Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends.
I don't pretend we have all the answers. But the questions are certainly worth thinking about.
An ounce of hypocracy is worth a pound of ambition.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
Nothing ever comes to one, that is worth having, except as a result of hard work.
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life IS worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
It seems to me that trying to live without friends is like milking a bear to get cream for your morning coffee. It is a whole lot of trouble, and then not worth much after you get it.
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
When that shutter clicks, anything else that can be done afterward is not worth consideration.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse.
If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead, either write something worth reading or do things worth writing.
The drums of Africa still beat in my heart. They will not let me rest while there is a single Negro boy or girl without a chance to prove his worth.
No one worth possessing Can be quite possessed.
Fill the unforgiving minute with sixty seconds worth of distance run.
A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
My husband gave me a necklace. It's fake. I requested fake. Maybe I'm paranoid, but in this day and age, I don't want something around my neck that's worth more than my head.
If a thing isn't worth saying, you sing it.
Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence.
The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
Some people think they are worth a lot of money just because they have it.