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  • Anna Pavlova
    Anna Pavlova
    Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the 1881-1931
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    Success depends in a very large measure upon individual initiative and exertion, and cannot be achieved except by a dint of hard work.
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
    Michael Korda
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    Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
  • Arthur C. Clarke
    Arthur C. Clarke
    British science fiction writer, science writer and futurist 1917-2008
    Arthur C. Clarke
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    The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
  • Bill Buford
    Bill Buford
    American author and journalist
    Bill Buford
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    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.'
  • Carl Schmitt
    Carl Schmitt
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    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)
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
    Michael Korda
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    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.
  • William Booth
    William Booth
    English Methodist preacher 1829-1912
    William Booth
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    The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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    The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.
  • James Russell Lowell
    James Russell Lowell
    American Romantic poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819-1891
    James Russell Lowell
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    The idol is the measure of the worshipper.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    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)
  • Sigmund Freud
    Sigmund Freud
    Austrian psychiatrist 1856-1939
    Sigmund Freud
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    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
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The measure of a great leader, is their success in bringing everyone around to their opinion twenty years later.
  • Corrie Ten Boom
    Corrie Ten Boom
    Dutch evangelical en resistance fighter in WW II 1893-1982
    Corrie Ten Boom
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    The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
    Plutarch
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    The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
  • Pittacus
    Pittacus
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    The measure of a man is what he does with power.
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