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Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.
I've always thought anyone can make money. Making a life worth living, that's the real test.
Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.
The final test for a novel will be our affection for it, as it is the test of our friends, and of anything else which we cannot define.
E. M. Forster
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
Real men are sadly lacking in this world, for when they are put to the test they prove worthless.
Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed, will not suffice. Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption about the human condition.
E. O. Wilson
You have to test your ideas in a public forum.
The test of every religious, political, or educational system is the man that it forms.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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
The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.
To act coolly, intelligently and prudently in perilous circumstances is the test of a man - and also a nation.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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.
When you take a drug to treat high blood pressure or diabetes, you have an objective test to measure blood pressure and the amount of sugar in the blood. It is straight-forward. With autism, you are looking for changes in behavior.
The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
George William Curtis
Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
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.
Machiavelli's teaching would hardly have stood the test of Parliamentary government, for public discussion demands at least the profession of good faith.
If you only believe that you're an artist when you have a big advance in your pocket and a single coming out, I would say that's quite soulless. You have to have a sense of your own greatness and your own ability from a very deep place inside you. I am the one with the litmus test in my hands of what people need to hear next.
The transfer of power is always a test of the constitutional system, a test of its strength.
There is no example of someone reading their scripture and saying, 'I have a prediction about the world that no one knows yet, because this gave me insight. Let's go test that prediction,' and have the prediction be correct.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
Certitude is not the test of certainty. We have been cocksure of many things that were not so.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Many criminals believe what they say is true; they could pass a lie detector test.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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