Attainment quotes & sayings

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There is a space between man's imagination and man's attainment that may only be traversed by his longing. - Khalil Gibran


Laziness never arrived at the attainment of a good wish. - Miguel de Cervantes


Man lives consciously for himself, but is an unconscious instrument in the attainment of the historic, universal, aims of humanity. - Leo Tolstoy


There is merit without attainment, but no attainment without some merit. [Fr., Il y a du mérite sans élévation, mais il n'y a point d'élévation sans quelque mérite] - Francois de la Rochefoucauld


To think we are able is almost to be so; to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself; earnest resolution has often seemed to have about it almost a savor of omnipotence. - Samuel Smiles


The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion. - Stanley Baldwin


Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory. - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux


Believe in yourself, your neighbours, your work, your ultimate attainment of more complete happiness. It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in Autumn. - Bertie Charles Forbes


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