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The wealth of a soul is measured by how much it can feel; its poverty by how little.
Soul
William R. Alger

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When thou art above measure angry, bethink thee how momentary is man's life.
Anger
Marcus Aurelius

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Time is the measure of business.
Time and Time Management
Francis Bacon

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Evaluate what you want -- because what gets measured, gets produced.
Appraisal
James A. Belasco

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The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.
Time and Time Management
William Blake

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Order marches with weighty and measured strides. Disorder is always in a hurry.
Order
Napoleon Bonaparte

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The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Life and Living
Corrie Ten Boom

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The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
Greatness
William Booth

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Measure not the work until the day's out and the labor's done.
Work
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope.
Despair
Thomas Carlyle

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Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Security
Winston Churchill

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No temptation can ever be measured by the value of its object.
Temptation
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
Friends and Friendship
Charles R. Darwin

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How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act.
Appraisal
John Dearden

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Clemency is also a revolutionary measure.
Revolutions and Revolutionaries
Camille Desmoulins

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Life is measured by the rapidity of change, the succession of influences that modify the being.
Change
George Eliot

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I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.
Futility
T. S. Eliot

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Enthusiasm is the leaping lightning, not to be measured by the horse-power of the understanding.
Enthusiasm
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art.
Arts and Artists
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The measure of a master is his success in bringing all men around to his opinion twenty years later.
Greatness
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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No one but a fool would measure their satisfaction by what the world thinks of it.
Fools and Foolishness
Oliver Goldsmith

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If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.
Achievement
A. P. Gouthey

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When God measures man, He puts the tape around his heart -- not his head.
Character
Guideposts

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We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.
Acting and Actors
William Hazlitt

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A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits others have gained from your success.
Influence
Cullen Hightower

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun