Testing Quotes

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
C. S. Lewis

Program testing can be used to show the presence of bugs, but never to show their absence!
Edsger Dijkstra

People spend so much time in their cars, and it’s a legal way to have fun by speeding a little bit or testing yourself a little bit, and you get to invest in your car. For some people, it becomes their baby.
Jordana Brewster

Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It’s coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.
James Dyson

Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.
Burt Rutan

I believe that the testing of the student’s achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
Carl Rogers

Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.
David Ogilvy

Once the races begin it’s more difficult and there is never that much time for testing.
Valentino Rossi

If the citizens of the United States are to turn away from the Communist Manifesto and preserve the purpose of the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, and our Bill of Rights, we must first thoroughly reexamine and learn about each of them, and uphold America’s founding documents by testing every political action in light of them.
Chuck Norris

Testing oneself is best when done alone.
Jimmy Carter

As a result of the strategic patience policy, we now have North Korea testing four times an atomic weapon; they’ve violated numerous United Nations sanctions, U.S. sanctions by launching ballistic missile tests.
Cory Gardner

Perhaps it has been too uncomfortable for those with vested interests to acknowledge, but we have spent the best part of the past century enthusiastically testing the world to utter destruction; not looking closely enough at the long-term impact our actions will have.
Prince Charles

Learning should be engaging. Testing should not be the be all and end all. All students should have a broad curriculum that includes the arts and enrichment. Students should have opportunities to work in teams and engage in project-based learning. And student and family well-being should be front and center.
Randi Weingarten

Testing, we will never do enough of it.
Greg LeMond

Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 – 20 hindsight. It’s good for seeing where you’ve been. It’s good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can’t tell you where you ought to go.
Robert M. Pirsig

Science is not, despite how it is often portrayed, about absolute truths. It is about developing an understanding of the world, making predictions, and then testing these predictions.
Brian Schmidt

The danger to society is not merely that it should believe wrong things, though that is great enough; but that it should become credulous, and lose the habit of testing things and inquiring into them; for then it must sink back into savagery.
William Kingdon Clifford

I think that probably the most important thing about our education was that it taught us to question even those things we thought we knew. To say you’ve got to inquire, you’ve got to be testing your knowledge all the time in order to be more effective in what you’re doing.
Thabo Mbeki

As soon as you concern yourself with the ‘good’ and ‘bad’ of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you.
Morihei Ueshiba

In an average week I’ll be testing recipes, doing a voice-over, filming and writing. I cram everything in Monday to Friday because I refuse to give up the weekend.
Nadiya Hussain

Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There’s nothing that can compare to testing yourself the way you do every time you step in the ring.
Sugar Ray Leonard

Building the right product requires systematically and relentlessly testing that vision to discover which elements of it are brilliant, and which are crazy.
Eric Ries

The human and environmental devastation caused by nuclear weapons – whether by testing, mistake or malice – is the very reason we need to eliminate them altogether.
Valerie Plame

I’ve found cinnamon to be very effective for lowering the glycemic response to meals. People have heard that before, but I didn’t realize how profound it could be until I did the actual testing with continuous glucose monitors. And I tested all different varieties and species of cinnamon from Ceylon to Saigon.
Tim Ferriss

One of my favorite vacation memories was the Thai foot massage and Internet access salons in Bangkok, followed up by my testing cellphone coverage while wading in Provincetown Harbor on Cape Cod.
Kara Swisher

Breast cancer alone kills some 458,000 people each year, according to the World Health Organization, mainly in low- and middle-income countries. It has got to be a priority to ensure that more women can access gene testing and lifesaving preventive treatment, whatever their means and background, wherever they live.
Angelina Jolie

I’ve seen a lot in my life. I’ve seen a lot of winning. I’ve seen a lot of testing times. I think when you’re tested, you really find out what you’re made of, OK?
Jerry West

Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.

Science is curiosity, testing and experimenting.
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

The purpose of random testing is not to catch, punish, or expose students who use drugs, but to save their lives and discover abuse problems early so that students can grow up and learn in a drug-free environment.
John Walters

Since the first Earth Day, the EPA has regulated lead out of paint, air, and gasoline. It started fuel-economy testing (and then caught those cheating on them), phased out ozone-depleting aerosols, and removed cancer-causing pesticides from the marketplace.
Andrew R. Wheeler

There are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action – to try to balance out those effects.
Sonia Sotomayor

The decision by France to resume nuclear testing in the South Pacific has destroyed this hope and raised a storm of protest at home, in the South Pacific and thankfully around the world.
Jenny Shipley

Merit pay has failed repeatedly, and it’s no surprise. When you base teacher pay on standardized test scores, you won’t improve education; you just promote the high-stakes testing craze that’s led parents, students and educators to shout ‘Enough!’ all across the country.
Randi Weingarten

The word of God steadies me. He says your trials and tribulations make you who you are. So you can see my whole story in the way I endured and overcame some testing experiences.
Evander Holyfield

You are always chasing yourself, if you have testing sessions you test it out then but it’s also a thing of growing a team.
Guenther Steiner

While technology and assessment can help complement the important work of our teachers, I worry that we are spending too much of our time testing.
Gary Herbert

I have to keep testing myself.
Eartha Kitt

The cost of research, development and testing of a new drug is vastly greater than the cost of each dose produced. How should we pay for new medicines? Innovators should be rewarded according to the impact of their medicine, and people should contribute to these rewards according to their ability to pay.
Thomas Pogge

Anyone who advocates pill testing is giving the green light to drugs. That is absolutely unacceptable.
Gladys Berejiklian

There is so much hurt in this game of searching for a mate, of testing, trying. And you realize suddenly that you forgot it was a game, and turn away in tears.
Sylvia Plath

Work is sacred. It is not just a way to earn money or gain power, though it may result in both. Work is a vehicle for testing out our gifts and talents and using them to explore their meaning.
Anne Wilson Schaef

Our city has already become the testing ground for innovations that will define the future.
Francis X. Suarez

This is what I wanted all along, and after I finished my studies and begun the job of testing jet aircraft, well, there wasn’t a happier pilot in the air force.
Gus Grissom

I remember just calling myself gay was a big step for me, and I remember being in the bathroom brushing my teeth, testing out to myself in the mirror, saying, ‘I am gay,’ and seeing if the world was going to stop or if the ceiling would fall in on me.
Wilson Cruz

In my opinion we are at the limit now, and 17 races is really too much. With all the testing that we do now, it means we’re always on the bike and it’s quite difficult.
Valentino Rossi

My brother Steve was always considered the naughty one but I used to drive my parents to despair because I had no fear. Id climb a tree without testing the branches and I was always getting into scrapes.
Tony Hadley

I am no longer a scientist as I stopped in 2000. Science was quite a testing place to be as a working-class woman.
Gail Bradbrook

Adversity tests us from time to time and it is inevitable that this testing continues during life.
Walter Annenberg

Enough to using Texas as a political laboratory for testing far-right ideas. Enough to using Texas as a workshop for fattening the wallets of their special interest friends and supporters. And enough of politicians listening only to each other, rather than real Texans.
Wendy Davis

Testing of self is a regular part of our own lives, so it seems natural to make it a part of the lives of my characters, as well, albeit on a much different level.
Terry Brooks

The double standard means men can run around and women cannot. I think I’m up to testing that.
Angie Dickinson

After two years working with bitcoin and blockchain companies and corporate leaders, we identified that a significant issue hindering the widespread, global adoption of blockchain is the inability to quickly connect with the right combination of partners for testing and deployment of the technology to address real-world business challenges.
Meltem Demirors

Standardized testing is at cross purposes with many of the most important purposes of public education. It doesn’t measure big-picture learning, critical thinking, perseverance, problem solving, creativity or curiosity, yet those are the qualities great teaching brings out in a student.
Randi Weingarten

When I test I never go right to the limit. Only because when you are below the limit you can go at the same speed all day, and that’s the only way you can be absolutely sure about what you are testing.
Alain Prost

Countless banks around the world are already testing distributed ledger systems in proof-of-concept trials.
Chris Larsen

In between shooting for ‘Awake,’ I was attempting to have my own pilot season. The audition for ‘Anger Management’ actually came during a week that I was already testing for a couple other shows and we weren’t really letting any other shows into the mix.
Daniela Bobadilla

In an era of parental paranoia, lawsuit mania and testing frenzy, we are failing to inspire our children’s curiosity, creativity, and imagination. We are denying them opportunities to tinker, discover, and explore – in short, to play.
Darell Hammond

President Obama still places far too much emphasis on relentless testing with standardized exams.
Jonathan Kozol

There are all kinds of letters and protests that come from, not surprisingly, Japanese fishermen, the fishermen’s wives; there are student groups, all different types of people; the protest against the Americans’ use of the Pacific for nuclear testing.
Martha Smith

The one size fits all approach of standardized testing is convenient but lazy.
James Dyson

The problems in our educational system are indissociable from broader malignant trends in our society, and they can’t be solved by lots of testing and by punitive actions against schools that are not performing well.
Howard Gardner

As always, testing can only give you ideas on where you are. And it can also mislead you.
Robert Kubica

The same products, services or technologies can fail or succeed depending on the business model you choose. Exploring the possibilities is critical to finding a successful business model. Settling on first ideas risks the possibility of missing potential that can only be discovered by prototyping and testing different alternatives.
Alexander Osterwalder

It is really important that focusing on things such as spelling, punctuation, grammar and handwriting doesn’t inhibit the creative flow. When I was at school there was a huge focus on copying and testing and it put me off words and stories for years.
Michael Morpurgo

I like to discover new things, and I’m always testing new apps.
Francois-Henri Pinault

Animal testing is needless, especially in cosmetics.
Leona Lewis

There is no point in developing anything at the cost of exploiting and abusing animals. Not only is it important for me to create a 100% cruelty-free brand but also send out a very clear message to both consumers and companies out there: testing on animals in the name of beauty is cruel and unnecessary.
Kat Von D

By the time I got into test work, it was dying out. It wasn’t really flight test at all; it was mostly testing new gadgets.
Gus Grissom

Reusable rockets promise much easier testing because you should usually get them back, and you can debug as you go rather than having to get everything perfect the first time.
Henry Spencer

Working in this industry, I have been exposed to so many products and now realize more than ever how cruel and unnecessary animal testing is.

In this first testing ground of the atomic bomb I have seen the most terrible and frightening desolation in four years of war. It makes a blitzed Pacific island seem like an Eden. The damage is far greater than photographs can show.
Wilfred Burchett

We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
Kenneth H. Cooper

Testing two vaccines against different H1N1s at the same time has never been done.
Anthony Fauci

My background was computer science and business school, so eventually I worked my way up where I was running product groups – development, testing, marketing, user education.
Melinda Gates

In just six weeks from the time the design was started, we had the motor on the block testing its power.
Orville Wright

According to the 2000 ‘Report of the U.N. Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation,’ the long-lasting effects of nuclear testing can be qualified in simple scientific terms: ‘Radiation exposure can damage living cells, causing death in some of them and modifying others.’
Valerie Plame

And so, you can do hundreds and hundreds of studies showing a general factor and just so long as you restrict your populations, your testing materials and the kinds of situations you look at, you can keep finding the same wrong thing again and again.
Robert Sternberg

We worked with the engineers in the design and construction and testing phases in those various areas, then we would get back together at the end of the week and brief each other as to what had gone on.
Alan Shepard

Common Core reminds us what testing can do right. Modeled on standards of the world’s education superpowers, questions demand critical thinking and creativity. Students are asked to write at length, show their work, and explain their reasoning.
Wendy Kopp

I did some chemistry testing – which is one of my favourite things. You go and flirt and see who you fancy and then they check out who had the best chemistry.
Charlotte Hope

The prudent course is to make an investment in learning, testing and understanding, determine how the new concepts compare to how you now operate and thoughtfully determine how they apply to what you want to achieve in the future.
Dee Hock

We’ve created these little tiny tubes, which we call the ‘nanotainers,’ which are designed to replace the big, traditional tubes that come from your arm, and instead allow for all the testing to be done from a tiny drop from a finger.
Elizabeth Holmes

Architecture is a result of a process of asking questions and testing them and re-interrogating and changing in a repetitive way.
Thom Mayne

Never in my life have I failed a test. I have never been opposed to testing and, in fact, have always been compliant with each and every protocol and policy associated with my competitive career in track and field.
Marquise Goodwin

A lot of times, people are reserved or maybe scared of testing what your body is capable of. I’m not.
John Cena

It’s not that I don’t value my life. It’s just that I love taking chances, testing myself, stepping over the line.
Wendy O. Williams

Drug testing for recipients of various welfare programs – I really think that’s something that needs to be considered.
Blake Farenthold

I know that BMW is now a sponsor of the USOC – of the United States Olympic Committee – so they offer the use of their aerodynamic speed-tunnel for testing and such for the athletes, which is a great advantage. But to be honest with you, I’d rather have a free car!
Apolo Ohno

The reason we all need a mutton alert, which needs constant testing, like smoke alarms, is because there is really no such thing as age-appropriate dressing any longer, as I know because my wardrobe is interchangeable with my daughter’s.
Rachel Johnson

An individual developer like me cares about writing the new code and making it as interesting and efficient as possible. But very few people want to do the testing.
Linus Torvalds

Startups, by their nature, are entrepreneurial – testing new things, launching new products, and disrupting themselves. That’s why you join a startup in the first place – to create, to stretch beyond your current capabilities, and to make an outsized impact.
Jennifer Hyman

I’m forever testing myself. As a person and as an actor, I have no sense of competition.
Michael Caine

Developer testing is an important step towards accountability. It gives developers a way to demonstrate the quality of the software they produce.
Kent Beck

I’m always active in trying to educate people when it comes to eating animal products, testing on animals, and the health benefits of being vegan, although I’m probably not the best person to be talking about the latter at the moment.
Daniel Johns

When I was reading the Bible, I came across the word ‘meek.’ It means to be humble. I asked God, I want to become meek, allow me to become meek. About two months later I was struck with cancer. I realized this was God testing me. If you want to become appreciative, and humble, and meek, I’ll strip you of everything.
Daniel Jacobs

The other day they asked me about mandatory drug testing. I said I believed in drug testing a long time ago. All through the sixties I tested everything.
Bill Lee

There’s a joy in having the molecule of an idea, then testing it in front of audiences at secret shows that people only know about the night before.
Mike Myers

If you’re not out testing what’s complementary to your brand, you’re not making the most of your income potential.
Andrew Zimmern

I think we need to do a little more all-weather testing.
Pete Conrad

The power that religion has is that you think nothing is random: If there’s a tragedy in my life, that’s God testing me or sending me a message.
Dan Brown

Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work and specialized knowledge: languages and protocols, coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
Jesse James Garrett

Over time, yes, countries will need to look at specific GMO products like they look at drugs today, where they don’t approve them all. They look hard at the safety and the testing. And they make sure that the benefits far outweigh any of the downsides.
Bill Gates

I will continue to pave the way and share my health journey with the world until I find a cure and proper diagnostic testing for this silent killer called Lyme disease.
Yolanda Hadid

Charter opponents often try to delegitimize strong testing results like those in Boston by attributing them to excessive test prep – as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio did recently.
Campbell Brown

For me, acting is becoming naked in front of people, you know? And when you know in the back of your mind somebody is testing you, you cannot really bare yourself. That’s a feeling I always have when I’m auditioning.
Irrfan Khan

I only support cruelty-free brands, and I hope that more brands stop testing on animals because it’s just completely unnecessary and barbaric.
Sarah Jeffery

Hyperloop One has accomplished what no one has done before by successfully testing the first full scale Hyperloop system. By achieving full vacuum, we essentially invented our own sky in a tube, as if you’re flying at 200,000 feet in the air.
Shervin Pishevar

But typically for a project like the Mac, the size we had was pretty good. And it has different stages. The team grows as you have to write manuals and do testing… though the Mac had no formal testing.
Andy Hertzfeld

In high school I was the dog, always, and I never have felt comfortable or right in my body, and part of my whole exhibitionist thing has probably been a way of testing to see whether or not I really was this repulsive creature that I felt like for so long.
Poppy Z. Brite

I believe I’ve shown my worth, become a world champion, now I want to try and see how good I am. The only way I’ll find that out is by testing myself against the best.
Callum Smith

Perhaps it is partly that we need to love books ourselves as parents, grandparents and teachers in order to pass on that passion for stories to our children. It’s not about testing and reading schemes, but about loving stories and passing on that passion to our children.
Michael Morpurgo

There is always a testing of the new kid on the block in politics.
Jane Byrne

Suffice it to say that our over-reliance on testing is based largely on habit, wishful thinking, and leaps of faith.
Sal Khan

It’s in poor taste to question anyone’s illness diagnosed through specific testing by their doctor.
Camille Grammer

Given the state of English schools in the 1970s, a national curriculum, Ofsted, regular testing, publication of performance results, have all helped to raise standards by shining a light into the walled garden and letting parents know what is going on inside the school walls.
Damian Green

We have built out the diversity of our product teams, and we saw the caliber of our testing and experimentation improve significantly.
Gillian Tans

Winter testing is essential but there comes a point where you have had enough of all the rehearsals and the pretend racing. You just want to get down to the real action.
Damon Hill

I’m intrigued by films that have a singular vision behind them. A lot of studio movies have ten writers by the time they’re done. You have a movie testing 200 times, making adjustments according to various people’s opinions. It’s difficult to have an undistilled vision.
Carla Gugino

There are times when we’re testing an actual explosion, and then there are times when we blow stuff up just because we can.
Jamie Hyneman

I’m going to be testing waters in all genres.
Henry Golding

‘Brave New World’ dealt with a kind of proto-genetic engineering of the unborn, through really, as many dystopias do, it dealt with totalitarianism. The 1997 film ‘Gattaca’ updated ‘Brave New World,’ bringing us to a future where genetic testing determined your job, your wealth, your status in life.
Ramez Naam

We know the parental support, community support, makes a difference. It’s not just the metrics of testing and putting pressure on the schools and on the teachers.
Donna Shalala

I’m always looking for ways to develop as an artist, especially as a jazz artist-to find different ways of testing my voice.
Cassandra Wilson

Common Core isn’t a test, but for some people it is, because they don’t like the testing piece of it.
Campbell Brown

I think is very important that Formula E can apply its technology to everyday cars and everyday usage just as F1 is sort of a testing formula for improvement in road cars.
Albert II, Prince of Monaco

Simple systems are not feasible because they require infinite testing.
Norman Ralph Augustine

We have a very active testing community which people don’t often think about when you have open source.
Mitchell Baker

There’s one thing better than having a great actor, and that’s having a great actor who’s never done this kind of role before and is hungry to do it. They’re testing themselves every day. They want to get out of their trailer and get to work.
Sam Mendes

Believe me, I’m not going to try to get into testing.
John Engler


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