Quotes with test
That depends on which races you wanted to win. The Tour de France? No. Impossible to win without doping. Because the Tour is a test of endurance where oxygen is decisive.
Interview with Le Monde, June 28, 2013. Responding to the question: “When you raced, was it possible to perform without doping?”
Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it isn't.
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
It is the test of a good religion whether you can make a joke about it.
All Things Considered (1908)
I met such interesting people with Warren Beatty, whom I would never have met otherwise. And the film Shampoo (1975) stands the test of time. I cherish all those days. But I could not hack L.A. Hollywood was basically a throwaway society, run by publicity machines.
The ultimate good desired is better reached by free trade in ideas -- that the best test of truth is the power of the thought to get itself accepted in the competition of the market, and that truth is the only ground upon which their wishes safely can be carried out.
Dissenting opinion in Abrams v. United States (1919)
He demonstrated that a man could survive in an extremely high altitude escape situation. Future astronauts will wear the spacesuit that Felix test-jumped today.
After Felix Baumgartner's jump (October 14, 2012)
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you really want to test his character, give him power.
The final test of truth is ridicule. Very few dogmas have ever faced it and survived.
"On Truth" in Damn! A Book of Calumny (1918)
A man’s treatment of money is the most decisive test of his character -- how he makes it and how he spends it.
We are told that wealth is a test of character -- few of us have to submit to it. Poverty is the more usual test. It is difficult to be very poor and maintain one's self-respect.
The Amenities of Book Collecting and Kindred Affections (1918)
What we can do for another is the test of powers; what we can suffer for is the test of love.
The central methodological problem for the historian...is to know how to interrogate witnesses, how to test evidence, how to assess the reliability and the relevance of testimony.