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Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
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
Basically, when you get to my age, you'll really measure your success in life by how many of the people you want to have love you actually do love you.
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.
Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money.
The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think.
Malcolm de Chazal
If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
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
To measure the success of our societies, we should examine how well those with different abilities, including persons with autism, are integrated as full and valued members.
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.
My dad always said, 'Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.'
As to the evil which results from a censorship, it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends.
Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure.
One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure.
I'm not cooking every day anymore, and that's the biggest withdrawal. Cooking is honest work. Now I don't know how to measure myself.
Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so.
Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
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
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
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.
Scientists are supposed to study animals in a totally objective fashion, similar to the way we inspect a rock or measure the circumference of a tree trunk. Emotions are not to interfere with the assessment. The animal-rights movement capitalizes on this perception, depicting scientists as devoid of compassion.
Frans de Waal
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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