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If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,
by J. R. R. Tolkien

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold,
it would be a merrier world.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Courage is found in unlikely places.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

 

A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Still round the corner there may wait,
A new road or a secret gate.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I don't know half of you half as well as I should like;
and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

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It's the job that's never started takes longest to finish.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Go not to the elves for counsel, for they will say both yes and no.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations,
if you live near him.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I wish life was not so short, he thought.
languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards,
for they are subtle and quick to anger.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

I am told that I talk in shorthand and then smudge it.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Not all who wander are lost.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Not life, but good life,
is to be chiefly valued.
- Socrates

Those who won our independence...
valued liberty as an end and as a means.
They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness
and courage to be the secret of liberty.
- Louis D. Brandeis

One good Husband is worth two good Wives;
for the scarcer things are, the more they're valued.
- Benjamin Franklin

That which costs little is less valued.
- Miguel de Cervantes

If each of us is to feel that he or she is valued,
this calls for more than public funding.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

The child benefits more from being valued than evaluated.
- Don Dinkmeyer

Men often are valued high, when they are most wretched.
- John Webster

Machines are worshipped because they are beautiful
and valued because they confer power;
they are hated because they are hideous and loathed
because they impose slavery.
- Bertrand Russell

I hope that memory is valued - that we do not lose memory.
- Studs Terkel

In this possibly terminal phase of human existence,
democracy and freedom are more than just ideals to be valued -
they may be essential to survival.
- Noam Chomsky

Fathering makes a man, whatever his standing in the eyes of the world,
feel strong and good and important, just as he makes
his child feel loved and valued.
- Frank Pittman

Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results;
we value it in the act.
- Alice Meynell

Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
- Emily Bronte

Work is valued by the social value of the worker.
- Gloria Steinem

She was trusted and valued by her father,
loved and courted by all dogs, cats,
children,
and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.
- Anne Bronte

Schools are generally feminine places,
institutions where conformity is valued,
taught largely by conformist women.
- Judith M. Bardwick

To feel valued, to know, even if only once in a while,
that you can do a job well is an absolutely marvelous feeling.
- Barbara Walters

Historically, San Franciscans have not valued street
trees as much as other communities have.
- Gavin Newsom

I personally apologize to any person who felt anything
less than respected and valued by myself.
- Kevin Shelley

Wine is valued by its price, not its flavour.
- Anthony Trollope

My grandmother valued even the smallest of things.
- Koichi Tanaka

First and foremost, it was fun.
Everybody involved with it made you feel like they
were an important contributor to the process.
We were made to feel valued.
- Adam Arkin

It's amazing that this is still news to people,
but that affects the final outcome of the film.
When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued,
they give 110 percent.
- Adam Arkin

Noting that Huckleberry Finn was originally both valued
and reviled because it shows the reader that the accepted
moral code and social hierarchy is not always correct.
- Robert Vaughan

It is, perhaps, better to be valued as an object of
passion than never to be valued at all.
- Angela Carter

Yeah, there were a few years in the early nineties
where I really began to hate what was valued as funny
and just sort of what was valued in stand-up,
period.
- Patton Oswalt

The quality of your work, in the long run,
is the deciding factor on how much your services are valued by the world.
- Orison Swett Marden

I'm still figuring out why people would want to look at me.
Maybe it's generic beauty, but it's weird to be valued
for something I was born with.
- Josie Maran

Argumentative exhibitions bring issues to life in a
way that very much irritates traditional curators who
want to see their pictures valued for themselves.
- Jonathan Miller

Money is always transitively valued.
More money is supposedly always better than less money.
- Gregory Bateson

Health is not valued till sickness comes.
- Thomas Fuller

What we do now is to be valued - but we need to do more,
so that it's more exciting to other people,
and therefore that excitement shines back on us and
we're able to have the energy to do more,
to widen our creativity.
- Siobhan Davies

He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his,
and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting,
a statuette, a rare lace curtain - no matter what -
after he had bought it and placed it among his household gods.
- Kate Chopin

Appraisals are where you get together with your team
leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are,
how much your contribution has been valued,
what massive potential you have and,
in recognition of all this,
would you mind having your salary halved.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Your most precious, valued possessions and your greatest
powers are invisible and intangible.
No one can take them.
You, and you alone, can give them.
You will receive abundance for your giving.
- W. Clement Stone

We are so obsessed with doing that we have no time
and no imagination left for being.
As a result, men are valued not for what they are but
for what they do or what they have -
for their usefulness.
- Thomas Merton

In comparison, Google is brilliant because it uses
an algorithm that ranks Web pages by the number of links to them,
with those links themselves valued by the number of
links to their page of origin.
- Michael Shermer

The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime,
and it's partly because of the product that we produce.
We do a one-hour show in 12 hours.
Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days.
- Deidre Hall

The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued
in the terms of its material wealth or military power,
but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals -
its philosophers,
its poets and its artists.
- Herbert Read

Between 1939 and 1945 you produced weapons and war
equipment valued at thirteen billion dollars,
70 per cent of which you shipped to your allies.
The same process is going on today in Canada's much
larger and growing industry.
- Arthur H. Sulzberger

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

If you really want to make a friend,
go to someone's house and eat with him...
the people who give you their food give you their heart.
- Cesar Chavez

The only think I like better than talking about Food is eating.
- John Walters

In America, I would say New York and New Orleans are
the two most interesting food towns.
In New Orleans, they don't have a bad deli.
There's no mediocrity accepted.
- Mario Batali

I love food and feel that it is something that should be enjoyed.
I eat whatever I want.
I just don't overeat.
- Tyra Banks

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.
- James Beard

If I could only have one type of food with me,
I would bring soy sauce.
The reason being that if I have soy sauce,
I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

I will not eat oysters.
I want my food dead.
Not sick.
Not wounded.
Dead.
- Woody Allen

More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The worst vice of the solitary is the worship of his food.
- Cyril Connolly

That's a big goal of mine, to try and grow as much
of my own food as possible.
- Daryl Hannah

Confit is the ultimate comfort food,
and trendy or not,
it is dazzling stuff.
- Sally Schneider

So long as you have food in your mouth,
you have solved all questions for the time being.
- Franz Kafka

Food should be fun.
- Thomas Keller

Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising
food as raising money to buy food.
- Frank Howard Clark

I do love Italian food.
Any kind of pasta or pizza.
My new pig out food is Indian food.
I eat Indian food like three times a week.
It's so good.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt


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