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“The true test of intelligence is not how...

“The true test of intelligence is not how much you know how to do, it’s how you behave when you don’t know what to do.” John Holt
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The greatest test of co...

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
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"Most people can bear adversity; but if you...

"Most people can bear adversity; but if you wish to know what a man really is give him power. This is the supreme test" –Robert Ingersoll
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"Only a real risk ...

"Only a real risk tests the reality of a belief." -C.S. Lewis
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Nearly all men can stand adversity....

Nearly all men can stand adversity. But if you want to test a man's character, give him power. — Abraham Lincoln
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The ultimate test of a Moral Soci...

The ultimate test of a Moral Society is the Kind of World it Leaves to its Children -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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“The struggle you’re facing is a t...

“The struggle you’re facing is a test to see if you’re truly committed to the life you say you want.” -Unknown
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“I didn’t fail the test. I...

“I didn’t fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." ... Benjamin Franklin
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“If you don't stick to your values ...

“If you don't stick to your values when they're being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies.” ― Jon Stewart
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability ...

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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“If you want to test your memory, tr...

“If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” —E. Joseph Cossman
📅︎ Sep 23
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"Just because you memorize t...

"Just because you memorize things and pass a test, it doesn't make you smart". — Joe Rogan
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Only a fool tests the depth of water with both...

Only a fool tests the depth of water with both feet. - African Proverb Meaning : It is not wise to jump into a situation before thinking about it.
📅︎ Nov 27
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"In school, you're taught a lesson and t...

"In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson" - Tom Bodett
📅︎ Dec 09
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Okay, you win some, lose some, break some, bruise some Life could be a t...

Okay, you win some, lose some, break some, bruise some Life could be a test, multiple choice, choose some Choose one, stick with it, man, prove some Sometimes the best teachers is ourselves goin' through somethin' -Big Sean
📅︎ Nov 23
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"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this coun...

"moral cowardice that keeps us from speaking our minds is as dangerous to this country as irresponsible talk. The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. " Mary Chase Smith
📅︎ Nov 07
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Life consists of two days, one for you one against you. So when i...

Life consists of two days, one for you one against you. So when it's for you don't be proud or reckless, and when it's against you be patient, for both days are test for you. Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
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"An intelligence test sometimes show...

"An intelligence test sometimes shows a man how smart he would have been not to have taken it." — Laurence J. Peter
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"I didn't fail the test. ...

"I didn't fail the test. I just found 100 ways to do it wrong." -Benjamin Franklin
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"If you want to test a...

"If you want to test a man's character give him power" - Abraham Lincoln
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“If you want to test your memory, try...

“If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” – E. Joseph Cossman
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"Every physical fight is an I...

"Every physical fight is an IQ test and the duration is inversely proportional to your score"
📅︎ Oct 18
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The real test of strength is how ...

The real test of strength is how easily one gives up their values and morals in the face of adversity - me
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"I am become Death, destroyer of worlds." -- J...

"I am become Death, destroyer of worlds." -- J. Robert Oppenheimer (father of the atomic bomb) after witnessing the first nuclear test in history.
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"Prosperity obtains friends and ...

"Prosperity obtains friends and tragedy puts them to test as it strengthens your bond" -Takashi Masada
📅︎ Sep 22
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Do you love me enough that I may be weak w...

Do you love me enough that I may be weak with you? Everyone loves strength, but do you love me for my weakness? That is the real test.
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"The test for whether or not you ca...

"The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes." — Bella Abzug
📅︎ Jul 31
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"The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you wo...

"The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere." - Barack Obama
📅︎ Dec 22
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“Comfort is no test of truth....

“Comfort is no test of truth. Truth is often far from being comfortable.” ― Swami Vivekananda
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"Nearly all men can stand adversity,...

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
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“Each man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice; for indeed it ...

“Each man calls barbarism whatever is not his own practice; for indeed it seems we have no other test of truth and reason than the example and pattern of the opinions and customs of the country we live in.” — Michel de Montaigne
📅︎ Aug 09
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"One of the tests of leadership is the...

"One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency." - Aristotle Onassis
📅︎ Nov 08
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The instrument has yet to be devi...

The instrument has yet to be devised that can test my indifferene to that remark. —Hawkeye Pierce, M*A*S*H
📅︎ Jul 14
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“In life, you'll realize there is a role for everyone you meet. Some will test you, some will use ...

“In life, you'll realize there is a role for everyone you meet. Some will test you, some will use you, some will love you, and some will teach you. But the ones who are truly important are the ones who bring out the best in you. They are the rare and amazing people who remind you why it’s worth it."
📅︎ Feb 24
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"Maybe it is all a test? 'Cos i feel ...

"Maybe it is all a test? 'Cos i feel like im the worst so i always act like im the best"-'Oh No!' by Marina Diamandis
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“It’s confusing when you can’t determine if...

“It’s confusing when you can’t determine if the signs are for you to give up or just a test to see how long you could hold on..” -Unknown
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"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to...

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function." — F. Scott Fitzgerald
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“Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for gr...

“Just like in bodybuilding, failure is also a necessary experience for growth in our own lives, for if we’re never tested to our limits, how will we know how strong we really are? How will we ever grow?” - Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we...

Anyway, no drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power. -- P. J. O'Rourke
📅︎ Jun 02
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Experience is the hardest kind of...

Experience is the hardest kind of teacher, it gives the test first and the lesson afterward. ~~Oscar Wilde
📅︎ Dec 11
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“The difference between school and life? In school, y...

“The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.” ― Tom Bodett
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"Humanity has always been tested. Conflict and war is the crucible through w...

"Humanity has always been tested. Conflict and war is the crucible through which we evolve. Every battle makes us stronger. Those who fall will be forgotten. Those who rise up? Their names will be remembered forever." - Akande Ogundimu
📅︎ Apr 22
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“At the end of your life you will never regret not having passed one more t...

“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.” - Barbara Bush
📅︎ Apr 18
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Life has many ways of testing a person’s wil...

Life has many ways of testing a person’s will - either by having nothing happen at all, or by having everything happen at once. Paulo Coelho
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"If you want to test your memory, try...

"If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today." – E. Joseph Cossman
📅︎ Aug 16
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"If you don't stick to your values ...

"If you don't stick to your values when they're being tested, they're not values: they're hobbies." Jon Stewart
📅︎ Apr 30
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"I'm worried for the day that computers pass the Turing Test, n...

"I'm worried for the day that computers pass the Turing Test, not because they'll be getting smarter but because we will have gotten so dumb we can't tell the difference anymore." -Douglas Rushkoff
📅︎ Feb 08
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"Test post...

"Test post, please ignore." ~/u/qgyh2
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"Life is one big lesson. You hav...

"Life is one big lesson. You have to know when to take notes, and when to prepare for the tests." -Me-
📅︎ Mar 15
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“If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on some poor animal who hasn't done any...

“If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on some poor animal who hasn't done anything? ... So, rather than seeing if perfume irritates a bunny rabbit's eyes, they should throw it in Charles Manson's eyes and ask him if it hurts.” - Ellen DeGeneres,
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"One small crack does not mean that you are ...

"One small crack does not mean that you are broken. It means that you were put to the test and you did not fall apart." - Linda Poindexter
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Happiness is attained by three things: 1. being pa...

Happiness is attained by three things: 1. being patient when tested 2. being thankful when receiving a blessing 3. being repentant upon sinning. —Ibn Qayyim
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“If you want to test your memory, tr...

“If you want to test your memory, try to recall what you were worrying about one year ago today.” E. Joseph Cossman
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"The worldly life has been created as a pl...

"The worldly life has been created as a place of testing. The wise person should fully habituate himself to patience." —Ibn al-Jawzi
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“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability...

“The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to ...

"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much, it is whether we provide enough for those who have little" - Franklin D. Roosevelt
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"If you want to test a...

"If you want to test a man's character give him power" --- Abraham Lincoln
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“Life is a series of buil...

“Life is a series of building, testing, changing and iterating.” - Lauren Mosenthal
📅︎ Nov 26
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“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character...

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” “The true test of a man's character is what he does when no one is watching.” John Wooden
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“No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're l...

“No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we're looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn't test people for drugs, we should test them for stupidity, ignorance, greed and love of power.” - P.J. O'Rourke
📅︎ Jan 02
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"Nearly all men can stand adversity,...

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." - Abraham Lincoln
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“Fire tests gold...

“Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men.” ― Seneca
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"The test of courage comes when we are in ...

"The test of courage comes when we are in the minority. The test of tolerance comes when we are in the majority." — Ralph W. Sockman
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"Experience is a harsh teac...

"Experience is a harsh teacher; first comes the test, second comes the lesson" - Jigsaw
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"To be alive is a blessing, and to live is to be tested. When t...

"To be alive is a blessing, and to live is to be tested. When the shock of reality hits us hard, let us remember that it's what we do with the test which elevates us or debases us." - Megan Wyatt
📅︎ Aug 21
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The real test of compassion is not what ...

The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we conduct ourselves in daily life. - Dalai Lama
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Every Test in life makes us Bitter or Better. Ev...

Every Test in life makes us Bitter or Better. Every Problem comes to Make Us or Break Us. Choice is ours, Whether Become Victim or Victor. - Anonymous
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My life feels...

My life feels like a test I didn’t study for.
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"I don't know what's going on... All I know is we're being tested somehow, by some...

"I don't know what's going on... All I know is we're being tested somehow, by somebody or some thing a whole lot smarter than us, and all I can do is be friendly and keep calm and try and have a nice time till it's over." --Kurt Vonnegut, Sirens of Titan
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The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn ...

The moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life -- the sick, the needy and the handicapped. -Hubert Humphrey
📅︎ May 27
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"The greatest ethical test that we're...

"The greatest ethical test that we're ever going to face is the treatment of those who are at our mercy." -- Lyn White
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"In school, you are taught a lesson and t...

"In school, you are taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you are given a test that teaches you a lesson." ~ Tom Bodett
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"The test for whether or not you ca...

"The test for whether or not you can hold a job should not be the arrangement of your chromosomes." — Bella Abzug
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