Quotes of Completion

“ Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment. ”

- Dag Hammarskjold

“ If I'd been a housemaid, I'd have been the best in Australia-I couldn't help it. It's got to be perfection for me. ”

- Nellie Melba

“ Trifles make perfection, and perfection is no trifle. ”

- Michelangelo

“ The awareness of the ambiguity of one's highest achievements is a definite symptom of maturity. ”

- Paul Tillich

“ Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation. ”

- Robert Schuller

“ Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it. ”

- Salvador Dali

“ Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ There is no achievement without goals. ”

- Robert J. McKain

“ A Hero is one who hangs on one minute longer. ”

- Unknown

“ You know you've achieved perfection in design, not when you have nothing more to add, but when you have nothing more to take away. ”

- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

“ To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.". ”

- Richard Whately

“ A virtuous and a Christianlike conclusion — To pray for them that have done scathe to us. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Scarcely one out of thousands of persons strives for perfection of Self-realization. ”

- Bhagavad Gita

“ Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it, said the Philosopher. ”

- James Stephens

“ How much easier is self-sacrifice than self-realization. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ The open mind never acts: when we have done our utmost to arrive at a reasonable conclusion, we still... must close our minds for the moment with a snap, and act dogmatically on our conclusions. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ I don't want to be remembered for my tennis accomplishments. ”

- Arthur Ashe

“ Students achieving Oneness will move on to Twoness. ”

- Woody Allen

“ As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along. ”

- Eleanor Roosevelt

“ It's more fun to arrive a conclusion than to justify it. ”

- Malcolm Forbes

“ If we didn't have him in the second half, we lose the ballgame. ”

- Mike Davis

“ There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection. ”

- Agnetha Faltskog

“ It is a whole new ballgame. ”

- Charles Schumer

“ I write the vocals last, because I wanted to invent the music first and push the music to the level that I had to compete against it. ”

- Axl Rose

“ The quality of the will to power is, precisely, growth. Achievement is its cancellation. To be, the will to power must increase with each fulfillment, making the fulfillment only a step to a further one. The vaster the power gained the vaster the appetite for more. ”

- Ursula K. Le Guin

“ Education in our times must try to find whatever there is in students that might yearn for completion, and to reconstruct the learning that would enable them autonomously to seek that completion. ”

- Allan Bloom

“ Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of a clean forward thrust, and our present difficulties as signs of decline and decay. ”

- Eric Hoffer

“ I think it's an accomplishment on this path that we're on to try to get back to the top. It's just about the journey, enjoying the journey, and the accomplishments and achievements that we have along the way just makes the journey that much more exciting. ”

- Kobe Bryant

“ We begin to see that the completion of an important project has every right to be dignified by a natural grieving process. Something that required the best of you has ended. You will miss it. ”

- Anne Wilson Schaef

“ Is the acorn better than the oak which is its fullness and completion? ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson
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