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Vera Nazarian
“Love is made up of three unconditional properties in equal measure:

1. Acceptance
2. Understanding
3. Appreciation

Remove any one of the three and the triangle falls apart.

Which, by the way, is something highly inadvisable. Think about it — do you really want to live in a world of only two dimensions?

So, for the love of a triangle, please keep love whole.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.”
Malcolm Forbes

Neal Shusterman
“The measure of a man is not how much he suffers in the test, but how he comes out at the end.”
Neal Shusterman, UnWholly

Erik Pevernagie
“We are permanently walking on a very thin ice whenever we try to measure lasting values in an ever-changing and utterly edgy society, whenever we must define long-term objectives in a short-term spirit. ("Was it all worthwhile?")”
Erik Pevernagie

Santosh Kalwar
“The truth about life and lie about life is not measured by others but by your intuition, which never lies.”
Santosh Kalwar

“All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile.”
Chris Hart

Mike  Norton
“The true measure of a man is not what he dreams, but what he aspires to be; a dream is nothing without action. Whether one fails or succeeds is irrelevant; all that matters is that there was motion in his life. That alone affects the world.”
Mike Norton, White Mountain

Santosh Kalwar
“Love is not measured by WHO you love, love is measured by HOW you love.”
Santosh Kalwar

“Let us dedicate this new era to mothers around the world, and also to the mother of all mothers -- Mother Earth. It is up to us to keep building bridges to bring the world closer together, and not destroy them to divide us further apart. We can pave new roads towards peace simply by understanding other cultures. This can be achieved through traveling, learning other languages, and interacting with others from outside our borders. Only then will one truly discover how we are more alike than different. Never allow language or cultural traditions to come between brothers and sisters. The same way one brother may not like his sister's choice of fashion or hairstyle, he will never hate her for her personal style or music preference. If you judge a man, judge only his heart. And if you should do so, make sure you use the truth in your conscience when weighing one's character. Do not measure anybody strictly based on the bad you see in them and ignore all the good.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Henry David Thoreau
“But man's capacities have never been measured; nor are we to judge of what he can do by any precedents, so little have been tried.”
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Dejan Stojanovic
“We measure everything by ourselves with almost a necessary conceit.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Confucius
“Zuviel ist gerade so falsch wie zuwenig.”
Konfuzius, Gespräche

“The measure of a man is his state of mind.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Mike  Norton
“Risk is the factor of a stratagem measured by what man is powerless to control.”
Mike Norton, White Mountain

Daniel Wallace
“You're a good man," Fang said. "You're the last good man in this whole town. All the good that could be squeezed out of this forsaken place was used to make you. That's why you're so small, my friend: there just wasn't that much left." Fang laughed. "and that's why you can see us, you know, and nobody else can. You see everybody, even that lumberjack.”
Daniel Wallace, The Kings and Queens of Roam

Toba Beta
“Subjectivity measures nothing consistently.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Khayri R.R. Woulfe
“English is a language, not a measure of intelligence. (Howard Gardner would argue the otherwise.) Filipino/Tagalog is a language, not a measure of patriotism.”
Khayri R.R. Woulfe

Jostein Gaarder
“Man is the measure of all things', said the Sophist Protagora (c. 485-410 B.C.). By that he meant that the question of whether a thing is right or wrong, good or bad, must always be considered in relation to a person's needs.”
Jostein Gaarder, Sophie's World

Dejan Stojanovic
“Without pleasure there is no sight or measure.”
Dejan Stojanovic

Eliyahu M. Goldratt
“Tell me how you measure me and I’ll tell you how I will behave.”
Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Critical Chain

“The measure of any change is the ability of a constant”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The measure of who you are will always exceed measurement.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Terry Eagleton
“It is of our nature to exceed ourselves. Overflowing the mesaure is built into what we are. So, too, is rejoicing in this superabundance for its own sake. Yet too lavish an excess, like too vaulting an ambition, may lead us to overreach ourselves and bring ourselves to nothing. Like Lady Macbeh, one can forget that constraints (the demands of kinship or hospitality, for example) are costitutive of the self, not simply obstacles to its expression.”
Terry Eagleton, Tragedy

“I think that life never have to measure in physical achievements, but how you have spent your every second of life is important? in any situation.”
Pranita P Deshpande, Quotations & Stories: Thoughts

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“A person is not measured by their accomplishments. Neither are they measured by their ability to accomplish. In fact, it’s not about being measured. Rather, it’s about being treasured.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“My dream for the young ladies I coach is that they never measure themselves with someone else’s yardstick, or simply by wins and losses. I would like them to know that real success is achieved when you set your own worth, fulfill your own destiny, and stand up for what you know to be right. And I want these young women, the leaders of tomorrow, to go forth and multiply: what we have learned, we now must teach.”
C. Vivian Stringer, Standing Tall: Lessons in Turning Adversity into Victory

“The intensity if your focus is the measure of your purpose.”
Maxime Lagacé

“English: "Each refusal or acceptance has its extent."

Česky: „Každé odmítnutí nebo souhlas má svou míru.”
Sebastián Wortys, Vtiposcifilo-z/s-ofie

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“The height of the tree is never measured in feet. Rather, it is measured by the courage of those who seek to climb it. Therefore, one tree can have many heights.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

Bill O'Reilly
“The measure of a decent human being is how he or she treats the defenseless.”
Bill O'Reilly

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