Quotation Explorer - 'Attain'

What manner of mind considers this holy estate [pregnancy] which women are privileged by the Almighty to attain as a slur upon the social conscience? - Grantly Dick-Read
...we can never attain a maximum love of God with only a minimum knowledge of God - Frank Sheed
If you can attain repose and calm, believe that you have seized happiness. - Julie-Jeanne-Eleonore de Lespinasse
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
If you are looking at anything from one point, from one angle, you can never attain wisdom because wisdom is to see all the things from every point, from every angle! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation. - François de La Rochefoucauld
The purpose of life should be to attain happiness by serving humanity with love and utmost sincerity. - Debasish Mridha
...When a choice will make a real difference in our lives—obvious or not—and when we are living in tune with the Spirit and seeking his guidance, we can be sure we will receive the guidance we need to attain our goal. - Dallin H. Oaks
Irinistic motivation can help people attain academic success and possess themselves with great depth of knowledge. - Saaif Alam
Civilization will not attain to its perfection until the last stone from the last church falls on the last priest. - Émile Zola
Animals cannot have any high thoughts; nor can the Angels or Devas attain to direct freedom without human birth. - Swami Vivekananda
When a man's knowledge is sufficient to attain, and his virtue is not sufficient to enable him to hold, whatever he may have gained, he will lose again. - Confucius
In this world, there are instruments to acquire instruments; ‘here’, there is the instrument to attain the Final Goal (Self Realization). - Dada Bhagwan
If one were to worship the Soul (self) for even a moment, he will attain moksha without fail. Such is the elegance of the body-complex (paudgalik ramanta) in this world! - Dada Bhagwan
A fascist is one whose lust for money or power is combined with such an intensity of intolerance toward those of other races, parties, classes, religions, cultures, regions or nations as to make him ruthless in his use of deceit or violence to attain his ends. - Henry A. Wallace
It is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain. - Albert Einstein
What is the body complex (pudgal)? It is influx and outflow (puran-galan); it is credit and debit. And if you attain knowledge of the Soul, the Self, then you will attain Moksha (liberation). - Dada Bhagwan
There is only one purpose in life, which is happiness. We attain happiness by serving others with love and kindness. - Debasish Mridha
The moral purpose of every human life should be to attain happiness through service to humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Choose to be happy and make inner peace your mission is the best way to live life. Now organize your life to attain these. - Debasish Mridha
In order to attain extraordinary greatness, first you need to be drowned in the deepest fathoms of helplessness, misery and heartache. - Abhijit Naskar
And at once he sacrificed everything to it, if it can be said we ever sacrifice anything save what we know we can never attain, or what some secret wisdom tells us it would be uncomfortable or saddening to possess. - Thornton Wilder
Life changed after that jump...I'd suddenly stepped to the highest level of daring, a level above even that which airplane pilots could attain. - Charles Lindbergh
There's no secret on how to attain a greater height, just keep climbing the ladder, don't look at the dreadful distance, lock up that negative thoughts today, and fulfil your dreams. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Religion is that which congregate all the resources for spirituality (to attain the Self). - Dada Bhagwan
Dear Teens at Starbucks wearing 'Abstain from Sex 2 Attain Ur Goals' t-shirts: Doesn't it depend on what my goals are? - John Green
Nor deem the irrevocable PastAs wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at lastTo something nobler we attain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is not solely or chiefly in virtue of the divine image that man effectively resembles God, but in virtue of his consciousness of being an image and the movement whereby the soul, passing in a way through itself, avails itself of the factual resemblance in order to attain to God. - Étienne Gilson
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Blessed are those that know the path out of their carnal flesh, for they shall attain intuition. - Michael Bassey Johnson
When you become worthy of people’s worship, you will be able to attain moksha (liberation), you cannot go to moksha just like that. Reproach (criticism) by people is the cause of a life in the lower realms. - Dada Bhagwan
When you determined what you want, you have made the most important decision of your life. You have to know what you want in order to attain it.
ARTLESSNESS, n. A certain engaging quality to which women attain by long study and severe practice upon the admiring male, who is pleased to fancy it resembles the candid simplicity of his young. - Ambrose Bierce
There is no being of any race who, if he finds the proper guide, cannot attain to virtue. - Cicero
In scriptures, there is knowledge about the different methods; the knowledge about the goal [to attain Pure Soul] is not there. ‘Gnani’ has the knowledge about the goal [to attain Pure Soul]. Knowledge about the goal, which is the Soul, is obtained as a result of the ‘Gnani’s’ grace. - Dada Bhagwan
When can one attain samadhi (eternal blissful continuous peace)? It comes when one lets go of the things that he loves the most. - Dada Bhagwan
God approves our life if we attain His goals. - Sunday Adelaja
Even God does not call every human a man. There are some who have not managed to attain the height of those who God refers to as men. They might be giving birth, eating and drinking, having fun, but yet, when they don’t live for what they were created for, they remain biomasses. - Sunday Adelaja
There are people who prefer to say 'yes' and there are people who prefer to say 'no'. Those who say 'yes' are rewarded by the adventures they have. Those who say 'no' are rewarded by the safety they attain. - Keith Johnstone
The movers & shakers of the world are not imbued with special powers. Once you realize that, you too can attain your rightful mantle. - Mario J. Lucero
If you would attain to what you are not yet, you must always be displeased by what you are. For where you are pleased with yourself there you have remained. Keep adding, keep walking, keep advancing. - Saint Augustine
The inner intent one has of ‘may everyone attain salvation’, will bring salvation to himself first. - Dada Bhagwan
Scripture is one of many instruments to attain the Goal (experience of pure Soul). How can it be discarded? - Dada Bhagwan
By acknowledging our boundaries and limitations, we attain greater heights than we ever will by appearing to think we know everything. - Graham Speechley
The fundamental qualities for good execution of a plan is first; intelligence; then discernment and judgment, which enable one to recognize the best method as to attain it; the singleness of purpose; and, lastly, what is most essential of all, will-stubborn will. - Ferdinand Foch
Resolutely train yourself to attain peace. - Gautama Buddha
Fools may have the greatest repository of knowledge but will never attain Wisdom. - Caleb Ricketts
Every human desires peace and happiness, but only a few have the goal to attain those. - Debasish Mridha
Success is secondary to impact. Success is a list of what you win, gain and attain - it may pass it may remain. Impact is the test; the hearts, minds and lives you touch, enhance and forever change... - Rasheed Ogunlaru
To attain to enlightenment is to attain to all. When you are not, you become the whole. - Swami Dhyan Giten
To dream is to desire, to desire is to long for, to long for is to want, and to want you must work to attain all you dream of, desire, long for and want. - Imania Margria
Life is there to attain Liberation while going through the experience of it. It should not be ‘above normal’ or ‘below normal,’ it should be ‘normal’. - Dada Bhagwan
Those that would attain wisdom, prefer the empty stadium.Those who wish to appear wise,prefer it full. - Tom Althouse
You do not attain success when you associate with those in high positions, It comes when you accept yourself and realize that only you can take yourself to where your heart truly lies. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain. - Kahlil Gibran
Most people always believe in a behavioral psychology that if other person could do it to attain a high position so they also can, but provided it is something wrong to be done. - Anuj Somany
Optimists enrich the present, enhance the future,challenge the improbable and attain the impossible - William Arthur Ward
Patience is not passive waiting. Patience is active acceptance of the process required to attain your goals and dreams. - Ray A. Davis
Where a person has no control, he will turn to violence; either to attain control, or as an alternative to it. - Charlie Herrick
Do one thing today to move yourself towards a big goal. Repeat tomorrow, and the next day. You'll be surprised at how fast you'll attain it! - Lorraine Reguly
There are no places in this world where the chit can be concentrated. Without the chit attaining steady-state; the chit can’t be blissful. There are places where the mind can attain a steady state but there are no places where chit’s steady-state can be attained. - Dada Bhagwan
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent. - Dr. Smiley Blanton
The magic to attain victory is simple…..Just believe. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
If we will imagine the thing we want and do our part to be in the right place at the right time, there isn’t anything we can’t do, be, or attain. - Daniel Willey
No one can attain to truth by himself. Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God. - Leo Tolstoy
How I wished after all the hardships, you will immediately attain your reward. But it's not that easy. You need to wait for the right time to come in your life. Always bear in mind that diligence is nothing without perseverance. - Joe Mari Fadrigalan
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything. - Eugène Delacroix
The most powerful control we can ever attain, is to be in control of ourselves. - Chris Page
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free. - Baruch Spinoza
Let love without conditions help us to attain the supreme peace and tranquility. Love is god. His benevolence make us more pretty. - Acharyasri Rajesh
As many opinions you bound about a person, if you let go of them, you will attain a natural state. For whomever and for whatever matter, you have bound opinions, those opinions will continue to sting you and when you let go of those opinions, you can become natural. - Dada Bhagwan
A true swarthi (interested in the Self) will become the absolute Self! This is considered paraartha (for the non-Self). A swarthi will attain the ‘Self’. - Dada Bhagwan
A place where the mind can attain stillness meaning doing darshan (seeing with the intent of worship) of a great person who has stillness of the mind, can still the mind of other person, however the chit is not steady there. - Dada Bhagwan
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. - John Dewey
The ‘Gnani’ is in the form of an instrument to attain the goal (Experience of Pure Soul). The goal is the scientific form of Soul (vignan swarup atma). - Dada Bhagwan
The aspiration to attain goals overcomes death - Sunday Adelaja
Insistence on one’s own opinion can never lead to attainment of Moksha [Ultimate Liberation]. Only those who are free of insistence will attain Liberation. - Dada Bhagwan
To attain wisdom, experience every thing consistently. To retain wisdom, dispose every thing constantly. - Aditya Ajmera
In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. - Swami Brahmananda
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it, namely, that, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. - Mark Twain
I was told that Ganesha sat between Lakshmi and Saraswati. My quest to attain the blessings of both goddesses explains my physique. - Ashwin Sanghi
Moksha (ultimate liberation) cannot be attained until purity arises. To attain purity one has to realize ‘Who am I? - Dada Bhagwan
You will never attain and maintain more than you think you deserve. - Rob Liano
We recognize authority based on whether we feel we could attain authority by the rules by which the authority was obtained. - Clifford Cohen
The embryological record is almost always abbreviated in accordance with the tendency of nature (to be explained on the principle of survival of the fittest) to attain her needs by the easiest means. - Francis Maitland Balfour
Knowing is not enough. You must accept My blessings in order to attain a better life. You must embrace a higher level of consciousness. - Mary B. Morrison
If you would attain greatness, think no little thoughts.
The one who straightens out himself will attain moksha [will be liberated]. If you don’t straighten out, people will beat you into doing so. The doorway to moksha [ultimate liberation] is narrow, so how will you be able to enter if you are obstinate? - Dada Bhagwan
He who wants to go to moksha (Final Liberation), he will have to realize his own self. Otherwise no matter how much of anything else he does, he will not attain moksha (liberation). - Dada Bhagwan
Imagine yourself in a parallel universe. Imagined? Now either attain or forget it. - Alexander Zalan
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
Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek. - Mario Andretti
Unchecked pride evolves into swagger, a hypnotizing mask of insecurity that can and does compromise our ability to make progress and attain power. Pride stands in the way of forgiveness and a strategic approach to navigating a chessboard rigged to prevent pawns from becoming kings and queens. - Jason Whitlock
Nobody's truly free. Everyone is prisoner to a secret, a sin, a lie. It wasn't by accident that, in the Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key set the word "free" to a note so high nobody could attain it. - J. Matthew Nespoli
From this day onward whatever circumstances may jam my way I'll break through it unscathed for in the end who will but suffer but me, so much so that I will reach for the unreachable, I'll break that which is unbreakable and attain that is impossible! - Liliosa Hilao
Happiness and success are not something that we can attain or possibly loose, but rather inside qualities that we have forgotten about during the very process of reaching them. - G. Gyarmati
The outward freedom that we shall attain will only be in exact proportion to the inward freedom to which we may have grown at a given moment. And if this is a correct view of freedom, our chief energy must be concentrated on achieving reform from within. - Mahatma Gandhi
Death is not the worst thing; rather, when one who craves death cannot attain even that wish. - Sophocles
If you only focus on what is, you may never attain what could be. Focus on the possibilities. - DeWayne Owens
I figure, sometimes, bad things happen to us so we can achieve a higher purpose and attain greater happiness and fulfillment in life. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
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