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Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the 1881-1931
Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
American publisher 1919-
Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
Arthur C. Clarke
British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
American author and journalist
The cacao content is a wrapper's most important datum, and the acceptable benchmark is seventy per cent. The figure is a measure of 'cocoa mass.'
The essence of liberalism is negotiation, a cautious half measure, in the hope that the definitive dispute, the decisive bloody battle, can be transformed into a parliamentary debate and permit the decision to be suspended forever in an everlasting discussion.Source: Political Theology (1922)
American publisher 1919-
The freedom to fail is vital if you're going to succeed, most successful men fail time and time again, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
English Methodist preacher 1829-1912
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
English poet 1757-1827
The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.
James Russell Lowell
American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
The idol is the measure of the worshipper.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
The imagination enlarges little objects so as to fill our souls with a fantastic estimate; and, with rash insolence, it belittles the great to its own measure, as when talking of God.Source: Pensees (1669)
Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
The impression forces itself upon one that men measure by false standards, that everyone seeks power, success, riches for himself, and admires others who attain them, while undervaluing the truly precious thing in life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
The measure of a great leader, is their success in bringing everyone around to their opinion twenty years later.
Corrie Ten Boom
Dutch evangelical en resistance fighter in WW II 1893-1982
The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
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