Quotes: attain

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  • Emile Durkheim
    Emile Durkheim
    French Sociologist 1858-1917
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    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.
  • Alan Thicke
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    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.
  • George Gurdjieff
    George Gurdjieff
    Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
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    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.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    All mankind
    Is born for perfection
    And each shall attain it
    Will he but follow
    His nature's duty.
  • Bodhidharma
    Bodhidharma
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    And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
    Source: The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.
  • Eugene Delacroix
    Eugene Delacroix
    French artist 1798-1863
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    Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
  • Edward M. Forster
    Edward M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
  • Francis Quarles
    Francis Quarles
    British poet 1592-1644
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    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
    Mary Baker Eddy
    American founder of the Christian Science Church 1821-1910
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    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.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    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.
  • Mario Andretti
    Mario Andretti
    Italian-born American former racing driver 1940-
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    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
    Miguel de Cervantes
    Spanish writer 1547-1616
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    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.
  • Carl Lewis
    Carl Lewis
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    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.
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