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Attainable Quotes

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I believe however that peace is attainable regardless of the Arabs mentality,
society or government.
- Yitzhak Rabin

Psychology helps to measure the probability that an aim is attainable.
- Edward Thorndike

Persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable,
possible.
- Lord Chesterfield

For some years I deserted religion in favour of Marxism.
The republic of goodness seemed more attainable than the Kingdom of God.
- Lionel Blue

 

Ambiguity is necessary in some of my stories,
not in all.
In those, it certainly contributes to the richness of the story.
I doubt that thematic closure is never attainable.
- Gene Wolfe

The charm of fishing is that it is the pursuit of what
is elusive but attainable,
a perpetual series of occasions for hope.
- John Buchan

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
- Vince Lombardi

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The joy of life consists in the exercise of one's energies,
continual growth, constant change, the enjoyment of every new experience.
To stop means simply to die.
The eternal mistake of mankind is to set up an attainable ideal.
- Aleister Crowley

The goal towards which the pleasure principle impels us -
of becoming happy - is not attainable:
yet we may not -
nay,
cannot - give up the efforts to come nearer to realization
of it by some means or other.
- Sigmund Freud

You set your goals to a point where they're attainable,
but far enough away that you have to really go get them.
And every year I push my goals a little bit farther away,
and every year I work a little bit harder to get them.
- Rafael Palmeiro

I believe that the purpose for which I and my fellow
soldiers entered upon this war should have been so
clearly stated as to have made it impossible to change them,
and that, had this been done, the objects which actuated
us would now be attainable by negotiation.
- Siegfried Sassoon

Lives have been altered in fundamental ways,
and later, after they acquire a more complete understanding
of what goals are actually attainable,
many are left facing a lot of pain and frustration.
And yet, there's no culture of complaint.
- Garry Trudeau

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
- Khalil Gibran

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

In a sense, a hit belongs to the person who made it popular,
but if a tune is good enough to attain tremendous success,
then it certainly deserves more than one version,
one treatment, one approach.
- Les Baxter

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 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

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


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