In anything at all, perfection is finally attained, not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.
Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.
Wherever work is done, victory is attained.
Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time.
Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.
Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.