Quotes and Sayings about Measure



"To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all the great truths which atheism would deny."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Faith, Atheism, Measure)

"It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Measure, Wishes)

"We measure our enjoyments by the sum expended."
- Felix Adler
(Related: Measure)

"And I don't think that success can be measured by how many TV shows you're on."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Success)

"The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little."
- William R. Alger
(Related: Soul, Wealth, Poverty)

"If we don't take effective measures now, the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights."
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali
(Related: Extreme, Rights, Now)

"In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result."
- James Allen
(Related: Strength, Effort, Measure, Result, Results)

"I measure the progress of a community by the degree of progress which women have achieved."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Women, Progress, Community, Measure)

"Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Experience, Life, Common sense, Measure)

"Measurements of the specific ionization of both the positive and negative particles, by counting the number of droplets per unit length along the tracks, showed the great majority of both the positive and negative particles to possess unit electric charge."
- Carl D. Anderson
(Related: Negative, Positive, Majority)

"The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play."
- Robert Anderson
(Related: Heart, Conviction, Man, Measure, Mission, Passion, Play, Will)

"Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Love, Force, Joy, Possession)

"All I ever seek from good deeds is a measure of respect."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: Deeds, Measure, Respect)

"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
(Related: Money, People, Evil, Public, Value)

"And I believe we need heroes, I believe we need certain people who we can measure our own shortcomings by."
- Richard Attenborough
(Related: People, Heroes, Measure)

"With a group of bankers I always had the feeling that success was measured by the extent one gave nothing away."
- Francis Aungier
(Related: Success, Feeling, Nothing)

"When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Art, Life, Man, Measure)

"Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. Listen to it carefully."
- Richard Bach
(Related: Honesty, Conscience, Measure, Selfishness)

"Measured by any standard, white or black, Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country: and in the future he will be so honored."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Men, Future, Today, Washington, Will)

"Use the same measure for selling that you use for purchasing."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Selling, Measure)

"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt."
- Mikhail Bakunin
(Related: Life, Dignity, Instinct, Vitality)

"The exact measure of the progress of civilization is the degree in which the intelligence of the common mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Intelligence, Civilization, Progress, Wealth, Force, Measure, Mind)

"The fears of one class of men are not the measure of the rights of another."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Men, Class, Rights, Measure)

"People who believe they have the power to exercise some measure of control over their lives are healthier, more effective and more successful than those who lack faith in their ability to effect changes in their lives."
- Albert Bandura
(Related: Faith, Power, People, Successful, Control, Ability, Effect, Exercise, Measure)

"There is zero debate about whether the world is getting warmer. That is a fact, a measured fact. There is some debate, although not much anymore, about what's causing the world to get warmer. And the consensus, by far is that it's us."
- Peter Barnes
(Related: Debate, Fact, World)

"Do not measure your loss by itself; if you do, it will seem intolerable; but if you will take all human affairs into account you will find that some comfort is to be derived from them."
- Saint Basil
(Related: Comfort, Loss, Measure, Will)

"Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next."
- Gregory Bateson
(Related: Numbers)

"Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Love, Feelings, Courage, Affectation, Cowardice, Measure, Play)

"Skin is made in large measure of a protein called collagen."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Measure, Skin)

"The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Happiness, Truth, Measure, Right, Wrong)

"It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: People, Measure, Right, Wrong)

"As to the evil which results from a censorship, it is impossible to measure it, for it is impossible to tell where it ends."
- Jeremy Bentham
(Related: Censorship, Evil, Measure, Results)

"Yet the effort to inform the public also encouraged responsible public discussion that succeeded in developing a consensus for the measured approach that many scientists supported."
- Paul Berg
(Related: Effort, Public, Scientists)

"The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood."
- Mary Mcleod Bethune
(Related: Character, Race, Worth)

"Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows."
- John Betjeman
(Related: Childhood, Reason)

"The flaw in the statute is that in all its applications, it operates on a fundamentally mistaken premise that high solicitation costs are an accurate measure of fraud."
- Harry A. Blackmun
(Related: Fraud, Measure)

"The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure."
- William Blake
(Related: Wisdom, Folly, Measure)

"The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply."
- Leo Bogart
(Related: Success, Idea, Advertising, Myth)

"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."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Mother, Water, Wrong)

"At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them, my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves say we have built in Iraq."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Time, Iraq, Measure, Saying, Will)

"This emergency spending measure is certainly only the beginning, since we here in Washington will continue to work closely with the president and emergency agencies to ensure they continue receiving the funding they need."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Work, Beginning, Measure, President, Washington, Will)

"The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation."
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Related: Life, Measure)

"The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender."
- William Booth
(Related: Power, Greatness, Man, Measure, Surrender)

"Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Measure, Writers)

"We did experiments with the Boston Symphony for many years where we measured the angles of incidence of sound arriving at the ears of the audience, then took the measurements back to MIT and analyzed them."
- Amar Bose
(Related: Boston, Sound, Years)

"Direction coupling between the various radiations generated in a nuclear reaction both with one another and with the initiating radiation can also be detected and measured by coincidences; this provides valuable information about the structure of the atomic nuclei."
- Walther Bothe
(Related: Direction, Information)

"There was no censorship of the press: in general, the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical."
- Robert Bourassa
(Related: War, Act, Censorship, Radical)

"If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium."
- Abdelaziz Bouteflika
(Related: Men, Nations, Years)

"A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for, and beauty of, accurate measurement."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Beauty, Appreciation)

"The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough."
- Sarah Brady
(Related: Victory, Common sense)

"While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them."
- Paul Bremer
(Related: Fact, Majority, Measure, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)

"Be the measure great or small, let it be honest in every part."
- John Bright
(Related: Measure)

"Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Money, Giving, Needs, Safety, Security)

"Pension reform can be hard to talk about. In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for layoffs and less draconian measures in the future. It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now."
- Jerry Brown
(Related: Future, Interest, Now, Reform, Talk)

"We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: People, Building, Iraq, Security, Support, Troops)

"Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Action, Culture, Will)

"Intervention for the prevention and control of osteoporosis should comprise a combination of legislative action, educational measures, health service activities, media coverage, and individual counselling to initiate changes in behaviour."
- Gro Harlem Brundtland
(Related: Health, Action, Control, Media, Prevention, Service)

"The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it."
- James Bryce
(Related: Worth)

"Because bankers measure their self-worth in money, and pay themselves a lot of it, they think they're fine fellows and don't need to explain themselves."
- James Buchan
(Related: Money, Measure, Self)

"The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast, and each drop of blood measures its time, and our life is a lingering fever."
- Georg Buchner
(Related: Death, Life, Time, Blood)

"My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Accomplishment, Conviction, Necessity, Opinion, Public)

"Every one of our passions and affections hath its natural stint and bound, which may easily be exceeded; whereas our enjoyments can possibly be but in a determinate measure and degree."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: May, Measure)

"What we want is a lasting peace. We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Peace, Want, Will)

"If it be true that our people represent a high percentage of mental vigor, the distinction is probably due, in some measure, to the extremely important part which Talmud studies have played in the spiritual life of the race."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Life, People, Measure, Race, Spiritual)

"The measure would set criminal penalties, the same as those that would apply if harm or death happened to the pregnant woman, for those who harm a fetus."
- Ken Calvert
(Related: Death, Harm, Measure, Woman)

"It's easy to measure success by the number of dollars spent or by the number of programs initiated, without having too much regard for what was bought and how useful it was to the people who need it - the war fighter and the analyst."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Success, War, People, Measure)

"By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by the side of those whose measures tend not only to the improvement of their own subjects, but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere."
- Henry Charles Carey
(Related: Improvement, Trade)

"I was interested in nuclei originally with my deuteron photo work because that was one of the fundamental forces, and the measurement was basic to new science."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Science, Work)

"In the tail above the giant resonance, you can get not just one neutron emitted but two, three, four or five, and so there are a lot of things one can measure, looking at the competition with the emission of neutrons and protons and so on."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Competition, Measure)

"One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself."
- James E. Casey
(Related: Success, Work, Building, Measure, Will)

"The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Character, Rights)

"Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Achievement, Creation, Desire, Measure)

"Well, usually when you talk about a mandate, you're talking about an overwhelming win. I don't think by any measurement the 2004 election was an overwhelming win."
- Lincoln Chafee
(Related: Talk, Talking)

"Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Perception, Necessity, Writing)

"Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind."
- William Ellery Channing
(Related: Influence)

"Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people."
- Samuel Chase
(Related: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

"The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Man, Measure)

"I'm absolutely convinced that the threat we face now, the idea of a terrorist in the middle of one of our cities with a nuclear weapon, is very real and that we have to use extraordinary measures to deal with it."
- Dick Cheney
(Related: Idea, Cities, Now)

"In my writing with Extreme, there are heavy themes. The cover photo has me with a gun to my neck. I am not advocating suicide. I am taking the philosophy that man is the measure of his own fate."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Extreme, Fate, Man, Measure, Philosophy, Suicide, Writing)

"Nobody leaves a hotel without getting a full measure of three months of rental assistance. So no one has been evicted - no one who's eligible has been evicted from a hotel without getting a significant amount of money to find - to pay for their rent."
- Michael Chertoff
(Related: Money, Measure, Months)

"I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Achievement, America, Measure, Potential)

"I believe the only measure of government response shouldn't be how much we spend on a situation, but rather how well we spend."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Government, Measure)

"There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Society, Being, Concern)

"The measure of your quality as a public person, as a citizen, is the gap between what you do and what you say."
- Ramsey Clark
(Related: Quality, Measure, Public)

"The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale."
- Arthur C. Clarke
(Related: Honesty, Tax, Income, Man, Measure)

"No doubt, man will continue to weigh and to measure, watch himself grow, and his Universe around him and with him, according to the ever growing powers of his tools."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Doubt, Man, Measure, Tools, Universe, Will)

"It is true that women tend to be more identified with their bodies because in this crazy world, both men and women measure women's value as human beings in relationship to their physical appearance."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Men, Women, Appearance, Measure, Value, World)

"The degree of loving is measured by the degree of giving."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Giving)

"No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Temptation, Value)

"Your chances of success in any undertaking can always be measured by your belief in yourself."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Success, Belief)

"Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car."
- Doug Coupland
(Related: Car, American)

"In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Character, Aristocracy, Evil, Measure, Race, Tradition)

"If we had this back, and in full measure; if society were infused by it, through and through, and men lived its life, and in its life, philosophy would take care of itself and the nature of our institutions would not matter."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Men, Nature, Society, Life, Care, Measure, Philosophy)

"A comparison between the triplets tentatively deduced by these methods with the changes in amino acid sequence produced by mutation shows a fair measure of agreement."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Agreement, Measure)

"I have always supported measures and principles and not men."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Men, Principles)

"I always feel like I'm missing out on something, that someone is having more fun than I am, so I take measures to make sure that is impossible."
- Jessica Cutler
(Related: Fun)

"A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Man, Worth)

"At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace the savage races throughout the world."
- Charles Darwin
(Related: Future, Man, Will, World)

"I think that has to do with my awareness that in a sense we all have a certain measure of responsibility to those who have made it possible for us to take advantage of the opportunities."
- Angela Davis
(Related: Awareness, Measure, Responsibility, Sense)

"In the mid-'60s in Berkeley, the theory of measure spaces of economic agents became one of my main interests."
- Gerard Debreu
(Related: Measure, Theory)

"Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant. I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity. But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I use when deciding whether to send our men and women in uniform off to war and possible death."
- Peter DeFazio
(Related: Death, Men, War, Women, Humanity, Measure, Now, Opposition)

"The modern meaning of life's end-when does it end? How does it end? How should it end? What is the value of life? How do we measure it?"
- Don DeLillo
(Related: Life, End, Meaning, Measure, Value)

"Clemency is also a revolutionary measure."
- Camille Desmoulins
(Related: Measure)

"Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace."
- Mike Ditka
(Related: Money, Peace, Power, Success, Discipline, Rank)

"We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives."
- Kyan Douglas
(Related: Teaching)

"Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: People, Injustice, Measure, Will, Wrong)

"The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?"
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Strength, Land, Open)

"The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year."
- John Foster Dulles
(Related: Success, Measure)

"We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Thought, Behavior, Children, Measure)

"But apart from the military measures, security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great help for building up its social life, its economic life. It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Life, Afghanistan, Building, Country, Help, Military, Needs, Poor, Security, Years)

"Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight."
- Arthur Eddington
(Related: Debate, Light, Rest, Sun, Weight)

"The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Agreement, Open, states, Tests, United, Weapons)

"The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach."
- Pliny the Elder
(Related: Darkness, Measure)

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Life, Coffee)

"Cents are the most universally used interval measure."
- Alexander John Ellis
(Related: Measure)

"There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Day, Man, Self)

"I have thought a sufficient measure of civilization is the influence of good women."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Women, Thought, Civilization, Influence, Measure)

"Calendars and clocks exist to measure time, but that signifies little because we all know that an hour can seem as eternity or pass in a flash, according to how we spend it."
- Michael Ende
(Related: Time, Clocks, Eternity, Measure)

"The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food... The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population."
- Ernst Engel
(Related: Family, Food, Being, Living, Measure, Population)

"All 50 states had the same national economy. And on virtually any measurement you wish to look at, Michigan has moved up and improved against the others."
- John Engler
(Related: Economy, states)

"One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention."
- Clifton Paul Fadiman
(Related: Friendship, Measure)

"The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known."
- William Falconer
(Related: Health, Consequences, Measure, Numbers, Vices)

"If, however, the success of a politician is to be measured by the degree in which he is able personally to influence the course of politics, and attach to himself a school of political thought, then Mr. Mill, in the best meaning of the words, has succeeded."
- Millicent Fawcett
(Related: Success, Politics, Thought, Influence, Meaning, School, Words)

"The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success."
- Bruce Feirstein
(Related: Success, Genius, Insanity)

"There are two possible outcomes: if the result confirms the hypothesis, then you've made a measurement. If the result is contrary to the hypothesis, then you've made a discovery."
- Enrico Fermi
(Related: Discovery, Result)

"I frequently compose out the entire metric structure of a piece in modified cyclic form, where each cyclic revolution undergoes some form of 'variation' much as if measure lengths were concrete musical 'material.'"
- Brian Ferneyhough
(Related: Revolution, Measure)

"The death of Pope John Paul II led many of different faiths and of no faith to acknowledge their debt to the Roman Catholic Church for holding on to absolutes that the rest of us can measure ourselves against."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Death, Faith, Church, Debt, Measure, Rest)

"Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold."
- Zelda Fitzgerald
(Related: Heart, Poets)

"To measure the man, measure his heart."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Heart, Man, Measure)

"Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while, until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted, when she quietly yields to the power of the art."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Art, Nature, Power, Measure, Treatment)

"For above all things Love means sweetness, and truth, and measure; yea, loyalty to the loved one and to your word. And because of this I dare not meddle with so high a matter."
- Marie de France
(Related: Love, Truth, Loyalty, Measure, Sweetness, Word)

"Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Business, Wisdom, Execution, Projects, Public, Trouble)

"At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake, then during this silent period we have taken several measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Beginning)

"Measure what is measurable, and make measurable what is not so."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Measure)

"Measures must always in a progressive society be held superior to men, who are after all imperfect instruments, working for their fulfilment."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Society, Men)

"God and Nature first made us what we are, and then out of our own created genius we make ourselves what we want to be. Follow always that great law. Let the sky and God be our limit and Eternity our measurement."
- Marcus Garvey
(Related: Nature, Genius, God, Eternity, First, Law, Sky, Want)

"It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Performance, Measure)

"What I worry about is climate change, because that would have untold effects that we can't even measure yet."
- Susan George
(Related: Change, Climate, Climate change, Measure, Worry)

"Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country, the colonies will submit."
- George III
(Related: Mother, Americans, Country, Will)

"How does one measure the success of a museum?"
- Paul Getty
(Related: Success, Measure)

"Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics. Defensive measures."
- Carlos Ghosn
(Related: Strategy)

"In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist's obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession."
- Alberto Giacometti
(Related: Art, Work, Artist, Measure, Obsession)

"It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it."
- Orlando Gibbons
(Related: Music, Universe)

"In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Tax, Job, Jobs, Measure)

"The faster you go, the more students you leave behind. It doesn't matter how much or how fast you teach. The true measure is how much students have learned."
- William Glasser
(Related: Measure, Students)

"In cases where every thing is understood, and measured, and reduced to rule, love is out of the question."
- William Godwin
(Related: Love, Question)

"When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework of cognitive neuroscience, the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences - the first person - with what the measurements show - the third person."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: First, Mind, Yield)

"Time is change; we measure its passing by how much things alter."
- Nadine Gordimer
(Related: Time, Change, Measure)

"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."
- Temple Grandin
(Related: Behavior, Blood, Measure, Pressure)

"We measured our success not just by how much money we made, but by how much we contributed to the community. It was a two-part bottom line."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Money, Success, Community)

"The true measure of a career is to be able to be content, even proud, that you succeeded through your own endeavors without leaving a trail of casualties in your wake."
- Alan Greenspan
(Related: Career, Content, Measure)

"Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray it."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Sacrifice, Freedom, Measure)

"Research is four things: brains with which to think, eyes with which to see, machines with which to measure and, fourth, money."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Money, Eyes, Machines, Measure, Research)

"I make myself pizza if it comes down to that drastic measurement."
- Corey Haim
"How man evolved with such an incredible reservoir of talent and such fantastic diversity isn't completely understood... he knows so little and has nothing to measure himself against."
- Edward T. Hall
(Related: Talent, Diversity, Man, Measure, Nothing)

"Measure your mind's height by the shade it casts."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Measure, Mind)

"Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Measure, Will)

"Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Art, Poetry, Nature, Emotion, Measure)

"Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Food, Weakness)

"The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows, and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures to enforce his views upon others."
- Paul Harris
"There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: History, Life, Power, Time, Work, Wages)

"This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Government, Being, Concern, Now, Russia, Spirit)

"I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer."
- William Henry Harrison
(Related: Government, Purpose, Feeling, Poor)

"I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer."
- William Henry Harrison
(Related: Government, Purpose, Poor)

"All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer."
- William Henry Harrison
(Related: Government, Purpose, Poor)

"As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it."
- Vaclav Havel
(Related: Control, Man, Meaning, Measure, World)

"That inefficiency is masked because growth and progress are measured in money, and money does not give us information about ecological systems, it only gives information about financial systems."
- Paul Hawken
(Related: Money, Progress, Financial, Growth, Inefficiency, Information)

"We know: of course, with regard to the market and similar social structures, a great many facts which we cannot measure and on which indeed we have only some very imprecise and general information."
- Friedrich August von Hayek
(Related: Facts, Information, Measure)

"I don't think about financial success as the measurement of my success."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Success, Financial)

"Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of the distance measured between two time-points, is the result of time calculation."
- Martin Heidegger
(Related: Time, Result, Sense)

"Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals."
- Dorothy Height
(Related: Goals, Greatness, Man, Opposition, Woman)

"The nations must be organized internationally and induced to enter into partnership, subordinating in some measure national sovereignty to worldwide institutions and obligations."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Measure, Nations, Partnership)

"Attention is the way social primates measure status. It is highly rewarding because it causes the release of brain chemicals such as dopamine and endorphins."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Attention, Causes, Measure)

"There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Sex, Apples, Rain, Sex appeal)

"Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor."
- Hesiod
(Related: Measure, Right)

"The application of a strong magnetic field enables the measurement of the energy of the most penetrating particles to be carried out, and the method may be capable of still further extension and improvement."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Energy, Improvement, May)

"It may well be said that the answer to the question: Of what do the cosmic rays in fact consist before they produce their familiar secondary radiation phenomena in the earth's atmosphere? can only be obtained from numerous measurements in the stratosphere."
- Victor Francis Hess
(Related: Earth, Fact, May)

"Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region."
- Antony Hewish
(Related: Clouds, Wind)

"We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country, growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more harmonious in terms of how we live together."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Time, Cities, Country)

"The true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Success, Benefits, Measure, Worth)

"A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Success, Benefits, Measure, Worth)

"One can measure the importance of a scientific work by the number of earlier publications rendered superfluous by it."
- David Hilbert
(Related: Work, Importance, Measure)

"One must marry one's feelings to one's beliefs and ideas. That is probably the only way to achieve a measure of harmony in one's life."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Life, Feelings, Ideas, Beliefs, Harmony, Measure)

"Action is the real measure of intelligence."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Intelligence, Action, Measure)

"While I do commend the Administration on its commitment and focus on high school reform, I believe that we must focus on graduation as the key accountability measure."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Graduation, Commitment, Focus, Key, Measure, Reform, School)

"In the state of nature profit is the measure of right."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Nature, Measure, Profit, Right, State)

"It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group. The right Americans are the right Americans because they're not like the wrong Americans, who are not really Americans."
- Eric Hobsbawm
(Related: Patriotism, American, Americans, Right, Wrong)

"Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time."
- Benjamin Hoff
(Related: Time, Music, Purpose, Actions, Court, Rituals)

"You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists."
- Abbie Hoffman
(Related: Democracy, Freedom, Measure)

"Scholarship except by accident is never the measure of a person's power."
- J. G. Holland
(Related: Power, Accident, Measure)

"The value of life can be measured by how many times your soul has been deeply stirred."
- Soichiro Honda
(Related: Life, Soul, Value)

"All new states are invested, more or less, by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always in favor of rash and extreme measures, but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Men, Class, Extreme, states)

"Our freedom can be measured by the number of things we can walk away from."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Freedom)

"During the last regular session and the most recent special session, measures that I see as little more than Band-Aids were applied to three health programs in the state."
- Jane D. Hull
(Related: Health, State)

"There are challenges in terms of the measurement of VAR for what are known as nonlinear derivatives, where things like gamma and vega are important dimensions of the risk."
- John Hull
(Related: Risk)

"One important measurement issue concerns the fat tails problem that I mentioned earlier. VAR is concerned with extreme outcomes. If the tails of the probability distributions we are using are too thin, our VAR measures are likely to be too low."
- John Hull
(Related: Extreme)

"Destroy or take away the employment and wages of those artisans - which the corn laws in a great measure do - and you will, ere long, render the land in Great Britain of as little value as it is in other countries."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Countries, Land, Laws, Measure, Value, Wages, Will)

"There are two worlds: the world we can measure with line and rule, and the world that we feel with our hearts and imagination."
- Leigh Hunt
(Related: Imagination, Measure, World)

"I wish to say to you that the life of an enlightened people and a vibrant nation cannot be measured by the life of an individual. A successful person is one who manages to lay down a new stone, a brick that would help firm up his nation's existence."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Life, People, Successful, Existence, Help, Nation)

"We measure very carefully what the positives are and I think it is less than one tenth of one percent, so we are very pleased with the accuracy of our biometric checks and we continue to monitor that."
- Asa Hutchinson
(Related: Accuracy, Measure)

"It is also right that we continue to consult with front line workers and the public to ensure that targets are reasonable and achievable, that measurement regimes are proportionate and that the targets take full account of the other reforms that are under way."
- John Hutton
(Related: Public, Right, Workers)

"Here in the UK the government has decided to accept the recommendations of the Better Regulation Task Force to measure and make targeted reductions in the administrative costs - the red tape costs - that regulations impose on business."
- John Hutton
(Related: Business, Government, Force, Measure)

"One of the things that Africa needs, everybody seems to agree, is some measure of debt relief."
- Gwen Ifill
(Related: Debt, Measure, Needs)

"And if you take the cameras out of the courtroom, then you hide, I think, a certain measure of truth from the public, and I think that's very important for the American public to know."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Truth, American, Measure, Public)

"If you take the cameras out of the courtroom, then you hide a certain measure of truth from the public."
- Lance Ito
(Related: Truth, Measure, Public)

"We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Greatness, Measure)

"Love is the total absence of fear. Love asks no questions. Its natural state is one of extension and expansion, not comparison and measurement."
- Gerald Jampolsky
(Related: Love, Fear, Absence, Questions, State)

"Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Will)

"No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening."
- David Edward Jenkins
(Related: God, Language)

"The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Man, Measure)

"New situations requiring closer contact with the rabbit had been gradually introduced and the degree to which these situations were avoided, tolerated, or welcomed, at each experimental session, gave the measure of improvement."
- Mary C. Jones
(Related: Improvement, Measure)

"Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Men, Women, Being, Gossip)

"In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Life, May)

"True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Nature, Lying, Measure, Patience)

"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Life, Darkness, Meaning, Measure, Patience, Sadness, Word)

"The integrity of men is to be measured by their conduct, not by their professions."
- Junius
(Related: Men, Integrity)

"To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, People, Opportunity, Honor, Integrity, Measure, Office, Skill, Tradition)

"If I am confirmed, I will commit to show Heller and the principles articulated in it the full measure of respect that is due to all constitution decisions of the court."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Constitution, Court, Decisions, Measure, Principles, Respect, Will)

"Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Death, Measure, Merit, Waiting)

"These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace, but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive measures ever adopted by nations."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: Peace, May, Nations, Opinion)

"The true measure of a man is what he would do if he knew he would never be caught."
- Lord Kelvin
(Related: Man, Measure)

"Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq, but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: Trust, Progress, Goals, Americans, Iraq, Measure, President, Word)

"It is apparent that Christianity and Islam must come, and come immediately, to a closer understanding, and it is equally apparent that their unity if achieved, will be the most effective defensive measure against Communist expansion."
- Aly Khan
(Related: Christianity, Islam, Measure, Understanding, Unity, Will)

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Challenge, Comfort, Controversy, Man, Measure, Moments)

"The size of your success is measured by the strength of your desire; the size of your dream; and how you handle disappointment along the way."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Success, Dream, Strength, Desire, Disappointment)

"It is what makes the reform process an art, not just a science. You have to develop a strategy that tells you what reform measures you should follow and in what sequence."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: Art, Science, Strategy, Reform)

"The greatest mathematicians, as Archimedes, Newton, and Gauss, always united theory and applications in equal measure."
- Felix Klein
(Related: Mathematicians, Measure, Theory, United)

"In my view, the humanity of our world can be measured against the fate of Africa."
- Horst Koehler
(Related: Fate, Humanity, World)

"The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Success, Time, People, Successful, Failure, Strength, Freedom, Measure, Succeed)

"Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Success, Achievement, Measure)

"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Health, Society, Measure)

"It's no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Health, Society, Measure)

"Companies are starting to measure how effective their customer service is and trying to understand what they can do to improve the customer service process."
- Sanjay Kumar
(Related: Customer, Measure, Service, Trying)

"I think all those people I did stories about measured their own success by the joy their work was giving them."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Success, Work, People, Giving, Joy)

"For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They'd measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Habit, Expression, Measure, Old)

"You can't get rid of it with exercise alone. You can do the most vigorous exercise and only burn up 300 calories in an hour. If you've got fat on your body, the exercise firms and tones the muscles. But when you use that tape measure, what makes it bigger? It's the fat!"
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Body, Exercise, Measure)

"What you need to do is get that tape measure out, and start measuring that gut. Then you start working out and you start eating properly till that gut gets down close to it was when you were in your 20's. Then you'll find out what your weight should be."
- Jack LaLanne
(Related: Eating, Measure, Weight)

"The measure of choosing well, is, whether a man likes and finds good in what he has chosen."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: Man, Measure)

"Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Measure, Mind)

"It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow."
- James Larkin
(Related: Life, Men, Control, Being, Justice, Measure, Right)

"With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future."
- John B. Larson
(Related: Devil, Fight, Future, Measure, Needs, Now, Will)

"Because politics rests on an irreducible measure of coercion, it can never become a perfect realm of perfect love and justice."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Love, Politics, Justice, Measure)

"Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use."
- Peter Latham
(Related: Balance, Man, Measure, Right)

"I think maybe when you live with someone who is really very ill for a long time, it somehow gives you more of a greedy appetite for life and maybe, yes, you are less measured in your behaviour than you would otherwise be."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Life, Time, Appetite)

"Then again, they're not scripted and I feel it's virtually impossible to be anything but yourself when you're in front of the cameras and cooking so there is a measure of truth in what you see."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Truth, Cooking, Measure)

"By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure."
- Sheila Jackson Lee
(Related: Failure, Majority, Measure, Republican)

"The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength."
- Ninon de Lenclos
(Related: Strength, Joy, Measure, Mind)

"The joy of the mind is the measure of its strength."
- Ninon de Lenclos
(Related: Strength, Joy, Measure, Mind)

"God is a concept by which we measure our pain."
- John Lennon
(Related: God, Measure, Pain)

"Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles oh, damn their measured merriment."
- Sinclair Lewis
(Related: Men, Merriment, Smiles)

"Others live on in a careless and lukewarm state - not appearing to fill Longfellow's measure: 'Into each life, some rain must fall.'"
- Mary Todd Lincoln
(Related: Life, Rain, State)

"The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Measure)

"So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it."
- Haniel Long
(Related: Love, Family, Fear, Loyalty, Measure, Sense, Stability)

"The former measured six feet and an inch in his stockings, and, without a single pound of cumbrous flesh about him, weighed a hundred and eighty. The latter was an inch shorter than his rival, and ten pounds lighter; but he was much the most active of the two."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Feet)

"You have to study the people and the ones that measure up are not always the ones you expect."
- Walter Lord
(Related: People, Measure, Study)

"Pour not on the comforts you want, but upon the mercies you have. Look rather at God's ending in afflicting, than to the measure and degree of your affliction."
- Christopher Love
(Related: God, Affliction, Ending, Measure, Want)

"Just after World War II, this country led the world in science by every way you could measure it, yet the number of scientists was a tiny proportion of what it is now."
- James Lovelock
(Related: Science, War, Country, Measure, Now, Scientists, World, World war)

"Might was the measure of right."
- Marcus Annaeus Lucan
(Related: Measure, Right)

"Technological man can't believe in anything that can't be measured, taped, or put into a computer."
- Clare Boothe Luce
(Related: Computer, Man)

"The true measure of life is not length, but honesty."
- John Lyly
(Related: Life, Honesty, Measure)

"To give reason for fancy were to weigh the fire, and measure the wind."
- John Lyly
(Related: Fancy, Fire, Measure, Reason, Wind)

"How do you measure your value?"
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Measure, Value)

"The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Character, Man, Measure)

"Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth."
- Sydney Madwed
(Related: Financial, Values, Wealth, Man, Measure, Poor, Self, Worth)

"The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the degree of concentration on a single thought are the measures to gauge spiritual progress."
- Ramana Maharshi
(Related: Thought, Progress, Thoughts, Freedom, Spiritual)

"I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't measure up to the standard he set."
- John Malkovich
(Related: Father, Measure, Wrong)

"In fact any experiment that measures a quantum effect is one in which the quantum effect is aligned with the behavior of some heavy, macroscopic object; that's how we measure it."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Behavior, Effect, Fact, Measure)

"I think also of my colleagues in elementary particle theory in many lands, and feel that in some measure I am here as a representative of our small, informal, international fraternity."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Measure, Theory)

"But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism."
- Thomas E. Mann
(Related: Patriotism, Approval, Measure, Unity)

"But a science is exact to the extent that its method measures up to and is adequate to its object."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Science)

"Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Courage, Opposition, Struggle)

"You cannot measure a man by his failures. You must know what use he makes of them. What did they mean to him. What did he get out of them."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Man, Measure)

"But if inventions have increased man's power over nature very much, then the real value of money is better measured for some purposes in labour than in commodities."
- Alfred Marshall
(Related: Money, Nature, Power, Inventions, Man, Value)

"The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation."
- Peter Marshall
(Related: Life, 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."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Present)

"Social progress can be measured by the social position of the female sex."
- Karl Marx
(Related: Sex, Progress)

"Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included."
- Karl Marx
(Related: History, Sex, Progress, Ugly)

"I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction that it was not in my Power to do any Good, and very much disgusted with Measures, which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice."
- George Mason
(Related: Business, Power, Policy, Conviction, Justice, Public)

"As a measure of acting skills, film can be very deceptive."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Acting, Film, Measure)

"In a few years, all great physical constants will have been approximately estimated, and that the only occupation which will be left to men of science will be to carry these measurements to another place of decimals."
- James C. Maxwell
(Related: Men, Science, Occupation, Will, Years)

"And the program was developed in large part by behavioral scientists who were working with the military, who do everything they possibly can to measure a soldier's stress levels to see how they're doing physically and emotionally, as they go through this program."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: Measure, Military, Scientists, Stress)

"The extent to which all people in our society are made to count, and believe that they count, is not just a measure of decency; it makes sound economic sense."
- Mary McAleese
(Related: Society, People, Decency, Measure, Sense, Sound)

"Extraordinary measures were required and I realize that not all of these steps were popular."
- Tom McCall
(Related: Popular)

"The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Imagination, Measure, World)

"Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure."
- Phyllis McGinley
(Related: Peace, Body, Healing, Measure)

"The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Children, Measure, Problems, Solution, Today, Tomorrow)

"I must admit that I personally measure success in terms of the contributions an individual makes to her or his fellow human beings."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Success, Measure)

"Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do, nor desire what it forbids him to desire. This is sufficient. The skillful artist will not alter his measures for the sake of a stupid workman."
- Mencius
(Related: Artist, Desire, Man, Right, Sense, Will)

"It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Nature, Science, Causes, Existence, Man, Measure, Order, Universe)

"Our civilisation has lost this bond between times, and tends to measure time with a yardstick, bit by bit, from one point to another."
- Lennart Meri
(Related: Time, Measure)

"Politicians have to be committed to people in equal measures."
- Angela Merkel
(Related: People, Politicians)

"The success of the Allies in the west was in a measure offset by Teutonic victories in the east. When the invasion of Belgium began, Russia made immediate efforts to counteract by invasion of East Prussia."
- Kelly Miller
(Related: Success, Belgium, Measure, Russia)

"There has to be a measure of faith. That's what this business is all about: trusting in something that may never show up, that you have no concrete proof of."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Business, Faith, May, Measure, Proof)

"First, the American legislative process isn't well suited to large and complex measures."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: American, First)

"The most interesting thing about the idea of money is that it makes it possible to measure something in previous ages we couldn't be sure about, and that something is power."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Money, Power, Idea, Measure)

"I am convinced that success is not measured by what you get out of life, but by what you give back."
- Jerry Moran
(Related: Success, Life)

"We are born knowing nothing and with much striving we learn but a little; yet all the while we are bound by laws that hearken to no plea of ignorance, and measure out their rewards and punishments with calm indifference."
- Paul Elmer More
(Related: Ignorance, Indifference, Laws, Measure, Nothing)

"We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Life, Language, May, Meaning, Measure)

"The steady expansion of welfare programs can be taken as a measure of the steady disintegration of the Negro family structure over the past generation in the United States."
- Daniel Patrick Moynihan
(Related: Family, Measure, Past, states, United, Welfare)

"Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are."
- Dinah Maria Mulock
(Related: Thoughts, Comfort, Feeling, Measure, Right, Words)

"One needs a Seer's Vision and an Angel's voice to be of any avail. I do not know of any Indian man or woman today who has those gifts in their most complete measure."
- Sarojini Naidu
(Related: Vision, Gifts, Man, Measure, Needs, Today, Voice, Woman)

"As part of our layered approach, we have expedited the deployment of new Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) units to help detect concealed metallic and non-metallic threats on passengers. These machines are now in use at airports nationwide, and the vast majority of travelers say they prefer this technology to alternative screening measures."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Technology, Help, Machines, Majority, Now)

"Each and every one of the security measures we implement serves an important goal: providing safe and efficient air travel for the millions of people who rely on our aviation system every day."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Travel, People, Aviation, Day, Security)

"I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others."
- Steve Nash
(Related: Life, Act, Community, Giving, Measure, World)

"Time is not measured by the passing of years but by what one does, what one feels, and what one achieves."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Time, Years)

"Desperate affairs require desperate measures."
- Horatio Nelson
"In addition to a soaring stock market, 6.6 million jobs have been created since tax relief measures went into effect in 2003. Our deficit situation has also improved as tax revenues have increased at double-digit rates over the past two years."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Effect, Tax, Jobs, Past, Years)

"Border security is a complex issue and will remain a top priority during the 2007 legislative year. As Congress works to fix this problem, I will continue to push for strong measures that beef up security at our borders."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Congress, Security, Will)

"You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Opportunity, Measure, Risk)

"I think there is a tendency in science to measure what is measurable and to decide that what you cannot measure must be uninteresting."
- Donald Norman
(Related: Science, Measure)

"As for courage and will - we cannot measure how much of each lies within us, we can only trust there will be sufficient to carry through trials which may lie ahead."
- Andre Norton
(Related: Trust, Lie, Courage, Lies, May, Measure, Trials, Will)

"My ambition was to stop waiting tables. That was how I measured success: finally, I was able to stop waiting tables, and I was able to pay the rent, and that was by being a stand-up comic. Not a very good stand-up comic, but good enough to make a living."
- Graham Norton
(Related: Ambition, Being, Living, Waiting)

"It is a measure of the framers' fear that a passing majority might find it expedient to compromise 4th Amendment values that these values were embodied in the Constitution itself."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Fear, Values, Compromise, Constitution, Majority, Measure)

"As a scientist, my attention became totally focused on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the great East Antarctica ice sheet."
- John Olver
(Related: Attention, Deep, Global warming, Years)

"Having refuted, then, as well as we could, every notion which might suggest that we were to think of God as in any degree corporeal, we go on to say that, according to strict truth, God is incomprehensible, and incapable of being measured."
- Origen
(Related: God, Truth, Being)

"Measured in time of transport and communication, the whole round globe is now smaller than a small European country was a hundred years ago."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Time, Communication, Country, Now, Years)

"There is a measure needing courage to adopt and enforce it, which I believe to be of virtue sufficient to redeem the nation in this its darkest hour: one only; I know of no other to which we may rationally trust for relief from impending dangers without and within."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Trust, Courage, Virtue, May, Measure, Nation)

"If, amid the multitude of contending counsel, you have hesitated and doubted; if, when a great measure suggested itself, you have shrunk from the vast responsibility, afraid to go forward lest you should go wrong, what wonder?"
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Measure, Responsibility, Wonder, Wrong)

"Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama's Waterloo."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Success, Fear, Failure, Presidency, Will)

"Of course, relative citation frequencies are no measure of relative importance. Who has not aspired to write a paper so fundamental that very soon it is known to everyone and cited by no one?"
- Abraham Pais
(Related: Importance, Measure)

"The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Strength, Virtue, Man)

"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Success, Man, Measure)

"Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work."
- Anna Pavlova
(Related: Success, Work, Hard work, Measure)

"Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders - gave the party leadership their firm and full support to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures."
- Li Peng
(Related: Leadership, Party, Support)

"Success will always be measured by the extent to which we serve the buying public."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Success, Buying, Public, Will)

"But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way."
- Frances Perkins
(Related: Progress, Depression, Measure)

"I learned quickly, as I tell my graduate students now, there are no answers in the back of the book when the equipment doesn't work or the measurements look strange."
- Martin Lewis Perl
(Related: Work, Answers, Now, Students)

"But if the UN cannot or will not revise its rules in ways that establish beyond question the legality of the measures the United States must take to protect the American people, then we should unashamedly and explicitly reject the jurisdiction of these rules."
- Richard Perle
(Related: People, American, Question, Rules, states, United, Will)

"You can measure a programmer's perspective by noting his attitude on the continuing vitality of FORTRAN."
- Alan Perlis
(Related: Attitude, Measure, Perspective, Vitality)

"Researchers can measure what kind of angles your legs take up during the day when they're just trailing around behind you in weightless conditions, and what kind of impacts you feel during your exercise. They're going to compare that with what we do on the ground."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Day, Exercise, Measure)

"Small samples in the centrifuge will spin at varying rates to create synthetic gravity, like the gravity of Mars or the gravity of the moon, and measure how the specimens respond within the centrifuge."
- John L. Phillips
(Related: Gravity, Measure, Moon, Will)

"In recent years, research into the prevention and treatment of arthritis has led to measures that successfully reduce pain and improve the quality of life for millions."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Life, Quality, Pain, Prevention, Research, Treatment, Years)

"The measure of a man is what he does with power."
- Plato
(Related: Power, Man, Measure)

"Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States."
- James K. Polk
(Related: People, Action, Necessity, Party, President, Principles, states, United)

"Then I started graduate school at UCLA. I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer on a project involving the use of one computer to measure the performance of another computer."
- Jon Postel
(Related: Time, Performance, Computer, Job, Measure, Project, Research, School)

"It is impossible to fuse totally with a culture for which you feel a measure of antagonism."
- Chaim Potok
(Related: Culture, Measure)

"Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?"
- Dennis Prager
(Related: Age, Life, Beauty, Friendship, Love, Decency, Example, Measure, Order, Statistics)

"Man is the measure of all things."
- Protagoras
(Related: Man, Measure)

"Love is space and time measured by the heart."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Love, Time, Heart, Space)

"But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are imprisoned behind these bars; music's got these bars and measures you know."
- Sun Ra
(Related: Music, American, Musicians, Want)

"I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt positive behavior rather than doing evil. They should not expect an immediate reaction in return for their positive measures. It will take time."
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
(Related: Time, Positive, Americans, Behavior, Evil, Will)

"What is attempted in these film is of course a synthesis. But it can be seen by someone who has his feet in both cultures. Someone who will bring to bear on the films involvement and detachment in equal measure."
- Satyajit Ray
(Related: Feet, Film, Measure, Will)

"Progress is measured by the degree of differentiation within a society."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Society, Progress)

"Progress is measured by richness and intensity of experience - by a wider and deeper apprehension of the significance and scope of human existence."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Experience, Progress, Existence, Richness)

"That is why I believe that art is so much more significant than either economics or philosophy. It is the direct measure of man's spiritual vision."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Art, Vision, Economics, Man, Measure, Philosophy, Spiritual)

"We should measure welfare's success by how many people leave welfare, not by how many are added."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Success, People, Measure, Welfare)

"We need to do a lot more thinking about how the regime is going to evolve, how the bad guys are going to adapt their tactics, and what measures we're going to need in order to go forward."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Order, Thinking)

"I believe there should be no arbitrary date set for withdrawal and yet no permanent, unending deployment. No cut and run, yet measured progress in helping a people who want to be free without an illusion of overnight success."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Success, People, Progress, Illusion, Want)

"But tending machinery was one thing; defining what we were trying to do and why we were doing it, and developing ways to measure how well the job was done - this was something else again."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Job, Measure, Trying)

"This is very similar to astronomy where different magnitudes are assigned to the brightness of an astronomical object, depending on the range of wavelengths being measured."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Astronomy, Being)

"Refining is inevitable in science when you have made measurements of a phenomenon for a long period of time."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Science, Time)

"I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations, with an appropriate correction for distance."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Correction)

"I'm confident that the terrorists are aware that from the curb to the cockpit we've got additional security measures that didn't exist a couple of years ago."
- Tom Ridge
(Related: Security, Years)

"The slum is the measure of civilization."
- Jacob Riis
(Related: Civilization, Measure)

"A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Action, Decision, Fact)

"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."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Action, Decision, Fact)

"I traveled enormously during the 1960's, when you measured everything by where you traveled and what you did as travelers."
- Anita Roddick
"At The Body Shop we had always been measured by how many jobs we had created, and I got a major award from the Queen on that."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Body, Jobs, Queen)

"President Obama instituted the most anti-growth, anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime. Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Now, President)

"If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals."
- J. K. Rowling
(Related: Man, Measure, Want)

"My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for."
- Jane Rule
(Related: Life, Success, Balance, Content, Day, Measure)

"I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I shouldn't wish people dogmatically to believe any philosophy, not even mine."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: People, Doubt, Measure, Opinions, Philosophy)

"Measures of self-government and a school council, especially for such young children, were a great innovation."
- Dora Russell
(Related: Children, Innovation, School, Self)

"Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure."
- Sallust
(Related: Measure)

"The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity."
- George Santayana
(Related: Imagination, Dignity, End, Importance, Measure, Reality)

"It is often said that the magnitude of a people is measured by their ability to know how to win."
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos
(Related: People, Ability)

"Know how to behave at a fine restaurant, which is a telltale measure of social maturity."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Maturity, Measure)

"Whole areas of knowledge and information have been defined into nonexistence because the system cannot know, understand, control, or measure them."
- Anne Wilson Schaef
(Related: Knowledge, Control, Information, Measure)

"If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black."
- Mike Schmidt
(Related: Time, Baseball, Effort)

"A careful analysis of the process of observation in atomic physics has shown that the subatomic particles have no meaning as isolated entities, but can only be understood as interconnections between the preparation of an experiment and the subsequent measurement."
- Erwin Schrodinger
(Related: Meaning, Observation, Physics, Preparation)

"You measure a government by how few people need help."
- Patricia Schroeder
(Related: Government, People, Help, Measure)

"You can often measure a person by the size of his dream."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Dream, Measure)

"The situation in the West Bank and Gaza involves a military occupation amid urban guerrilla warfare, analogous to the British security measures in Northern Island, that hopefully will end with a cease-fire."
- Jack Schwartz
(Related: End, Military, Occupation, Security, Will)

"These funds will ensure that ports will be able to pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans against terrorist attacks from our seaports."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Americans, Security, Will)

"The ability to conduct is a gift of God with which few have been endowed in full measure."
- Anton Seidl
(Related: God, Ability, Measure)

"It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Greatness, Excess, Measure, Mind)

"It's pretty hard to measure influence of written or visual material."
- Ben Shahn
(Related: Influence, Measure, Pretty)

"There's no preventative measure between the Palestinians, between those terrorists to the state of Israel."
- Silvan Shalom
(Related: Israel, Measure, State)

"I am against preventive war because it means measures by the UN against us."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: War)

"Think of submitting our measure to the advice of politicians! I would as soon submit the subject of the equality of a goose to a fox."
- Anna Howard Shaw
(Related: Equality, Advice, Measure)

"We think of violence as being conflict and fighting and wars and so forth, but the most ongoing horrific measure of violence is in the horrible poverty of the Third World... and the poverty in the United States as well."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Being, Conflict, Fighting, Measure, Poverty, states, United, Violence, World)

"Of course, you always have to be concerned about hijacking. But with the measures that are in place right now, I'd say that probably the airways are as safe as they've been in a good number of years."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Now, Right, Years)

"I think the measure of your success to a certain extent will be the amount of things written about you that aren't true."
- Cybill Shepherd
(Related: Success, Measure, Will)

"Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Courage, Danger, Measure, Sensibility)

"No man can in any measure resemble the scripture saints."
- Charles Simeon
(Related: Man, Measure, Saints, Scripture)

"The real spiritual progress of the aspirant is measured by the extent to which he achieves inner tranquility."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Progress, Spiritual, Tranquility)

"It's kind of bittersweet. The human spirit is not measured by the size of the act, but by the size of the heart."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Heart, Act, Spirit)

"A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice, as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight."
- Delia Smith
(Related: Cooking, Weight)

"City governments ought to be abolished, if only as a public health measure."
- L. Neil Smith
(Related: Health, Measure, Public)

"The ability to accept responsibility is the measure of the man."
- Roy L. Smith
(Related: Ability, Man, Measure, Responsibility)

"That said, ID does not qualify as science because it gives us nothing to test or measure. Science requires replicable tests involving measurable variables."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Science, Measure, Nothing, Tests)

"Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented through simple and painless preventive measures. A late diagnosis can result in more serious, long-term consequences."
- Olympia Snowe
(Related: Cancer, Consequences, Result)

"When the congregation becomes the norm by which sermons are measured, a minister has put a mortgage on his soul."
- Ralph W. Sockman
(Related: Soul, Sermons)

"The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Love, Famous)

"If there be any truer measure of a man than by what he does, it must be by what he gives."
- Bishop Robert South
(Related: Man, Measure)

"Let a man be but in earnest in praying against a temptation as the tempter is in pressing it, and he needs not proceed by a surer measure."
- Robert South
(Related: Man, Measure, Needs, Temptation)

"God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress."
- Robert South
(Related: Men, Religion, God, Conscience, Credit, Dress, Easter, Measure, Satisfaction)

"I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds. I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie, Powder. Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder."
- David Spade
(Related: Fighting, Now, Right, Want, Weight)

"Effective security measures do not come cheap."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Security)

"As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: Constitution, Doctrine, Sound)

"In Connecticut, my understanding, although I haven't seen the actual litigation, is that they want to measure every other year and not provide annual assessment as is required in the statute."
- Margaret Spellings
(Related: Measure, Understanding, Want)

"With any work worth its salt, you have to trust the author enough to take its measure. And if you apply too many preconceptions, you are not taking its measure."
- Art Spiegelman
(Related: Trust, Work, Measure, Worth)

"I would say that the surest measure of a man's or a woman's maturity is the harmony, style, joy, and dignity he creates in his marriage, and the pleasure and inspiration he provides for his spouse."
- Benjamin Spock
(Related: Marriage, Inspiration, Dignity, Harmony, Joy, Man, Maturity, Measure, Pleasure, Style, Woman)

"Many scientists will have to contribute to the solution of the great problem; they will have to follow up and measure all those phenomena in which the atomic structure is directly expressed."
- Johannes Stark
(Related: Measure, Scientists, Solution, Will)

"I believe that we should allow younger workers to contribute toward a personal account that they own, as long as it is coupled with deficit reduction measures that enhance the long-term condition of Social Security."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Security, Workers)

"Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Class, Future, Generations, Measure, Middle class, Planning, Poor)

"A dwarf who brings a standard along with him to measure his own size, take my word, is a dwarf in more articles than one."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Measure, Word)

"The method of magnitude estimation provided a direct measure of sensation."
- Stanley Smith Stevens
(Related: Measure)

"The type of measure used placed constraints on which statistics can be used."
- Stanley Smith Stevens
(Related: Measure, Statistics)

"We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run."
- Al Stewart
(Related: Love, Eternity, Measure, Uncertainty)

"I wasn't campaigning for a role in a Hollywood television series, it was a fluke. So you've got to have a measure of good luck, you really have, being in the right place at the right time."
- Patrick Stewart
(Related: Time, Being, Hollywood, Luck, Measure, Right, Television)

"Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies, have been left in a great measure to grope their way as they could through the darkness which surrounds them, almost totally unaided by the parent state?"
- John Strachan
(Related: Darkness, Measure, State)

"English dramatic literature is, of course, dominated by Shakespeare; and it is almost inevitable that an English reader should measure the value of other poetic drama by the standards which Shakespeare has already implanted in his mind."
- Lytton Strachey
(Related: Drama, English, Literature, Measure, Mind, Shakespeare, Value)

"History uses a unit of measure for time that is different from that of the lifespan of the individual, whereas man is only too ready to measure the evolution of history by his own yardstick."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: History, Time, Evolution, Man, Measure)

"One of the things that I've always thought I would like to do is to develop an environmental index. Then people can measure their own environmental performance on an index as they do in other ways."
- Maurice Strong
(Related: Environmental, Thought, People, Performance, Measure)

"Why would Senator Allen want to oppose saving money for the state? It's simply another example of Republicans fighting the governor tooth and nail against any measure where she might be able to turn the state's budget around."
- Bart Stupak
(Related: Money, Example, Fighting, Measure, Republicans, State, Want)

"The increasing importance of Sydney must in some measure be attributed to the flourishing condition of the colony itself, to the industry of its farmers, to the successful enterprise of its merchants, and to particular local causes."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: Successful, Causes, Importance, Measure)

"The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick by which the nation measures its morals."
- Jimmy Swaggart
(Related: Morals, Nation)

"And as the Divine that goes forth from the Lord is the good of love and the truth of faith, the angels are angels and are heaven in the measure in which they receive good and truth from the Lord."
- Emanuel Swedenborg
(Related: Love, Faith, Truth, Angels, Heaven, Measure)

"For globalization to work for America, it must work for working people. We should measure the success of our economy by the breadth of our middle class, and the scope of opportunity offered to the poorest child to climb into that middle class."
- John J. Sweeney
(Related: Success, Work, People, Opportunity, America, Class, Economy, Globalization, Measure, Middle class)

"Prosperity is the measure or touchstone of virtue, for it is less difficult to bear misfortune than to remain uncorrupted by pleasure."
- Tacitus
(Related: Virtue, Measure, Misfortune, Pleasure, Prosperity)

"A man's measure is his will."
- Ali ibn Abi Talib
(Related: Man, Measure, Will)

"I believe the term modulation denotes in music the uninterrupted shift from one key to another: I do not know the term for change of rhythm without change of measure."
- Allen Tate
(Related: Change, Music, Key, Measure)

"Intense love does not measure, it just gives."
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Love, Measure)

"Age is not measured by years. Nature does not equally distribute energy. Some people are born old and tired while others are going strong at seventy."
- Dorothy Thompson
(Related: Age, Nature, People, Energy, Old, Years)

"The readings of Soviet society are as many as the experts you speak to. In my view, it's a society that is overdue for measures of democratization and organization."
- E. P. Thompson
(Related: Society, Experts)

"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."
- Henry David Thoreau
(Related: Music, Man)

"Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable."
- Edward Thorndike
(Related: Measure, Psychology)

"Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Home, Mother, Father, Children, Measure)

"If my tongue were trained to measures, I would sing a stirring song."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Song, Tongue)

"The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Health, Society, Quality, May)

"Happiness is a real, objective phenomenon, scientifically verifiable. That means people and whole societies can now be measured over time and compared accurately with one another. Causes and cures for unhappiness can be quantified."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Happiness, Time, People, Causes, Now, Unhappiness)

"All four elements were happening in equal measure - the cuisine, the wine, the service, and the overall ambience. It taught me that dining could happen at a spiritual level."
- Charlie Trotter
(Related: Measure, Service, Spiritual, Wine)

"It's only when you grow up, and step back from him, or leave him for your own career and your own home - it's only then that you can measure his greatness and fully appreciate it. Pride reinforces love."
- Margaret Truman
(Related: Home, Love, Greatness, Career, Measure, Pride)

"In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish."
- Donald Trump
(Related: End)

"Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us."
- Steven Tyler
(Related: Life, Measure, Sorrow)

"Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations."
- Samuel Ullman
(Related: Feelings, Ability, Act, Dignity, Maturity, Measure, Spiritual)

"To help all created things, that is the measure of all our responsibility; to be helped by all, that is the measure of our hope."
- Gerald Vann
(Related: Hope, Help, Measure, Responsibility)

"I'm confident that we have measures in place. And the additional measures that we announced yesterday will be even more protective of our food supply in this country."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Food, Country, Will, Yesterday)

"I think that's unjustified criticism. We have had a number of measures in place in this country for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad cow spreading in this country. We have found a single case."
- Ann Veneman
(Related: Possibility, Country, Criticism, Years)

"I define genuine full employment as a situation where there are at least as many job openings as there are persons seeking employment, probably calling for a rate of unemployment, as currently measured, of between 1 and 2 percent."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Job, Unemployment)

"By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency, there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures to try to deal with the inflation."
- Paul A. Volcker
(Related: Time, Feeling, Inflation)

"I go wild on a stage. Some folks have measured us an image. They pretend us to be saints. And that image is much tougher to keep up with. Because that's not who we are."
- Donnie Wahlberg
(Related: Saints)

"This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Failure, Vision, Churches, Democracy, Importance, Measure, Schools, Spiritual, Welfare)

"Some members of both Houses have, it is true, been removed from their employments under the Crown; but were they ever told, either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants, that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament?"
- Robert Walpole
(Related: Houses, Parliament)

"Don't pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches."
- Andy Warhol
(Related: Attention, Measure)

"There isn't a wife in the world who has not taken the exact measure of her husband, weighed him and settled him in her own mind, and knows him as well as if she had ordered him after designs and specifications of her own."
- Charles Dudley Warner
(Related: Wife, Husband, Measure, Mind, World)

"I am outraged that a House member has tried through this provision to breach the traditional confidentiality of individual Americans' tax returns. There is no reason for this measure, and this last-minute act violates all principles of judgment and common sense."
- John Warner
(Related: Act, Americans, Common sense, Tax, Judgment, Measure, Principles, Reason)

"The extraordinary exertions of the colonies, in cooperation with British measures, against the French, in the late war, were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more than adequate to their ability."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: War, Ability, Cooperation, Parliament)

"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Life, Success, Obstacles, Succeed, Trying)

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome."
- Booker T. Washington
(Related: Life, Success, Obstacles)

"The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress; therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure."
- George Washington
(Related: Power, War, Congress, Constitution, Importance, Measure)

"A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Conviction)

"There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Engineering, Imperfection, Measure, Nothing, Ugliness, Ugly)

"The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand, and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Success, Measure)

"Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community."
- H. G. Wells
(Related: Failure, Community, Crime, End, Measure, State)

"In my time and neighborhood (and in my soul) there was only one standard by which a woman measured success: did some man want her?"
- Jessamyn West
(Related: Time, Man, Want, Woman)

"Some things must be good in themselves, else there could be no measure whereby to lay out good and evil."
- Benjamin Whichcote
(Related: Evil, Measure)

"The longest sword, the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth."
- Benjamin Whichcote
(Related: Truth)

"Unmarried couples should get married - that's an excellent tax avoidance measure, if a bit drastic."
- John Whiting
(Related: Tax, Measure)

"Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don't you let it out then?"
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Vision, Measure, Speech)

"Over the past two years, the House has passed more than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy and expanding opportunities for American workers. The tax relief provisions in this package have been an important part of our pro-growth agenda."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: American, Economy, Tax, Past, Workers, Years)

"And while the U.S. can never be 100 percent safe from a future strike, our government is working around the clock on measures to protect the American people."
- Roger Wicker
(Related: Government, People, American, Future)

"Economists are coming to acknowledge that measures of national wealth and poverty in terms strictly of average income tell you little that is significant of the health or viability of a society."
- Rowan D. Williams
(Related: Health, Society, Wealth, Income, Poverty)

"Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: Fear, Darkness, Light, Measure)

"Emancipation came to the colored race in America as a war measure. It was an act of military necessity. Manifestly it would have come without war, in the slower process of humanitarian reform and social enlightenment."
- Wendell Willkie
(Related: War, Act, America, Measure, Military, Necessity, Race, Reform)

"By any reasonable measure of achievement, the faith of the Enlightenment thinkers in science was justified."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Faith, Science, Achievement, Measure)

"But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance."
- William J. Wilson
(Related: Leadership, Character, Creativity, Perseverance, Measure, Tests, Will)

"Our country - whether bounded by the St. John's and the Sabine, or however otherwise bounded or described, and be the measurements more or less; - still our country, to be cherished in all our hearts, and to be defended by all our hands."
- Robert Charles Winthrop
(Related: Country)

"Don't measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability."
- John Wooden
(Related: Ability, Measure)

"Sometimes the way you respond to horrific, evil deeds is the measure of one's self as a man, as a nation, as people, as a community."
- James Woods
(Related: People, Community, Deeds, Evil, Man, Measure, Nation, Self)

"I think journalism gets measured by the quality of information it presents, not the drama or the pyrotechnics associated with us."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Quality, Drama, Information, Journalism)

"Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?"
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Heart, Body, Measure, Violence, Woman)

"In some parts of life, like mathematics and science, yeah, I was a genius. I would top all the top scores you could ever measure it by."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Life, Science, Genius, Mathematics, Measure)

"Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art."
- Frank Lloyd Wright
(Related: Art, Work, Measure, Simplicity, Value)

"The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune."
- Peter Nivio Zarlenga
(Related: Man, Measure, Misfortune)

"Moreover, photography has made it possible to fix these images and now provides us with a permanent record of each observed spectrum, which can be measured out at any time."
- Pieter Zeeman
(Related: Time, Now, Photography)