I once tried thinking for an entire day, but I found it less valuable than one moment of study.
For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.
As the unity of the modern world becomes increasingly a technological rather than a social affair, the techniques of the arts provide the most valuable means of insight into the real direction of our own collective purposes.
A man’s ‘original and natural right’ to make all contracts that are ‘intrinsically obligatory,’ and to coerce the fulfillment of them, is one of the most valuable and indispensable of all human possessions.
Without effective protection of the citizens’ right to property, it will be difficult to attract and accumulate valuable capital.
The best people to provide valuable information about any society are the children of that society who belong to its culture and are part of its collective conscience.
The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics.
I pledge allegiance to the living, and I will defend art from history. I will rescue art from the future, from its attrition into taste, and from the speculative notion that it will become more valuable with time.
In almost everything, experience is more valuable than precept.
It was a favorite expression of Theophrastus that time was the most valuable thing that a man could spend.