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.
The final test of a gentleman is his respect for those who can be of no possible service to him.
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.
The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
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.
The test of an enjoyment is the remembrance which it leaves behind.
Beauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics (A Mathematician's Apology).
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.
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.
Calamity is the test of integrity
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.
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.
The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men, the conviction and the will to carry on.
True character stands the test of emergencies. Do not be mistaken, it is weakness from which the awakening is rude.
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.
To dream anything that you want to dream. That's the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do.
That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That is the courage to succeed.
The practical effect of a belief is the real test of its soundness.
In time of test, family is best.
Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards
Experience is the worst teacher. It always gives the test first and the instruction afterward.
The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones
The test of good manners is to be patient with bad ones.
The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is test. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace.
The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by minorities.
You check the pregnancy test every month, and when it comes up negative it can start to wear on you