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The greatness of a man is measured by the way he treats the little man. Compassion for the weak is a sign of greatness.
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
There's even an aircraft sensor system that sends down hundreds of thousands of pulses of light measured at different return rates. It allows you to literally strip away vegetation and see entire cities beneath the rain forest canopy. This is the unbelievable future of archaeology.
There are those who believe that the value of a children's book can be measured only in terms of the moral lessons it tries to impose or the perfect role models it offers. Personally, I happen to think that a book is of extraordinary value if it gives the reader nothing more than a smile or two. In fact, I happen to think that's huge.
It is often said that the magnitude of a people is measured by their ability to know how to win.
Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
The electron can no longer be conceived as a single, small granule of electricity; it must be associated with a wave, and this wave is no myth; its wavelength can be measured and its interferences predicted.
Louis de Broglie
I grew up with the understanding that the world I lived in was one where people enjoyed a sort of freedom to communicate with each other in privacy, without it being monitored, without it being measured or analyzed or sort of judged by these shadowy figures or systems, any time they mention anything that travels across public lines.
I have a lot of faith in President Obama. The thing that seems to be true of him is that he doesn't speak when you would expect him to speak. He's very measured in his response to things. He likes to get all the facts first before he shoots his mouth off. It makes me crazy; it makes a lot of people crazy.
Half the U.S. population owns barely 2 percent of its wealth, putting the United States near Rwanda and Uganda and below such nations as pre-Arab Spring Tunisia and Egypt when measured by degrees of income inequality.
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.
Each generation faces different issues and challenges, but our standard must always be measured by God's word.
The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
Mary McLeod Bethune
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
There's something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she's only measured water in it.
The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.
On a level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the insipid flatness of our present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.
Technological man can't believe in anything that can't be measured, taped, or put into a computer.
Clare Boothe Luce
The power of our thoughts may never be measured or appreciated, but it became obvious to me as a young boy that there was value and power in being aware of my thoughts and how I expressed myself.
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence.
It's kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart.
Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation.
We can't equate spending on veterans with spending on defense. Our strength is not just in the size of our defense budget, but in the size of our hearts, in the size of our gratitude for their sacrifice. And that's not just measured in words or gestures.
The very idea of law originates in men's natural rights. There is no other standard, than natural rights, by which civil law can be measured. Law has always been the name of that rule or principle of justice, which protects those rights. Thus we speak of natural law.
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
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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