Measure Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Measure

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Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while, until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted, when she quietly yields to the power of the art.
~By Robert Fortune ~


The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play.
~By Robert Anderson ~


The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.
~By Pliny the Elder ~


You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


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


If we had this back, and in full measure; if society were infused by it, through and through, and men lived its life, and in its life, philosophy would take care of itself and the nature of our institutions would not matter.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


Use the same measure for selling that you use for purchasing.
~By Abu Bakr ~


First, the American legislative process isn't well suited to large and complex measures.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.
~By Harold S. Geneen ~


Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.
~By Al Stewart ~


The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
~By George Santayana ~


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 ~


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


Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


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 ~


Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now.
~By James Lovelock ~


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


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


No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
~By Mother Teresa ~


One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief.
~By Gwen Ifill ~


I make myself pizza if it comes down to that drastic measurement.
~By Corey Haim ~


To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
~By Douglas Adams ~


Politicians have to be committed to people in equal measures.
~By Angela Merkel ~


It is also right that we continue to consult with front line workers and the public to ensure that targets are reasonable and achievable, that measurement regimes are proportionate and that the targets take full account of the other reforms that are under way.
~By John Hutton ~


Attention is the way social primates measure status. It is highly rewarding because it causes the release of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins.
~By Keith Henson ~


We measured our success not just by how much money we made, but by how much we contributed to the community. It was a two-part bottom line.
~By Jerry Greenfield ~


Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car.
~By Doug Coupland ~


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


The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
~By Corrie Ten Boom ~


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 ~


This is very similar to astronomy where different magnitudes are assigned to the brightness of an astronomical object, depending on the range of wavelengths being measured.
~By Charles Francis Richter ~


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 go wild on a stage. Some folks have measured us an image. They pretend us to be saints. And that image is much tougher to keep up with. Because that's not who we are.
~By Donnie Wahlberg ~


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


The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure.
~By Felix Klein ~


True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


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 ~


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 ~


Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


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 ~


The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
~By George S. Patton ~


I think also of my colleagues in elementary particle theory in many lands, and feel that in some measure I am here as a representative of our small, informal, international fraternity.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia.
~By Benjamin Harrison ~


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 ~


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


The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another.
~By George Bancroft ~


But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are imprisoned behind these bars; music's got these bars and measures you know.
~By Sun Ra ~


To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


But tending machinery was one thing; defining what we were trying to do and why we were doing it, and developing ways to measure how well the job was done - this was something else again.
~By Elliot Richardson ~


Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


A dwarf who brings a standard along with him to measure his own size, take my word, is a dwarf in more articles than one.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


Unmarried couples should get married - that's an excellent tax avoidance measure, if a bit drastic.
~By John Whiting ~


It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


The method of magnitude estimation provided a direct measure of sensation.
~By Stanley Smith Stevens ~


The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.
~By H. G. Wells ~


And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by.
~By Richard Attenborough ~


But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years.
~By Bulent Ecevit ~


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 ~


It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.
~By Orlando Gibbons ~


History uses a unit of measure for time that is different from that of the lifespan of the individual, whereas man is only too ready to measure the evolution of history by his own yardstick.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself.
~By James E. Casey ~


Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
~By Mike Ditka ~


We measure our enjoyments by the sum expended.
~By Felix Adler ~


The type of measure used placed constraints on which statistics can be used.
~By Stanley Smith Stevens ~


The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
~By George Bancroft ~


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 ~


Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States.
~By James K. Polk ~


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 ~


It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned.
~By William Glasser ~


Our civilisation has lost this bond between times, and tends to measure time with a yardstick, bit by bit, from one point to another.
~By Lennart Meri ~


Well, usually when you talk about a mandate, you're talking about an overwhelming win. I don't think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win.
~By Lincoln Chafee ~


The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
~By Susan Sontag ~


And as the Divine that goes forth from the Lord is the good of love and the truth of faith, the angels are angels and are heaven in the measure in which they receive good and truth from the Lord.
~By Emanuel Swedenborg ~


In some parts of life, like mathematics and science, yeah, I was a genius. I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn't be sure about, and that something is power.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


Then again, they're not scripted and I feel it's virtually impossible to be anything but yourself when you're in front of the cameras and cooking so there is a measure of truth in what you see.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


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 ~


I always feel like I'm missing out on something, that someone is having more fun than I am, so I take measures to make sure that is impossible.
~By Jessica Cutler ~


I traveled enormously during the 1960's, when you measured everything by where you traveled and what you did as travelers.
~By Anita Roddick ~


If, amid the multitude of contending counsel, you have hesitated and doubted; if, when a great measure suggested itself, you have shrunk from the vast responsibility, afraid to go forward lest you should go wrong, what wonder?
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


For globalization to work for America, it must work for working people. We should measure the success of our economy by the breadth of our middle class, and the scope of opportunity offered to the poorest child to climb into that middle class.
~By John J. Sweeney ~


A man's measure is his will.
~By Ali ibn Abi Talib ~


The true measure of life is not length, but honesty.
~By John Lyly ~


Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
~By Tony Robbins ~


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 ~


Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament?
~By Robert Walpole ~


Action is the real measure of intelligence.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded.
~By Millicent Fawcett ~


It is what makes the reform process an art, not just a science. You have to develop a strategy that tells you what reform measures you should follow and in what sequence.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


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 ~


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


The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake.
~By Alan Greenspan ~


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 ~


The slum is the measure of civilization.
~By Jacob Riis ~


The ability to conduct is a gift of God with which few have been endowed in full measure.
~By Anton Seidl ~

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