quote by Franz Kafka

Test yourself on mankind. It is something that makes the doubter doubt, the believer believe.

— Franz Kafka

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Testing yourself quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

It takes courage to push yourself to places you have never been before.

.. to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to stay tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

The real test of being in the presence of God is, that you either forget about yourself altogether or see yourself as a small, dirty object.

Testing yourself quote Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesso
Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you test first and the lesson afterward.

Doing something for yourself like running, and using it to test yourself, will only make you feel better about your career or your family role.

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.


To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind.

To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed.

Testing yourself quote One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.

To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind.

To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed.

This is the test of your manhood: How much is there left in you after you have lost everything outside of yourself?

I'm not going to recommend recklessness but somewhere just short of it - testing yourself and proactively pursuing a rite of passage has become necessary because in western developed countries we've become very comfort-addicted.

Testing yourself quote If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.

History is a Rorschach test, people. What you see when you look at it tells you as much about yourself as it does about the past.


People spend so much time in their cars, and it's a legal way to have fun by speeding a little bit or testing yourself a little bit, and you get to invest in your car. For some people, it becomes their baby.

I auditioned for Robert Redford once and I was so starstruck I couldn't even speak. I had a mic wire at a screen test clipped to me and then I got kind of nervous and I paced in a circle and then took a step and tripped and fell on my face. You just have to forgive yourself and keep going on.

Testing yourself quote Sometimes we are tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengt
Sometimes we are tested. Not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.

The test in life nowadays is just trying to keep yourself charged up with enough good feeling. It's like, "OK what am I going to do to feel really good today?" Not like, some chick or a drink.

The main reason I like UFC is not just the martial arts aspect, but it's about one person against the other person. It's about being able to test yourself with the truth.

Never stop asking yourself whether you can do things better.

Keep testing every aspect of your business to the nth degree, and challenge every one of your assumptions. The tougher you are on yourself now, the tougher your business will be out there in the real world.

Testing yourself quote LIfe has a way of testing a persons will, either by having nothing happen at all
LIfe has a way of testing a persons will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

You know from past experiences that whenever you have been driven to the wall, or thought you were, you have extricated yourself in a way which you never would have dreamed possible had you not been put to the test. The trouble is that in your everyday life you don't go deep enough to tap the divine mind within you.

Truth does not need argument, agreement, theories or beliefs.

There is only one test for it and that is to ask yourself 'Is the statement true or false in my experience?'

Love testing yourself more than fearing loosing

Testing yourself quote We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life put
We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life puts us to the test.

I have a very sissy job, where I go to work and get my hair done, and people do my makeup, and I go and say lines and people spoil me rotten. And everyone has that kind of curiosity of how far can you go, how far can you take it. I think it's always good testing yourself.

The experiential test of whether this art is great or good, or minor or abysmal is the effect it has on your own sense of the world and of yourself. Great art changes you.


To me, to live is to fight. It's about persevering. It's about testing yourself. It's about not becoming complacent.

Testing yourself quote Our whole life is solving puzzles.
Our whole life is solving puzzles.

When you face challenges, ask yourself what is the lesson here? Focus on the lesson and don't complain about the test. Everything happens for a reason. Every person you meet, may teach you something - good or bad.

You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things.

It's very exciting to test yourself.

Believe only what you yourself test and judge to be true.

Testing yourself quote Life has a way of testing a persons will, either by having nothing happen at all
Life has a way of testing a persons will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

At the end, the key thing is you've got to live with yourself.

That's the real test. Everything else is fleeting.


Do not flinch from experiences that might destroy your beliefs.

The thought you cannot think controls you more than thoughts you speak aloud. Submit yourself to ordeals and test yourself in fire. Relinquish the emotion which rests upon a mistaken belief, and seek to feel fully that emotion which fits the facts.

I love the game. I think it's a great game because you find out a lot about yourself. You test your mettle every week. There's no grey area, there's instant gratification and there are no quarterly reports. We're not just doing a little bit better. You know every Sunday what happened.

Testing yourself quote The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and t
The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

When a test pilot comes off a flight, there is typically another pilot who is going to take it up, and he believes in the debriefing. You don't keep something to yourself

Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding

I've learned that to expose yourself, to reveal yourself is a test of your humanness.

Testing yourself quote Life consists of two days, one for you and one against you. So when it's for you
Life consists of two days, one for you and one against you. So when it's for you don't be proud of reckless, and when it's against you be patient, for both days are test for you.

The Jihad is not just a way of testing yourself but also means using violence to spread Islam.

I like being tested. I get as scared as anyone. But the feeling of putting yourself on the line, betting on your talent and having it work; that's the most exhilarating feeling in the world.

When I write a song, I always start on acoustic guitar, because that's a good test of a song, when it's really open and bare. You can often mislead yourself if you start with computers and samples and programming because you can disguise a bad song.

What really matters when facing a challenge? What matters is learning.

You want to test yourself, throw yourself into something outside your comfort zone and see what youre capable of. Your true goal is not to conquer fifty feet of inanimate rock, but to expand your abilities through learning.

Finding a programmer to work with if you don't already know one will be a challenge. Merely judging if a programmer is exceptional vs. competent will be very hard if you are not one yourself. When you do find someone, work together informally for a while to test your compatibility.

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