Test Quotes

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road.

Dag Hammarskjld

To be true to oneself is the hardest test of life.

Sri Chinmoy

Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.

Mohamed Abdel Moneim Fayed

A single test which proves some piece of theory wrong is more valuable than a hundred tests showing that idea might be true.

William Clark

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny.

Paulo Coelho

Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man has a right to knock him down for it. Martyrdom is the test.

Johnson, Samuel

Calamity is the test of integrity

Samuel Richardson

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.

Dietrick Bonhoeffer

Temptations, like misfortunes, are sent to test our moral strength.

Marguerite de Valois

Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.

Pearl S. Buck

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.

Walter Lippman

The position is a test of your patience. You can`t relax. You can`t ever feel like you`re never going to get that chance. You always have to expect it`s going to happen next week or next play. You always have to be prepared.

Jay Fiedler

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.

Barbara Bush

The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of ourselves by the same test: for it is on that on which our success in life depends.

William Hazlitt

Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.

Frank Herbert

Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics (A Mathematician's Apology).

Godfrey Harold Hardy

The test of an enjoyment is the remembrance which it leaves behind.

Jean Paul Richter

Men go back to the mountains, as they go back to sailing ships at sea, because in the mountains and on the sea they must face up, as did men of another age, to the challenge of nature. Modern man lives in a highly synthetic kind of existence. He specializes in this and that. Rarely does he test all his powers or find himself whole. But in the hills and on the water the character of a man comes out.

Abram T. Collier

My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing will begin in five minutes. - During radio microphone test.

Ronald Reagan

The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.

George Bernard Shaw

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.

William Lyon Phelps

The way of paradoxes is the way of truth. To test Reality we must see it on the tight-rope. When the Verities become acrobats we can judge them.

Oscar Wilde

The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority.

Ralph W. Sockman
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