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Importance

Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.
(Marie Curie, Polish-French physicist, 1867-1934)
 
Everything that can be counted doesn't necessarily count; everything that counts can't be necessarily be counted.
(Albert Einstein, Nobel Prize winning physicist, 1879-1955)
 
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
(Dale Carnegie, American author, 1888-1955)

 
If you hold on tight to what you think is your thing, you might find you're missing all the rest.
(Dave Matthews, American singer-songwriter)
 
All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
(Martin Luther King, American civil rights activist, 1929-1968)
 
Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
(Buddha)
 
Life is an unanswered question, but let's still believe in the dignity and importance of that question.
(Tennessee Williams, American playwright, 1911-1983)
 
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German poet and playwright, 1749-1832)
 
The things which are most important don't always scream the loudest.
(Robert James Lee Hawke, Australian prime minister, born 1929)
 
The only worthwhile achievements of men are those which are socially useful.
(Alfred Adler, Austrian psychologist, 1870-1937)
 
Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble.
(Arab proverb)
 
What we say is important, for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.
(Jim Beggs, American author)
 
To gain that which is worth having, it may be necessary to lose everything else.
(Bernadette Devlin, Northern Irish politician and social activist, born 1947)
 
Every situation, every moment, is of infinite worth; for it is the representative of a whole eternity.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German philosopher, poet and playwright, 1749-1832)
 
It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others.
(Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian, 1906-1945)
 
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter.
(Martin Luther King, American civil rights activist, 1929-1968)
 
Treasure the love you receive above all.  It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished.
(Og Mandino, American writer, 1923-1996)
 
It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance.
(Thomas Huxley, English biologist, 1825-1895)
 
It is more important to be of service than successful.
(Robert Francis Kennedy, USA senator and attorney general, 1925-1968)
 
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
(John Cassis, American motivational speaker and former basketball pro)
 
Nothing is worth more than this day.  You cannot relive yesterday.  Tomorrow is still beyond your reach.
(Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German philosopher, playwright and poet, 1749-1832)
 
Don't think so much about who is for or against you, rather give all your care, that God be with you in everything you do.
(Thomas a Kempis, German philosopher, 1379-1471)
 
It is easier to discover a deficiency in individuals, than to see their real importance and value.
(Georg Hegel, German philosopher, 1770-1831)
 
The destination will never be more important than the journey towards it.
(Thich Nhat Hanh, Vietnamese Buddhist monk)
 
It is the experience of living that is important, not searching for meaning.
We bring meaning by how we love the world.
(Bernie S. Siegel, American spiritual writer)