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Measures Quotes

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There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Related topics: Values

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
- Charles Darwin

Most breast cancer-related deaths can be prevented
through simple and painless preventive measures.
A late diagnosis can result in more serious,
long-term consequences.
- Olympia Snowe

The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the
degree of concentration on a single thought are the
measures to gauge spiritual progress.
- Ramana Maharshi

 

We shouldn't any of us be afraid of teaching protective measures to save lives.
- Kyan Douglas

In small proportions we just beauties see;
And in short measures,
life may perfect be.
- Ben Jonson

I am against preventive war because it means measures by the UN against us.
- Moshe Sharett

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All the measures of the Government are directed to
the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

In fact any experiment that measures a quantum effect
is one in which the quantum effect is aligned with
the behavior of some heavy,
macroscopic object; that's how we measure it.
- Murray Gell-Mann

President Obama instituted the most anti-growth,
anti-investment, anti-jobs measures that we have seen in our lifetime.
Now he called his agenda ambitious, I call it reckless.
- Mitt Romney

Unfortunately, the food industry has not yet faced
this situation and begun taking measures to avoid exploiting
our weakness for not knowing when we have had enough.
- Marvin Harris

If my tongue were trained to measures,
I would sing a stirring song.
- Paul Tillich

The readings of Soviet society are as many as the experts you speak to.
In my view, it's a society that is overdue for measures
of democratization and organization.
- E. P. Thompson

Comrade Deng Xiaoping - along with other party elders -
gave the party leadership their firm and full support
to put down the political disturbance using forceful measures.
- Li Peng

What we want is a lasting peace.
We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
- James F. Byrnes

As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine,
an amendment to the Constitution should be the last
resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
- Arlen Specter

Extraordinary measures were required and I realize
that not all of these steps were popular.
- Tom McCall

But a science is exact to the extent that its method
measures up to and is adequate to its object.
- Gabriel Marcel

Incentives are not strategy, they are tactics.
Defensive measures.
- Carlos Ghosn

I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling,
that all the measures of the Government are directed
to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

Desperate affairs require desperate measures.
- Horatio Nelson

Effective security measures do not come cheap.
- Arlen Specter

During the last regular session and the most recent special session,
measures that I see as little more than Band-Aids were
applied to three health programs in the state.
- Jane D. Hull

And while the U.S.
can never be 100 percent safe from a future strike,
our government is working around the clock on measures
to protect the American people.
- Roger Wicker

Measures of self-government and a school council,
especially for such young children, were a great innovation.
- Dora Russell

I always feel like I'm missing out on something,
that someone is having more fun than I am,
so I take measures to make sure that is impossible.
- Jessica Cutler

I'm confident that the terrorists are aware that from
the curb to the cockpit we've got additional security
measures that didn't exist a couple of years ago.
- Tom Ridge

There was no censorship of the press:
in general,
the War Measures Act could have been made even more radical.
- Robert Bourassa

There are few better measures of the concern a society
has for its individual members and its own well being
than the way it handles criminals.
- Ramsey Clark

The death clock is ticking slowly in our breast,
and each drop of blood measures its time,
and our life is a lingering fever.
- Georg Buchner

We are, by many measures, one of the more diverse cities in the country,
growing more diverse all the time, and one of the more
harmonious in terms of how we live together.
- John Hickenlooper

If we don't take effective measures now,
the Netherlands could be torn between two extreme rights.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

These funds will ensure that ports will be able to
pay for adequate security measures to protect all Americans
against terrorist attacks from our seaports.
- Bobby Scott

Once vigorous measures appear to be the only means
left of bringing the Americans to a due submission to the mother country,
the colonies will submit.
- George III

The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick
by which the nation measures its morals.
- Jimmy Swaggart

You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick
that measures the risk involved.
They go together.
- Earl Nightingale

These measures may not constitute an absolute guarantee of peace,
but, in my opinion, they constitute the greatest preventive
measures ever adopted by nations.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Measures must always, in a progressive society,
be held superior to men, who are after all,
imperfect instruments, working for their fulfillment.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In recent years, research into the prevention and treatment
of arthritis has led to measures that successfully
reduce pain and improve the quality of life for millions.
- Charles W. Pickering

I have always supported measures and principles and not men.
- Davy Crockett

Although...
the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen
by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures,
yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only,
but of the whole people of the United States.
- James K. Polk

Politicians have to be committed to people in equal measures.
- Angela Merkel

The longest sword, the strongest lungs,
the most voices, are false measures of truth.
- Benjamin Whichcote

By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency,
there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures
to try to deal with the inflation.
- Paul A. Volcker

All new states are invested, more or less,
by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always
in favor of rash and extreme measures,
but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men.
- Sam Houston

The less one knows, the more he thinks he knows,
and the more willing he is to employ any and all measures
to enforce his views upon others.
- Paul Harris

A strong conviction that something must be done is
the parent of many bad measures.
- Daniel Webster

First, the American legislative process isn't well
suited to large and complex measures.
- George J. Mitchell

The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country!
Common sense wins out.
I'm just so thrilled and excited.
The sale of guns must stop.
Halfway measures are not enough.
- Sarah Brady

It is what makes the reform process an art,
not just a science.
You have to develop a strategy that tells you what
reform measures you should follow and in what sequence.
- Vaclav Klaus

I'm confident that we have measures in place.
And the additional measures that we announced yesterday
will be even more protective of our food supply in this country.
- Ann Veneman

I believe that all the measures of the Government are
directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
- William Henry Harrison

By adopting the other trade, we place ourselves by
the side of those whose measures tend not only to the
improvement of their own subjects,
but to the emancipation of the slave everywhere.
- Henry Charles Carey

But apart from the military measures,
security measures, of course, Afghanistan needs great
help for building up its social life,
its economic life.
It has become a very poor country, neglected for many years.
- Bulent Ecevit

In addition to a soaring stock market,
6.6 million jobs have been created since tax relief
measures went into effect in 2003.
Our deficit situation has also improved as tax revenues
have increased at double-digit rates over the past two years.
- Randy Neugebauer

The extraordinary exertions of the colonies,
in cooperation with British measures,
against the French, in the late war,
were acknowledged by the British parliament to be more
than adequate to their ability.
- Mercy Otis Warren

We must support initiatives that provide clear,
concrete measures and milestones that our troops need
for defeating the insurgency,
building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over
Iraq to the Iraqi people.
- Sherrod Brown

It seems that American patriotism measures itself against an outcast group.
The right Americans are the right Americans because
they're not like the wrong Americans,
who are not really Americans.
- Eric Hobsbawm

I think that's unjustified criticism.
We have had a number of measures in place in this country
for several years to mitigate the possibility of mad
cow spreading in this country.
We have found a single case.
- Ann Veneman

Pension reform can be hard to talk about.
In the long run, reform now means fewer demands for
layoffs and less draconian measures in the future.
It's in the best interest of all Californians to fix this system now.
- Jerry Brown

Some members of both Houses have, it is true,
been removed from their employments under the Crown;
but were they ever told,
either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants,
that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament?
- Robert Walpole

I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction
that it was not in my Power to do any Good,
and very much disgusted with Measures,
which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.
- George Mason

Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been,
are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own,
without handouts, affirmative action,
and other patronizing measures.
- Tammy Bruce

The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement
for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests.
We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction
of international tensions and would open the way
to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

I think that Americans should gradually begin to adopt
positive behavior rather than doing evil.
They should not expect an immediate reaction in return
for their positive measures.
It will take time.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Over the past two years, the House has passed more
than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy
and expanding opportunities for American workers.
The tax relief provisions in this package have been
an important part of our pro-growth agenda.
- Roger Wicker

This Government has found occasion to express,
in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness,
to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern
because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia.
- Benjamin Harrison

My conviction of the necessity of further legislative
provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of
the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures
best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects
have been already submitted to you.
- Martin Van Buren

One important measurement issue concerns the fat tails
problem that I mentioned earlier.
VAR is concerned with extreme outcomes.
If the tails of the probability distributions we are using are too thin,
our VAR measures are likely to be too low.
- John Hull

At the beginning, because the lives of the hostages were at stake,
then during this silent period we have taken several
measures like not accepting the ultimatum of the terrorists
threatening to kill our foreign affairs minister.
- Alberto Fujimori

Let not a man do what his sense of right bids him not to do,
nor desire what it forbids him to desire.
This is sufficient.
The skillful artist will not alter his measures for
the sake of a stupid workman.
- Mencius


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