"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function."
"With 'Good Will Hunting,' Miramax made certain the recruited audience wasn't expecting to laugh at Robin Williams like they normally do. From my limited experience, you can really blow test screenings by conducting them in the wrong way."
"People are roasting each other at parties, at work events, around the fire. It's so fun. People are busting each other's chops, and it's a sign of affection, truly. It's a true test of love and friendship: can you make a man laugh at himself? So what makes a good burn? Go after targets you love and respect. And hit 'em hard."
"For example, I spent a lot of time with Reagan, both before he ran for governor and when he was running for president. As a print reporter without the cameras, I was able to really test the quality of their minds and their knowledge base."
"Happiness comes when we test our skills towards some meaningful purpose."
"I want to test my maximum and see how much I can do. And I want to change the world of swimming."
"All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them."
"The test of one's behavior pattern is their relationship to society, relationship to work and relationship to sex."
"You have to be careful not to let your fear stop you doing things. It's very exciting to test yourself."
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."