Quotation Explorer - 'Attained'

No sustainable prosperity or security can be attained at the expense or marginalization of others. Indeed, in today’s world, humanity will either triumph or fail as a whole. - Nayef Al-Rodhan
By puberty I learned that nothing worth having could be easily attained and to succeed one must be single minded. - Russell Brand
Many persons have the wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose. - Helen Keller
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost. - Aristotle
Success is not attained by chance, you have to work in order to get it. - Auliq Ice
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary. - Mahatma Gandhi
Until Self-realization is attained; it is not worth having a fixed-view at any place, it is not worth having habitual-devotion at any place and it is not worth stopping anywhere. - Dada Bhagwan
For us to expect development in our nations, we must first bring development to the minds and understandings of our people.The change we quest for outwardly must first be attained inwardly. - Sunday Adelaja
Every major outward change must first begin in the mind .So for us to expect development in our nations, we must first bring development to the minds and understandings of our people. The change we quest for outwardly must first be attained inwardly. - Sunday Adelaja
A life without regret can be attained by full awareness of one's actions in their present moment. - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
Champions are made and not born. Champion’s feat are acquired and not inherited, earned and not transferred, attained and not deposited - Ikechukwu Joseph
By the external appearance of your knowledge, you have attained (high) ranks and reverence with the people! So seek with Allah higher ranks and closeness by virtue of your hidden good deeds. And know that these two ranks, one cancels out the other. - Wuhayb ibn al-Wird
DEAD, adj. Done with the work of breathing; done With all the world; the mad race run Though to the end; the golden goal Attained and found to be a hole! Squatol Johnes - Ambrose Bierce
Archbishop: a Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ. - H. L. Mencken
For the poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his senses, and the mind is no longer in him: when he has not attained to this state, he is powerless and is unable to utter his oracles. - Socrates
And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you keep them"And by wisdom attained it was realized that this was not the way. And so it was said "tell me your lies and I will help you heal them in truth without repercussion or judgement; in understanding, compassion and forgiveness. - L.J Vanier
As long as this belief, ‘I am the doer’ is not gone, one has not yet attained an iota of exact religion. He is still in the auspicious-inauspicious [shubh-ashubh] state. - Dada Bhagwan
Knowledge (Gnan) is not attained first; first the ego departs. - Dada Bhagwan
Show the world there's something to fight for. Your life is the proof that beauty can still be attained. - Lana M. H. Wilder
Enlightenment, awakening or liberation can never be attained by seeking or desiring. It is realized only through experience. - Gian Kumar
The proper conceptual view is attained only through introspection. - Akshay Vijayan
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois. - Gustave Flaubert
Real happiness and peace is attained only if one comes into one’s true Self. - Dada Bhagwan
I expect nothing of man, and disown the race. The only folly is expecting what is never attained; man is most contemptible when compared with his own pretensions. It is better to laugh at man from outside the universe, than to weep for him within. - H.P. Lovecraft
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create. - Pope John Paul II
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence. - Abigail Adams
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletariat to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeoisie. - Gustave Flaubert
Unless there is a ‘clear evident experience of the True Self’ [spasthvedan], till then ‘Principle’ cannot be attained. - Dada Bhagwan
Once the bliss of the Soul (Self) is attained, it never leaves you. Bliss of the Soul (Self) is eternal. - Dada Bhagwan
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. Follow some other object, and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
It was hard and sour, but, as Poushkin said, the illusion which exalts us is dearer to us than ten thousand truths. I saw a happy man, one whose dearest dream had come true, who had attained his goal in life, who had got what he wanted, and was pleased with his destiny and with himself. - Anton Chekhov
Happiness is attained, not through self-interest, but through unconditional fidelity in endless love of eternal light. - Aaron Cohen
The best standard of living will be attained when your house will be filled with God's blessings. - Moazzam Shaikh
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability. - Cicero
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
One achieves the Self-state (swa-artha) while searching for the highest truth (param-artha). The search for the highest truth is solely for the purpose of attaining the Self, and once the Self is attained there is no need to search for the highest truth. - Dada Bhagwan
Nothing can be attained until all supports other than those of the pure Soul have been eliminated. - Dada Bhagwan
It was only possible because it was attained. An Idea isn't feasible until it becomes reality - Seyi Ayoola
The adult were once young.The young have not yet attained adulthood. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
...it is not by reflection and intelligence, but by perception, that the highest and purest truths are attained. - Anatole France
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
I like contradictions. We have never attained the infinite variety and contradictions that exist in nature. Tomorrow I shall contradict myself. That is the one way I have of asserting my liberty, the real liberty one does not find as a member of society. - Man Ray
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
He who thinks we are to pitch our tent here, and have attained the utmost prospect of reformation that the mortal glass wherein we contemplate can show us, till we come to beatific vision, that man by this very opinion declares that he is yet far short of truth. - John Milton
When one has attained a state of mind from which the evil passions of the present world have been so utterly winnowed, fear too is forgotten. Thus it was that the priest no longer could understand why Hell should exist. - Yukio Mishima
One has to decide to know the nature of the Soul. Will one not have to know that? Nothing is attained by just saying, ‘I am the Soul, I am the Soul.’ The Soul has to come in to one’s experience, until then the worldly problems will not go away, will they? - Dada Bhagwan
There is a special sadness in achievement, in the knowledge that a long-desired goal has been attained at last, and that life must now be shaped towards new ends. - Arthur C. Clarke
Nothing will be attained from actions of hundreds of thousands of lives. Moksha (liberation) is attained through ‘absolute humility’ (param vinaya). The ‘gates of understanding’ are opened with ‘absolute humility’. ‘Absolute humility’ arises only when the ego is dissolved. - Dada Bhagwan
What is called true happiness? It is 'chit prasannta' (blissful state of chit). The person who has attained 'chit prasannta', he need not beg for anything in this world! - Dada Bhagwan
A good name, like good will, is attained by many actions and may be lost by one.
Success is a trophy, a title, something gained, attained or retained. Fulfilment, true happiness, contentment.... bliss is the gift of the self-realised. That is the real prize. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Joy is a right and liberty of non other than me and you who struggled and fought for it and attained it at last. - Auliq Ice
To live entirely without a goal! I have glimpsed this state, and have often attained it, without managing to remain there: I am too weak for such happiness. - Emil Cioran
The perfection of yoga, therefore, does not terminate in voidness or impersonalism; on the contrary, the perfection of yoga is attained when one actually sees the Personality of Godhead in His eternal form. - A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
No matter what kind of circumstances come together, if one’s stillness is not shaken and his goal does not change; he is known to have attained religion. - Dada Bhagwan
Repeatedly I have been impressed to learn that to reach a goal never before attained, one must do things never before done. - Richard G. Scott
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. - Marie Curie
Moksha (ultimate liberation) cannot be attained until purity arises. To attain purity one has to realize ‘Who am I? - Dada Bhagwan
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary."(Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13, 3 May 1919) - Mahatma Gandhi
The greatest wonder of this world is the Soul. Once It is realized (attained), everything is attained!!! - Dada Bhagwan
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. - Helen Keller
Where there is even the subtlest desire, the ‘Eternal Thing’ cannot be attained. - Dada Bhagwan
Perfection is not to be attained, but to be pursued infinitely. - Abhijit Naskar
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self. - Albert Einstein
Remember, that if thou marry for beauty, thou bindest thyself all thy life for that which perchance will neither last nor please thee one year; and when thou hast it, it will be to thee of no price at all; for the desire dieth when it is attained, and the affection perisheth when it is satisfied. - Sir Walter Raleigh
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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