Value

804 – “We do not know the true value of our moments until they have undergone the test of memory. Like the images the photographer plunges into a golden bath, our sentiments take on color; and only then, after that recoil and that trans-figuration, do we understand their real meaning and enjoy them in all their tranquil splendor.”

–Georges Duhamel

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607 – Oscar Wilde Price and Value Quote

–A Conversation between Lord Darlington and Cecil Graham in Oscar Wilde’s Play Lady Windermere’s Fan

Cecil Graham: “What is a cynic?”

Lord Darlington: “A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing.”

Cecil Graham: “And a sentimentalist, my dear Darlington, is a man who sees an absurd value in everything, and doesn’t know the market price of any single thing.”

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151 – “Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value. Everywhere around us, there are examples of people who are doing just that — who are celebrating the oneness of the human family.”

Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town
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