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Quotes about Values

Bitter experience has taught us how fundamental our values are and how great the mission they represent.

— Jan Peter Balkenende

To feel more fulfilled your actions and activities need to be in alignment with what you deem important.

— Deborah Day

I think the world would be a lot better off if more people were to define themselves in terms of their own standards and values and not what other people said or thought about them.

— Hillary Clinton

Live out your life in truth and justice, tolerant of those who are neither true nor just.

— Marcus Aurelius

One is often so busy doing life that it is easy to avoid evaluating whether you are putting your energy in the direction you value most.

— Deborah Day

Before you tell your life what truths and values you have decided to live up to, let your life tell you what truths you embody, what values you represent.

— Parker Palmer

Wherever I go meeting the public… spreading a message of human values, spreading a message of harmony, is the most important thing.

— Dalai Lama

Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values… God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.

— Charles Lindbergh

Every one of us receives and passes on an inheritance. The inheritance may not be an accumulation of earthly possessions or acquired riches, but whether we realize it or not, our choices, words, actions, and values will impact someone and form the heritage we hand down.

— Ben Hardesty

Living in a way that reflects one’s values is not just about what you do, it is also about how you do things.

— Deborah Day

Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.

— Ellen DeGeneres

When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.

— Roy Disney

Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance.

— Brian Tracy

Work hard, do your best, live the truth, trust yourself, have some fun…and you’ll have no regrets.

— Byrd Baggett

Your life is your statement to the world representing your values, your beliefs, your dreams.

— David Arenson

The aim of education is the knowledge not of facts but of values.

— William Ralph Inge

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