Quotes on True Measure Of A Man

The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige, and even his life for the welfare of others. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Of all my father's teachings, the most enduring was the one about the true measure of a man. That true measure was how well he provided for his children, and it stuck with me as if it were etched in my brain. Sidney Poitier

Effort is a measure of a Man. William James

A woman's passion is not the measure of a man's love. Franz Grillparzer

The true measure of a man is how he behaves when death is close. Alma Katsu

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune. Plutarch

Success is not the measure of a man but a triumph over those who choose to hold him back. William J Clinton

The measure of mental health is the disposition to find good everywhere. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The measure of a man's estimate of your strength is the kind of weapons he feels that he must use in order to hold you fast in a prescribed place. Howard Thurman

The measure of a man's character is not determined by how he handles his wins, but how he handles his failures. Bill Courtney

A great measure of a man is how he reacts to a midnight awakening when there's no fire or burglar in sight. Kate Jacobs

The measure of a man's life is the well spending of it, and not the length. Plutarch

Bear in mind that the measure of a man is the worth of the things he cares about. If it is good to say or do something, then it is even better to be criticized for having said or done it. Marcus Aurelius

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. Neal Shusterman

As I've mentioned, a large part of my father's legacy is the lesson he taught his sons. He brought us together and said, 'The measure of a man is how well he provides for his children. Sidney Poitier

The measure of a man is what happens when nothing works and you got the guts to go on. Randall "Tex" Cobb

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Nothing worthwhile is easy. Your ability to overcome unfavorable situations will provide you with time to demonstrate your true strength and determination for success. Always set your standards high, your greatest achievements lie within the infinite feats you achieve in your life. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only true measure of success is the amount of joy we are feeling. Esther Hicks

You measure success by how much good you do for others. Zig Ziglar

The measure of a man comes down to moments, spread out like dots of pain on the canvas on life. Everything you were, everything you'll someday be, resides in the small, seemingly ordinary choices of everyday life.....Each decision seems as insignificant as a left turn on an unfamiliar road when you have no destination in mind. But the decisions accumulate until you realize one day that they've made you the man that you are. Kristin Hannah

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed; We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal Martin Luther King, Jr.

This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one. George Bernard Shaw

How many people you bless is how you measure success Rick Ross

We measure success by accumulation. The measure is false. The true measure is appreciation. He who loves most has most. Henry Van Dyke

The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment. Deborah Moggach

Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary - they are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be. Henri Frederic Amiel

Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Example teaches better than precept. It is the best modeler of the character of men and women. To set a lofty example is the richest bequest a man can leave behind him. Samuel Smiles

The only thing that walks back from the tomb with the mourners and refuses to be buried is the character of a man. This is true. What a man is, survives him. It can never be buried. J.R. Miller

Also, I do not like the companionship of women. They are petty and personal. They hang on to their mysteries and secrets, they act and pretend. I like the character of men better. Anais Nin

The true measure of a man is the degree to which he has managed to subjugate his ego. Albert Einstein

True courage is in facing danger when you are afraid... L Frank Baum

Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back upon himself. Charles De Gaulle

The real measure of success is the number of experiments that can be crowded into 24 hours. Thomas A Edison

To love others as God loves you, that is the measure of success Mother Teresa

I think if you're behind the times, you've failed. I think the only way to measure success is being right on time with what people want. Chuck Barris

The more I help out, the more successful I become. But I measure success in what it has done for the people around me. That is the real accolade. Adam Grant

The True Measure Of Success is determined by your home life. Dan Black

True genius sees with the eyes of a child and thinks with the brain of a genie Puzant Kevork Thomajan

If you let fear of the unknown stop you from taking chances, you will stifle your true potential. Steve Rizzo

When you first hear about this guy (Stan Musial), you say, 'it can't be true.' When you first meet him you say, 'It must be an act.' But as you watch him and watch him and see how he performs and how he comports himself you say, 'He's truly one of a kind.' There will never be another like him. Jack Buck

Stand true to your calling to be a man. Real women will always be relieved and grateful when men are willing to be men Elisabeth Elliot

A true man belongs to no other time or place, but is the center of things. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man, proud man, drest in a little brief authority, most ignorant of what he's most assur d, glassy essence, like an angry ape, plays such fantastic tricks before high heaven, as make the angels weep. William Shakespeare

Anyone who renounces the world must love all men, for he renounces their world too. He thus begins to have some inkling of the true nature of man, which cannot but be loved, always assuming that one is its peer. Franz Kafka

The true nature of mankind comes down to a simple question: 'Do we teach children how to be good or how to be bad?' Greg Smith

We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. Woodrow Wilson

I find friendship to be like wine, raw when new, ripened with age, the true old man's milk and restorative cordial. Thomas Jefferson

You get to know more of the character of a man in a round of golf than in six months of political experience. David Lloyd George

But the mere circumstance of complexion cannot deprive them of the character of men. James Madison

A man can only rise, conquer, and achieve by lifting up his thoughts. James Allen

Everyone has the obligation to ponder well his own specific traits of character. He must also regulate them adequately and not wonder whether someone else's traits might suit him better. The more definitely his own a man's character is, the better it fits him. Marcus Tullius Cicero

The real character of a man is found out by his amusements.... Joshua Reynolds

I have made up my mind that if there is a God, he will be merciful to the merciful. Upon that rock I stand. That he will not torture the forgiving. Upon that rock I stand. That every man should be true to himself, and that there is no world, no star in which honesty is a crime. Upon that rock I stand. Robert Green Ingersoll

The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church. He is disturbed that the corporate prayer of the Church no longer pulls down the strongholds of the devil. Leonard Ravenhill

The true measure of a man is not his intelligence or how high he rises in this freak establishment. No, the true measure of a man is this: how quickly can he respond to the needs of others and how much of himself he can give. Philip K Dick

How will I be remembered by my children? This is the true measure of a man. Brian Herbert

If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. J K Rowling

It is not the style of clothes one wears, neither the kind of automobile one drives, nor the amount of money one has in the bank, that counts. These mean nothing. It is simply service that measures success. George Washington Carver

Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one's talents and gifts to the benefits of others - these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away. Henry Ford

Mathematics is an obscure field, an abstruse science, complicated and exact; yet so many have attained perfection in it that we might conclude almost anyone who seriously applied himself would achieve a measure of success. Marcus Tullius Cicero

People of great ability do not emerge, as a rule, from the happiest background. So far as my own observation goes, I would conclude that ability, although hereditary, is improved by an early measure of adversity and improved again by a later measure of success. C Northcote Parkinson

It is not ease, but effort-not facility, but difficulty, makes men. There is, perhaps, no station in life in which difficulties have not to be encountered and overcome before any decided measure of success can be achieved. Samuel Smiles

Severe opposition is a measure of success (because) one inevitable result of winning a majority change in consciousness is a backlash from those forces whose power depended on the old one. Gloria Steinem

The true purpose of education is to prepare young men and women for effective citizenship in a free form of government. Dwight D Eisenhower

A true friend is one who overlooks your failures and tolerates your success. Doug Larson

True friendship is a plant of slow growth. George Washington

The measure of a man is in the lives he's touched. Ernie Banks

The measure of a man is not how many servants he has but how many men he serves . Dwight L Moody

The measure of a man is in the lives he's touched. Ernie Banks

The supreme measure of a man, is what he would risk his life for. George S Patton

Every man has three characters: that which he shows, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has. Alphonse Karr

The American people rightly look to their military leaders to be not only skilled in the technical aspects of the profession of arms, but to be men of integrity J. Lawton Collins

The common man is not concerned about the passage of time, the man of talent is driven by it. Arthur Schopenhauer

The ruling quality of leaders adaptive capacity, is what allows true leaders to make the nimble decisions that bring success. Adaptive capacity is also what allows some people to transcend the setbacks and losses that come with age and to reinvent themselves again and again. Warren G

I often say that when you can measure what you are speaking about, and express it in numbers, you know something about it; but when you cannot measure it, when you cannot express it in numbers, your knowledge is of a meagre and unsatisfactory kind. Lord Kelvin

When once our grace we have forgot, Nothing goes right. William Shakespeare

One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood. Seneca the Younger

This is the true joy of life-the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one, the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown to the scrap-heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish clod of ailments and grievances. George Bernard Shaw

To be a man you've gotta beat the man. Ric Flair



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