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The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.
If a test of civilization be sought, none can be so sure as the condition of that half of society over which the other half has power.
Usually, if I think something is really funny, I'm not gonna test it. I'll just test it when I'm onstage.
You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.
George W. Bush
Ultimately, health care fails the most basic test. It's not organized around the needs of the patient.
The great test of life is obedience to God.
Ezra Taft Benson
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 the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
The only relevant test of the validity of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
The International Space Station is a phenomenal laboratory, an unparalleled test bed for new invention and discovery. Yet I often thought, while silently gazing out the window at Earth, that the actual legacy of humanity's attempts to step into space will be a better understanding of our current planet and how to take care of it.
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.
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.
An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it.
Laurence J. Peter
I won't back down. I get a satisfaction from being tested and defeating the test.
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.
'Impressionism' was the name given to a certain form of observation when Monet, not content with using his eyes to see what things were or what they looked like as everybody had done before him, turned his attention to noting what took place on his own retina (as an oculist would test his own vision).
John Singer Sargent
Any of us can be happy and have a good attitude when everything is going our way. But I believe it's the real test of your character and of your faith to say, 'Things are not going our way, but I'm still being good to people; I'm still attending church; I still have a good attitude.'
A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
As you know from school, it's when you have not prepared for the test that you have the fear of failing. And if you have prepared, even if you fail, you've done your best.
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
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.
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.
The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes.
I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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