The attainment of an ideal is often the beginning of a disillusion.
We must distinguish between the sound certainly and the sham… and then, when certainly is attained, we must remember that it is not the only good that we can buy at too high a price.
A great business success was probably never attained by chasing the dollar, but is due to pride in one’s work – the pride that makes business an art.
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.
The whole dream of democracy is to raise the proletarian to the level of stupidity attained by the bourgeois.
“The worst is yet to come:” So wail the doubters glum, But here’s the better view; “My best I’ve yet to do.” The worst some always fear; To-morrow holds no cheer, Yet farther on life’s lane Are joys you shall attain. Go forward bravely, then, And play your part as men, For this is ever […]
When a man imagines, even after years of striving, that he has attained perfection his decline begins.
Archbishop: A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.
Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne. Three be the things I shall have till I die: Laughter and hope and a sock in the eye.
Is there anything in life so disenchanting as attainment?