Quotes and Sayings about Trials



"Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience."
- Roland Allen
(Related: Experience, Life, Men, People, Church, Difficulties, Living, Needs, Sharing, Trials, Understanding)

"We are always on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: God, Trials)

"Soccer and cricket were my main sports growing up. I had trials as a soccer player with a few clubs interested, Crystal Palace being one, but it was cricket which became my chosen profession."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Sports, Being, Cricket, Growing up, Profession, Soccer, Trials)

"You will read in the newspaper more often about federal courts, but the law that affects people, the trials that affect human beings are by and large in the state courts."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: People, Law, State, Trials, Will)

"The critic is a man who prefers the indolence of opinion to the trials of action."
- John Mason Brown
(Related: Action, Indolence, Man, Opinion, Trials)

"Trials are no longer about freeing the innocent, punishing the guilty, and making restitution to the injured. They have devolved into a contest over who will win."
- Tammy Bruce
(Related: Trials, Will)

"Yeah, I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

"I lost court cases and misdemeanor juries, but of felony jury trials I was successful 105 of 106 times."
- Vincent Bugliosi
(Related: Successful, Court, Jury, Trials)

"Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Time, Battle, Blood, Trials)

"Every man deems that he has precisely the trials and temptations which are the hardest of all others for him to bear; but they are so, simply because they are the very ones he most needs."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Man, Needs, Temptations, Trials)

"Fans made me. The fans gave me a chance, and they made me. Beyond that, my career has been trials and tribulations and ups and downs, so I have to have true fans riding with me."
- Puff Daddy
(Related: Career, Chance, Fans, Trials)

"Love between a man and a woman is founded on the mating instinct and is not free from desire and self-seeking. But to have a friend and to be true under any and all trials is the mark of a man!"
- Charles Alexander Eastman
(Related: Love, Friend, Desire, Instinct, Man, Self, Trials, Woman)

"But to have a friend, and to be true under any and all trials, is the mark of a man!"
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Friend, Trials)

"Lawyers should not be charged with the same crimes as their clients. Trials related to political charges are not in accordance with human rights."
- Shirin Ebadi
(Related: Clients, Rights, Human rights, Lawyers, Trials)

"As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Life, Day, France, Interest, Service, Trials)

"I've always like roadracing, but you know how it is in a family when you're young. They thought it was a little too dangerous so I started with Trials riding."
- Sete Gibernau
(Related: Family, Thought, Trials)

"So while I was studying, I rode my Trials bike, then I moved to roadracing."
- Sete Gibernau
(Related: Trials)

"It's quite easy to start Trials riding. You just need a bike and you're set."
- Sete Gibernau
(Related: Trials)

"In trials of fact, by oral testimony, the proper inquiry is not whether is it possible that the testimony may be false, but whether there is sufficient probability that it is true."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Fact, May, Trials)

"I often heard about his cases and I often sat in on his trials. In the late 1960s when I was growing up I wanted to be a crusader like him but I didn't want to wear a suit and commute."
- David Guterson
(Related: Growing up, Trials, Want)

"The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Peace, Progress, Victory, Defeat, End, Errors, Pursuit, Trials, Years)

"Speed eventually neared its peak. The records forced me to work ever harder to drop a less and less time. These time trials came to feel like races, which are fun to run sporadically but not daily."
- Joe Henderson
(Related: Time, Work, Fun, Trials)

"The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Day, Errors, Night, Trials)

"A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Difficulties, Fighting, Man, Saying, Spirit, Struggle, Training, Trials, Youth)

"The Negro people of America... have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty ."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Faith, People, Heart, America, Loyalty, Spirit, Trials)

"My legislation would cut off all funding for trials of anyone from Guantanamo in any court in the United States of America. This bill would help stop the misguided plan to put Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and other 9/11 terrorists on trial in Downtown Manhattan."
- Peter King
(Related: America, Court, Help, Legislation, states, Trials, United)

"Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses."
- Maggie Kuhn
(Related: Age, Strength, Disappointments, Disease, Old, Trials)

"The trials on the road to world harmony are no greater than the courage of those who accept the challenge."
- Carl Lewis
(Related: Courage, Challenge, Harmony, Road, Trials, World)

"I spent time in, like, criminal courts, and covering murder trials for papers."
- Kurt Loder
(Related: Time, Murder, Trials)

"Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Trials)

"The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: Love, Absence, Trials)

"Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Art, Life, Being, Practice, Preparation, Training, Trials)

"We slow the progress of science today for all sorts of ethical reasons. Biomedicine could advance much faster if we abolished our rules on human experimentation in clinical trials, as Nazi researchers did."
- Paul Nitze
(Related: Science, Progress, Rules, Today, Trials)

"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)

"She said I did good and I think she was happy with what I did. She just wants me to get my higher Start Value vault, which I'll be competing at Trials and, hopefully, the Olympics."
- Carly Patterson
(Related: Trials, Value)

"The second Cocoon questions that and deals much more directly with the value of living in the real world with its trials and tribulations. I would say it's about that and not about aging or death."
- Daniel Petrie
(Related: Death, Deals, Living, Questions, Trials, Value, World)

"Do you think that you shall enter the Garden of Bliss without such trials as came to those who passed before you?"
- Scott Reed
(Related: Garden, Trials)

"We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them."
- Christopher Reeve
(Related: Time, Community, Day, Disease, Injury, Trials, Vocabulary, Will, Words)

"I had to wear that suit, so I put in my required time in the gym. But I'm not one of those actors who romanticizes his trials working out and brags that he can bench press a panda now."
- Ryan Reynolds
(Related: Time, Actors, Now, Press, Trials)

"Some writers hate to go to trials, but I love trials."
- Ann Rule
(Related: Love, Hate, Trials, Writers)

"There is a very large chunk of our population who firmly believe in extraterrestrials."
- Jeri Ryan
(Related: Population)

"A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Man, Trials)

"Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of."
- Charles Spurgeon
(Related: Trials)

"If one tends to be a humorous person and you have a sense of humor the rest of your life then you can certainly lighten the load, I think, by bringing that to your trials and tribulations. It's easy to have a sense of humor when everything is going well."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Humor, Life, Rest, Sense, Trials)

"We've committed many war crimes in Vietnam - but I'll tell you something interesting about that. We were committing war crimes in World War II, before the Nuremberg trials were held and the principle of war crimes was stated."
- George Wald
(Related: War, Trials, Vietnam, World, World war)

"I'm sure I took some licks at the system, and at trials and lawyers in general. I've seen enough of them for so many years both as a cop and a defendant in defamation cases."
- Joseph Wambaugh
(Related: Lawyers, Trials, Years)

"As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises."
- David Wilkerson
(Related: Pain, Promises, Tests, Trials, Years)