quote by Ludwig van Beethoven

Then let us all do what is right, strive with all our might toward the unattainable, develop as fully as we can the gifts God has given us, and never stop learning

— Ludwig van Beethoven

Stunning Unattainable quotations

Most of our troubles are due to poor implementation….wrong priorities and unattainable targets

Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools.

The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.

Holiness is not some lofty experience, unattainable except to those who can leap the stars, but it is rather a lowly experience, which lowly people in the lowly walks of life can share with Jesus, by letting His mind be in them.

The possible has been tried and failed. Now it's time to try the impossible.

The impossible exists only until we find a way to make it possible

Let me start with issuing you a challenge: Be better than you are.

Set a goal that seems unattainable, and when you reach that goal, set another one even higher.

To pursue a goal which is by definition unattainable is to condemn oneself to a state of perpetual unhappiness.

Music is a means capable of expressing dark dramatism and pure rapture, suffering and ecstasy, fiery and cold fury, melancholy and wild merriment – and the subtlest nuances and interplay of these feelings which words are powerless to express and which are unattainable in painting and sculpture.

Complete honesty has nothing to do with 'purity' or naivety.

The full truth is unattainable to naivety, and the completely honest artist is not pure in heart.

The contemplation of beauty, whether it be a uniquely tinted sunset, a radiant face, or a work of art, makes us glance back unwittingly at our personal past and juxtapose ourselves and our inner being with the utterly unattainable beauty revealed to us.

The well-being of mankind, its peace and security, are unattainable unless and until its unity is firmly established.

Perfection is unattainable, so I like to live in imperfection.

Aim at perfection in everything, though in most things it is unattainable.

However, they who aim at it, and persevere, will come much nearer to it than those whose laziness and despondency make them give it up as unattainable.

If you do not hope, you will not win that which is not hoped for, since it is unattainable and inaccessible.

Equality before the law is probably forever unattainable.

It is a noble ideal, but it can never be realized, for what men value in this world is not rights but privileges.

Perhaps man has a hundred senses, and when he dies the five senses that we know perish with him, and the other ninety-five remain alive... Everything that is unattainable for us now will one day be near and clear... But we must work.

The future has many names: For the weak, it means the unattainable.

For the fearful, it means the unknown. For the courageous, it means opportunity.

It is exactly the unattainability, which differentiates a dream from a goal: Goals are reachable, when you fight for them. Dreams are not. Athletes shouldn't dream, but set goals for themselves and fight for them.

Is it that your dream is unattainable or is it that you have the wrong dream?

But I welcome the darkness where the two eyes of that soft panther glow.

The darkness is my cultural broth. The enchanted darkness. I go on speaking to you, risking disconnection: I’m subterraneously unattainable because of what I know.

Don't strive for somebody else's notion of perfection.

It's an unattainable and ultimately ridiculous goal. Strive instead to be uniquely yourself and when in doubt listen to your gut, because it already knows what you want to become.

In the desert I had found a freedom unattainable in civilization;

a life unhampered by possessions, since everything that was not a necessity was an encumbrance. I had found too, a comradeship inherent in the circumstances, and the belief that tranquility was to be found there.

What separates me from most so-called atheists is a feeling of utter humility toward the unattainable secrets of the harmony of the cosmos.

Certainty is an unrealistic and unattainable ideal

The deluding passions are inexhaustible.

I vow to extinguish them all. The number of beings is endless. I vow to save them all. The Truth cannot be told. I vow to explain it. The Way which cannot be followed is unattainable. I vow to attain it.

One aim of physical sciences had been to give an exact picture the material world. One achievement of physics in the twentieth century has been to prove that that aim is unattainable.

In seeking absolute truth we aim at the unattainable, and must be content with finding broken portions.

It's wrong for women to be constantly shy and embarrassed about their bodies.

There are so many images of unattainable beauty that are so destructive. It's important to show how your body really is. As the cliche has it, beauty comes from within.

As a leader, you must be filled with energy and eagerness, joy and love for what you do. If you lack enthusiasm for your job, you cannot perform to the best of your ability. Industriousness is unattainable without Enthusiasm.

The combination of creative energies and the need to perform at the highest level to keep up with peers leads to an otherwise unattainable commitment to excellence.

But love's true nature remains forever beyond the grasp of all our faculties.

It is far greater than any feeling or emotion and completely surpasses any act of human kindness. It is the one sheer gift of contemplation, completely unattainable by autonomous human effort. The realization of this love always remains mysterious.

One should really use the camera as though tomorrow you'd be stricken blind.

To live a visual life is an enormous undertaking, practically unattainable. I have only touched it, just touched it.

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.

There is no death where the inner light shines, irradiating the fields of the within -- the beyond -- the unattainable attainment. You know where to find me.