You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.
Dullness in matters of government is a good sign, and not a bad one - in particular, dullness in parliamentary government is a test of its excellence, an indication of its success.
Test ideas in the marketplace. You learn from hearing a range of perspectives. Consultation helps engender the support decisions need to be successfully implemented.
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.
The test of any man lies in action.
At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.
Some films could only have been cast in one way: Screen tests were given and the losers got the parts.
Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.
The chief pang of most trials is not so much the actual suffering itself as our own spirit of resistance to it.
Don't worry, be crappy. Revolutionary means you ship and then test... Lots of things made the first Mac in 1984 a piece of crap - but it was a revolutionary piece of crap.
Taking he SAT is like going to the doctor. It scares the willies out of you, but once you get there it's really not that bad, and in the end it's all for the best.
The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.
Being an Olympian is the ultimate test of one's sporting ability.
One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers... but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
Scientific research and other studies have demonstrated that arts education can enhance American students' math and language skills and improve test scores which in turn increase chances of higher education and good jobs in the future.
Perhaps the surest test of an individual's integrity is his refusal to do or say anything that would damage his self-respect.
In the spirit of science, there really is no such thing as a failed experiment. Any test that yields valid data is a valid test.
I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things.
What's real? What's not? That's what I do in my act, test how other people deal with reality.
You can't test courage cautiously.
Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny.
I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.