The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fascinating Measure Of A Man quotations
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give.
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.
According to Herodotus, the ancient Persians felt that what was necessary in the background of a young man entering adulthood was his ability to ride, shoot straight, and speak the truth. Perhaps we should now grant our college degrees to young men who measure up to that standard.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
You are not defined by your possessions, looks, or popularity. You are made in God's image.
To the barefoot man, happiness is a pair of shoes.
To the man with old shoes, it's a pair of new shoes. To the man with new shoes, it's stylish shoes. And of course, the fellow with no feet would be happy to be barefoot. Measure your life by what you have not by what you don't.
The only measure of your worth and your deeds will be the love you leave behind when you're gone.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Professional football in America is a special game, a unique game .
.. It is a rare game. The men who play it make it so. All of them are fearless. All of them are strong, quick. And all of them are part of a story that began long ago. A story written by men who found, in the sport, a demanding measure for their own courage and ability.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
The supreme measure of a man, is what he would risk his life for.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
The true worth of a man is to be measured by the objects he pursues.
The animal should not be measured by man.
In a world older than ours they move finished and complete, gifted with extensions of the sense we have lost or never attained, living by voices we shall never hear.
Despite the fact that computer speeds are measured in nanoseconds and picoseconds - one billionth and one trillionth of a second, respectively - the smallest interval of time known to man is that which occurs in Manhattan between the traffic signal turning green and the taxi driver behind you blowing his horn.
Measure your success not by the things you collect, but by the lives you affect.
Picture the prince, such as most of them are today: a man ignorant of the law, well-nigh an enemy to his people's advantage, while intent on his personal convenience, a dedicated voluptuary, a hater of learning, freedom and truth, without a thought for the interests of his country, and measuring everything in terms of his own profit and desires.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Love measures our stature: the more we love, the bigger we are.
There is no smaller package in all the world than that of a man all wrapped up in himself.
The measure of a man is in the lives he’s touched.
The measure of a man’s character is not determined by how he handles his wins, but how he handles his failures.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Conscience. Conscience is the ultimate measure of a man.
Of all my father's teachings, the most enduring was the one about the true measure of a man. That true measure was how well he provided for his children, and it stuck with me as if it were etched in my brain.
The true measure of a man is the degree to which he has managed to subjugate his ego.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
The measure of a man is not how many servants he has but how many men he serves .
If I could reach from pole to pole or grasp the ocean with a span, I would be measured by the soul The mind's the standard of the Man.
The strength of a man's virtue should not be measured by his special exertions, but by his habitual acts.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
I believe the measure of a man isn't just the road he's traveled;
it's the choices he's made along the way.
Only ... from personal experience [can a man] take the necessary measures without a preliminary process of trial and error.
Sure, when you're in the midst of your own suffering, it's easy to convince yourself that you're no good—but we are all tested in this life...The measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere.
Sometimes the way you respond to horrific, evil deeds is the measure of one's self as a man, as a nation, as people, as a community.
The measure of a man cannot be whether he ever makes mistakes, because he will make mistakes. It's what he does in response to his mistakes. The same is true of companies. We have to apologize, we have to fix the problem, and we have to learn from our mistakes.
Did you ever hear of a man who had striven all his life faithfully and singly towards an object, and in no measure obtained it? If a man constantly aspires, is he not elevated? Did ever a man try heroism, magnanimity, truth, sincerity, and find that there was no advantage in them,--that it was a vain endeavor?