Values — 5 Quotes

“Values are what we care about.  As such, values should be the driving force for our decisionmaking.  They should be the basis for the time and effort we spend thinking about decisions.  But this is not the way it is.  It is not even close to the way it is.”  (Ralph L. KeeneyValue-Focused Thinking, 1992, Harvard University Press, p. 3).

“Values are like fingerprints. Nobody’s are the same, but you leave ’em all over everything you do.”  (attributed to Elvis Presley)

“Each of us knows exactly one mind from the inside, and no two of us know the same mind from the inside. No other kind of thing is known about in that way.”  (Daniel C. Dennett, 1996, Kinds of Minds: Toward an Understanding of Consciousness, New York: Basic Books, 3.)

“Life is like a ten-speed bike. Most of us have gears we never use.”  (Charles M. Shulz).

“Without question, the most abundant, least expensive, most underutilized, and constantly abused resource in the world is human ingenuity.” (Dee Hock, 2005, One From Many: VISA and the Rise of Chaordic Organization, Berrett-Koehler, 55.)