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Definition of Attainment

Attainment

  1. The act of attaining; the act of arriving at or reaching; hence, the act of obtaining by efforts.
  2. That which is attained to, or obtained by exertion; acquirement; acquisition; (pl.), mental acquirements; knowledge; as, literary and scientific attainments.

Attainment Quotations

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mahatma Gandhi

Is the system going to flatten you out and deny you your humanity, or are you going to be able to make use of the system to the attainment of human purposes?
Joseph Campbell

The supreme lesson of any education should be to think for yourself and to be yourself; absent this attainment, education creates dangerous, stupefying conformity.
Bryant H. McGill

It is a mystic maxim that the lower in the scale of evolution a being is placed, the more certainly it responds to the planetary rays, and conversely the higher we ascend in the scale of attainment, the more the man conquers and rules his stars, freeing himself from the leading strings of the Divine Hierarchies.
Max Heindel

Existence is no more than the precarious attainment of relevance in an intensely mobile flux of past, present, and future.
Susan Sontag
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Attainment Translations

attainment in French is atteinte
attainment in German is Errungenschaft, Erreichung
attainment in Latin is adeptio
attainment in Spanish is logro
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