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If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
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.
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.
How I measure riches is by the friends I have and the loved ones I have and the people that I care about in my life, and that's where my values are and that's where my riches are.
I think an important lesson from the game is that once you have made a move, you cannot take it back. You really have to measure your decisions. You think a lot. You evaluate your choices very carefully. There's never any guarantee about what's going to follow once you have made a decision.
The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think.
Malcolm de Chazal
The slum is the measure of civilization.
By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure.
Sheila Jackson Lee
I do know one thing about me: I don't measure myself by others' expectations or let others define my worth.
As you walk in God's divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life.
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.
While eschewing emotion - and its companion, vulnerability - Obama should be careful not to sacrifice empathy, the 'I feel your pain' connection that sustained Clinton. This connection is the shorthand people use to measure their leaders' intentions. If people believe you're on their side, they will trust your decisions.
Dee Dee Myers
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
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
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.
Who can measure the love Christ felt for a lost world, as he hung upon the cross, suffering for the sins of guilty men? This love was immeasurable. It was infinite.
Ellen G. White
You measure your people and you take action on those that don't measure up.
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 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
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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