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All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
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.
Anything you really want, you can attain, if you really go after it.
Never quit. It is the easiest cop-out in the world. Set a goal and don't quit until you attain it. When you do attain it, set another goal, and don't quit until you reach it. Never quit.
To vilify a great man is the readiest way in which a little man can himself attain greatness.
Edgar Allan Poe
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.
Piety is not a goal but a means to attain through the purest peace of mind the highest culture.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.
I write in order to attain that feeling of tension relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
H. L. Mencken
If you care enough for a result, you will most certainly attain it.
It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.
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
Artists who seek perfection in everything are those who cannot attain it in anything.
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not often gained upon easier terms.
Birds are a miracle because they prove to us there is a finer, simpler state of being which we may strive to attain.
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.
Miguel de Cervantes
At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
E. M. Forster
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery and as much happiness as possible.
What does mysticism really mean? It means the way to attain knowledge. It's close to philosophy, except in philosophy you go horizontally while in mysticism you go vertically.
And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
To attain inner peace you must actually give your life, not just your possessions. When you at last give your life - bringing into alignment your beliefs and the way you live then, and only then, can you begin to find inner peace.
Desire is the key to motivation, but it's the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
And as long as you're subject to birth and death, you'll never attain enlightenment.
Consequently he who wishes to attain to human perfection, must therefore first study Logic, next the various branches of Mathematics in their proper order, then Physics, and lastly Metaphysics.
Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds.
I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.
Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
Marquis de Sade
In a weird kind of way, music has afforded me an idealism and perfectionism that I could never attain as me.
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