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Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?
The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions.
The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility.
No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
Mary McLeod Bethune
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind.
William Ellery Channing
The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success.
I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them.
The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
William R. Alger
It's kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart.
To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
Biology is now bigger than physics, as measured by the size of budgets, by the size of the workforce, or by the output of major discoveries; and biology is likely to remain the biggest part of science through the twenty-first century.
I have no complaints about losing money I put in high-risk investments. I did some of that when I had real money; my informed choice, my measured gamble.
Money is something that can be measured; art is not. It's all subjective.
I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.
You can win all the tournaments you want, but the majors are what you're remembered for. It's how you're measured as a champion in our sport. The majors are where it's at.
Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.
Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama's Waterloo.
Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself.
The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
Jorge Luis Borges
Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public.
James Cash Penney
Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic.
Some think love can be measured by the amount of butterflies in their tummy. Others think love can be measured in bunches of flowers, or by using the words 'for ever.' But love can only truly be measured by actions. It can be a small thing, such as peeling an orange for a person you love because you know they don't like doing it.
In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?
Progress is measured by the degree of differentiation within a society.
The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.
Chester A. Arthur
There are people in the public sector with a range of experiences that have no equivalent in business, but are essential to governing, like keeping a kid in school or helping someone get and hold a job. The value of those skills can't easily be measured against a bottom line.
Dee Dee Myers
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