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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.
Measure your wealth by what you'd have left if you lost all your money.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
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.
It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.
Harold S. Geneen
You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat!
I don't measure my success anymore by the Grammys. I can't because I'll just end up crushed.
Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter.
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
Empty space is a boiling, bubbling brew of virtual particles that pop in and out of existence in a time scale so short that you can't even measure them.
Lawrence M. Krauss
C. S. Lewis
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