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 Judith Wright - “Soft addictions are an alluring, seductive aspect of our culture - they are easy to attain and socially acceptable, they are even encouraged in many cases. Yet they are lethal to the spirit.”  
 Mary Wollstonecraft - “Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.”  
 Lech Walesa - “Our firm conviction that ours is a just cause and that we must find a peaceful way to attain our goals gave us the strength and the awareness of the limits beyond which we must not go.”  
 Alan Thicke - “As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.”  
 Martin Scorsese - “I do know that some Buddhists are able to attain peace of mind.”  
 Albert Schweitzer - “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.”  
 Josiah Royce - “This preparatory sort of idealism is the one that, as I just suggested, Berkeley made prominent, and, after a fashion familiar. I must state it in my own way, although one in vain seeks to attain novelty in illustrating so frequently described a view.”  
 Johann Most - “Is anarchism possible The failure of attempts to attain freedom does not mean the cause is lost.”  
 Russell Lynes - “The true snob never rests there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon.”  
 David Hume - “Belief is nothing but a more vivid, lively, forcible, firm, steady conception of an object, than what the imagination alone is ever able to attain.”  
 Lawrence Hargrave - “Used as kites, these rigid stable aeroplanes are superior to the very best cellular kites I can make they are lighter, pull harder per square foot, attain a greater angle of elevation, and have fewer parts.”  
 Simon Greenleaf - “The object of man's worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character and this character he himself endeavors to attain.”  
 Victor Francis Hess - “On what can we now place our hopes of solving the many riddles which still exist as to the origin and composition of cosmic rays It must be emphasized here above all that to attain really decisive progress greater funds must be made available.”  
 Miguel De Unamuno - “The greatest height of heroism to which an individual, like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.”  
 Rowan D. Williams - “So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order.”  
 Paul Cezanne - “I have nothing to hide in art. The initial force alone can bring anyone to the end he must attain.”  
 Henry Cabot Lodge - “She has great problems of her own to solve, very grim and perilous problems, and a right solution, if we can attain to it, would largely benefit mankind.”  
 Joseph Butler - “The sum of the whole is plainly this The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.”  
 Bear Bryant - “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.”  
 Shelley Berman - “As much experience, education and awareness as one can attain is important for a comedian.”  
 Venerable Bede - “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.”  
 Ulrich Beck - “The idea that you surrender your identity when you relinquish national powers is unhelpful. No, indeed, precisely the opposite is the case if done in an intelligent way, you attain the sovereignty to better solve national problems in cooperation with others.”  
 Les Baxter - “In a sense, a hit belongs to the person who made it popular, but if a tune is good enough to attain tremendous success, then it certainly deserves more than one version, one treatment, one approach.”  
 Henry A. Wallace - “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.”  
 Oscar Wilde - “Civilisation is not by any means an easy thing to attain to. There are only two ways by which man can reach it. One is by being cultured, the other by being corrupt.”  

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