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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.
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
If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
The slum is the measure of civilization.
My dad always said, 'Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.'
Even when life challenges us, it's a gift beyond all measure.
Many churches are measuring the wrong things. We measure things like attendance and giving, but we should be looking at more fundamental things like anger, contempt, honesty, and the degree to which people are under the thumb of their lusts. Those things can be counted, but not as easily as offerings.
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
Henri Frederic Amiel
What you need to do is get that tape measure out, and start measuring that gut. Then you start working out and you start eating properly till that gut gets down close to it was when you were in your 20's. Then you'll find out what your weight should be.
A dwarf who brings a standard along with him to measure his own size, take my word, is a dwarf in more articles than one.
The modern meaning of life's end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it?
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.
Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it.
True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.
I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress.
Action is the real measure of intelligence.
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
I do know one thing about me: I don't measure myself by others' expectations or let others define my worth.
I don't really measure success by anything other than if I am happy. That is success to me. Am I happy waking up every morning? And despite the challenges of running my own business, do I look forward to going to work? Absolutely.
Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts.
The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
The true measure of a man is what he would do if he knew he would never be caught.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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