A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.
The test of any man's character is how he takes praise
Distance tests a horse's strength. Time reveals a person's character.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
Let's just say I was testing the bounds of reality. I was curious to see what would happen. That's all it was: curiosity.
If scientific discovery has not been an unalloyed blessing, if it has conferred on mankind the power not only to create but also to annihilate, it has at the same time provided humanity with a supreme challenge and a supreme testing
Do every day or two something for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
Fail at love, and the other tests don't matter.
I die adoring God, loving my friends, not hating my enemies, and detesting superstition
Why go into something to test the waters? Go into it to make waves.
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.
Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.
When put to the test, an ounce of loyalty is worth a pound of cleverness
You may not understand completely in what ways, but it is true when I say to you that you have taught me and you've tested me and you've lifted me up, and you made me stronger