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Total Quotes : 288
Area Measuring

Measuring nuclear yield depends on multiple parameters - the location and number of instruments, the geology of the area, the location of the seismic station in relation to the test site.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Like Honestly

I'm honestly not the kind of person who wants to step up to a podium, test the microphone and be like, 'Hey, I'm homosexual and this is who I am, hear me roar.' That's not who I am.

- Abby Wambach

Revelation Against

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages; and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy, and every mode of attack. Truth is mighty, and must prevail.

- Adam Clarke

Work Down

I don't really write jokes down. I tend to have a premise that I work out and test on stage.

- Adam DeVine

Slave Audiences

You're not a slave to those test audiences.

- Adam McKay

Experiment Valid

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.

- Adam Savage

Still Though

I realise I'm still a child, though I do feel older. I recently did an on-line test called 'What's Your True Age?' My result was 50-60 years old.

- Adora Svitak

Always Positions

I'm always aware of trying to put my body in different positions to test it and strengthen muscles that you don't get when you do dumbbell press or pulls or weight-type exercises.

- Adrian Peterson

Below Sure

When I test I never go right to the limit. Only because when you are below the limit you can go at the same speed all day, and that's the only way you can be absolutely sure about what you are testing.

- Alain Prost

Two Manufacturers

I wonder sometimes if manufacturers of foolproof items keep a fool or two on their payroll to test things.

- Alan Coren

Genius Took

I took a test once; they said I was a genius.

- Alex Honnold

More Jeopardy

I believe the 'Jeopardy!' test is more difficult than being a contestant on the program.

- Alex Trebek

Like Actress

To be an actress and act crazy is really fun for me, to be able to be acting like you'd never be able to act in your real life and scream and freak out. It's an interesting test for an actor.

- Alexandra Daddario

Work Society

The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex.

- Alfred Adler

Negotiate Plane

When you go in to do a screen test, you negotiate your contract and sign all your paperwork before you even get on a plane.

- Allison Tolman

More Using

When you start using test audiences, it becomes more scientific than it is about the work itself, and that's boring.

- Amanda Seyfried

Always Been

His boxing style is one that I would like to test myself against. I've always been a fan of his, and I've always wanted to test myself against Roy Jones.

- Anderson Silva

Truth Remember

The test of truth in life is not whether we can remember what we learned in school, but whether we are prepared for change.

- Andreas Schleicher

Going Collapsed

It was generally believed that Catholics were not interested in arts and science graduate schools. They weren't going to be intellectuals. And so I put the theses to the test. And they all collapsed.

- Andrew Greeley

New Terror

I had to test a new terror in myself.

- Ang Lee

Always Acid

To me the acid test was always the crew, and if the crew liked you, you're OK.

- Ann Rutherford

Revolutionary Genetic

Being the first FDA-authorized direct-to-consumer genetic test out there is revolutionary.

- Anne Wojcicki

Courage You

You can't test courage cautiously.

- Annie Dillard

Through Atmospheric

You can absolutely drive through an atmospheric bomb test and not be affected.

- Annie Jacobsen

Area Part

The area out at Area 51 that was part of the Operation Plumbbob test continues to be contaminated. It was not cleaned up until the '80s.

- Annie Jacobsen

Always Area

In many previously classified documents relating to activities at the base, the words 'Area 51' are conveniently blacked out. There's always a euphemism for it - like 'the test facility' or 'the base' - but never 'Area 51.'

- Annie Jacobsen


Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment.

- Ansel Adams

Want Bench

It's annoying to be on the bench - it's truly annoying - but it's a test you have to overcome, and that's how you progress. It's difficult because all you want is to be able to help the team, and when you're on the bench, you can't.

- Anthony Martial

Politics Republican

I'm a Republican. I'm probably not the cookie-cutter Republican that fits the litmus test of Republican Party politics. But I don't want to be that.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Best Prepared

As you know from school, it's when you have not prepared for the test that you have the fear of failing. And if you have prepared, even if you fail, you've done your best.

- Alice Walker

Game May

You may come and go, but the real test is to see how long one can manage to stay in the game.

- Armaan Malik

Tested Get

I won't back down. I get a satisfaction from being tested and defeating the test.

- Ashton Eaton

Drinking Treatment

Bromates are regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act, but officials are required to test for them only when water leaves a treatment plant.

- Charles Duhigg

Medical Like

Fraudulent and improper payments have long bedeviled Medicare, a $466 billion program. In particular, payments for durable medical equipment, like power wheelchairs and diabetic test kits, are ripe for fraud.

- Charles Duhigg

Friendship Think

Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.

- Charles Eastman

Mind Going

I don't mind going into a liberal lion's den. That's where you test yourself.

- Charles Krauthammer

Nothing Determine

If I can get people to accept that a DNA test is nothing to be intimidated about, then we can do tests that determine how well you metabolise certain drugs and test for breast cancer.

- Chris Toumazou

Seriously New

Working gives you this new perspective. You don't take everything too seriously, and you realise that if you don't do too well on a history test, it's not the end of the world.

- Claire Danes

Behind Squeeze

What we have done with No Child Left Behind is squeeze the creativity out of the classroom because teachers have begun to just teaching to the test.

- Claire McCaskill

Absence Surest

The surest test of discipline is its absence.

- Clara Barton

Want Movies

I want to be in movies that stand the test of time.

- Clive Owen

Challenges Like

I like challenges that test your ingenuity.

- Colin Baker

Animals Only

The only animals that we test on are the two of us and our kids.

- Connie Sellecca

Deal Very

When I was 17, I signed my record deal and passed my driver's test. It was a very good year!

- Conor Maynard

Game Like

As a test cricket lover, and as a cricket lover, I like all forms of the game.

- Cyrus Broacha

Mistake Correct

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.

- Dale Turner

News Like

The phrase 'fake news' sounds too playful, too much like a schoolchild faking illness to get out of a test.

- Daniel Levitin

Critical Simplest

The simplest definition of advertising, and one that will probably meet the test of critical examination, is that advertising is selling in print.

- Daniel Starch

Beauty Architecture

It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; its the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.

- David Allan Coe

Always Footballer

As a footballer, you always want to test yourself against the best.

- David Beckham

Through Everyone

Everyone should be tested. Whenever they have a check-up, they should test for HIV, because if we can get to a point in our society where everyone is automatically tested, nobody will fall through the net.

- David Furnish

DJ Visualize

Everything I make as a producer, I visualize it as a DJ first. And all those beats, I test them as a DJ.

- David Guetta

The Most Important

The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is TEST. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace.

- David Ogilvy

New Certainly

Many athletes are seeking new and novel ways of pushing their limits, and the challenge of running back-to-back races is certainly one way to test the boundaries.

- Dean Karnazes

Election Elevation

Narendra Modi is a bubble. After elevation in his party, his first test was the Karnataka election. He failed miserably in that.

- Jitin Prasada

Myself Like

I'm a risk-taker. I like to test myself.

- Joanne Woodward

Attitude Marked

Keep a good attitude and do the right thing even when it's hard. When you do that you are passing the test. And God promises you your marked moments are on their way.

- Joel Osteen

Argument Theoretical

The test is can you do something, rather than have a theoretical argument - can you make a difference?

- Johann Lamont

Will Brought

I consider a poem to be a kind of experiment where a number of elements are brought together under test conditions to see how they will interact to create meaning or relevance.

- John Barton

Rorschach Built

Google is a global Rorschach test. We see in it what we want to see. Google has built an infrastructure that makes a lot of dreams closer to reality.

- John Battelle

Religious Period

There's no religious test under the constitution. That's what it says. Period.

- John Bolton

Idea Optimize

We developed simple test tools to optimize imaging parameters. No company was interested in our idea.

- John Cameron

Animals Ever

We are the first to ever publicly advertise we don't test on animals.

- John Paul DeJoria

Some Almost

Orwell is almost our litmus test. Some of his satirical writing looks like reality these days.

- John Pilger

Humility Doubt

The first test of a truly great man is his humility. By humility I don't mean doubt of his powers or hesitation in speaking his opinion, but merely an understanding of the relationship of what he can say and what he can do.

- John Ruskin

Skills Some

Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose.

- John Stossel

Think I Think

I loved 'The Social Network.' I think it's one of those movies that will stand the test of time.

- Jon M. Chu

Critical Steely

Anyone weighing whether to re-elect the President should take the bin Laden operation into account: it is a powerful exhibit that Obama is a steely Commander in Chief - a critical test for many Americans.

- Jon Meacham

Weigh Public

That test should not be about ratings. What should weigh is the knowledge that a public broadcaster delivers programmes that matter.

- Jonathan Dimbleby

Change Surely

Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best.

- Joseph Parry

Wait Last

No one I know of has ever had this experience-where you had to sit and wait and wait for a DNA test to come back just so you can write the last page of the book.

- Joseph Wambaugh

Actress Been

The only actress they didn't test was Garbo. Must have been her accent.

- Judy Holliday

Constructive About

Constructive complaint requires only two things: that what you are complaining about should be different, and that it can be different. It sounds simple, but too often our protests fail this test.

- Julian Baggini

Like In My Opinion

I don't like the idea of a book being a test or being used for a test. The way - in my opinion - to make good readers is to let kids choose their own books and not test them.

- Avi

Treat Social

The test of our social commitment and humanity is how we treat the most powerless of our fellow citizens, the respect we accord to our fellow human beings. That is what reveals our true culture.

- Azim Premji

Citizenship Country

The test of good citizenship is loyalty to country.

- Bainbridge Colby

Over Year

Every man over 40 should have a PSA test each year.

- Barry Bostwick

Equality Arrangement

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

- Bella Abzug

Think Bad

A lot of bad music sells a million copies; I don't think it's a good litmus test for whether things are going well.

- Ben Lovett

Valid Comedies

I enjoy the work I do in comedies. It's a valid test of your creative abilities.

- Ben Stiller

Made Bricklayer

I had a guidance counsellor who made me take an aptitude test, and told me I should be a bricklayer.

- Harmony Korine

Last Likely

The biographies and autobiographies are on the whole more impressive than the fiction of the last two decades, but the freakish best sellers among them are least likely to withstand the test of time.

- Harold Acton

Beginning University

Following graduation from Amherst, a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship enabled me to test the depth of my interest in literary scholarship by beginning graduate studies at Harvard University.

- Harold E. Varmus

Creatures Sole

Evolution does not necessarily favor the longest-lived. It doesn't necessarily favor the biggest or the strongest or the fastest, and not even the smartest. Evolution favors those creatures best adapted to their environment. That is the sole test of survival and success.

- Harvey V. Fineberg

Sentence Still

Sometimes I test myself saying, 'If I get a death sentence if I don't make this movie, would I still make this movie?'

- Hayao Miyazaki

About Finals

The Finals are about a test of wills.

- Bill Laimbeer

Evidence Fact

Evolution is a theory, and it's a theory that you can test. We've tested evolution in many ways. You can't present good evidence that says evolution is not a fact.

- Bill Nye

Teach Multiple

They don't teach you just how to be in school. There's no class on that. There's no multiple choice test for Why Do I Feel This Way?

- Heather Matarazzo

Break Elasticity

I try not to break the rules but merely to test their elasticity.

- Bill Veeck

Think Always

I always think the true test of free speech is when someone says something you don't like.

- Bindi Irwin

Enthusiasm Made

Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm of an inspired moment were put to personal test.

- Herb Elliott

Government Elderly

It was once said that 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 H. Humphrey

Will Set

This, then, is the test we must set for ourselves; not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.

- Hubert H. Humphrey

Testing Another

There can be theory but, you know, the problem is you've got to be able to test it. So theories are one thing, testing is another.

- Brian Schmidt

Explore United States

I am an immigrant from Mexico. I came to the United States looking for a landscape where I could explore ideas freely and to test my entrepreneurial spirit.

- Ilan Stavans

Music Stands

I want to make music that stands the test of time.

- Bridgit Mendler

Want Role

The litmus test for whether I want to take on a role or not is usually fear. If I'm afraid of it, then I want to do it.

- Brit Marling

Love Standing

I like the idea of love standing the test of time and circumstances.

- Brooke Elliott

Love Suffer

What we can do for another is the test of powers; what we can suffer is the test of love.

- Brooke Foss Westcott

Reveal Humanness

I've learned that to expose yourself, to reveal yourself is a test of your humanness.

- Isabelle Adjani