Quotation Explorer - 'Unattainable'

With certainty, one thing would be unattainable for a thousand years, if I live; is the ability to stop ceaselessly falling deeper, and deeper, and deeper, in loving with you, over, and over, and over again... - Solomon Debisette
Humans, I finally decided after a few more minutes of watching him, are paradoxically capable of both unattainable depths of kindness and unimaginable depths of cruelty, sometimes within the same body... - Kiley MacLeod
The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable. - Irving Howe
If you say you're a unifier, you expect and usually get applause. I'm a divider. Politics is division by definition, if there was no disagreement there would be no politics. The illusion of unity isn't worth having, and is anyways unattainable. - Christopher Hitchens
I love the word 'dream.'For some, it’s something that’s completely unattainable, yet for others, completely attainable.Choose your definition wisely. - Colleen Ferrary Bader
Equality before the law is probably forever unattainable. It is a noble ideal, but it can never be realized, for what men value in this world is not rights but privileges. - H.L. Mencken
One of the first signs of the beginnings of understanding is the wish to die. This life appears unbearable, another unattainable. One is no longer ashamed of wanting to die; one asks to be moved from the old cell, which one hates, to a new one, which one will only in time come to hate. - Franz Kafka
...the state of perfection is an elusive goal; demanding something so obscure as almost unattainable and can become a compulsive, crazy making squirrel-on-a-wheel way of living. - David W. Earle
The most gratifying action plan that one can conceive is one that others deem unattainable only to be proven wrong. - Mark W. Boyer
I think... What would be considered true love, always seems unattainable, at first. One way or the other... - Sara Chavez
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star. - Logan Pearsall Smith
Success takes many forms. Most people strive for something unattainable without realizing that it's already theirs. - Lada Ray
Sooner or later in life everyone discovers that perfect happiness is unrealizable, but there are few who stop to consider the antithesis; that perfect unhappiness is equally unattainable. - Primo Levi
In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable and must be content with broken portions. - William Osler
It can be argued that the computer is humanity’s attempt to replicate the human brain. This is perhaps an unattainable goal. However, unattainable goals often lead to outstanding accomplishment. - Zubair Saleem Fazal
Even within perfection, there are flaws. These flaws carry an unattainable beauty, which is indifferent to the human nature. - Nocturnus Libertus
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