Measures Related Quotes



We cannot risk living all our lives under emergency measures.

Dwight D. Eisenhower


The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?

Georges Duhamel


“China is expected to take some macroeconomic measures as fixed asset investments there are forecast to grow sharply this year.”

Peter Lai


I've heard doctors say that before the crisis hits, people don't want prolonged measures, but then in the middle of the crisis they want everything.

Katy Butler


“When our legislature gets a proposal from the private sector we can show them our results and measures.”

Dale Weeks


“We do expect better scores on both of these measures.”

Dan Jarvis


“The most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth. For all beauty is truth. True features make the beauty of the face; true proportions, the beauty of architecture; true measures, the beauty of harmony and music.”

Lord Shaftesbury


Feeble and timid minds . . . consider the use of dilatory and ambiguous measures as the most admirable efforts of consummate prudence.

Edward Gibbon


What is it possible to do well, in physics particularly, if things are not reduced to degrees and measures?

Alessandro Volta


Violent measures are always dangerous, but, when necessary, may then be looked on as wise. They have, however, the advantage of never being matter of indifference; and, when well concerted, must be decisive.

Lord Chesterfield