Quotation Explorer - 'Tests'

I homeschool my children not to prepare them for tests but to prepare them for life. - Tamara L. Chilver
Sometimes, the most brilliant and intelligent minds do not shine in standardized tests because they do not have standardized minds. - Diane Ravitch
...a school's worth should be measured not by how its students perform on standardized tests but by how well they function as adult graduates of the school... - Terry Roberts
Being there when things are easy is one of the benefits of being a good friend. Being there when things get difficult is one of the tests. - Nina Guilbeau
Do you train for passing tests or do you train for creative inquiry? - Noam Chomsky
The one who lives solely with the many, solely with the best, lives only as briefly as that which he owns, passes his tests. The one living by his actions, and by his deeds, will live his full life owning the average, happily having them, filling his needs. - Fabian Gustafsson
Suffering tests the strength of faith. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Our reactions to trials, tests, and tribulations are products of the price we're willing to pay to stay delivered. - Okisha Jackson
ultimately, the long-term goal is to have a critically informed public vote out of office representatives that are sacrificing children to the corporate bottom line with prepackaged teacher-proof curricula, standardized tests, and accountability schemes. - Pepi Leistyna
Do not rely completely on any other human being, however dear. We meet all life's greatest tests alone. - Agnes Macphail
There is no discipline in the world so severe as the discipline of experience subjected to the tests of intelligent development and direction. - John Dewey
Experience is a hard teacher becuase she gives the tests first, the lessons afterwards.
New Year's Eve, where auld acquaintance be forgot. Unless, of course, those tests come back positive. - Jay Leno
The problem with at-home IQ tests is that too many people wouldn't understand the results. Calling customer service is a bad sign. - Iimani David
Tests were always easy for me. I saw them as games, saw myself as being in a contest against a mythical adversary, and welcomed the challenge. - Walter Dean Myers
Patience creates a platform for deeply intimate communication. This platform tests our ability to listen, our willingness to be kind, and our strength against loss. This is the platform in which the most authentic types beauty can be exchanged. - Ilse Hildebrandt
So reality your mother builds you a room in which to run and test, your father give you the stuff on which to handle. Tests and everything needed and you just upgrade yourself! - Deyth Banger
Muslim children should be raised with the understanding that once they hit puberty they are adults and Mukallaf (responsible for their actions). This understanding is crucial to assist them in passing the tests of youth. - Abu Muawiyah Ismail Kamdar
If we are put here on this earth for our learning, then it's safe to say that life is a school and there are going to be tests. - Kayko Tamaki
Teaching starts with Tests. - Alok Jagawat
No one tests the depth of a river with both feet. - African Proverb
the real tests of life can come a child’s way at any moment, - Lisa Lantieri
Standardized state tests are a scam! The educational system is rigged. It is set up to where the wealthy schools, get all of the state funding. The poverty-stricken schools, don't get enough funding due to standardized tests scores. See my point? - Mary Sage Nguyen
It must be a really great book because one can read it as a boy in one way, and then re-read it in middle life and get something very different out of it - and that to my mind is one of the best tests. - C.S. Lewis
Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men. - Seneca
To be better equipped for the tests that the year will bring read a textbook. To prepare for the tests that life will bring read a book. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
...tests are a gift. And great tests are a great gift. To fail the test is a misfortune. But to refuse the test is to refuse the gift, and something worse, more irrevocable, than misfortune. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Art is a space in which freedom tests its wings. - Marty Rubin
Scoring well on tests is the sort of happy thing that gets the school district the greenbacks they crave. Understanding and appreciating the material are secondary. - Libba Bray
The tests we face in life's journey are not to reveal our weaknesses but to help us discover our inner strengths. We can only know how strong we are when we strive and thrive beyond the challenges we face. - Kemi Sogunle
Qui-gon shook his head. 'No,' he said firmly. 'I'm not testing you, Obi-wan. Life tests you! Every day it brings you new chances for triumph or defeat. And if you pass the test, it doesn't make you a Jedi. It makes you human. - Dave Wolverton
Adversity tests the strength of endurance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
In all tests of character, when two viewpoints are pitted against one another, in the final analysis the thing that will strike you the most, is not who was right or wrong, strong or weak, wise or foolish.... but who would go to the greatest lengths in considering the other's perspective. - Mike Dooley
It is one of the severest tests of friendship to tell your friend his faults. So to love a man that you cannot bear to see a stain upon him, and to speak painful truth through loving words, that is friendship. - Henry Ward Beecher
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