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Attainment Quotes

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Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment,
full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Related topics: Motivational

Is the system going to flatten you out
and deny you your humanity,
or are you going to be able to make use of the system
to the attainment of human purposes?
- Joseph Campbell

If the attainment of peace is the ultimate objective of all statesmen,
it is, at the same time, something very ordinary,
closely tied to the daily life of each individual.
- Eisaku Sato

Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become
the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives.
- Gerry Adams

 

The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace
can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament
must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.
- Ludwig Quidde

I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute
because I am convinced that early stabilization of
the world's population is important for the attainment of this objective.
- Walter Kohn

Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish.
- Miguel de Cervantes

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It is a rare and difficult attainment to grow old gracefully and happily.
- Arnold Palmer

I fully realize that the new organization is a human
rather than a perfect instrumentality for the attainment of its great objective.
As time goes on it will, I am sure, be improved.
- Cordell Hull

Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth,
wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit
and attainment is always security and order.
- Johan Huizinga

To begin to think with purpose, is to enter the ranks
of those strong ones who only recognize failure as
one of the pathways to attainment.
- James Allen

In philosophy, it is not the attainment of the goal that matters,
it is the things that are met along the way.
- Havelock Ellis

Existence is no more than the precarious attainment
of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past,
present, and future.
- Susan Sontag

The attainment of the present status of Thailand has
to depend on the ability or the actions of all the
inhabitants of the country.
- Bhumibol Adulyadej

Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious
instrument in the attainment of the historic,
universal, aims of humanity.
- Leo Tolstoy

The attainment of the economic aims of man presupposes peace.
- Ludwig von Mises

I take it that the good of mankind means the attainment,
by every man, of all the happiness which he can enjoy
without diminishing the happiness of his fellow men.
- Thomas Huxley

Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion,
in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements:
for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman,
that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist
us in the Attainment of it.
- Mary Astell

We have pledged ourselves, and of this the United Nations
of the world are witness,
to give the fullest opportunity for attainment of self-government
by India as soon as hostilities are over.
I repeat that that is beyond doubt.
- Stafford Cripps

Nothing is so envied as genius, nothing so hopeless
of attainment by labor alone.
Though labor always accompanies the greatest genius,
without the intellectual gift labor alone will do little.
- B. R. Hayden

You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly
presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures
of the feast of good things,
and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful
achievement or attainment of the desires.
- Claude M. Bristol

This system of encouragement proves serviceable as
a preventive of punishment,
the attainment of the tickets being a reward,
the forfeiture of them the reverse; and,
as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
- Joseph Lancaster

All great people glorify their history and look back
upon their early attainments with a spiritualized vision.
- Kelly Millar

To that movement, consecrated by religious principle,
sustained by an awful sense of justice,
and cheered by the brightest hopes of future good,
all our powers, talents, and attainments are devoted.
- George Ripley

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that the essence of life is not
in the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

To be oneself is a rare thing, and a great one.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Keep courage. Whatever you do,
do not feel sorry for yourself.
You will win in a great age of opportunity.
- Richard L. Evans

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those
who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

To be conscious that you are ignorant
is a great step to knowledge.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Great talents are the most lovely
and often the most dangerous
fruits on the tree of humanity.
They hang upon the most slender twigs
that are easily snapped off.
- Carl Jung

I welcome change as a great adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great opportunities to help others seldom come,
but small ones surround us every day.
- Sally Koch

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds,
adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. -
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man.
Everything that exists has brought
with it its own peculiar lesson.
- Orison Swett Marden

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

We can do no great things,
only small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

After climbing a great hill,
one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
- Nelson Mandela

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher


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