Quotation Explorer - 'Measuring'

I hated these visits, because I kept feeling the visitors measuring my fat and stringy hair against what I had been and what they wanted me to be, and I knew they went away utterly confounded. - Sylvia Plath
One suffers in silence so long as one has the strength and when that strength fails one speaks without measuring one's words much. - Charlotte Brontë
...I fear that some of us understand just enough about the gospel to feel guilty--guilty that we are not measuring up to some undefinable standard--but not enough about the Atonement to feel the peace and strength, the power and mercy it affords us. - Sheri Dew
Measuring your limits is only possible with the unit called Imagination. - Mohith Agadi
I've never believed in measuring one's worth by the size of his or her bank account. I prefer to look at distance traveled. - Dan Rather
I understand feminism to be a social savior because it liberates everyone without exclusion, whereas masculinism damns itself by measuring a man's health by the amount of sexual gratification he receives. - Morrissey
It is a moral travesty to give a woefully thirsty man a drink of water in a measuring cup. - Dennis Adonis
And by knowing what we fear, don't we know what we care about, how we are measuring our worth, what success looks like?" I asked. So isn't fear helpful, then? - Patti Digh
Time never changes—only we change. We measure the changes of our lives and think that we are measuring time. We are just measuring the movement of the earth. - Debasish Mridha
The Word of God is our measuring stick against all deception. - Brian Reynolds
Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight. - Bill Gates
The measuring rod of a civilization is the prosperity of the masses.
Time is standing still. We are measuring ourselves by how far we are going. - Debasish Mridha
Instead of measuring yourself by your weight, measure yourself by your acts of kindness. - Elle Sommer
I'm doing now with cornets exactly what I used to do with trilobites: measuring, analyzing and cataloging the myriad gradations of their forms. - Niles Eldredge
It was nothing but a hole, a mouth open wide. You could lean over the edge and peer down to see nothing. All I knew about the well was its frightening depth. It was deep beyond measuring, and crammed full of darkness, as if all the world’s darkness had been boiled down to their ultimate density. - Haruki Murakami
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