Values--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Values—The Ultimate Quotation Collection


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43 Page Quotation Collection on Values

This 43 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Values. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Values, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Values:

The sun, though it passes through dirty places, yet remains as pure as before.

--Francis Bacon

It is the greatest good to the greatest number which is the measure of right and wrong.

--Jeremy Bentham

The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.

--Dante Alighieri

Know your worth so you know when to say, ‘Yes’, and when to say, ‘Thank you but no thank you.’

—Sam Owen

To do as you would be done by, is the plain, sure, and undisputed rules of morality and justice.

—Lord Chesterfield

Perhaps the worst sin in life is knowing right and not doing it.

--Martin Luther King. Jr.

To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler—and less trouble.

--Mark Twain

To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.

--Theodore Roosevelt

Moral courage is a more rare commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence.

--Robert F. Kennedy

If you don’t want anyone to know it, don’t do it.

--Chinese Proverb

The only things worth our knowing are those that teach us to live good lives.

--Jean Jacques Rousseau

Most youth still hold the same values of their parents…if we do not alter this

pattern, if we don’t resocialize, our system will decay.

—John Goodlad

Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.

--Margaret Chase Smith

Morality cannot be legislated, but behavior can be regulated. Judicial decrees may not change the heart, but they can restrain the heartless.

--Martin Luther King, Jr.

The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.

—Benjamin Jowett

Television is much more than mere entertainment: it is also a major source of observational learning experiences, a setter of norms. It determined what people judge to be appropriate behavior in a variety of situations. Indeed it might be that television has become one of the most important agencies of socialization that our society possesses.

—J. Philipe Rushton

Educate the heart. Let us have good men.

—Hiram Powers

Teaching children to count is not as important as teaching them what counts.

—Arlene Greco

Would the boy you were be proud of the man you are?

--Laurence J. Peter

To see and listen to the wicked is already the beginning of wickedness.


In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock

--Thomas Jefferson

Absolute morality is the regulation of conduct in such a way that pain shall not be inflicted.

--Herbert Spencer

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