Satisfaction Quotes

The achievement of happiness requires not the ... satisfaction of our needs ... but the examination and transformation of those needs.

Stanley Louis Cavell

No people ever did or ever can attain a worthy civilization by the satisfaction merely of material needs . . .

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

True love grows by sacrifice and the more thoroughly the soul rejects natural satisfaction the stronger and more detached its tenderness becomes.

Therese of Lisieux

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

Mahatma Gandhi

One never knows whether people have principles on principle or whether for their own personal satisfaction.

Karel Čapek

There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation.

Kingman Brewster, Jr.

Do right always. It will give you satisfaction in life.

Paiute Wovoka

There is growing awareness of the beauty of country ... a sincere desire to keep some of it for all time. People are beginning to value highly the fact that a river runs unimpeded for a distance... They are beginning to obtain deep satisfaction from the fact that a herd of elk may be observed in back country, on ancestral ranges, where the Indians once hunted them. They are beginning to seek the healing relaxation that is possible in wild country. In short, they want it.

Olaus J. Murie

It is possible to have a strong self-love without any self-satisfaction, rather with a self-discontent which is the more intense because one's own little core of egoistic sensibility is a supreme care.

George Eliot

In other searchings it might be the object of the quest that brought satisfaction, or it might be something incidental that one got on the way; but in religion, desire was fulfilment, it was the seeking itself that rewarded.

Willa Sibert Cather

Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.

Anne Frank

That in affairs of very considerable importance men should deal with one another with satisfaction of mind, and mutual confidence, they must receive competent assurances concerning the integrity, fidelity, and constancy each of other.

Isaac Barrow

Employees are given the chance to help shape their company by participating in a company-wide communications program making suggestions on waste reduction, environmental improvement, customer satisfaction, quality improvement, and safety issues.

Stephen Covey

People who are brutally honest get more satisfaction out of the brutality than out of the honesty

Richard J. Needham

The ultimate end of education is happiness or a good human life, a life enriched by the possession of every kind of good, by the enjoyment of every type of satisfaction.

Mortimer Adler
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