Quotations on Fulfillment
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If a poem is each time new, then it is necessarily an act of discovery, a chance taken, a chance that may lead to fulfillment or disaster.
- A. R. Ammons
(Keywords: Time, Act, Chance, Disaster, Discovery, Fulfillment, May)
An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.
- David Attenborough
(Keywords: Curiosity, Fulfillment, Understanding, World)
My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon.
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Keywords: Life, Time, Dreams, Earth, Fulfillment, Meaning, Privilege)
Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.
- Joseph Barbara
(Keywords: Happiness, Work, Fulfillment, Hard work, Sense)
Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment.
- Jean Baudrillard
(Keywords: Dreams, Fulfillment, Statistics)
The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists.
- Ruth Benedict
(Keywords: Culture, Fulfillment, Press, Scientists, Study, Today)
In this world of chance and change and mutability, the fulfillment of any resolve depends on the will of the Lord.
- Vinoba Bhave
(Keywords: Change, Chance, Fulfillment, Will, World)
People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Happiness, People, Fulfillment, Road)
Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
- Pearl S. Buck
(Keywords: Communication, Fulfillment, Self)
I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection.
- Luther Burbank
(Keywords: Love, Blessings, Fulfillment, Humanity, Now)
What we are only now beginning to fully realize is that in seeking material pleasure too constantly, the capacity for enjoyment or fulfillment decreases and eventually becomes exhausted.
- Alex Campbell
(Keywords: Beginning, Enjoyment, Fulfillment, Now, Pleasure)
Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment.
- Robert Collier
(Keywords: Power, Desire, Fulfillment, Mind)
People want riches; they need fulfillment.
- Robert Conklin
(Keywords: People, Fulfillment, Want)
When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem.
- Herbert Croly
(Keywords: Life, Work, Purpose, American, Effect, Fulfillment, Promise)
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Purpose, Being, Conviction, Existence, Fulfillment, Meditation, Nothing, Will)
An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
- Charles Edwards
(Keywords: Life, Attitude, Wealth, Environment, Fulfillment, Materialism, Pursuit, World)
Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Keywords: Life, Opportunity, Fulfillment, Mission, Vocation)
By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties.
- Wilhelm Frick
(Keywords: Legal, Duty, Fulfillment, Now, Punishment)
Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment.
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Keywords: Death, Fulfillment, Road, Will)
I felt totally released from the need to make it as an actress. I had experienced complete fulfillment in something that had nothing to do with me being in the spotlight.
- Patricia Heaton
(Keywords: Being, Fulfillment, Nothing)
What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Keywords: Beauty, Time, Fulfillment, June, Months, Promise, Summer, Will)
The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.
- Michael Jordan
(Keywords: Peace, Wife, Fulfillment, Loyalty, Responsibility)
Killing someone is the ultimate crime, while on the other hand, killing someone in uniform is fulfillment of duty.
- Ramman Kenoun
(Keywords: Crime, Duty, Fulfillment, Killing)
And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Keywords: Countries, Fulfillment, Rights, Human rights, Protection, Responsibility, Security, World)
I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.
- Vince Lombardi
(Keywords: Heart, Battle, Cause, Fulfillment, Lies, Man)
Al Gonzales is a dedicated public servant and exceptionally qualified to be our nation's next Attorney General. I know that a lot has been said about Judge Gonzales' life story. It is a story of the fulfillment of the American Dream.
- Mel Martinez
(Keywords: Life, Dream, American, Fulfillment, Nation, Public)
Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
- Thomas Merton
(Keywords: Vision, Act, Desire, Fulfillment, Infinity, Labor, Limits, Loneliness, Obscurity)
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
- Henry Miller
(Keywords: Work, Artist, Fulfillment, Sin, Word)
By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being.
- Ashley Montagu
(Keywords: Development, Virtue, Being, Fulfillment, Humanity, Right)
The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment.
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Keywords: Focus, Fulfillment, Longing)
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.
- Earl Nightingale
(Keywords: Idea, Goal, Deep, Fulfillment, Will)
This was all the inspiration it took: We put 100 percent of ourselves in the lines. We personally take care of everything, from fulfillment to answering the mail.
- Connie Sellecca
(Keywords: Inspiration, Care, Fulfillment, Mail)
Unless we include a job as part of every citizen's right to autonomy and personal fulfillment, women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else's idea of what need is.
- Gloria Steinem
(Keywords: Women, Idea, Fulfillment, Job, Right, Will)
It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.
- Denis Waitley
(Keywords: Happiness, Fulfillment, Pursuit)