Quotes: attained

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  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
    Henry Louis Mencken
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    Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it is not to be purchased at a lesser price.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    For those who wish to climb the mountain of spiritual awareness, the path is selfless work. For those who have attained the summit of union with the Lord, the path is stillness and peace.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained.
  • Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
  • Rabbi Ben Azai
    Rabbi Ben Azai
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    In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it, thou art a fool.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
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    Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
  • Abigail Adams
    Abigail Adams
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    Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Legend : a lie that has attained the dignity of age.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Legend: a lie that has attained the dignity of age.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    Many people have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
    St. Augustine of Hippo
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    My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed.... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
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