Quotation Explorer - 'Standards'

The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. - Andrew S. Tanenbaum
The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from. - Ken Olsen
The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
Don't settle. If you settle, you already know it's below your standards. You are entitled to the best this life has to offer. - Karen A. Baquiran
Animals are reliable, many full of love, true in their affections, predictable in their actions, grateful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to. - Alfred A. Montapert
I therefore submit to you that what qualifies a person to be called a man according to God, is the ability of the individual to live by the right standard and values that heaven values. Standards like, justice, judgement, truth and equity. - Sunday Adelaja
Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards--and living up to them--is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it. - Seth Godin
According to the standards of the Nuremburg Trials, every American president since World War II could be convicted as a war criminal and hung. - Noam Chomsky
Friends, are you a man according to Gods definition? Have you ever placed yourself under God’s microscopic eyes? Have you examined yourself according to his standards of judgment? Does he call you a man - Sunday Adelaja
Just because she has high standards, doesn't mean she’s high maintenance. Don’t confuse the two. - Steve Maraboli
We can not improve humanity if everyone is conforming to society's standards. Set your own standard, and find out for yourself. - Mary Sage Nguyen
Having a team deliver standards and performance is much easier when they want to be there and want to be led by you. - Tony Curl
I have no idea why I write. The old standards are: I like to express my feelings, stretch my imagination, earn money. - S.E. Hinton
Martie was large, at least by Inuit standards, with skin the colour of an heirloom suitcase and a voice like a cartoon train wreck. - McGrath M. J.
Keep your standards even when everyone around you is losing theirs. - Habeeb Akande
Beauty is a matter of perspective.Darling keep in mind that those standards that you’re trying so hard to meet were made by imperfect beings themselves. Love yourself more. - dandelionlady96
When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love. - Jordan Belfort
As we try to change society to fit our standards and bring about the sense of peace we long for, it is only when we turn inwards, clean our own backyards and serve as a source of inspiration that society will improve on its own. - Dana Gore
Hope is the fuel that raises our standards. Losing it deletes our most basic desires. - Doug Pedersen
Daphne’s thought in Nation: This was no time to go totally mad. You had to maintain standards. - Terry Pratchett
Don't judge the past by the standards of today. It won't work. They're incompatible. - Richelle Mead
Set high standards and few limitations for yourself.
The first thing I crave when I'm dieting is the worst thing for me. I have come to realize that the same is true when I set new relationship standards. - Steve Maraboli
America's leaders should be examples of integrity and high moral standards. When their behavior evokes shame rather than pride and becomes something that we don't want to discuss in front of the children at the kitchen table, we should consider impeachment. - Ben Carson, M.D.
I think my knowledge of music theory is rooted in jazz theory, and a lot of the writers of standards Rodgers and Hart, and Gershwin. - Zooey Deschanel
Its crazy when people of high moral standards, feel its okay for an intimate friend to insult them in a jovial way, forgeting that even casual friends can do just the same in a jovial way. - Michael Bassey Johnson
God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards. - Walt Whitman
1 Corinthians 3:18-19Do not deceive yourselves. If any of you think you are wise by the standards of this age, you should become 'fools' so that you may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness in God's sight. - Anonymous
In short, do you keep pace with those around you, or do you decide yourself just how you will live your life? The truth is...only you are qualified to set your standards. Only you can determine how you should live and what you will finally expect from yourself. - Steve Goodier
The only way you will ever be free is when you decide you have had enough of living up to the standards other people force upon you through shame. Never wear their chains of judgment when they can’t break free of their own. - Shannon L. Alder
Don't shrink your standards, link yourself with those who think and ink like you. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Don’t lower your standards to keep anyone, if they’re not making you happy, it’s time to find someone who does. - Robert Tew
Brand integrity is the ability to present one’s brand both in words and deeds to be true, respectable and acceptable without compromising on standards (brand’s promise). - Bernard Kelvin Clive
The challenge for people today--and it is not and easy one--is to maintain high personal standards even while feeling that one is living in a moral sewer. - Nathaniel Branden
If you are sure that you're going to heaven when you die, you ought to make the most of today. Why live below God's standards when He has so many wonderful things planned for you? - Jose Zayas
The goal of parenting is to create self-sufficient virtues in children. Applying external pressure and punishments tends to teach them fear-based compliance rather than the internalization of moral standards. - Stefan Molyneux
If I don't hold myself to the highest standards, who will? - Aaron Dennis
He who is great judges himself and sets his own standards. - Spirit Rain
Be aware that how you feel has a direct impact on your thinking process. When we set standards for ourselves they seem objective, but standards and goal-setting are totally subjective and personal." From The Biology of Success. - Robert Arnot
Standards are not established by your proclamations they are established by your routines. - T Jay Taylor
When the state itself is held to the same moral standards as everyone else, it dies. And that's a wonderful thing. - Jeffrey Tucker
don't think that warriors fit your standards - Alessandro Malaguti
People from different cultures have different definitions for beauty. Isn't that sad to judge others with our standards... rather than appreciate them? - Mizuki Nomura
You can either hold yourself up to the unrealistic standards of others, or ignore them and concentrate on being happy with yourself as you are. - Jeph Jacques
I refuse to let the standards of evil people chip away at my capacity for integrity. - Stefan Molyneux
I believe that the government that governs best is a government that governs least, and by these standards we have set up a fabulous government in Iraq. - Stephen Colbert
Values carry the message of shared purposes, standards and conceptions of what is worth living for and what is worth striving for. - Anita Roddick
A civilization must be judged by its standards not by its expenditure. - Amit Kalantri
Don’t wish the world demanded less of you. Rise up and exceed its standards. - A.D. Posey
If critics say your work stinks it's because they want it to stink and they can make it stink by scaring you into conformity with their comfortable little standards. Standards so low that they can no longer be considered "dangerous" but set in place in their compartmental understandings. - Jack Kerouac
Ladies, set your standards high. Never lower them.. The day you do, you will get less then what you deserve.Every woman, deserves to be treated like a queen with respect. It's better to be single and fabulous on your own then to be in a relationship that isn't what you always dreamed of. - erica maples and Stefany Terherst
Our gods, if we choose to believe in them, must be forced to live up to ethics that far surpass our own human standards. If they fall short of the ethical conditions we place upon ourselves, what use are they to us - except to rationalize our own failures? - Stifyn Emrys
Stop searching for that perfect person you hope for. Stop searching for someone who would meet the standards you set as spouse material, instead love the one who's already next to you, who has always been there for you, and never done you wrong. Perfection doesn't exist in anyone, including you. - John Yang aka Private83
Nothing great is ever accomplished by following standards. - Geoffroy Birtz
Don't let yourself stagnate or reach a plateau. Keep learning, keep improving. Be open to change. Your ability to constantly raise the bar higher and set standards will help you evolve and take you to the next level. - Roopleen
Aim to be the blue ribbon best. Have high standards and work to be exceptional. Develop yourself from practice to be a winner at what you do. - Mark F. LaMoure
Love does not measure qualities, nor sets any standards. Love happens. - Auliq Ice
The tragic mistake of so many in the environmentalist movement is the belief that the rest of the world can afford to hold itself to our expensive green standards.
The idea of perfect closes your mind to new standards. When you drive hard toward one ideal, you miss opportunities and paths, not to mention hurting your confidence. Believe in your potential and then go out and explore it; don't limit it. - John Eliot, Ph.D.
The populace think that your rejection of popular standards is a rejection of all standard, and mere antinomianism; and the bold sensualist will use the name of philosophy to gild his crimes. But the law of consciousness abides. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Making mathematics accessible to the educated layman, while keeping high scientific standards, has always been considered a treacherous navigation between the Scylla of professional contempt and the Charybdis of public misunderstanding. - Gian-Carlo Rota
Be a peacemaker but never at the expense of your character or God’s standards. - Jim George
Science is a proven concept with standards. Wisdom is the knowledge of life that we learn by living it. - Debasish Mridha
Something that is set can be broken, so are society standards and limits. - Unarine Ramaru
The quality of an individual is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.
The biggest insult to any parent is a child that lives up to society standards and not his or her full potential. - Unarine Ramaru
Aim to be the blue ribbon best. Develop yourself from practice, to become exceptional. Raise your standards and be the best. - Mark F. LaMoure
Jesus does not demand of us higher standards, he offers us himself. Jesus does not require of us super-human ability or commitments. He gives us his ability and grace. - Ronnie McBrayer
He, after all, had no standards of manliness, of virility, to complicate his pride. - Ursula K. Le Guin
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low. - Desmond Tutu
God long ago defined what it means to do evil. It is for violations of His standards that we are to be afraid. - The Liberty Book
It is the kernel of truth in every story that makes its writing beautiful beyond standards. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Never choose a situation which is a burden to your command only to satisfy fellows' standards; rather choose a situation that may be difficult but is compliment to your will. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Set the standards for what you expect of people and the correct ones will join your cause. - Shannon L. Alder
Of all the crap, crap, crappy nights I've ever had in the whole of my crap life. On a scale of one to 10, we're talking...a minus 6. And it's not like I even have very high standards. - Sophie Kinsella
In God's eyes all children are beautiful but here on earth we have higher standards. - Stephen Colbert
Where humor is concerned there are no standards - no one can say what is good or bad, although you can be sure that everyone will. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Web standards keep you out of the dustbin of history. - Josh Greenberg
Don't apologize for expressing passion.Don't back down when it comes to your integrity.Don't let anyone undermine your standards for the sake of ease.Be a character of excellence, NOT excuses. - Janna Cachola
Aspire to decency. Practice civility toward one another. Admire and emulate ethical behavior wherever you find it. Apply a rigid standard of morality to your lives; and if, periodically, you fail ­ as you surely will ­ adjust your lives, not the standards. - Ted Koppel
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