Value and cost quotes:

  • LISP programmers know the value of everything and the cost of nothing. -- Alan Perlis
  • The fact remains that most of us are anesthetized to the true cost and true value of long term care insurance. -- Michael C. Burgess
  • Insurance and funding traditionally drive capital investment. But in a world based on access, not ownership, the duration, value, cost and extent of financial services is distinctly different. -- Lisa Gansky
  • Surely there comes a time when counting the cost and paying the price aren't things to think about any more. All that matters is value - the ultimate value of what one does. -- James Hilton
  • When the commodities go up and the cost of transportation is going up, and the value of the dollar is going down, it's all going to translate to an 8 to 10 percent rise in food prices. -- John Catsimatidis
  • Scale can create value for shareholders; for consumers, who are beneficiaries of better products, delivered more quickly and at less cost; for the businesses that are our customers; and for the economy as a whole. -- Jamie Dimon
  • To summarize, draft resistance can make use of the inegalitarian nature of American society as a technique for increasing the cost of American aggression, and it threatens values that are important to those in a decision-making position. -- Noam Chomsky
  • Business executives need to start by spelling out and communicating their values. Then they need to lead by example. This means getting rid of the bad apples and declining opportunities that bring instant wealth at the cost of selling one's soul. -- Vivek Wadhwa
  • It doesn't matter much where your company sits in its industry ecosystem, nor how vertically or horizontally integrated it is - what matters is its relative 'share of customer value' in the final product or solution, and its cost of producing that value. -- Gary Hamel
  • If a scientist is reading a paper online and clicks through to purchase material, there's value there. It might be a business model; it might be enough to defray the cost of open access. I just want to create the infrastructure that makes movement and sharing easier. -- John Wilbanks
  • I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop. -- Alanis Morissette
  • What an economy really wants, after all, is not more investment per se but better investment. It wants capital to flow to companies that will create value - not in the form of a rising stock price but in the form of more goods for less cost, more jobs, and rising wages - by enhancing productivity. -- James Surowiecki
  • We need to do a top/bottom review of the federal government and for every agency administration bureaucracy that is not called for in the United States Constitution, we have to really ask the question what is its purpose, how many people work there, how much does it cost the taxpayers and what is the value to our society. -- Josh Mandel
  • Don't think of cost. Think of value. -- John Spence
  • Design adds value faster than it adds cost. -- Joel Spolsky
  • I never confuse the cost of something with its value -- Robin Hobb
  • Forgiveness is a gift of high value. Yet its cost is nothing. -- Betty Smith
  • Wisdom considers not only the cost of a choice, but also its value. -- Wes Fesler
  • Understand the acute difference between the cost of something and the value of something. -- Robin Sharma
  • The value of a promise is the cost to you of keeping your word. -- Brian Tracy
  • Features that offer value to a minority of users impose a cost on all users. -- Douglas Crockford
  • Flexibility has become a modern day value that everyone wants. But flexibility comes with a cost. -- Maynard Webb
  • Cost does not equal value... and low cost parts decrease brand equity for a very long time. -- Tom Peters
  • Nothing that has value, real value, has no cost. Not freedom, not food, not shelter, not healthcare. -- Dean Kamen
  • How good something is should never be determined by its cost, designer, origin, or its perceived value by others. -- Ashly Lorenzana
  • Kindly words, sympathizing attentions, watchfulness against wounding men's sensitiveness-these cost very little, but they are priceless in their value. -- Frederick William Robertson
  • Count the cost of everything.Rather than asking someone, "How much does this cost?" Ask yourself, "What is my value? -- Deborah Brodie
  • Count the cost of everything.Rather than asking someone, How much does this cost? Ask yourself, What is my value? -- Deborah Brodie
  • True morals are a priceless thing that possesses the highest value and can never be bought or sold at any cost. -- Abigail Landsbrook
  • The fact remains that most of us are anesthetized to the true cost and true value of long term care insurance. -- Michael C. Burgess
  • Nothing gained without cost is valued. Freedom has a cost, and all will bear it so all will value and preserve it. -- Terry Goodkind
  • If you fear to know the cost, the value will definitely be lost. Focus your attentions on the product, not the price. -- Israelmore Ayivor
  • Count the cost of your calling, find the value of your dream, and most of all find your place in His love. -- Deborah Brodie
  • People value religion on the basis of cost, and they don't value the cheapest ones the most. Religions that ask nothing get nothing. -- Rodney Stark
  • People go to see beautiful paintings to see how much they cost. Wow. The practical value is that it shows you what the human spirit can do. -- John Guare
  • We have to fight for something. It has to cost us. Our lives, our faith, have to cost us something; otherwise we're left to question its value. -- Martin Sheen
  • Ironically, pretending that parenting is easy diminishes the value of family. As truth seekers and truth speakers, we need to be honest about the cost of parenting. -- Leslie Leyland Fields
  • Everything in my life that I value has been gained at the cost of not saying what I really think and saying what they want me to say. -- Elizabeth Moon
  • My service solidified my respect for our freedom, and the struggle to preserve it. I know the cost of obtaining freedom, keeping it and the value of it. -- Brad Wenstrup