Reaching Quotes

"Greed is a bottomless pit, which exhausts the ...

"Greed is a bottomless pit, which exhausts the person in the unceasing effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction." --Erich Fromm
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"The buying of more books than one ca...

"The buying of more books than one can read is nothing less than the soul reaching toward infinity." --A. Edward Newton
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"The achievement of socialism requires the solution of some extremely difficult socio-politic...

"The achievement of socialism requires the solution of some extremely difficult socio-political problems: how is it possible, in view of the far-reaching centralization of political and economic power, to prevent bureaucracy from becoming all-powerful and overweening?" - Albert Einstein
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"No matter what you do, the tides of time will wash away your sand castle...

"No matter what you do, the tides of time will wash away your sand castle. So there's no sense in reaching for some foolhardy notion of immortality when there is real work to be done, with real people, right now." -John Green
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The tragedy in life doesn't lie in no...

The tragedy in life doesn't lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach - Benjamin Mays
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โ€œI want translations with copious footnotes, footnotes reaching up like skyscrapers t...

โ€œI want translations with copious footnotes, footnotes reaching up like skyscrapers to the top of this or that page so as to leave only a gleam of one textual line between commentary and eternityโ€. โ€”Vladimir Nabokov, โ€˜Problems of Translationโ€™, Partisan Review 12.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 07
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"Everything declines after reaching perfecti...

"Everything declines after reaching perfection, therefore let no man be beguiled by the sweetness of a pleasant life." Abu al-Baqa Al-Rundi
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"Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the...

"Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction." Erich Fromm
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 20
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"It may be true that he travels farthest ...

"It may be true that he travels farthest who travels alone, but the goal thus reached is not worth reaching" - Theadore Roosevelt
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