Gloom and despondency have never defeated adversity. Trying times need courage and resilience. Our strength as a people is not tested during the best of times.— Thabo Mbeki
Passioned Test Of Time quotations
Holding on to hope when everything is dark, is the greatest test of faith
The ultimate test of faith is not how loudly you praise God in happy times but how deeply you trust him in dark times.
At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
A vital team characteristic is the ability to overcome adversity.
Any team acquires experience and endurance as it learns to fight back. This in turn builds the kind of character which seldom crumbles at a time of crisis or testing.
Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.
Musically I try to connect a common bridge between such exhilarating feelings as performing at the Acropolis, to the emotions each and every one of us feel everyday. In the end, a good melody will always stand the test of time.
If you want to know what's Real, of love, of life, of loyalty, put it through the greatest test: Time.
It is not the beauty of a building you should look at;
its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.
I am going to produce a movie of my own.
I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film.
Fame is also a test of character at times.
.. Sometimes I pass the test; sometimes I'm a pain in the ass. Sometimes I'm like, Oh, God! I just want to buy some tampons!
Everything that originates from God will endure the test of time.
Therefore, it is good to check out the origins of everything to make sure they were started by God.
Someone once said anyone can be great under rosy circumstances, but the true test of character is measured by how well a person makes decisions during difficult times.
Mother's milk, time-tested for millions of years, is the best nutrient for babies because it is nature's perfect food.
Elegance is innate...individual...eternal...it stands the test of time!
Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.
The study of history is a powerful antidote to contemporary arrogance.
It is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions, which seem to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once but many times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at great human cost, wholly false.
It's true: lives do drift apart for no obvious reason.
We're all busy people,we can't spend our time simply trying to stay in touch. The test of a friendship is if it can weather these inevitable gaps.
Over time as most people fail the survivor's exacting test of trustworthiness, she tends to withdraw from relationships. The isolation of the survivor thus persists even after she is free.
As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises.
As to the aridity you are suffering from, it seems to me our Lord is treating you like someone He considers strong: He wants to test you and see if you love Him as much at times of aridity as when He sends you consolations. I think this is a very great favor for God to show you.
Old age is the time when birthday candles cost more than the birthday cake itself, and half of your urine is wasted on medical testing.
Wind is part of the British Open. It is an examination and it took me a long time to pass the examination. Eighty per cent of the fellows out there have not passed the test.
Meditation and prayer have withstood the test of time.
They work today as perfectly as they did for those who first practised and perfected them.
Animals are not brethren, they are not underlings;
they are other nations, caught with ourselves in the net of life and time.
Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm of an inspired moment were put to personal test.
Art. Its definitions are legion, its meanings multitudinous, its importance often debated. But amid the many contradictory definitions of art, one has always stood the test of time, from the Upanishads in the East, to Michelangelo in the West: art is the perception and depiction of the sublime, the transcendent, the beautiful, the spiritual.
People come in and out of our lives, and the true test of friendship is whether you can pick back up right where you left off the last time you saw each other.
Time of difficulty test our faith, our fortitude and our strenght.
During these times, the level of our imaan becomes manifest
They pick me [to be tested for steroids] every time.
I don't know why. I don't know if it's because I'm a big guy, or what, but all I know is all they are going to find is a lot of rice and beans.
Psychologists tested the story of the Good Samaritan.
What they learned gives us reason to pause. The greatest determinant of who stopped to help the stranger in need was not compassion, morality, or religious creed. It was those who had the time. Makes me wonder if I have time to do good.
One of the primary tests of the mood of a society at any given time is whether its comfortable people tend to identify, psychologically, with the power and achievements of the very successful or with the needs and sufferings of the underprivileged.