Measure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Measure

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The modern meaning of life's end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it?
~By Don DeLillo ~


There's no preventative measure between the Palestinians, between those terrorists to the state of Israel.
~By Silvan Shalom ~


Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time.
~By Benjamin Hoff ~


In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.
~By Alberto Giacometti ~


One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
~By William Booth ~


Each and every one of the security measures we implement serves an important goal: providing safe and efficient air travel for the millions of people who rely on our aviation system every day.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


In addition to a soaring stock market, 6.6 million jobs have been created since tax relief measures went into effect in 2003. Our deficit situation has also improved as tax revenues have increased at double-digit rates over the past two years.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


During the last regular session and the most recent special session, measures that I see as little more than Band-Aids were applied to three health programs in the state.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


Happiness is a real, objective phenomenon, scientifically verifiable. That means people and whole societies can now be measured over time and compared accurately with one another. Causes and cures for unhappiness can be quantified.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


In a few years, all great physical constants will have been approximately estimated, and that the only occupation which will be left to men of science will be to carry these measurements to another place of decimals.
~By James C. Maxwell ~


For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter.
~By Marie de France ~


I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and the principles articulated in it the full measure of respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court.
~By Elena Kagan ~


How man evolved with such an incredible reservoir of talent and such fantastic diversity isn't completely understood... he knows so little and has nothing to measure himself against.
~By Edward T. Hall ~


A comparison between the triplets tentatively deduced by these methods with the changes in amino acid sequence produced by mutation shows a fair measure of agreement.
~By Francis Crick ~


It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


The application of a strong magnetic field enables the measurement of the energy of the most penetrating particles to be carried out, and the method may be capable of still further extension and improvement.
~By Victor Francis Hess ~


In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on.
~By John Henry Carver ~


I believe the term modulation denotes in music the uninterrupted shift from one key to another: I do not know the term for change of rhythm without change of measure.
~By Allen Tate ~


I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


Economists are coming to acknowledge that measures of national wealth and poverty in terms strictly of average income tell you little that is significant of the health or viability of a society.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
~By Albert Szent Gyorgyi ~


Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?
~By Walt Whitman ~


Know how to behave at a fine restaurant, which is a telltale measure of social maturity.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way.
~By Frances Perkins ~


A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
~By Daniel Webster ~


By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by the side of those whose measures tend not only to the improvement of their own subjects, but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere.
~By Henry Charles Carey ~


If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race.
~By Abraham Cahan ~


Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies, have been left in a great measure to grope their way as they could through the darkness which surrounds them, almost totally unaided by the parent state?
~By John Strachan ~


The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.
~By Margaret Mead ~


One of the things that I've always thought I would like to do is to develop an environmental index. Then people can measure their own environmental performance on an index as they do in other ways.
~By Maurice Strong ~


In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
~By J. K. Rowling ~


Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength.
~By Ninon de Lenclos ~


Measured in time of transport and communication, the whole round globe is now smaller than a small European country was a hundred years ago.
~By John Boyd Orr ~


Direction coupling between the various radiations generated in a nuclear reaction both with one another and with the initiating radiation can also be detected and measured by coincidences; this provides valuable information about the structure of the atomic nuclei.
~By Walther Bothe ~


If my tongue were trained to measures, I would sing a stirring song.
~By Paul Tillich ~


I wasn't campaigning for a role in a Hollywood television series, it was a fluke. So you've got to have a measure of good luck, you really have, being in the right place at the right time.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


What we want is a lasting peace. We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


Destroy or take away the employment and wages of those artisans - which the corn laws in a great measure do - and you will, ere long, render the land in Great Britain of as little value as it is in other countries.
~By Joseph Hume ~


There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


How does one measure the success of a museum?
~By Paul Getty ~


The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
~By Bruce Feirstein ~


The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way.
~By Robert Kiyosaki ~


Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them.
~By Saint Basil ~


My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for.
~By Jane Rule ~


Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from.
~By Vernon Howard ~


The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


In Connecticut, my understanding, although I haven't seen the actual litigation, is that they want to measure every other year and not provide annual assessment as is required in the statute.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.
~By Jean Baudrillard ~


I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
~By William Henry Harrison ~


The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
~By Carl Jung ~


We did experiments with the Boston Symphony for many years where we measured the angles of incidence of sound arriving at the ears of the audience, then took the measurements back to MIT and analyzed them.
~By Amar Bose ~


Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The situation in the West Bank and Gaza involves a military occupation amid urban guerrilla warfare, analogous to the British security measures in Northern Island, that hopefully will end with a cease-fire.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


I'm confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we've got additional security measures that didn't exist a couple of years ago.
~By Tom Ridge ~


Skin is made in large measure of a protein called collagen.
~By Michael Behe ~


I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are persons seeking employment, probably calling for a rate of unemployment, as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent.
~By William Vickrey ~


I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
~By Margaret Mead ~


God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
~By John Lennon ~


Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
~By Anna Pavlova ~


The steady expansion of welfare programs can be taken as a measure of the steady disintegration of the Negro family structure over the past generation in the United States.
~By Daniel Patrick Moynihan ~


I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren't true.
~By Cybill Shepherd ~


Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree.
~By Joseph Butler ~


It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.
~By Alfred Adler ~


Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq, but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply.
~By Leo Bogart ~


One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
~By Clifton Paul Fadiman ~


Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough.
~By Sarah Brady ~


I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


It is impossible to fuse totally with a culture for which you feel a measure of antagonism.
~By Chaim Potok ~


The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.
~By William Blake ~


Man is the measure of all things.
~By Protagoras ~


So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
~By Haniel Long ~


There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
~By Arlen Specter ~


Desperate affairs require desperate measures.
~By Horatio Nelson ~


Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented through simple and painless preventive measures. A late diagnosis can result in more serious, long-term consequences.
~By Olympia Snowe ~


Measures of self-government and a school council, especially for such young children, were a great innovation.
~By Dora Russell ~


Border security is a complex issue and will remain a top priority during the 2007 legislative year. As Congress works to fix this problem, I will continue to push for strong measures that beef up security at our borders.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
~By Thomas B. Macaulay ~


Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people.
~By Samuel Chase ~


Of course, you always have to be concerned about hijacking. But with the measures that are in place right now, I'd say that probably the airways are as safe as they've been in a good number of years.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others.
~By Paul Harris ~


By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure.
~By Sheila Jackson Lee ~


The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred.
~By Soichiro Honda ~


We know: of course, with regard to the market and similar social structures, a great many facts which we cannot measure and on which indeed we have only some very imprecise and general information.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


And I don't think that success can be measured by how many TV shows you're on.
~By Clay Aiken ~


Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit.
~By Elia Kazan ~


We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
~By Toni Morrison ~


Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
~By H. G. Wells ~

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June 13 ,2024
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