54 Best Quotes about Values

Values Quote of the Day

If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control. - Martin Luther King Jr

Wellbeing is a notion that entails our values about the good life, and questions of values are not ultimately scientific questions. - Julian Baggini, Author

Life Quotes

It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own. - Thomas Jefferson, President

Change Quotes, Circumstances Quotes, Conscience Quotes

In terms of instilling the values of mental toughness and work ethic, discipline is the gift that keeps on giving. - William Baldwin, Actor

Work Quotes, Discipline Quotes, Giving Quotes


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

Honesty Quotes, Kindness Quotes, Compassion Quotes, Equality Quotes

And, we put a lot more value, or at least I personally put a lot more value, on the creative values and creative challenges of something than the commercial necessities. - Rowan Atkinson, Comedian

Challenge Quotes

Religion, any religion, no matter what sort of wonderful religion, never be universal. So now education is universal, so we have to sort of find ways and means through education system, from kindergarten up to university level, to make awareness these good things, the values, inner values. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Education Quotes, Awareness Quotes, Wonder Quotes, Religion Quotes

My brother thinks it is very, very bad that I left Islam. My half-sister wants to convert me back; I want to convert her to Western values. My mum is terrified that when I die, and we all go to God, I will be burned. - Ayaan Hirsi Ali , Dutch Politician

God Quotes

Wall Street is broken for sure because it succumbed to greed and corruption and pure speculation with no values. - Deepak Chopra

Greed Quotes

Do not be misled by what you see around you, or be influenced by what you see. You live in a world which is a playground of illusion, full of false paths, false values and false ideals. But you are not part of that world. - Sai Baba, Leader

Ideals Quotes, Influence Quotes

I grew up as a Mormon, and that had more of an impact on my values than my beliefs. I'm afraid I will always feel the weight of a lie. I'm very hard on myself anyway. Religious guilt carries over too. You can't really misbehave without feeling badly about it. At least, I can't. - Amy Adams, American Actress

Belief Quotes, Feeling Quotes, Guilt Quotes, Religious Quotes

Man is lost and is wandering in a jungle where real values have no meaning. Real values can have meaning to man only when he steps on to the spiritual path, a path where negative emotions have no use. - Sai Baba, Leader

Spiritual Quotes, Emotion Quotes

My background is that I came from a middle class family, and I think those values stay where ever you go. - Nita Ambani, Businesswoman

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. - William S. Burroughs, Writer

Education Quotes, Knowledge Quotes, Aim Quotes, Facts Quotes

The most difficult problems are naturally not involved in the search for forms for contemporary life. It is a question of working our way to forms behind which real human values lie. - Alvar Aalto, Finnish Architect

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Problems Quotes

A country which has a population 99% as their faith in Islam can also be a country which are subscribing to the universal values of the E.U. - Ali Babacan, Turkish Politician

Faith Quotes

The Philippines and the U.S. have had a strong relationship with each other for a very long time now. We have a shared history. We have shared values, democracy, freedom, and we have been in all the wars together in modern history, the World War, Second World War, Cold War, Vietnam, Korea, now the war on terrorism. - Gloria Macapagal Arroyo , Statesman

Freedom Quotes, Time Quotes, Democracy Quotes, History Quotes, War Quotes

Everyone looks at your watch and it represents who you are, your values and your personal style. - Kobe Bryant, Athlete

Wherever I go meeting the public... spreading a message of human values, spreading a message of harmony, is the most important thing. - Dalai Lama, Leader

Important Quotes, Harmony Quotes

I've had two children. I've had three boyfriends. I've had a lot of things happen that can change your opinions and values and philosophies. - Erykah Badu, Musician

Children Quotes, Change Quotes, Opinion Quotes

Maturity is achieved when a person postpones immediate pleasures for long-term values. - Joshua L. Liebman

Maturity Quotes

I have no hang-ups in life. I don't care about groups and camps. I have been brought up with certain values and ethics. I have never been egoistic about my stardom and lineage. I don't have any qualms about breaking the ice with my colleagues. I can walk up to any actor and greet him, irrespective of what kind of equation I share with him. - Abhishek Bachchan, Indian Actor

Life Quotes, Respect Quotes, Ethics Quotes

My mother was the greatest example to me of anyone I've ever known. She didn't have an easy life. I adored her. She worked hard all her life, and she was the one who set my values. She was quite an amazing woman, although she wasn't tough at all. - Lauren Bacall, Actress

Life Quotes, Great Quotes, Work Quotes

Turkey shares Europe's fundamental values of democracy and the rule of law. - Ali Babacan, Turkish Politician

Democracy Quotes

Once social media was introduced, it enabled a new way for people, particularly the younger generation, to connect with one another, based on common interests, goals and even values. - Raymond Arroyo , Author

Goal Quotes

In politics, the people I most despise are those who have no values. - Diane Abbott, Politician

Politics Quotes

Aishwarya, my parent's daughter, has been brought up with enough values inculcated where I will use my discretion in my choices. At the same time, I recognize I am an actor, I am an artist, and if I feel the need to be liberated and do the kind of work I need to do, I will. - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Indian Actress

Time Quotes, Work Quotes, Choice Quotes, Parents Quotes

There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values. - Ibrahim Babangida, Statesman

Life Quotes, Work Quotes, Future Quotes, Ideals Quotes

We need a strong, bold constitutional conservative who won't back down and who will fight for the values we believe in. That's what we need for our nominee, whether it is me or whether it is someone else. - Michele Bachmann, Politician

A mission statement is not something you write overnight... But fundamentally, your mission statement becomes your constitution, the solid expression of your vision and values. It becomes the criterion by which you measure everything else in your life. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Life Quotes, Vision Quotes

A hostility to modernity is shared by ideologies that have nothing else in common - a nostalgia for moral clarity, small-town intimacy, family values, primitive communism, ecological sustainability, communitarian solidarity, or harmonies with the rhythms of nature. - Steven Pinker

Ability Quotes, Logic Quotes, Nature Quotes, Solidarity Quotes, Unitarian Quotes

The values of Islam are expressed by Muslims clearly. September 11 changed the world, and put Muslims on the spotlight. - Karen Armstrong , Writer

Change Quotes

For me, fiscal realism is not a betrayal of Labour values; it is the foundation by which we win the trust of the public. - Douglas Alexander , Politician

Trust Quotes

I believe, indeed, that overemphasis on the purely intellectual attitude, often directed solely to the practical and factual, in our education, has led directly to the impairment of ethical values - Albert Einstein

Attitude Quotes, Education Quotes, Business Ethics Quotes

National markets are held together by shared values and confidence in certain minimum standards. But in the new global market, people do not yet have that confidence. - Kofi Annan , Statesman

Confidence Quotes

There is a fundamental question we all have to face. How are we to live our lives; by what principles and moral values will we be guided and inspired? - H. Jackson Brown‚ Jr.

Family home evening is more for the purpose of teaching values and gospel principles, displaying talents and enjoying different kinds of family fun and activities. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Fun Quotes, Purpose Quotes, Talent Quotes

Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency. - Aesop, Greek Author

Great Quotes, Truth Quotes, Character Quotes

We must ensure that the global market is embedded in broadly shared values and practices that reflect global social needs, and that all the world's people share the benefits of globalization. - Kofi Annan , Statesman

Practice Quotes

My mother, may her soul rest in peace, shaped my personality; thanks to her, I have acquired many values, good traits and skills. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Royalty

Skill Quotes, Personality Quotes

There's very little dislike of Americans in the world, shown by repeated polls, and the dissatisfaction - that is, the hatred and the anger - they come from acceptance of American values, not a rejection of them, and recognition that they're rejected by the U.S. government and by U.S. elites, which does lead to hatred and anger. - Noam Chomsky

Action Quotes, American Quotes, Acceptance Quotes, Anger Quotes, Recognition Quotes, Hatred Quotes

It takes a great deal of character strength to apologize quickly out of one's heart rather than out of pity. A person must possess himself and have a deep sense of security in fundamental principles and values in order to genuinely apologize. - Stephen Covey, Businessman

Apology Quotes, Great Quotes, Strength Quotes, Character Quotes, Heart Quotes, Security Quotes

I didn't grow up in one of those restrictive Christian households where you couldn't do this or that. We were brought up with a great collection of good morals and good values, but we also had fun. We'd go to church on Sunday, but then have ice cream, roller skate or play in the park afterwards. - Yolanda Adams, Musician

Great Quotes

To summarize, draft resistance can make use of the inegalitarian nature of American society as a technique for increasing the cost of American aggression, and it threatens values that are important to those in a decision-making position. - Noam Chomsky

American Quotes, Decision Quotes, Important Quotes, Nature Quotes

The right to a quality education is, I believe, the perfect path to bridge the gap between different cultures and to reconcile various civilizations. Without such a right, the values of liberty, justice and equality will have no meaning. Ignorance is by far the biggest danger and threat to humankind. - Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned, Royalty

Education Quotes, Anger Quotes, Ignorance Quotes, Civilization Quotes, Equality Quotes, Justice Quotes

Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values. - A. R. Ammons, American Poet

Great Quotes, Attention Quotes, Poetry Quotes

A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. - Socrates, Philosopher

Emotion Quotes

Parents walk a fine line between discipline and grace - values have to hold even when circumstances change or call for compromise or compassion. It's the ultimate challenge to be both firm and fluid, soft and strong, yielding yet rock solid. - Kristin Armstrong , Athlete

Challenge Quotes, Change Quotes, Circumstances Quotes, Compromise Quotes, Discipline Quotes, Parents Quotes, Compassion Quotes, Grace Quotes

Somehow, we have come to the erroneous belief that we are all but flesh, blood, and bones, and that's all. So we direct our values to material things. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Belief Quotes, Material Quotes

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Poet

Beauty Quotes

Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil. - C. S. Lewis, Author

Education Quotes, Clever Quotes, Evil Quotes

4 Top quotes about Values by Shari Arison

In everything I do, whether in business, philanthropy or my personal life, I am guided by my inner truth, my values. - Shari Arison , Businesswoman

Life Quotes, Business Quotes, Truth Quotes

Doing good business - being ethical, being transparent, being caring, implementing values in your business - makes a difference, and you make money at the same time. - Shari Arison , Businesswoman

Business Quotes, Time Quotes, Money Quotes

Putting forward your positive energy connects you back to basic human values which we all share. Good Deeds Day shows that no matter the size of the gesture, a smile that brightens someone else's day or volunteering in your community, we can all take active part in making a difference. - Shari Arison , Businesswoman

Energy Quotes, Smile Quotes, Community Quotes

I find that when you lead with vision and values, engaging employees and showing them that values are just as important as profits, everyone comes on board. And not only do they come on board, but they connect to their own individual creativity. - Shari Arison , Businesswoman

Important Quotes, Profit Quotes, Creativity Quotes, Vision Quotes