Words matter. These are the best Yardstick Quotes from famous people such as Nicolas Roeg, Huma Qureshi, Barbara Bush, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Sheldon Whitehouse, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I love that perhaps we don’t see the things that are there because we have no yardstick to see things by, to compare them.
For me, it’s about the impact that the role has in the film overall. Less or more screen time, whether I get to romance the hero, is not the yardstick I go by. If my part is strong enough, then why not?
Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
I have one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?
You can measure the warming oceans with a thermometer. You measure sea level rise with a yardstick. You can measure the dramatic increase in acidification with a simple pH test, and you can replicate what excess CO2 does to seawater in a basic high school science lab.
Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language.
You can measure opportunity with the same yardstick that measures the risk involved. They go together.
Change is a continuous process. You cannot assess it with the static yardstick of a limited time frame. When a seed is sown into the ground, you cannot immediately see the plant. You have to be patient. With time, it grows into a large tree. And then the flowers bloom, and only then can the fruits be plucked.
The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else.
I just want to do some movies that my children and my grandchildren would be proud of. That’s my yardstick.
I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem – and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?
It has always been accepted, even in pronouncements by the Supreme Court that the Court and its judgements can be subjected to strong, even trenchant criticism. Is the same yardstick not available for comments on the use or abuse of the Court’s powers of contempt?
No matter what town you are in, there is some social order and a different yardstick to chart. In New York, people create things like schools and speaking languages and second homes.
The predominant yardstick of your government is not human rights but national interests.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.
History uses a unit of measure for time that is different from that of the lifespan of the individual, whereas man is only too ready to measure the evolution of history by his own yardstick.
The minister of the Gospel is really the yardstick by which the nation measures its morals.
In retrospect, ‘Pulp Fiction’ isn’t just the template for everything Tarantino has done but the yardstick by which everything else he does is measured one way or another.
Our civilisation has lost this bond between times, and tends to measure time with a yardstick, bit by bit, from one point to another.
When I make a film, the yardstick is my mind. If I laugh at the jokes and feel sad at the serious undersides, then the subject works.
Writing works when publications are writing and serving the best interest of their users; numbers are good yardstick but not a way to compensate a person.
To get the most from agricultural resources, poor farmers’ needs must come first, guiding investment strategies and forming the yardstick for gauging results.
One of the secret benefits of using remote workers is that the work itself becomes the yardstick to judge someone’s performance.
I’m not particularly needy, and I’m not particularly anxious. I don’t look for a director to tell me I’m doing a good job or that I’m great. I don’t need to be stroked. It’s more my own yardstick.
We need to make sure that access to a curative drug doesn’t become a yardstick by which poverty is eventually measured. Doing so requires a shared commitment between innovators and the insurance plans that are harder pressed to offer these advances to the poor.