Quotation Explorer - 'Worthwhile'

There were days when she was unhappy, she did not know why,--when it did not seem worthwhile to be glad or sorry, to be alive or dead; when life appeared to her like a grotesque pandemonium and humanity like worms struggling blindly toward inevitable annihilation. - Kate Chopin
Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them. - Viggo Mortensen
Love is the essence of life and it makes the life worthwhile. - Debasish Mridha
Every morning you are reborn, and prove it worthwhile. - Jay Doll
First crush, first kiss, first time I saw the oceanAnd dug my toes in the sandBaseball and summer nights, casting out when the fish first bite,First time I got a Chevy in my handsI thought nothing can touch that by a mileI thought nothing can make that moment seem so worthwhile - Scotty McCreery
Life is not just to run and run, it is also not just to have fun. Life is complete when we get something worthwhile done. - RVM
I wish you sunshine on your path and storms to season your journey. I wish you peace in the world in which you live... More I cannot wish you except perhaps love to make all the rest worthwhile. - Robert A. Ward
The cost you will pay to achieve the goal is worthwhile. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Before I start a project, I always ask myself the following question. Why is this book worth a year of my life? There needs to be something about the theme, the technique, or the research that makes the time spent on it worthwhile. - David Morrell
Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting. - Edward de Bono
It is the simple things in life that make living worthwhile - sweet fundamental things such as love.
The thing has already taken form in my mind before I start it. The first attempts are absolutely unbearable. I say this because I want you to know that if you see something worthwhile in what I am doing, it is not by accident but because of real direction and purpose. - Vincent van Gogh
A conversation in which the two parties have different beliefs should never begin with the intention of converting the other party to your own beliefs. Every worthwhile conversation's goal should be to understand the other person's opinions and help them understand your own. - Emily Eskowich
Men aren't an inexhaustible resource, even for a king. Soldiers must have faith that their sacrifices are worthwhile. - C. J. Brightley
If a bloke gave you a hundred quid for a book you can bet your life it’s his way, but if all the poor and suffering people raise their hats to you for writing it - that’s different; it makes it worthwhile then. - Alan Marshall
Nobody can tell you if what you're doing is good, meaningful or worthwhile. The more compelling the path, the more lonely it is. - Hugh Macleod
Money is not the only commodity that is fun to give. We can give time, we can give our expertise, we can give our love or simply give a smile. What does that cost? The point is, none of us can ever run out of something worthwhile to give. - Steve Goodier
Anything I've ever done that ultimately was worthwhile... initially scared me to death.
You got to like your work. You have got to like what you are doing, you have got to be doing something worthwhile so you can like it - because it is worthwhile, that it makes a difference, don't you see?
Say something worthwhile and people will listen. - Germany Kent
I can think of no more worthwhile aim than pursuing mastery in this craft while transcending one’s own limitations. - Chris Matakas
'Taint't worthwhile to wear a day all out before it comes. - Sarah Orne Jewett
I believe that a worthwhile life is defined by a kind of spiritual journey and a sense of obligation. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
The little girl riding her bicycle. Never once did she wonder: "Is this worthwhile? - Marty Rubin
The game is worthwhile in so far as we don't know what will be the end. - Michel Foucault
You'll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile. - Charlie Chaplin
Wrong turns make the right turn all the more worthwhile, once discovered. - Michael Allan Scott
Work is worthwhile only if there touch somebody's heart ,somebody's life. - maulikatma
Everything I did in my life that was worthwhile I caught hell for. - Earl Warren
Real joy comes not from ease or riches or from the praise of men, but from doing something worthwhile. - Sir Wilfred Grenfell
Living a short life as a proud person is more worthwhile than living a whole century as a chameleon. - Eraldo Banovac
With great love comes occasions of pain. You can't skip the pain; without it, you would never know what a precious thing love is. You wouldn't know to hang onto it. You wouldn't know to fight for it. You embrace the pain because the love makes it all worthwhile. - Theresa Smith
Raising teenage sons and daughters is a long and tiresome journey. With God's help the final outcome will be worthwhile. - Ana Monnar
Lots of people say that everything that we possess, experience and want; like books, music, films and holidays are all just a big distraction from death. But I think differently. I think it’s the exact order and presence of these trivial things that make life worthwhile and bearable. - Frieda Robson
If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development. - Brian Tracy
Remember, the thoughts that you think and the statements you make regarding yourself determine your mental attitude. If you have a worthwhile objective, find the one reason why you can achieve it rather than hundreds of reasons why you can’t. - Napoleon Hill
It is much more worthwhile to implement only one bright idea than collecting a thousand of them. - Eraldo Banovac
Love doesn't make the world go round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Franklin P. Jones
To live a worthy life, just love. Love is the essence of life and it makes the life worthwhile. - Debasish Mridha
All the problems and challenges make life interesting. It makes the living worthwhile. If everything follows a straight order, we lose our interest out of life. - Roshan Sharma
Life is a worthwhile adventure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Have patience with all things but first with yourself. Never confuse your mistakes with your value as a human being. You are perfectly valuable, creative, worthwhile person simply because you exist. And no amount of triumphs or tribulations can ever change that. - Saint Frances de Sales
Let everyday be an inch closer to worthwhile and an inch away from meaningless. - Tyconis D. Allison Ty
Love finds beauty in the midst of ugliness and makes the journey of life worthwhile. - Debasish Mridha
There is nothing so rewarding as to make people realize that they are worthwhile in this world. - Bob Anderson
Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out - it's the grain of sand in your shoe. - Robert Service
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. - Kurt Vonnegut
The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense. - Thomas A. Edison
Your life is your choice, so make it worthwhile - Wennie Lin
Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you. - Terry Pratchett
Faith is the womb in which all worthwhile and spectacular things have ever been born. - Eric Vance Walton
There is always a worthwhile price for discovery. Discover who you are. Know yourself. - Sesan Kareem
To me YES, AND means don't be afraid to contribute. Always make sure you're adding something to the discussion. Your initiations are worthwhile. - Tina Fey
Doing anything worthwhile will present challenges, but everyone who achieves their goal is an ordinary person who becomes extraordinary. - Joanne Van Leerdam
Love doesn't make the world go 'round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile. - Shannon L. Alder
It's always helpful to learn from your mistakes because then your mistakes seem worthwhile. - Garry Marshall
Overcoming challenges makes life a worthwhile adventure. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Unfortunately what is little recognized is that the most worthwhile scientific books are those in which the author clearly indicates what he does not know; for an author most hurts his readers by concealing difficulties. - Évariste Galois
Courage becomes a worthwhile and meaningful virtue when it is regarded not so much as a willingness to die manfully but as a determination to live decently. - Thomas S. Monson
You can either follow your dreams or adjust with your society's expectations... Either way, consequences are uncertain... the path to glory or the boulevard of mediocrity, both lead to the grave... Choose what's worthwhile, for the end is the same. - K Hari Kumar
Life is worthwhile when you walk on a path aligned to your purpose. - Gugu Mona
To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worthwhile. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. - Aleister Crowley
The worthwhile problems are the ones you can really solve or help solve, the ones you can really contribute something to. - Richard Feynman
Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction - the things that constitute real success - is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile. - William Raspberry
To find the meaning of life, enjoy the journey, the beauty of the nature, the glint of a dew drop, the warmth of the morning sun, the songs of the wind, and smiles of flowers. These are all there to make your journey worthwhile and make your life meaningful. - Debasish Mridha
In my experience, nothing worthwhile has ever really been all that easy. But it certainly has been worthwhile regardless how difficult it seemed. - Robert Fanney
Love makes the journey we call life worthwhile. - Debasish Mridha
Don't do things half-assed. If a thing is worth doing at all, it's worth doing as well as you can possibly do it. Pick out something you think is worthwhile and do it or work at it with passion. Do it with all your might.
A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done. - Vince Lombardi Jr.
Cheer up, make every endeavor worthwhile and never get tempted to take away the privilege to smile because life deserves joy and laughter. - Cesar Gealogo
We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. - Albert Einstein
Perhaps in the end, it should be left alone as a reminder that life isn't perfect, but even with it's imperfections it is worthwhile and enjoyable. Wouldn't it be great if more people thought that? - Artemus Withers
We pay a tax to succeed at anything worthwhile. That tax is called dedication, and here's the most wonderful part. Once you pay it, once you truly dedicate yourself to something important, you'll find the price was worth it. - Steve Goodier
What's the use of worrying? It never was worthwhile. - George Asaf
Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact. - Terry Pratchett
Good work, like good talk or any other form of worthwhile human relationship, depends upon being able to assume an extended shared world. - Stefan Collini
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