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French Sociologist 1858-1917+2
From top to bottom of the ladder, greed is aroused without knowing where to find ultimate foothold. Nothing can calm it, since its goal is far beyond all it can attain. Reality seems valueless by comparison with the dreams of fevered imaginations; reality is therefore abandoned.
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.
Russian teacher and writer 1873-19490
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.
A people numerically large may attain to ways of thought and enterprise that no political censure can reduce to a minimum; but under narrower conditions, it may easily come about that the whole people will fall asleep.
Hindu scripture in Sanskrit0
Is born for perfection
And each shall attain it
Will he but follow
His nature's duty.
And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-20150
Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.
French artist 1798-18630
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Edward M. Forster
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-19700
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
British poet 1592-16440
Be always displeased at what thou art, if thou desire to attain to what thou art not; for where thou hast pleased thyself, there thou abidest.
Mary Baker Eddy
American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-19100
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.
Irish writer 1854-19000
Civilization is not by any means an easy thing to attain to. There are only two ways by which man can reach it. One is by being cultured, the other by being corrupt.
Italian-born American former racing driver 1940-0
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-16160
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.
For years, people have looked at Beamon's record as unattainable. I don't accept that. I believe the Lord has given me a talent. I know the record is inside me and I will attain it.