Friday, September 1, 2006

Values and Principles

A collection of the best quotes on values and principles, hand-picked by indianyogi.

It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Alfred Adler
Beauty, truth, friendship, love, creation – these are the great values of life. We can’t prove them, or explain them, yet they are the most stable things in our lives.

Jesse Herman Holmes.

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

Warren Buffet, legendary American investment manager

To see what is right and not to do it is want of courage.

Confucious, Chinese Philosopher

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.

Jane Addams

The things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.

Corinthians

A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)

We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly.

Aristotle (384 B.C.-322) B.C., Greek philosopher