Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 25
Art Need

Art can do the opposite of glamourise the unattainable: it can show us anew the genuine merit of life as we're forced to lead it. It is advertising for the things we really need.

- Alain de Botton

Truth Through

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.

- Aldous Huxley

Image Like

Body image - what we're supposed to look like - is made so unattainable that all girls are put in this position of feeling inferior. That's a horrible thing.

- Amy Heckerling

Need Devote

I need to start honing in on projects that I want to devote my time to and not put my energies into the unattainable ones.

- Dan Deacon

Through Like

When you're obsessive, like me, searching for something unattainable can become unhealthy... it's like falling through the air and grabbing at the clouds.

- Jonny Wilkinson

Striving Even

Perfection is worth striving for, even if it is ultimately unattainable in this life.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin


Teachers are expected to reach unattainable goals with inadequate tools. The miracle is that at times they accomplish this impossible task.

- Haim Ginott

Standard Very

The deal is that I hold myself to an extremely high standard, and it's a standard that can never be... it's unattainable. But it drives me to be the very best in everything I do.

- Bill Goldberg


The knowledge that makes us cherish innocence makes innocence unattainable.

- Irving Howe


Christian Grey - he isn't a real person. He's a superhero. A myth. He's like Bigfoot! He's unbelievable. He's unattainable. There's no actor in the world who could live up to that.

- Jamie Dornan

Always Caught

Don't get too caught up in the typical ideas of what makes a good drummer. Those things are sort of unattainable, and they're not always creatively your most useful things to know.

- Janet Weiss


The visual life is an enormous undertaking, practically unattainable.

- Dorothea Lange

Pretty Always

I'd always wanted to be on Broadway one day, but it seemed like a dream that might be unattainable. This business has a lot of ups and downs and I learned that pretty quickly.

- Kara Lindsay

Think Always

I think that I have self esteem issues, really. If you really analyse it... People who really like me I have no interest in. The unattainable is always that I want to attain.

- Karan Johar

Pursue Which

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

- Emile Durkheim


The dog and the rabbit are telling us not to chase unattainable material goals.

- Kit Williams

Big Compete

That was my dream, to compete against the best surfers in the best waves. But as a kid, it all seemed so unattainable. It was this big dream, but deep down I never thought it could really happen. But my parents always believed I could do it, and they helped me get through all the stages and take all the right steps.

- Gabriel Medina

Think Taylor

Taylor Swift is so flawless, and so unattainable, and I don't think it's breeding anything good in young girls.

- Lorde

Art Which

Ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art.

- Lytton Strachey


I can't comprehend that I'm in the film of 'Les Miserables.' It's one of those dreams I thought would be unattainable for someone like me, who came from nowhere.

- Samantha Barks

Love Movie

When you fall in love with favourite movie stars, it's not because they're movie stars and unattainable, but because they show you sides of themselves that are extremely personal.

- Sarah Gadon

Being Middle

The difficulty in a number of Western democracies is that the playing field is being tilted. For many in the middle class, prosperity seems unattainable because a good education - today's passport to riches - is unaffordable.

- Raghuram Rajan


I have a tendency to run after people who are completely unattainable and uninterested and make a complete fool of myself.

- Martha Wainwright

Happy Rather

I could stand to lose 10 or 15 pounds, but honestly, I'm happy the way I am. I feel comfortable with it. I'd rather have that extra 10, 15 pounds on me than live a lifestyle of trying to sustain this unattainable weight.

- Stephanie Klein