Quotes by measure

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  • Ann Landers
    Ann Landers
    American columnist 1918-
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    Keep in mind that the true measure of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
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    Let no one till his death be called unhappy. Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor done.
  • Elizabeth Hardwick
    Elizabeth Hardwick
    American literary critic, novelist, and short story writer 1916-2007
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    Letters are above all useful as a means of expressing the ideal self; and no other method of communication is quite so good for this purpose. In letters we can reform without practice, beg without humiliation, snip and shape embarrassing experiences to the measure of our own desires...
  • Carlo Ratti
    Carlo Ratti
    Italian architect, engineer and activist
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    Like a tracer running through the veins of the city, networks of air quality sensors attached to bikes can help measure an individual's exposure to pollution and draw a dynamic map of the urban air on a human scale, as in the case of the Copenhagen Wheel developed by new startup Superpedestrian.
  • Jorge Luis Borges
    Jorge Luis Borges
    Argentijns writer 1899-1986
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    Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
  • John Galsworthy
    John Galsworthy
    British writer, playwright 1867-1933
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    Love! Beyond measure — beyond death — it nearly kills. But one wouldn't have been without it.
    Source: Beyond (1917)
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
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    Measure not by the scale of perfection the meager product of reality.
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    English poet 1806-1861
    Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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    Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor's done.
  • F. L. Lucan
    F. L. Lucan
    Roman epic poet 39-65 AD
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    Might was the measure of right.
  • Brendon Burchard
    Brendon Burchard
    American author 1977-
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    My best mentor is a mechanic - and he never left the sixth grade. By any competency measure, he doesn't have it. But the perspective he brings to me and my life is, bar none, the most helpful.
  • Carl Van Doren
    Carl Van Doren
    American critic and biographer 1885-1950
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    Neither creator nor critic can make himself universal by barely taking thought about it. He is what he lives. The measure of the creator is the amount of life he puts Into his work. The measure of the critic is the amount of life he finds there.
    Source: The Roving Critic (1923)
  • Dag Hammarskjöld
    Dag Hammarskjöld
    Swedish diplomat 1905-1961
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    Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    No doubt, man will continue to weigh and to measure, watch himself grow, and his Universe around him and with him, according to the ever growing powers of his tools.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
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    No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution. Every man who gets anywhere does so because he has first firmly resolved to progress in the world and then has enough stick-to-it-tiveness to transform his resolution into reality. Without resolution, no man can win any worthwhile place among his fellow men.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.
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