Measure Quotes

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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 no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.

Samuel Johnson

Measure what is measurable and make measurable what is not so.

Galileo Galilei

Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

Andy Warhol

It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.

Jeremy Bentham

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it is the same problem you had last year.

John Foster Dulles

Too many people measure how successful they are by how much money they make or the people that they associate with. In my opinion, true success should be measured by how happy you are.

Richard Branson

The true measure of a man is what he would do if he knew he would never be caught.

Lord Kelvin

One can measure the importance of a scientific work by the number of earlier publications rendered superfluous by it.

David Hilbert

Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.


Pick up a yardstick to measure your life against anyone else’s, and you’ve just picked up a stick and beaten up your own soul.

Ann Voskamp

The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.

William Blake