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Worth Quotes

How much are you worth and where exactly do you stand in life? If your answer for this question comes quickly and has a positive tone of voice, you can take it for granted that you’re worth quite a lot in life. Even if you are not worth much, if your answer came quickly, you can take it for granted that you know just where you stand in life. However, if you thought and pondered on where you stand and where you’re headed, how much you are really worth in life is a question, the answer for which you will have to be hunting for/. Read on for famous value/significance quotations and sayings.

Woodrow Wilson

One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.

Willie Nelson

You know why divorces are so expensive? They're worth it.

Mick Jagger

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.

James Russell Lowell

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

Freddie Mercury

When I'm dead, I want to be remembered as a musician of some worth and substance.

Theodore Roosevelt

Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Marvin Olasky

It starts this way: The worth of a job is not defined by what it allows you to do when you're not working.

Bill Paxton

I grew up in Texas, but that was 20 years ago. Last year, in Fort Worth, they had hail the size of softballs. We're seeing more and more powerful storms, of all types, almost on a biblical level.

John Greenleaf Whittier

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.

David Beckham

There are certain battles that you pick. When they're not worth picking, they're laughable stories.

Walter Scott

All men who have turned out worth anything have had the chief hand in their own education.

Theodore Roosevelt

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

Elizabeth I

One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.

Ronald Reagan

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.

Robert Downey Jr.

Life is just so painful and messy and hard and worth it and all that stuff.

Jorge Luis Borges

The flattery of posterity is not worth much more than contemporary flattery, which is worth nothing.

John Ruskin

A book worth reading is worth buying.

Charles Lamb

A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.

Franklin P. Jones

Love doesn't make the word go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.


The unexamined life is not worth living.

Life Living
Benjamin Franklin

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

Reading Writing
P. G. Wodehouse

Her pupils were at once her salvation and her despair. They gave her the means of supporting life, but they made life hardly worth supporting.

Mia Hamm

You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.

Lawrence Peter Berra

A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore.

John Ruskin

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

Walter Scott

One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.

Robert Louis Stevenson

An aim in life is the only fortune worth finding.

Robert Kennedy

In the last analysis, our every right is only worth what our lawyer makes it worth.

Emmanuel Macron

I don't have luxurious tastes or great needs, but my independence is worth a lot to me.

William James

Is life worth living? It all depends on the liver.

Life Living
J. K. Rowling

Never be ashamed! There's some who'll hold it against you, but they're not worth bothering with.

Michelle Obama

There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made.

Matt Smith

Any actor worth his salt has a responsibility to reinvent himself from part to part.

Mae West

An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.

Samuel Johnson

Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.

Robert Browning

No, when the fight begins within himself, A man's worth something.

Marcus Aurelius

A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions.

Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.

Lyndon B. Johnson

No member of our generation who wasn't a Communist or a dropout in the thirties is worth a damn.

Daniel Craig

I'm potentially worth a lot of money, but I've got to go and make something that's worth a lot of money.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

Lee Iacocca

Any supervisor worth his salt would rather deal with people who attempt too much than with those who try too little.

David Letterman

Anything worth doing is worth overdoing.

William James

This life is worth living, we can say, since it is what we make it.

Life Living
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?

Benjamin Franklin

One today is worth two tomorrows.

Khalil Gibran

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.

Ambrose Bierce

Meekness: Uncommon patience in planning a revenge that is worth while.

Patience Revenge
Ralph Waldo Emerson

An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.

Ayn Rand

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.

Desire Action
John Ruskin

A thing is worth what it can do for you, not what you choose to pay for it.

Brad Pitt

To leave home, it's got to be worth leaving.

Baltasar Gracian

To equal a predecessor, one must have twice they worth.

Jordan Peterson

If you're a social scientist worth your salt, you never do a univariate analysis.

Mae West

Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.

Mae West

A man in the house is worth two in the street.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

If a thing is worth doing, it is worth doing badly.

William Blake

What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.

Daniel Radcliffe

I think any actor worth their salt wants to show as much versatility as they possibly can.


All the reasonings of men are not worth one sentiment of women.

Christina Ricci

I didn't use to think anything was worth keeping private. Now I do.

Mahatma Gandhi

Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err.

George Bernard Shaw

I enjoy convalescence. It is the part that makes the illness worth while.

Ronald Reagan

One picture is worth 1,000 denials.

Benjamin Franklin

When the well is dry, they know the worth of water.

George W. Bush

This way of life is worth defending.

Joe Biden

There's no political point worth my son's life.

Will Rogers

One Ad is worth more to a paper than forty Editorials.

H. L. Mencken

Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

Zooey Deschanel

There are so many cute vintage dresses made out of synthetics from the '60s and '70s - but they're so itchy and hot. It's not worth it!

Olivia Wilde

This business is based on numbers, and the numbers show that it's worth investing in female-driven and female-directed films.

Cate Blanchett

There are certain things in ancient practices that are not worth adhering to.

Donald Trump

I'm worth far too much money. I don't need anybody's money.

Lady Gaga

I've had grand pianos that are more expensive than, like, a year's worth of rent.