih dari itu: tidak suka adanya penindasan ...."
Author: Pramoedya Ananta Toer
41. "Just as the church needs members with different skills, our world must have various forms of labor, interdependent and thus valuable. A world full of ministers would be without churches, bread for the Lord's Supper, and printed Bibles to read."
Author: R.C. Sproul Jr.
42. "The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break."
Author: Richard Masur
43. "What was infinitely more valuable to Wagner, and what excited his gratitude to even more superlative utterance, was the confidence which Liszt showed in his genius, and without which, it is no exaggeration to say, Wagner's greatest works would probably have remained unwritten."
Author: Richard Wagner
44. "You take the healthiest diet in the world, if you gave those people vitamins, they would be twice as healthy. So vitamins are valuable."
Author: Robert Atkins
45. "I want a real life partner. One who makes me feel like a valuable part of his team. A treasured piece of his life."
Author: Ruth Cardello
46. "Berilah kekuatan sekuat baja, untuk menghadapi dunia ini,untuk melayani dunia iniberilah kesabaran seluas angkasa, untuk mengatasi siksaan ini,untuk melupakan derita iniberilah kemauan sekuat garuda, untuk melawan kekejaman ini,untuk menolak penindasan iniberilah perasaan selembut sutera, untuk menjaga peradaban ini,untuk mempertahankan kemanusiaan ini"
Author: Subagio Sastrowardoyo
47. "Untuk membuat hati kita lapang dan dalam, tidak cukup dengan membaca novel, membaca buku-buku, mendengar petuah, nasihat, atau ceramah. Para sufi dan orang-orang berbahagia di dunia harus bekerja keras, membangun benteng, menjauh dari dunia, melatih hati siang dan malam. Hidup sederhana, apa adanya, adalah jalan tercepat untuk melatih hati di tengah riuh rendah kehidupan hari ini. Percayalah, memiliki hati yang lapang dan dalam adalah konkret dan menyenangkan, ketika kita bisa berdiri dengan seluruh kebahagiaan hidup, menatap kesibukan sekitar, dan melewati kebahagiaan hidup, bersama keluarga tercinta."
Author: Tere Liye
48. "What is embarrassment? In general, embarrassment is an emotional response to an innocent mistake. The major reason that some of us are embarrassment-prone is that we've been conditioned to set unrealistically high expectations for ourselves and to judge ourselves negatively when we can't possibly meet those standards. A second reason that makes us susceptible to embarrassment is that we've been taught to take our cue in evaluating ourselves from what we assume (often erroneously) to be others' opinions of us."
Author: Toni Bernhard
49. "What is a woman's power then?" she asked."I don't think we know.""When has a woman power because she's a woman? With her children, I suppose. For a while...""In her house, maybe."She looked around the kitchen. "But the doors are shut," she said, "the doors are locked.""Because you're valuable.""Oh yes. We're precious. So long as we're powerless."
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
50. "It is one of those invaluable seeds, from which, since it is impossible to have every experience fully, one can grow something that represents other people's experiences. Often one has to make do with seeds; the germs of what might have been, had one's life been different."
Author: Virginia Woolf

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