Test Quotes

The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much. It is whether we provide enough to those who have little.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

Ansel Adams

Wise are they who have learned these truths: Trouble is temporary. Time is tonic. Tribulation is a test tube.

William Author Ward

A revelation, that may be supposed to be really of the institution of God, must also be supposed to be perfectly consistent or uniform, and to be able to stand the test of truth; therefore such pretended revelations, as are tendered to us as the contrivance of heaven, which do not bear that test, we may be morally certain, was either originally a deception, or has since, by adulteration become spurious. Reason therefore must be the standard by which we determine the respective claims of revelation; for otherwise we may as well subscribe to the divinity of the one as of the other, or to the whole of them, or to none at all.

Ethan Allen

The Supreme Court has not closed the doors of justice to the detainees imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay. This is a major victory for the rule of law and affirms the right of every person, citizen or non-citizen, detained by the United States to test the legality of his or her detention in a U.S. Court.

Michael Ratner

It is a fine thing to have ability, but the ability to discover ability in others is the true test.

Elbert Hubbard

Don't worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test... Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap - but it was a revolutionary piece of crap

Guy Kawasaki

Next up: the Clue Pregnancy Test. If the square turns pink, you've got one!

Sarah Trombley

We did eight or nine tests. Every day we did one, it got stronger until he had to believe it on her and Peter Andre's pregnancy test


I believe the first test of a truly great man is humility.

John Ruskin

The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.

Havelock Ellis

War alone can carry to the maximum tension all human energies and imprint with the seal of nobility those people who have the courage to confront it; every other test is a mere substitute.

Benito Mussolini

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.

Gene Tierney

To test a modest man's modesty do not investigate if he ignores applause, find out if he abides criticism.

Franz Grillparzer

Voting is simply a way of determining which side is the stronger without putting it to the test of fighting

Henry Louis Mencken
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