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Worth Quotes

22 of the best book quotes about worth
  1. #1
    “Every human life is worth the same, and worth saving.”
  2. #2
    “Now, the Star-Belly Sneetches had bellies with stars. The Plain-Belly Sneetches had none upon thars.”
  3. #3
    “Because if you base your self-worth on what everyone else thinks of you, you hand all your power over to other people and become dependent on a source outside of yourself for validation. Then you wind up chasing after something you have no control over, and should that something suddenly place its focus somewhere else, or change its mind and decide you’re no longer very interesting, you end up with a full-blown identity crisis.”
  4. #4
    “It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.”
  5. #5
    “She was so tired of being considered disposable.”
  6. #6
    “Laws and principles are not for the times when there is no temptation: they are for such moments as this, when body and soul rise in mutiny against their rigour ... If at my convenience I might break them, what would be their worth?”
  7. #7
    “A small, quiet, grassroots movement that starts with each of us saying, “My story matters because I matter.” A movement where we can take to the streets with our messy, imperfect, wild, stretch-marked, wonderful, heartbreaking, grace-filled, and joyful lives. A movement fueled by the freedom that comes when we stop pretending that everything is okay when it isn’t. A call that rises up from our bellies when we find the courage to celebrate those intensely joyful moments even though we’ve convinced ourselves that savoring happiness is inviting disaster.”
  8. #8
    “I learned to rest in the knowledge that I will still be okay even if both of those things go away tomorrow. I studied the gospel and finally grasped the divine knowledge that I was loved and worthy and enough...as I am.”
  1. #9
    “No matter what he does, every person on earth plays a central role in the history of the world. And normally he doesn’t know it.”
  2. #10
    “You are a wonderful creation. You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you want to know.”
  3. #11
    “I am large, I contain multitudes.”
  4. #12
    “The most dangerous stories we make up are the narratives that diminish our inherent worthiness. We must reclaim the truth about our lovability, divinity, and creativity.”
  5. #13
    “There will be times when standing alone feels too hard, too scary, and we’ll doubt our ability to make our way through the uncertainty. Someone, somewhere, will say, ‘Don’t do it. You don’t have what it takes to survive the wilderness.’ This is when you reach deep into your heart and remind yourself, ‘I am the wilderness.‘”
  6. #14
    “Every story matters...We are all worthy of telling our stories and having them heard. We all need to be seen and honored in the same way that we all need to breathe.”
  7. #15
    “And it is very much lamented,...
    That you have no such mirrors as will turn
    Your hidden worthiness into your eye
    That you might see your shadow.”
  8. #16
    “Much of our work now is more a matter of “rehumanizing.” That starts in the same place dehumanizing starts--with words and images...We must never tolerate dehumanization--the primary instrument of violence that has been used in every genocide recorded throughout history. When we engage in dehumanizing rhetoric or promote dehumanizing images, we diminish our own humanity in the process...[it] says volumes about who we are and the degree to which we’re operating in our integrity.”
  1. #17
    “Nothing has transformed my life more than realizing that it’s a waste of time to evaluate my worthiness by weighing the reaction of the people in the stands.”
  2. #18
    “You were worth it, old friend, and a thousand times over.”
  3. #19
    “I can feel what you’re feeling now — and you are worth it.”
  4. #20
    “The God who made the moon and the stars and the mountains and the oceans, The Creator who did all of those things, believed that you and your baby were meant to be a pair. That doesn’t mean you’re going to be a perfect fit. That doesn’t mean you won’t make mistakes. It does mean that you need not fear failure because you can’t fail at a job you were created to do.”
  5. #21
    “Don’t give up! I believe in you all. A person’s a person, no matter how small!”
  6. #22
    “I also learned that I am a child of God--and that trumps everything else.”
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