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I attain Inner Peace by Intending my future, and never Expecting it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision.
The ability to direct individual accomplishments
toward organizational objectives.
It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root,
can only attain its full breadth and depth
if it embraces all living creatures
and does not limit itself to mankind.
- Albert Schweitzer

If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
- William James

 

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those
who cannot attain it in anything.
- Gustave Flaubert

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls,
if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
- Dogen Zenji

Is anarchism possible? The failure of attempts to attain
freedom does not mean the cause is lost.
- Johann Most

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Yet with great toil all that I can attain by long experience,
and in learned schools, is for to know my knowledge is but vain,
and those that think them wise, are greatest fools.
- William Alexander

Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged;
practice what you know,
and you shall attain to higher knowledge.
- Matthew Arnold

I write in order to attain that feeling of tension
relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
- H. L. Mencken

The only people who attain power are those who crave it.
- Erich Kastner

The engineer, and more generally the designer,
is concerned with how things ought to be -
how they ought to be in order to attain goals,
and to function.
- Herbert Simon

He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little;
he who would achieve much must sacrifice much;
he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
- James Allen

Anything you really want, you can attain,
if you really go after it.
- Wayne Dyer

To attain inner peace you must actually give your life,
not just your possessions.
When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment
your beliefs and the way you live then,
and only then, can you begin to find inner peace.
- Peace Pilgrim

Philosophic meditation is an accomplishment by which
I attain Being and my own self,
not impartial thinking which studies a subject with indifference.
- Karl Jaspers

A man can only attain knowledge with the help of those who possess it.
This must be understood from the very beginning.
One must learn from him who knows.
- George Gurdjieff

So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status;
it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over
chaos and convert it to order.
- Rowan D. Williams

In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.
- Miguel de Cervantes

And as long as you're subject to birth and death,
you'll never attain enlightenment.
- Bodhidharma

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth,
learning, justice or kindness in general.
Action is always specific, concrete,
individualized,
unique.
- Benjamin Jowett

What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge.
It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you
go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
- Elie Wiesel

Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer,
simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
- Doug Coupland

Don't think you can attain total awareness and whole enlightenment
without proper discipline and practice. This is egomania.
Appropriate rituals channel your emotions
and life energy toward the light.
Without the discipline to practice them,
you will tumble constantly backward into darkness.
- Lao Tzu

The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain,
and there are, by the same token, always more and more
people to look down upon.
- Russell Lynes

To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which
a little man can himself attain greatness.
- Edgar Allan Poe

The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we
seem hardly able to attain to without passing through
the strengthening hibernation of a new barbarism.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding,
because to understand is to be free.
- Baruch Spinoza

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time,
watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head,
weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
- Miguel de Cervantes

The greatest height of heroism to which an individual,
like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.
- Miguel de Unamuno

The gift of broadcasting is, without question,
the lowest human capacity to which any man could attain.
- Harold Nicolson

Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively,
forcible, firm, steady conception of an object,
than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.
- David Hume

Chastity is the cement of civilization and progress.
Without it there is no stability in society,
and without it one cannot attain the Science of Life.
- Mary Baker Eddy

To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something,
while to secure it in this world we must do something.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment,
and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not
sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I have nothing to hide in art.
The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.
- Paul Cezanne

It occured to me that eating is the only form of professionalism most people ever attain.
- Don DeLillo

She has great problems of her own to solve,
very grim and perilous problems, and a right solution,
if we can attain to it, would largely benefit mankind.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

You can practice to attain knowledge,
but you can't practice to attain wisdom.
- Herbie Hancock

Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that
we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave
us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.
- Lech Walesa

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human
that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
- Soren Kierkegaard

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
- Khalil Gibran

As much experience, education and awareness as one
can attain is important for a comedian.
- Shelley Berman

At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers,
my books attain a collective dignity.
- E. M. Forster

Young children were sooner allured by love,
than driven by beating, to attain good learning.
- Roger Ascham

Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity
to attain what is most required and desired by such
a spirit as I am a slave to.
- Edwin Booth

It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities
to attain new levels of experience.
Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
- Les Brown

Words can sometimes, in moments of grace,
attain the quality of deeds.
- Elie Wiesel

I do know that some Buddhists are able to attain peace of mind.
- Martin Scorsese

The poor prey on one another because their lives offer
no hope and communicate the tragic message to these
human beings that they have no possibility to attain
a decent standard of living.
- Thabo Mbeki

The object of man's worship, whatever it be,
will naturally be his standard of perfection.
He clothes it with every attribute, belonging,
in his view, to a perfect character;
and this character he himself endeavors to attain.
- Simon Greenleaf

Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity
lies in man's imagination,
and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices.
The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most
means to satisfy his vagaries.
- Marquis de Sade

The advocates of abortion on demand falsely assume two things:
that women must suffer if the lives of unborn children are legally protected;
and that women can only attain equality by having the
legal option of destroying their innocent offspring in the womb.
- Robert Casey

The spirit of Ubuntu, that once led Haiti to emerge
as the first independent black nation in 1804,
helped Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador attain liberty,
and inspired our forefathers to shed their blood for
the United States' independence,
cannot die.
Today, this spirit of solidarity must and will empower
all of us to rebuild Haiti.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide

Never quit.
It is the easiest cop-out in the world.
Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it.
When you do attain it, set another goal,
and don't quit until you reach it.
Never quit.
- Bear Bryant

This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that,
as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent,
and, after a fashion familiar.
I must state it in my own way, although one in vain
seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view.
- Josiah Royce

The idea that you surrender your identity when you
relinquish national powers is unhelpful.
No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case:
if done in an intelligent way,
you attain the sovereignty to better solve national
problems in cooperation with others.
- Ulrich Beck

Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture -
they are easy to attain and socially acceptable,
they are even encouraged in many cases.
Yet they are lethal to the spirit.
- Judith Wright

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

The sum of the whole is plainly this:
The nature of man considered in his single capacity,
and with respect only to the present world,
is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness
he can for himself in the present world.
- Joseph Butler

A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined
with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races,
parties, classes, religions, cultures,
regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use
of deceit or violence to attain his ends.
- Henry A. Wallace

Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection,
must therefore first study Logic, next the various
branches of Mathematics in their proper order,
then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
- Maimonides

And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously
given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge,
so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee,
the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
- Venerable Bede

We shall probably never attain the power of measuring
the velocity of nervous action;
for we have not the opportunity of comparing its propagation through immense space,
as we have in the case of light.
- Johannes P. Muller

I am an enthusiast, but not a crank in the sense that
I have some pet theories as to the proper construction of a flying machine.
I wish to avail myself of all that is already known and then,
if possible, add my mite to help on the future worker
who will attain final success.
- Wilbur Wright

St.
Paul would say to the philosophers that God created
man so that he would seek the Divine,
try to attain the Divine.
That is why all pre-Christian philosophy is theological at its summit.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar

Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination
and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal -
a commitment to excellence -
that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
- Mario Andretti

As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set
and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength.
Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children
helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
- Alan Thicke

We are aware that in 2005 our efforts to preserve the
stability and prestige of the Republic of Bulgaria
in the area of foreign policy,
and our efforts to attain fully our strategic goals
will be mostly contingent upon the way we address our domestic priorities.
- Georgi Purvanov

Thanks to the high standing which science has for so
long attain and to the impartiality of the Nobel Prize Committee,
the Nobel Prize for Physics is rightly considered everywhere
as the highest reward within the reach of workers in Natural Philosophy.
- Guglielmo Marconi

Used as kites, these rigid stable aeroplanes are superior
to the very best cellular kites I can make;
they are lighter,
pull harder per square foot, attain a greater angle of elevation,
and have fewer parts.
- Lawrence Hargrave


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