Saturday, April 2, 2011

20 Quotes on VALUES in Business and in Life!

Values Quotes on Character, Trust, Honesty, Commitment and more |
Dear WHY Annie Armen Readers:

What are YOUR favorite quotes on “values”?  Please take a moment to post your favorite quote choice(s) at the end of this post.

In the mean time, may you find these purposeful quotes on VALUES empowering and meaningful to your inner WHY in business and in life! 

1.   "Effectiveness without values is a tool without a purpose."  ~Edward de Bono

2.  "Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value."  ~Albert Einstein

3.   "Treasure the love you receive above all.  It will survive long after your good health has vanished."  ~Og Mandino

4.   "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor."  ~Vince Lombardi

5.  "Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, riches take wing, and only character endures." ~Horace Greeley (1811-1872), New York newspaper editor

6.   "The ultimate determinant in the struggle now going on for the world will not be bombs and rockets but a test of wills and ideas - a trial of spiritual resolve: the values we hold, the beliefs we cherish and the ideals to which we are dedicated."  ~Ronald Reagan

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

8.   “We never know the worth of water 'til the well is dry.”  ~English Proverb

9.   “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents. Value what you know and start charging for it.”  ~Kim Garst

10. “Without commonly shared and widely entrenched moral values and obligations, neither the law, nor democratic government, nor even the market economy will function properly.”  ~Václav Havel

11.  "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it. No destructive lies. No ridiculous fears. No debilitating anger.” ~Bill Bradley

12.  “I value the friend who for me finds time on his calendar, but I cherish the friend who for me does not consult his calendar.”  ~Robert Brault

13.  “The crucial variable in the process of turning knowledge into value is creativity.”  ~John Kao

14.  "Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.”  ~Anton Chekhov

15.  “The reason I beat the Austrians is, they did not know the value of five minutes”    ~Napoleon Bonaparte

16.  “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”  ~Albert Camus

17.  “Guard well your spare moments.  They are like uncut diamonds.  Discard them and their value will never be known.  Improve them and they will become the brightest gems in a useful life.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

18.  “I can't change the fact that my paintings don't sell.  But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.”  ~Vincent van Gogh

19.  "We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it is all about.”  ~Joseph Campbell

20.  "Realize that true happiness lies within you.  Waste no time and effort searching for peace and contentment and joy in the world outside.  Remember that there is no happiness in having or in getting, but only in giving.  Reach out. Share.  Smile.  Hug.  Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."  ~Og Mandino


  1. Hello Annie, Keep up the good work!

    I would like to share 1 of my own "Quotes."

    "The Day You Fail...Is The Day You Quit."
    -Tony Lamar

  2. Hi Annie Great job love your work!!!

    "Those who come last enter with advantage.— They are born to the wealth of antiquity.— The materials for judging are prepared, and the foundations of knowledge are laid to their hands.—Besides, if the point was tried by antiquity, antiquity would lose it, for the present age is really the oldest, and has the largest experience to plead."


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