Quotes and Sayings about Fulfillment



"An understanding of the natural world and what's in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment."
- David Attenborough
(Related: Curiosity, Fulfillment, Understanding, World)

"My life has been a continuous fulfillment of dreams. It appears that everything I saw and did has a new, and perhaps, more significant meaning, every time I see it. The earth is good. It is a privilege to live thereon."
- Liberty Hyde Bailey
(Related: Life, Time, Dreams, Earth, Fulfillment, Meaning, Privilege)

"Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work."
- Joseph Barbara
(Related: Happiness, Work, Fulfillment, Hard work, Sense)

"Like dreams, statistics are a form of wish fulfillment."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Dreams, Fulfillment, Statistics)

"We wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Travel, Fulfillment)

"I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Travel, Life, Being, Difference, Fulfillment)

"The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists."
- Ruth Benedict
(Related: Culture, Fulfillment, Press, Scientists, Study, Today)

"In this world of chance and change and mutability, the fulfillment of any resolve depends on the will of the Lord."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Change, Chance, Fulfillment, Will, World)

"Sexual liberation, as a slogan, turns out to be another kind of bondage. For a woman it offers orgasm as her ultimate and major fulfillment; it's better than motherhood."
- Victoria Billings
(Related: Fulfillment, Motherhood, Woman)

"People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they're not on your road doesn't mean they've gotten lost."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Happiness, People, Fulfillment, Road)

"Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Communication, Fulfillment, Self)

"I see humanity now as one vast plant, needing for its highest fulfillment only love, the natural blessings of the great outdoors, and intelligent crossing and selection."
- Luther Burbank
(Related: Love, Blessings, Fulfillment, Humanity, Now)

"What we are only now beginning to fully realize is that in seeking material pleasure too constantly, the capacity for enjoyment or fulfillment decreases and eventually becomes exhausted."
- Alex Campbell
(Related: Beginning, Enjoyment, Fulfillment, Now, Pleasure)

"Education must provide the opportunities for self-fulfillment; it can at best provide a rich and challenging environment for the individual to explore, in his own way."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: Education, Environment, Self)

"Plant the seed of desire in your mind and it forms a nucleus with power to attract to itself everything needed for its fulfillment."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Power, Desire, Fulfillment, Mind)

"People want riches; they need fulfillment."
- Robert Conklin
(Related: People, Fulfillment, Want)

"Fulfillment is often more trouble than it is worth."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Fulfillment, Trouble, Worth)

"Desire increases when fulfillment is postponed."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Desire, Fulfillment)

"When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Life, Work, Purpose, American, Effect, Fulfillment, Promise)

"I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment."
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Related: Purpose, Being, Conviction, Existence, Fulfillment, Meditation, Nothing, Will)

"An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the single-minded pursuit of wealth - in short, materialism - does not fit into this world, because it contains within itself no limiting principle, while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited."
- Charles Edwards
(Related: Life, Attitude, Wealth, Environment, Fulfillment, Materialism, Pursuit, World)

"Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life; everyone must carry out a concrete assignment that demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated, thus, everyone's task is unique as his specific opportunity to implement it."
- Viktor E. Frankl
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Fulfillment, Mission, Vocation)

"By the fulfillment of my legal and moral duty I think I have earned punishment just as little as the tens of thousands of dutiful German officials who have now been imprisoned only because they carried out their duties."
- Wilhelm Frick
(Related: Legal, Duty, Fulfillment, Now, Punishment)

"Do not seek death. Death will find you. But seek the road which makes death a fulfillment."
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Death, Fulfillment, Road, Will)

"The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: Hope, Disappointment, Fulfillment)

"I felt totally released from the need to make it as an actress. I had experienced complete fulfillment in something that had nothing to do with me being in the spotlight."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Being, Fulfillment, Nothing)

"Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like to be. So there's always something to hope for."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Hope, Acting, Being, Fulfillment)

"What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade."
- Gertrude Jekyll
(Related: Beauty, Time, Fulfillment, June, Months, Promise, Summer, Will)

"The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace."
- Michael Jordan
(Related: Peace, Wife, Fulfillment, Loyalty, Responsibility)

"Killing someone is the ultimate crime, while on the other hand, killing someone in uniform is fulfillment of duty."
- Ramman Kenoun
(Related: Crime, Duty, Fulfillment, Killing)

"And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Countries, Fulfillment, Rights, Human rights, Protection, Responsibility, Security, World)

"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Heart, Battle, Cause, Fulfillment, Lies, Man)

"Al Gonzales is a dedicated public servant and exceptionally qualified to be our nation's next Attorney General. I know that a lot has been said about Judge Gonzales' life story. It is a story of the fulfillment of the American Dream."
- Mel Martinez
(Related: Life, Dream, American, Fulfillment, Nation, Public)

"I think our relationship with Epic had run its natural course, and it happened to coincide with the fulfillment of our contract. We decided not to resign with them."
- Mike McCready
(Related: Fulfillment)

"Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Vision, Act, Desire, Fulfillment, Infinity, Labor, Limits, Loneliness, Obscurity)

"The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Work, Artist, Fulfillment, Sin, Word)

"It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Art, Life, Self)

"By virtue of being born to humanity, every human being has a right to the development and fulfillment of his potentialities as a human being."
- Ashley Montagu
(Related: Development, Virtue, Being, Fulfillment, Humanity, Right)

"The orgasm has replaced the cross as the focus of longing and fulfillment."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Focus, Fulfillment, Longing)

"The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment."
- Earl Nightingale
(Related: Idea, Goal, Deep, Fulfillment, Will)

"The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Health, Life, Action, Destiny, Energy, Fulfillment)

"Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment."
- Tony Robbins
(Related: Experience, Power, Life, Fulfillment)

"This was all the inspiration it took: We put 100 percent of ourselves in the lines. We personally take care of everything, from fulfillment to answering the mail."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Inspiration, Care, Fulfillment, Mail)

"There are all kinds of other things I could do, things I would probably like, but only acting would give me emotional fulfillment."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Acting, Fulfillment)

"Unless we include a job as part of every citizen's right to autonomy and personal fulfillment, women will continue to be vulnerable to someone else's idea of what need is."
- Gloria Steinem
(Related: Women, Idea, Fulfillment, Job, Right, Will)

"Death is the mother of Beauty; hence from her, alone, shall come fulfillment to our dreams and our desires."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Death, Dreams, Mother, Beauty, Fulfillment)

"Our destiny is greatness and we must return to its fulfillment."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Greatness, Destiny, Fulfillment)

"It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit."
- Denis Waitley
(Related: Happiness, Fulfillment, Pursuit)

"By continually pushing the message that we have the right to gratification now, consumerism at its most expansive encouraged a demand for fulfillment that could not so easily be contained by products."
- Ellen Willis
(Related: Fulfillment, Now, Right)

"Life finds its purpose and fulfillment in the expansion of happiness."
- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
(Related: Happiness, Life, Purpose, Fulfillment)