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Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.
Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other's welfare, social justice can never be attained.
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 for something and that this thing must be attained.
True happiness... is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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 government to the utmost.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
The happiness and peace attained by those satisfied by the nectar of spiritual tranquillity is not attained by greedy persons restlessly moving here and there.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; it requires the hand of time.
Social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.
Pope John Paul II
Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
H. L. Mencken
Legend: A lie that has attained the dignity of age.
H. L. Mencken
Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add but when there is no longer anything to take away, when a body has been stripped down to its nakedness.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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.
Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.
My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Each and every master, regardless of the era or the place, heard the call and attained harmony with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love.
Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.
Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained, progress stops.
Thomas J. Watson
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
When I attained a certain advanced intimacy with a man, and I don't just mean sex, I married him.
Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives.
That freedom can never be attained by a nation without suffering and sacrifice has been amply borne out by the recent tragic happenings in this subcontinent.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
The novel is the highest form of human expression so far attained. Why? Because it is so incapable of the absolute.
David Herbert Lawrence
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
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