Fulfillment Quotes

It was an unspoken pleasure, that having come together so many years, ruined so much and repaired a little, we had endured. - Lillian Hellman

 

Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice. - Samuel Johnson

 

The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity. The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope. - Samuel Johnson

 

The choicest pleasures of life lie within the ring of moderation. - Benjamin Disraeli

 

Riches, like glory or health, have no more beauty or pleasure than their possessor is pleased to lend them. - Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

 

We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose. - Charles-Pierre Baudelaire

 

Every age has its pleasures, its style of wit, and its own ways. - Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

 

As to the family, I have never understood how that fits in with the other ideals, or, indeed, why it should be an ideal at all. A group of closely related persons living under one roof; it is a convenience, often a necessity, sometimes a pleasure, sometimes the reverse; but who first exalted it as admirable, an almost religious ideal? - Rose Macaulay

 

Sensual pleasures have the fleeting brilliance of a comet; a happy marriage has the tranquillity of a lovely sunset. - Ann Landers

 

We learn in our guts, not just in our brain, that a life of joy is not in seeking happiness, but in experiencing and simply being the circumstances of our life as they are; not in fulfilling personal wants, but in fulfilling the needs of life…-Charlotte Joko Beck

 

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

I believe that nothing that happens to me is meaningless and that it is good for us all that it should be so, even if it runs counter to our own wishes. As I see it, I’m here for some purpose, and I only hope I may fulfill it.-Dietrich Bondoeffer

 

Just as light brightens darkness, discovering inner fulfillment can eliminate any disorder or discomfort. This is truly the key to creating balance and harmony in everything you do-Deepak Chopra

 

Everyone has his own specific vocation or mission in life to carry out a concrete assignment which demands fulfillment. Therein he cannot be replaced, nor can his life be repeated. Thus, everyone's task is as unique as his specific opportunity to implement it.-Viktor Frankl

 

Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.-Mahatma Gandhi

 

Wherever you are, it is your friends who make your world.-William James

 

Compassion is the ultimate and most meaningful embodiment of emotional maturity. It is through compassion that a person achieves the highest peak and the deepest reach in his or her search for self-fulfillment.-Arthur Jersild

 

There can be no richer man or woman than the individual who has found his or her labor of love. Personal fulfillment through the virtue of work is the highest form of desire. Work is the conduit between the supply and the demand of all human needs, the forerunner of human progress, and the medium by which the imagination is given the wings of action. A labor of love is exalted because it provides joy and self-expression to those who perform it.-Dennis Kimbro

 

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.-Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Success, happiness, peace of mind and fulfillment – the most priceless of human treasures – are available to all among us, without exception, who make things happen – who make ‘good’ things happen – in the world around them.-Joe Klock

 

Joy, rather than happiness, is the goal of life, for joy is the emotion which accompanies our fulfilling our natures as human beings. It is based on the experience of one’s identity as being of worth and dignity.-Rollo May

 

…the tragedy in life does not lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach. It isn’t a calamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but it is a calamity not to dream. It is not a disaster to be unable to capture your ideal, but it is a disaster to have no ideal to capture. It is not a disgrace not to reach the starts, but is is a disgrace to have no stars to reach for.-Benjamin E. Mays

 

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

 

I am leaving this legacy to all of you…to bring peace, justice, equality, love and a fulfillment of what our lives should be. Without vision, the people will perish, and without courage and inspiration, dreams will die – the dream of freedom and peace.-Rosa Parks

 

Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. They only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it’s who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment.-Anthony Robbins

 

Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life’s deepest joy: true fulfillment.-Anthony Robbins

 

Everyone has unique gifts and talents. What you love is what you're gifted at. To be completely happy, to live a completely fulfilled life, you have to do what you love.-Barbara Sher

 

We must trust our soul's noncallings as well as its callings. Destiny seems to have very specific ideas about what each of us should be doing on the planet, and our greatest personal fulfillment always lies in those directions and none other.-Dianne Skafte

 

Life is a promise; fulfill it.-Mother Teresa

 

One of the most powerful wellsprings of creative energy, outstanding accomplishment, and self-fulfillment seems to be falling in love with something - your dreams, your image of the future.-E. Paul Torrance

 

It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.-Denis Waitley

 

Real success means creating a life of meaning through service that fulfills your reason for being here.-Oprah Winfrey

 

As we transcend our past in the things we do, we also become who we can be. Thus creativity is those attitudes by which we fulfil ourselves.- John G. Young