Test Quotes

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

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

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

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

There is something in the unselfish and self-sacrificing love of a brute which goes directly to the heart of him who has had frequent occasion to test the paltry friendship and gossamer fidelity of mere man.

Edgar Allan Poe

Test every work of intellect or faith, And everything that your own hands have wrought And call those works extravagance of breath That are not suited for such men as come proud, open-eyed and laughing to the tomb.

William Butler Yeats

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

Bainbridge Colby

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today

E. Joseph Cossman
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