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Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine.
It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.
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?
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.
Orison Swett Marden
The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Corrie Ten Boom
Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
You can often measure a person by the size of his dream.
Robert H. Schuller
Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
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.
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.
Pliny the Elder
Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art.
Frank Lloyd Wright
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.
When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior.
Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.
William Tecumseh Sherman
By any reasonable measure of achievement, the faith of the Enlightenment thinkers in science was justified.
E. O. Wilson
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
To measure the man, measure his heart.
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Christmas can have a real melancholy aspect, 'cause it packages itself as this idea of perfect family cohesion and love, and you're always going to come up short when you measure your personal life against the idealized personal lives that are constantly thrust in our faces, primarily by TV commercials.
The true measure of the value of any business leader and manager is performance.
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
This Sunday School has been of help to me, greater perhaps than any other force in my Christian life, and I can ask no better things for you than that you, and all that shall come after you in this great band of workers for Christ, shall receive the same measure of blessedness which I have been permitted to have.
John D. Rockefeller
As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together.
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