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The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
Language for me narrates the pictures in my mind. When I work on designing livestock equipment I can test run that equipment in my head like 3-D virtual reality. In fact, when I was in college I used to think that everybody was able to do that.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals.
T. E. Lawrence
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
One afternoon when I was 9, my dad told me I'd be skipping school the next day. Then we drove 12 hours from Melbourne to Sydney for the Centenary Test, a once-in-a-lifetime commemorative cricket match. It was great fun - especially for a kid who was a massive sports fan.
The test of a belief is not exclusively in the belief itself, but also in the intentions and actions of those who embrace it.
Bryant H. McGill
I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.
Calamity is the test of integrity.
When you do take the home pregnancy test, it doesn't quite seem real. But when you see the baby and the heartbeat on the ultrasound, it's so incredible.
Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast.
The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power.
To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
Adlai E. Stevenson
The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.
Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.
Ralph W. Sockman
Mankind's true moral test, its fundamental test (which lies deeply buried from view), consists of its attitude towards those who are at its mercy: animals. And in this respect mankind has suffered a fundamental debacle, a debacle so fundamental that all others stem from it.
You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself.
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman.
Jean de la Bruyere
I have arm-wrestled here and there... guys seem to want to test my strength.
I emphasize self-esteem, self-confidence, and dignity, not as an ideal, but as a real test of community organization. Without leadership development, community organizations do not have staying power.
Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.
I think people should be given a test much like driver's tests as to whether they're capable of being parents! It's an art form. I talk a lot. And I think a lot. And I draw a lot. But never in a million years would I have been a parent. That's just work that's too hard.
I think people should be given a test much like driver's tests as to whether they're capable of being parents!
Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.
With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.
I had to test a new terror in myself.
I think there should be a literacy test and a poll tax for people to vote.
The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is TEST. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace.
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