Quotes: satisfying

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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
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    ...we no longer have intellectually satisfying arrangements in our educational system, in our arts, humanities or anything else; instead we have slogans and ideologies. An ideology is a religious or emotional expression; it is not an intellectual expression.
    Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
  • Carson Daly
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    A friend of mine - a cameraman at MTV - lost a lot of weight from cycling, and I thought I'd try it, too, thinking whenever you look at a cyclist they all look super-skinny, so hey, why not? But then it turned into such a psychologically satisfying thing.
  • Primo Levi
    Primo Levi
    Italian chemist, writer 1919-1987
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    Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
  • Bjorn Borg
    Bjorn Borg
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    As tennis players, we work and we sacrifice many things. To lose, that's not a happy thing - I mean sure, I was disappointed. You have to come back strong. But to win the last point in a grand slam tournament, that's the most beautiful and most satisfying feeling you can get as a tennis player. It's worth it.
  • Edwin P. Whipple
    Edwin P. Whipple
    American essay writer 1819-1886
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    Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
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    Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.
  • KäThe Kollwitz
    KäThe Kollwitz
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    For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.
  • Juliene Berk
    Juliene Berk
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    Habits... the only reason they persist is that they are offering some satisfaction. You allow them to persist by not seeking any other, better form of satisfying the same needs. Every habit, good or bad, is acquired and learned in the same way - by finding that it is a means of satisfaction.
  • Ben Gibbard
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    Hall & Oates is one of the few musical groups as satisfying now as it was back then. There's something incredibly musically satisfying about their songs. Nothing has diminished my love for them.
  • I don't go for people who lead full and satisfying lives.
  • Greg LeMond
    Greg LeMond
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    I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
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    If you know somebody is going to be awfully annoyed by something you write, that's obviously very satisfying, and if they howl with rage or cry, that's honey.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    In moderating, not satisfying desires, lies peace.
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
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    In universities and intellectual circles, academics can guarantee themselves popularity - or, which is just as satisfying, unpopularity - by being opinionated rather than by being learned.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
    Carl Sagan
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    It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring.
    Source: Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark (2011) 32
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