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Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Buddha (563 BC-483 BC) Founder of Buddhism.

Everything is worth what its purchaser will pay for it.

Publilius Syrus (1st Centry BC-?) Roman writer and poet.

Those things that are dearest to us have cost us the most.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.

Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) British politician and author.


Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) Irish poet and dramatist.

Try not to become a man of success but rather try to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German-Swiss-U.S. scientist.

The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain; and there is no good theory of disease which does not at once suggest a cure.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.

William Hazlitt (1778-1830) British essayist.

The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.