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Letter "V" » values
«Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.»
Author: Dr. James C. Dobson
«I'm in favor of legalizing drugs. According to my values system, if people want to kill themselves, they have every right to do so. Most of the harm that comes from drugs is because they are illegal.»
«If one benefits tangibly from the exploitation of others who are weak, is one morally implicated in their predicament? Or are basic rights of human existence confined to the civilized societies that are wealthy enough to afford them? Our values are defined by what we will tolerate when it is done to others.»
Author: William Greider
, human existence
«Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.»
«Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.»
«Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.»
«A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.»
«As we become ever more diverse, we must work harder to unite around our common values and our common humanity.»
«If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values -- that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
Back To Reality
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«Draft registration destroys the very values that our society is committed to defending.»