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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
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.
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 measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes and finds good in what he has chosen.
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.
Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community.
H. G. Wells
Although we take it for granted, sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery.
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
Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan
The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
Bryant H. McGill
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
Arthur C. Clarke
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
It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.
Harold S. Geneen
I don't think that the total creation took place in six days as we now measure time. If we can confirm, say, the Big Bang theory, that doesn't at all cause me to question my faith that God created the Big Bang.
A man's measure is his will.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
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.
This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy.
Henry A. Wallace
Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure.
The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
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
Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.
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.
Clifton Paul Fadiman
In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated.
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
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