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My dad always said, 'Champ, the measure of a man is not how often he is knocked down, but how quickly he gets up.'
The Boomers will eventually have to accept that it is not possible to stay forever young or to stop aging. But it is possible, by committing to show up for others in community after community, to earn a measure of immortality.
The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Corrie Ten Boom
It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.
The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation.
Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
The secret to modern life is finding the measure in time management. I have two kids, career and I travel, and I don't think my life is any different than most couples. The most valuable commodity now for many people is time and how to parcel that out.
The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
Our appreciation of folk art will strengthen our identities, our pride in belonging to a community. People trained in the creative use of their hands soon acquire skills, excellent craftsmanship which will be the most important measure of how well we can industrialize.
F. Sionil Jose
The World Cup is a very important way to measure the good players, and the great ones. It is a test of a great player.
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.
The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect.
Spending is not caring. Spending is what politicians do instead of caring. Spending more does not guarantee success. Politicians like to measure spending because it is easier than measuring actual metrics of accomplishment.
It is rather for us here dedicated to the great task remaining before us, that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings.
Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it.
Grades don't measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager.
John Taylor Gatto
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.
I wasn't campaigning for a role in a Hollywood television series, it was a fluke. So you've got to have a measure of good luck, you really have, being in the right place at the right time.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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