1. 10

    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.

  2. 9

    Happiness is secured through virtue; it is a good attained by man's own will.

  3. 8

    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.

  4. 7

    Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.

  5. 6

    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.

  6. 5

    Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.

  7. 4

    Wherever work is done, victory is attained.

  8. 3

    Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time.

  9. 2

    Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.

  10. 1

    Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.