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    Dear to us are those who love us. . . but dearer are those who reject us as unworthy, for they add another life; they build a heaven before us whereof we had not dreamed, and thereby supply to us new powers out of the recesses of the spirit . . .

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This mournful truth is everywhere confess'd,
Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.

This mournful truth is everywhere confess'd,
Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd.

by Samuel Johnson Found in: Worth Quotes,
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An intelligent enemy is worth more than a stupid friend.

An intelligent enemy is worth more than a stupid friend.

by Senegalese Proverb Found in: Worth Quotes,
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A pilot's part in calms cannot be spy'd,
In dangerous times true worth is only tri'd.

A pilot's part in calms cannot be spy'd,
In dangerous times true worth is only tri'd.

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Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
[Lat., Nihil vulgare te dignum videri potest.]

Nothing common can seem worthy of you.
[Lat., Nihil vulgare te dignum videri potest.]

by Augustus Caesar Found in: Worth Quotes,
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I care not twopence.

I care not twopence.

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Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.

Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.

by Charlie Chaplin Found in: Rejection Quotes,
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An ounce of enterprise is worth a pound of privilege.

An ounce of enterprise is worth a pound of privilege.

by Frederic R. Marvin Found in: Worth Quotes,
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I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of read more

I believe in the supreme worth of the individual and in his right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

by John D. Rockefeller Found in: Worth Quotes,
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They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were
slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins read more

They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were
slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and
goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, and tormented;
(Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts,
and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

by Bible Found in: Worth Quotes,
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