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The surest test of discipline is its absence.
Morality is a test of our conformity rather than our integrity.
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.
G. H. Hardy
We must trust to nothing but facts: these are presented to us by nature and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.
The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.
I am a product of affirmative action. I am the perfect affirmative action baby. I am Puerto Rican, born and raised in the south Bronx. My test scores were not comparable to my colleagues at Princeton and Yale. Not so far off so that I wasn't able to succeed at those institutions.
For me, it's a purity thing about the joke itself. It's a test of a joke whether or not you do it completely clean and it works. If it does, then that's a legitimate item you have there. For me, it's nothing to do with finding those words offensive. It's just not what I'm in search of. Do it clean, and you are really earning that laugh.
The 20th century was a test bed for big ideas - fascism, communism, the atomic bomb.
P. J. O'Rourke
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.
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
I think there should be a literacy test and a poll tax for people to vote.
People are roasting each other at parties, at work events, around the fire. It's so fun. People are busting each other's chops, and it's a sign of affection, truly. It's a true test of love and friendship: can you make a man laugh at himself? So what makes a good burn? Go after targets you love and respect. And hit 'em hard.
To me, the whole idea of fame and I think it can be a real test of somebody, of who they are. You know, 'cause some strange things happen. I've seen some peculiar things as far as a person just living their life.
The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.
Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't.
Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.
William Arthur Ward
All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They've already passed their test in life. They're aristocrats.
The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
People like 'Crank,' some people like 'Redemption.' I'm just happy to do things that satiate a different part of me, that test me a little bit.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
George Bernard Shaw
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Laurence J. Peter
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.
I'm the type of person, I have to study to get an A on the test.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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