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One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first duty of a state is to see that every child
born therein shall be well housed,
clothed, fed and educated till it attains years of discretion.
- John Ruskin

Alone let him constantly meditate in solitude on that
which is salutary for his soul,
for he who meditates in solitude attains supreme bliss.
- Guru Nanak

Youth is to all the glad season of life;
but often only by what it hopes,
not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
- Thomas Carlyle

 

In morals, truth is but little prized when it is a mere sentiment,
and only attains its full value when realized in the world as fact.
- Ernest Renan

When the drama attains a characterization which makes
the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue
which characterizes yet pleases for itself,
we reach dramatic literature.
- George P. Baker

The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on,
is action.
It is by action that an organism develops its faculties,
increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.
- Colin Powell

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Murder is born of love, and love attains the greatest intensity in murder.
- Octave Mirbeau

And just because God attains and wins and finds this uniqueness,
all our lives win in our union with him the individuality
which is essential to their true meaning.
- Josiah Royce

No one ever attains success by simply doing what is required of him.
- Charles Kendall Adams

Even as a coin attains its full value when it is spent,
so life attains its supreme value when one knows how
to forfeit it with grace when the time comes.
- Felix Marti-Ibanez

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply
doing what is required of him:
it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required,
that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
- Charles Kendall Adams

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
- Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many
riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition
of cosmic rays? It must be emphasized here above all
that to attain really decisive progress greater funds must be made available.
- Victor Francis Hess

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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