Quotes and Sayings about Testing
"Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Infinite, Testing)
"We have a very active testing community which people don't often think about when you have open source."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Community, Open, Testing)
"In high school I was the dog, always, and I never have felt comfortable or right in my body, and part of my whole exhibitionist thing has probably been a way of testing to see whether or not I really was this repulsive creature that I felt like for so long."
- Poppy Z. Brite
(Related: Body, Right, School, Testing)
"Testing of self is a regular part of our own lives, so it seems natural to make it a part of the lives of my characters, as well, albeit on a much different level."
- Terry Brooks
(Related: Self, Testing)
"It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China's occupation of Tibet."
- Sam Brownback
(Related: Government, Time, Occupation, Religious)
"I wonder if those people shown protesting the deployment of nuclear weapons to western Europe during the Reagan era are feeling appropriately stupid today. 'Please don't take away our precious Soviet Union! - We demand the annihilation of all life on Earth!'"
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Life, People, Europe, Feeling, Today, Weapons, Wonder)
"In this first testing ground of the atomic bomb I have seen the most terrible and frightening desolation in four years of war. It makes a blitzed Pacific island seem like an Eden. The damage is far greater than photographs can show."
- Wilfred Burchett
(Related: War, First, Testing, Years)
"Testing oneself is best when done alone."
- Jimmy Carter
"As I discovered, even the governor of a major state who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at his party's convention without the national media protesting it."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Hearing, Media, Party, State)
"The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Society, Habit, Danger, Testing, Wrong)
"I think we need to do a little more all-weather testing."
- Pete Conrad
"We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Fitness, Health, Ability, Doubt, Shadow, Testing, Want, Youth)
"Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence!"
- Edsger Dijkstra
(Related: Bugs, Testing)
"Believe me, I'm not going to try to get into testing."
- John Engler
"Now I believe I can hear the philosophers protesting that it can only be misery to live in folly, illusion, deception and ignorance, but it isn't -it's human."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Deception, Folly, Ignorance, Illusion, Misery, Now)
"Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring."
- Jesse James Garrett
(Related: Work, Building, Hard work, Testing)
"An aggressive drug-testing program would cut down on certain abuses, but its never going to catch everyone - or even close to everyone."
- Malcolm Gladwell
"Well, The Day the Earth Caught Fire was a story... I don't if anybody knows what it is but it was about... in the early days of testing nuclear bombs, that Russia and America happened to test a nuclear bomb at the same moment at different ends of the earth."
- Val Guest
(Related: America, Bombs, Day, Earth, Fire, Russia, Testing)
"When this space walk will be completed, then the arm will be fully operational and ready for the next activity that will be pretty much the testing, the first flight testing of the space station arm."
- Umberto Guidoni
(Related: First, Pretty, Space, Testing, Will)
"I've been a little more fortunate, perhaps, than a lot of people have, for the simple reason that I've constantly been moving: so nobody can hit me - you know what I mean? Protesting is not the answer - not along those lines."
- Chico Hamilton
(Related: People, Reason)
"Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare."
- Frederick Henry Hedge
(Related: Men, Imagination, Power, Act, Man, Shakespeare, Waking)
"But typically for a project like the Mac, the size we had was pretty good. And it has different stages. The team grows as you have to write manuals and do testing... though the Mac had no formal testing."
- Andy Hertzfeld
(Related: Pretty, Project, Testing)
"Winter testing is essential but there comes a point where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing. You just want to get down to the real action."
- Damon Hill
(Related: Action, Racing, Testing, Want, Winter)
"The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future."
- Dee Hock
(Related: Future, Investment, Learning, Now, Testing, Understanding, Want)
"Road testing the effects of regulation on European business must become second nature to the European Union."
- John Hutton
(Related: Business, Nature, Road, Testing)
"We added Medicare Part D to a system facing bankruptcy and gave no thought to means testing it."
- Bob Inglis
(Related: Thought, Testing)
"Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: War, People, Beliefs, Rights, Iraq, Property, Public, Religious, Want)
"Today, we can tell people we have a testing process and facilities in place on a nationwide basis."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: People, Testing, Today)
"I'm always active in trying to educate people when it comes to eating animal products, testing on animals, and the health benefits of being vegan, although I'm probably not the best person to be talking about the latter at the moment."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Health, People, Animals, Being, Benefits, Eating, Talking, Testing, Trying)
"He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the sixties I tested everything."
- Bill Lee
(Related: Time, Day, Testing)
"Testing, we will never do enough of it."
- Greg LeMond
(Related: Testing, Will)
"Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There's nothing that can compare to testing yourself the way you do every time you step in the ring."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Time, Boxing, Challenge, Nothing, Testing)
"Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Courage, Virtue, Testing)
"The guys have a lot of good cars built up. We're going to do some more testing before we go back to Las Vegas and try to win at Vegas again. We need to get off to a quick start."
- Sterling Marlin
(Related: Quick, Testing)
"Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Soul, Hope, Eternity, Struggle)
"There's one thing better than having a great actor, and that's having a great actor who's never done this kind of role before and is hungry to do it. They're testing themselves every day. They want to get out of their trailer and get to work."
- Sam Mendes
(Related: Work, Actor, Day, Testing, Want)
"I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Freedom, Rights, Loss, Minority, Stars)
"Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving."
- David Ogilvy
(Related: Advertising, Testing, Will)
"It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting - in Iraq or Afghanistan - certainly we can all agree protesting at military funerals is a cruel and unnecessary hardship on our military families during their most difficult hour."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: War, Afghanistan, Funerals, Hardship, Iraq, Military)
"He was always testing you. He was always testing his power."
- James Jarrell Pickle
(Related: Power, Testing)
"Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 - 20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been. It's good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go."
- Robert M. Pirsig
(Related: Truth, Hindsight, Testing)
"When I test I never go right to the limit. Only because when you are below the limit you can go at the same speed all day, and that's the only way you can be absolutely sure about what you are testing."
- Alain Prost
(Related: Day, Right, Testing)
"We were tremendously encouraged by the testing of Analyze That. Audiences loved it. They were telling us that they liked it as much as the original. We recorded the laughs in the theater."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: Audiences, Testing, Theater)
"I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning."
- Carl Rogers
(Related: Learning, Order, Testing, Therapy)
"We promised new benefits to seniors like preventive screening and diabetes testing. We kept that promise."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Benefits, Promise, Testing)
"In my opinion we are at the limit now, and 17 races is really too much. With all the testing that we do now, it means we're always on the bike and it's quite difficult."
- Valentino Rossi
(Related: Now, Opinion, Testing)
"Once the races begin it's more difficult and there is never that much time for testing."
- Valentino Rossi
(Related: Time, Testing)
"We are told that the possession of nuclear weapons - in some cases even the testing of these weapons - is essential for national security. But this argument can be made by other countries as well."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: Argument, Countries, National security, Possession, Testing, Weapons)
"When an individual is protesting society's refusal to acknowledge his dignity as a human being, his very act of protest confers dignity on him."
- Bayard Rustin
(Related: Society, Act, Being, Dignity, Protest)
"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding."
- Burt Rutan
(Related: Failure, Testing, Understanding)
"I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed."
- Siegfried Sassoon
(Related: Men, War, Being, Errors, Fighting)
"My first civil disobedience arrest for social justice was in 1986 for protesting the SDI."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: First, Justice)
"We worked with the engineers in the design and construction and testing phases in those various areas, then we would get back together at the end of the week and brief each other as to what had gone on."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: Design, End, Testing)
"The Pacific had great hope that when the former President Mitered decided to halt nuclear testing, we had put behind us the issue of nuclear states testing their weapons in our Pacific region."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Hope, President, states, Testing, Weapons)
"The world has been gradually reducing its nuclear arsenals. Testing must stop so that progress on the destruction of nuclear weapons may begin."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Progress, Destruction, May, Testing, Weapons, World)
"The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised a storm of protest at home, in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world."
- Jenny Shipley
(Related: Home, Decision, Hope, France, Protest, Testing, World)
"There was a lot of protest after Bravo, from countries like India, for example. India was the first country which came forward and proposed at the United Nations that all of these nuclear tests should be stopped, that there should be a complete ban on nuclear testing."
- Martha Smith
(Related: Countries, Country, Example, First, Nations, Protest, Testing, Tests, United)
"There are all kinds of letters and protests that come from, not surprisingly, Japanese fishermen, the fishermen's wives; there are student groups, all different types of people; the protest against the Americans' use of the Pacific for nuclear testing."
- Martha Smith
(Related: People, Americans, Fishermen, Letters, Protest, Testing, Wives)
"I think the Bravo test is really important for a number of reasons. It's kind of symbolic. It raises a lot of the issues that are related to the whole controversy over nuclear testing."
- Martha Smith
(Related: Controversy, Testing)
"Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day."
(Related: Men, Day, Deed, Now, Testing, Tongue)
"With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects."
- Sonia Sotomayor
(Related: Achievement, Action, Balance, School, Statistics, Testing)
"And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations, your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at, you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again."
- Robert Sternberg
(Related: Testing, Wrong)
"I couldn't really relate to the fraternity or party scene, to the people out in the mall every day protesting one thing or another. I felt like there was no one I could relate to."
- Charlie Trotter
(Related: People, Day, Party)
"As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Heart, Concern, Defeat, Testing)
"The purpose of random testing is not to catch, punish, or expose students who use drugs, but to save their lives and discover abuse problems early so that students can grow up and learn in a drug-free environment."
- John Walters
(Related: Purpose, Abuse, Drugs, Environment, Problems, Students, Testing)
"I'm always looking for ways to develop as an artist, especially as a jazz artist-to find different ways of testing my voice."
- Cassandra Wilson
(Related: Artist, Jazz, Testing, Voice)
"In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Design, Power, Time, Testing)