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Motivational Test Quotes

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Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

Related topics: Values Honor Self

The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

The perception of beauty is a moral test.
- Henry David Thoreau

The test of all beliefs is their practical effect in life.
If it be true that optimism compels the world forward,
and pessimism retards it, then it is dangerous to
propagate a pessimistic philosophy.
- Helen Keller


 

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

Every formula of every religion has, in this age of reason,
to submit to the acid test of reason and universal assent.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Experience is a hard teacher.
She gives the test first
and the lessons afterwards.
- Anonymous


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The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

Eternity:
I am drawn to the wild edge of the ocean of my being
My curiosity unbound, I test the limits
of the limitless and the boundaries of the timeless.
I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end which is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem -
and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If you want to test your memory, try to recall what
you were worrying about one year ago today.
- E. Joseph Cossman

Nothing can be more abhorrent to democracy
than to imprison a person
or keep him in prison because he is unpopular.
This is really the test of civilization.
- Winston Churchill

The difference between school and life?
In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test.
In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.
- Tom Bodett

Life is a journey. It is not a race to test
who can finish first or who can end up with the most loot.
Rather, life is best enjoyed as a meander -
watching the view to left and right - above and below -
as the days slowly move past in dress review.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of our progress is not whether we add more
to the abundance of those who have much it is whether
we provide enough for those who have little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is not our place to know the mind of God.
Spirit knows what is best in the long run -
best for each of us individually,
and best for humanity as a whole.
This is often very difficult to accept
when we see war and disease in the world
and experience physical and emotional suffering
in ourselves, our family, and our friends.
I consider this belief in God's infinite power
and ultimate wisdom to be the true test of faith.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind
him in other men the conviction and the will to carry on.
- Walter Lippmann

The real test of friendship is: can you literally do
nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those
moments of life that are utterly simple?
- Eugene Kennedy

When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- David Allan Coe

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan,
whose blood is in your own veins.
- Charles Alexander Eastman

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.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

We were flying on a winged vehicle that would do reentry
different than we had ever done before.
So all of those were firsts.
Test pilots truly love firsts.
- Robert Crippen

People's ability to forget what they do not want to know,
to overlook what is before their eyes,
was seldom put to the test better than in Germany at that time.
- W. G. Sebald

I told the truth, and I did it on national TV in a lie-detector test.
- Paula Jones

I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.
- Bill Veeck

The test and the use of man's education is that he
finds pleasure in the exercise of his mind.
- Jacques Barzun

The test of every religious, political,
or educational system is the man that it forms.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

What if Shakespeare had had a test audience for Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet?
- Brendan Fraser

One of my theme songs is that if you can't do it in a test tube,
don't do it.
- Martin Fleischmann

With the internet, things are so much more immediate.
People taste-test things to see if they want to buy the CD.
- Michael Bolton

I have reached the conclusion that those who have physical
courage also have moral courage.
Physical courage is a great test.
- Oriana Fallaci

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
- Charles Eastman

Almost every person over 45, and definitely those who have ever smoked,
should have a spirometry test.
- Loni Anderson

I consider a poem to be a kind of experiment where
a number of elements are brought together under test
conditions to see how they will interact to create meaning or relevance.
- John Barton

I have arm-wrestled here and there...
guys seem to want to test my strength.
- Shania Twain

It is evidently necessary to generate and test candidates
for solutions in some systematic manner.
- Niklaus Wirth

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of
world that it leaves to its children.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

The animals are right here, right in front of us.
And how we treat these companions is a test.
- Linda Blair

The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
- George William Curtis

The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it.
My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness,
and when I get a response there, then I accept.
- David Herbert Lawrence

No one I know of has ever had this experience-where
you had to sit and wait and wait for a DNA test to
come back just so you can write the last page of the book.
- Joseph Wambaugh

Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.
- John Stossel

A cake is a very good test of an oven:
if it browns too much on one side and not on the other,
it's not your fault - you need to have your oven checked.
- Delia Smith

The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the
framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test.
- Karl Kraus

The test is to recognize the mistake,
admit it and correct it.
To have tried to do something and failed is vastly
better than to have tried to do nothing and succeeded.
- Dale Turner

I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem -
and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart
he would have been not to have taken it.
- Laurence J. Peter

We are working with a biotech company,
Calypte, which has designed a urine test for the HIV antibody.
- Luc Montagnier

The test of any man lies in action.
- Pindar

The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers,
even if he bears a real person's name,
is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations,
he passes the test.
- Stephen Vizinczey

Fire is the test of gold; adversity,
of strong men.
- Martha Graham

Real love is never a selfish emotion.
If you want something from someone -
especially if that something is sex -
what you are feeling is not true love.
True love is about wanting happiness for the person you love -
and not about seeking happiness for yourself.
Fortunately, in most cases our own loving presence
is the greatest gift we can give to a person we love.
Nonetheless, the litmus test of love is knowing
we would choose never to see that person again
if we believed that distance would bring them greater happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society,
relationship to work and relationship to sex.
- Alfred Adler

The test audience holds a great deal of power in the
process of filmmaking in the United States.
- Brendan Fraser

Most people go through life dreading they'll have a traumatic experience.
Freaks were born with their trauma.
They've already passed their test in life.
They're aristocrats.
- Diane Arbus

It is one test of a fully developed writer that he
reminds us of no one but himself.
- Melvin Maddocks

A pretty good test of a man's religion is how it affects his pocketbook.
- Francis J. Grimke

Blind faith, no matter how passionately expressed,
will not suffice.
Science for its part will test relentlessly every assumption
about the human condition.
- E. O. Wilson

Each test pilot I know considers him,
or herself, now that there are women,
to be the very best.
It's very demeaning to step down the ladder once in a while.
- Wally Schirra

The only animals that we test on are the two of us and our kids.
- Connie Sellecca

I love things that age well - things that don't date,
that stand the test of time and that become living
examples of the absolute best.
- Giorgio Armani

In the early days, I often felt that I was taking a
math test when we were playing.
It was a profound feeling of having to prove myself.
- Chris Stein

Reason is the test of ridicule, not ridicule the test of truth.
- William Warburton

Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.
- Joseph Parry

On a standard space shuttle crew, two of the astronauts
have a test pilot background -
the commander and the pilot.
- Sally Ride

Being an Olympian is the ultimate test of one's sporting ability.
- Russell Mark

The final test of a painting, theirs,
mine, any other, is: does the painter's emotions come across?
- Franz Kline

A museum show is the acid test for photojournalism.
- Richard Lacayo

If a test of civilization be sought,
none can be so sure as the condition of that half of
society over which the other half has power.
- Harriet Martineau

The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self,
to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar,
is the test of their power.
- Toni Morrison


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