Values – Quotes

Take a few minutes to read and think about the following questions:

Do you have a favourite quote?
Can you think of a quote that changed your point of view?
Can you think of a quote that you don’t agree with? Why don’t you agree?
Has anyone ever quoted something you said?


“Freedom is nothing but a chance to do better.” -Albert Camus

“To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” -Nelson Mandela

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” – Jean Paul Sartre


“At the end of the day, we can endure much more that we think we can.” – Frida Kahlo

“The world breaks everyone, and afterwards some are strong at the broken places.” – Earnest Hemingway

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Frederich Nietzsche


“I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.” – Mother Teresa


“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” – Thomas Jefferson

“No legacy is so rich as honesty.” – William Shakespeare

“I ought to go upright and vital, and speak the rude truth in all ways.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson


“I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.” – Socrates


“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” — Albert Einstein

“The world of imagination is the world of eternity.” – William Blake


“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.” – Emily Dickinson


“Do one thing every day that scares you.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.” – Anais Nin

Discussion Questions:
1.) Select one of the quotes to talk about. Look it up and read about it in context.
2.) Tell us about the context of the quote.
3.) In your opinion, what is the author expressing?
4.) Do you agree or disagree with the quote? Why?
5.) How is this idea relevant in your life?
6.) Describe a time that you did or didn’t follow this advice. What happened?
7.) How would the world be different if everyone followed this advice?