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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
I do know one thing about me: I don't measure myself by others' expectations or let others define my worth.
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
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully.
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.
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 measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Corrie Ten Boom
It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I have always thought you could take the measure of a man by his sports manners - that is to say, the way in which he conducts himself on the playing field, or even over a game of chess or cards.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
Like a tracer running through the veins of the city, networks of air quality sensors attached to bikes can help measure an individual's exposure to pollution and draw a dynamic map of the urban air on a human scale, as in the case of the Copenhagen Wheel developed by new startup Superpedestrian.
Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
How a society treats its disabled is the true measure of a civilization.
Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
Intense love does not measure, it just gives.
We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added.
I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved.
B. R. Ambedkar
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
John Foster Dulles
I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities.
It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.
Grades don't measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager.
John Taylor Gatto
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
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