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The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
B. R. Ambedkar
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character.
Instead of looking outside of ourselves and counting potential enemies, fasting summons us to turn our glance inward, and to take the measure of our greatest challenge: the self, the ego, in our own eyes and as others see us.
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.
Marie de France
The true measure of a man is what he would do if he knew he would never be caught.
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.
James E. Casey
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
Frank Lloyd Wright
There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
H. G. Wells
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
I looked up affirmative action once in Wikipedia, and it said, 'A measure by which white men are discriminated against,' and I got so mad.
The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.
The carrying power of a bridge is not the average strength of the pillars, but the strength of the weakest pillar. I have always believed that you do not measure the health of a society by GNP but by the condition of its worst off.
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.
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.
H. G. Wells
People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
All four elements were happening in equal measure - the cuisine, the wine, the service, and the overall ambience. It taught me that dining could happen at a spiritual level.
Dates that come around every year help us measure progress in our lives. One annual event, New Year's Day, is a time of reflection and resolution.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead, he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself... By giving me this height to reach people, he has also given me great responsibilities.
Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
Measure your wealth by what you'd have left if you lost all your money.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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