attain to quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
In the religion of all nations a purity is hinted at, which, I fear, men never attain to.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness ...
Let us love nobly, and live, and add again
Years and years unto years, till we attain
...
The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we seem hardly able to attain to without passing through the strengthening hibern ...
Find out the peaceful hermitage,
The hairy gown and mossy cell,
...
There are few instances of the exercise of particular virtues which seem harder to attain to, or which appear more amiable and eng ...
The scenery of Walden is on a humble scale, and, though very beautiful, does not approach to grandeur, nor can it much concern one ...
The highest that we can attain to is not Knowledge, but Sympathy with Intelligence.
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 cu ...
To me it seems that to give happiness is a far nobler goal that to attain it: and that what we exist for is much more a matter of ...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help