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Total Quotes : 310
Work Work Hard

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Small Crime

Small aim is a crime; have great aim.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Work Having

If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Small Crime

Small aim is a crime.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Though Prepared

My aim is that every sermon series I preach is prepared as though I were teaching a college-level course.

- Adam Hamilton

Stopped Using

I stopped using AIM years ago - I can't remember exactly when - and so its demise shouldn't mean much to me.

- Adam Lashinsky

Still Been

I confess that, like public figures from bygone days or an entertainer that hadn't been heard from in eons, I didn't know AIM, as we all called it, still existed at all.

- Adam Lashinsky

Quick Communicate

AIM was so quaint, it organized users around 'buddy lists.' In a time before smartphones, AIM was powerful and intoxicating, a way for a generation that once had called people on the phone to communicate in quick bursts from their computers.

- Adam Lashinsky

Bat Offense

If you aim for parody right off the bat and it misses, no offense to the filmmakers, but it is Meet the Spartans.

- Adam McKay

Shelter Poised

As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.

- Adam Sedgwick

Everybody Triple

Everybody is talking about the Triple Crown, but I want to win the Open. That is my aim.

- Adolfo Cambiaso

Strong Set

We set ourselves limits, but we are all strong enough to aim higher, to achieve our goals. All we have to do is find such strength within ourselves. Know how to develop it.

- Alain Robert

Shore Embark

Laugh at yourself, but don't ever aim your doubt at yourself. Be bold. When you embark for strange places, don't leave any of yourself safely on shore. Have the nerve to go into unexplored territory.

- Alan Alda

Hypotheses Smallest

The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.

- Albert Einstein

Politics Persecution

In politics, as in religion, it is equally absurd to aim at making proselytes by fire and sword. Heresies in either can rarely be cured by persecution.

- Alexander Hamilton

Never Aspirations

God has never ceased to be the one true aim of all right human aspirations.

- Alexandre Vinet

Best Mankind

Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Sophisticated Very

It will take very sophisticated marketing to achieve our aim of bringing more black people into the theater.

- Alvin Ailey

Like Over

I like to aim for significance over success because rarely can you be significant and also successful, but many people can be successful and not significant.

- Alyson Stoner

Week Allow

I try to work out at the least 3 days a week, and I aim for 4 to 5 days a week. I try to eat healthy, but I'm not going to say I'm best the best at that. I won't allow myself to buy junk food, but if it's somewhere and it's free, I'll eat it.

- Amber Stevens

Idol Jennifer

Look at 'American Idol,' which I don't look at. Those winners haven't become household names except for Jennifer Hudson, and she was a reject. You can't aim to be a household name. You just have to be successful.

- Andre Leon Talley


Aim for the highest.

- Andrew Carnegie

Role Saw

My parents saw their job of parenting as their most important role in life, and I aim to aspire to that.

- Andrew Lincoln

Start Audience

If you start to just aim for what the audience wants to hear, you're already hamstrung because you don't have any freedom.

- Andy Richter

Took Classes

When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s, I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes. I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days.

- Ann Beattie

Success Halt

To follow, without halt, one aim: that's the secret of success.

- Anna Pavlova

Through Will

Aim for the chopping block. If you aim for the wood, you will have nothing. Aim past the wood, aim through the wood; aim for the chopping block.

- Annie Dillard

Genius Intelligible

Unless you are a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

- Anthony Hope

Genius Intelligible

Unless one is a genius, it is best to aim at being intelligible.

- Anthony Hope

Voice Still

Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures-in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Want Part

I want to be part of great cinema. That is my only aim.

- Anushka Sharma

Goal Your

Success, in whatever form it takes, is a tricky thing - once you've achieved your goal, then what? Where do you aim?

- Arabella Weir

Pain Wise

The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.

- Aristotle

War Been

Moreover, war has become a thing potentially so terrible and destructive that it should have been the common aim of statesmen to put an end to it forever.

- Arthur Henderson

Young Old

You're never too old to start learning, and you're never too young to aim high and achieve great things.

- Asa Hutchinson

Which About

'Rozabal' was theological while 'Chanakya' is political. Unlike 'Rozabal,' which was about research, the aim of 'Chanakya' is plot, plot, plot, which carries the character. The common DNA, of course, is history.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Leader Big

The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines.

- Charles de Gaulle

Nature Exploration

Science is exploration. The fundamental nature of exploration is that we don't know what's there. We can guess and hope and aim to find out certain things, but we have to expect surprises.

- Charles H. Townes

Happiness Pursuit

My aim in life isn't so much the pursuit of happiness as the happiness of pursuit.

- Charles Saatchi

Happiness Society

The aim of SK's fundamental change is to increase happiness and share it with society.

- Chey Tae-won

Small Forced

My long struggles as a soldier of the Chinese Revolution have forced me to realize the necessity of facing hard facts. There will be neither peace, nor hope, nor future for any of us unless we honestly aim at political, social and economic justice for all peoples of the world, great and small.

- Chiang Kai-shek

Republic Made

Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Father of the Republic, made it his great aim in his revolutionary leadership to secure freedom and equality of status for China among the nations of the world.

- Chiang Kai-shek

Concerned Nations

The aim of the Revolution is, so far as the interests of China herself are concerned, the restoration of her original frontiers and, in regard to the rest of the world, a gradual advance of all nations from the stage of equality to that of an ideal unity.

- Chiang Kai-shek

Alive Feels

I can definitely say that of all my friends who I consider to be really great cartoonists, we're all trying to aim at basically the same thing, which is an ever closer representation of what it feels like to be alive.

- Chris Ware

Confront Reconciling

It is our duty as states, citizens, and industry leaders to make the energy transition a reality with the ultimate aim of reconciling two major priorities: to meet ever-increasing demand and to confront the complex issue of climate change.

- Christophe de Margerie

Love Through

A lot of times black folks look for love in all the wrong places. You're always looking for somebody to love you, be accepted, and there's the insecurities that are even transmitted through rap. Everyone is trying to aim to please too much.

- Chuck D

Fantasy Give

My single-minded aim is to give existence to fantasy.

- Claes Oldenburg

University German

A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large-and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance.

- Clark Kerr

Always Rehearse

When we rehearse, we're always trying to aim for something else. But we never quite succeed in getting there.

- Colin Greenwood

Strength Thought

When I write down my thoughts, they do not escape me. This action makes me remember my strength which I forget at all times. I educate myself proportionately to my captured thought. I aim only to distinguish the contradiction between my mind and nothingness.

- Comte de Lautreamont

Nothing Please

I aim to please. I'm nothing if not a vaudevillian.

- Craig Ferguson

Part Another

Our aim is to establish El Cartel as not just another tequila but part of the club and party lifestyle. There are several songs where I mention the brand name, and a lot of these party songs go hand in hand with the concept of Cartel Tequila.

- Daddy Yankee

Prime Very

The aim of God in history is the creation of an all-inclusive community of loving persons with God himself at the very heart of this community as its prime Sustainer and most glorious Inhabitant.

- Dallas Willard

Some Put

Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory.

- Damon Hill

Very Wins

Realistically, we could aim for the top three in the constructors championship. Realistically, we could look at winning more races. Three race wins would be very satisfying.

- Damon Hill

Always Borders

It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events.

- Dario Fo

Game Which

Above all, TRIBES is fun, and even kind of sexy... in that every round features an Opportunity for Reproduction, which is the main aim of the game, as it is in most of Nature.

- David Brin

Die Against

My granddad always said he wanted to make me an England player. As soon as I went on to that pitch against Portugal, I knew he could die a happy man because he'd achieved his aim in life.

- David Dunn

Love Success

Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally.

- David Frost

I Think Examine

I think the aim - and certainly the aim of what I've tried to do since leaving - is not political and certainly not a witch hunt at individuals. It's to try to direct our attention at what I believe is a fundamental fault analysis that we must now examine.

- David Kay

Ball Bunt

Don't bunt. Aim out of the ball park. Aim for the company of immortals.

- David Ogilvy

Will Hire

Hire people who are better than you are, then leave them to get on with it. Look for people who will aim for the remarkable, who will not settle for the routine.

- David Ogilvy

New Over

The apparent strategy of Pfizer is to take over AstraZeneca, dismember it, and put the different parts of it into its three new divisions, with the ultimate aim of selling off one or more.

- David Sainsbury, Baron Sainsbury of Turville

Harm Rightfully

Since the events of September 11, we've rightfully changed our military strategy so we're now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen.

- Jim Gerlach

Fact Members

We aim to express the passion of our members in something actionable that we can all in fact do.

- Joan Blades

Wealth Always

Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.

- Johan Huizinga

Metaphysical Cease

Culture must have its ultimate aim in the metaphysical or it will cease to be culture.

- Johan Huizinga

Other Refreshment

The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.

- Johann Sebastian Bach

Always Been

It has always been the aim of royalty and aristocracy to lower the individual liberty and independence of the common people. A baron and a minute-man could not breathe the same air.

- John Boyle O'Reilly

Practice Lives

Prize-Fighting is not the aim of boxing. This noble exercise ought not to be judged by the dishonesty or the low lives of too many of its professional followers. Let it stand alone, an athletic practice, on the same footing as boating or football.

- John Boyle O'Reilly

Wisdom May

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one's aim.

- John D. Rockefeller

Next Mature

Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously.

- John Hutton

Wanting Very

If you're a kid wanting to be a cartoonist today, and you're looking at Family Guy, you don't have to aim very high.

- John Kricfalusi

Navy Some

I propose not our enemies as an example for our general imitation, yet, as their navy is the best regulated of any in the world, we must, in some degree, imitate them and aim at such farther improvement as may one day make ours vie with - and exceed - theirs.

- John Paul Jones

Being Finally

If people can finally recognize you on radio without being told who it is, that's what you aim for.

- Johnny Marr

Week Get

For 6 days a week I aim to get in between 18-23 miles.

- Jonathan Brown

Behind Next

During an open water swim, it's easy to lose your direction. With all the splash, it can be quite hard to see the next buoy, so I look behind it for something bigger, like a tree or a building, and aim for that instead.

- Jonathan Brownlee

Patriotism Popularity

There are others who aim at popularity under the disguise of patriotism.

- Jonathan Mayhew

Victory Argument

The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.

- Joseph Joubert


It is the duty and high privilege of every human being to endeavor to improve himself. Effort at self-improvement is the definition sometimes given for religion. It may relate to our actions or to our convictions. In our actions we should aim at goodness; in our convictions, at truth.

- Joseph P. Bradley

Musicians Want

With El Sistema, you can create orchestras everywhere; then they can decide whether they want to become professional musicians. The aim is not only to create musicians, but to create people.

- Juan Diego Florez

Bed Very

I've always slept pretty well and aim to get eight hours a night. I try to be in bed by midnight at the very latest. Occasionally I'll have an afternoon siesta if I'm going out in the evening.

- June Whitfield

Sky May

Our aim may be as high as the endless sky, but we should have a resolve in our minds to walk ahead, hand-in-hand, for victory will be ours.

- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Politics Republicanism

We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism.

- August Bebel

I Remember Mostly

I like to rap about things that are funny but mostly things that are relatable. I remember there was this one song with Ja Rule, and I forgot, exactly, but it was with Ashanti, and there's a line in it that was like, 'She hit me up on AIM.' But that wasn't the actual line; it was something else, but I was like, 'Oh my God, he uses AIM!'

- Awkwafina

Business Money

Money is a strange business. People who haven't got it aim it strongly. People who have are full of troubles.

- Ayrton Senna

Mind Ultimate

Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence.

- B. R. Ambedkar

Domination Barbarians

Of course the barbarians' aim of world domination has not escaped the attention of the Europeans, perhaps because unlike us they are closer to the walls.

- Barbara Amiel

Maintain Disturbance

For me, graffiti means making marks on surfaces using just about anything, be it markers, spray, paint, chalk, lipstick, varnish, ink. Or it can be the result of scratches and incisions. The aim is to maintain the energy created by disturbance or excitement in the street.

- Barry McGee

Bread Which

If a weakly mortal is to do anything in the world besides eat the bread thereof, there must be a determined subordination of the whole nature to the one aim no trifling with time, which is passing, with strength which is only too limited.

- Beatrice Webb

Wait Over

The aim of tai chi is not to strike first to gain dominance over an opponent, but to wait and hit at the right moment.

- Guo Guangchang

Next Employ

Tourism is a crucial industry that could employ millions of Filipinos, skilled and unskilled alike, cross those 7,107 islands of the Philippines. From the current projection of 3.3 million tourist arrivals in 2010, our aim is to eventually attract 6 million tourists. In the process, we expect to create 3 million jobs in the next six years.

- Benigno Aquino III

Thought Role

I don't really consider myself to be an actor of any particular style. My aim with every role I undertake is to be truthful and honest in that particular portrayal. I don't have a particular methodology from any one school of thought or training.

- Benjamin Bratt

Politics Populace

The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

- H. L. Mencken

Failure Low

Not failure, but low aim is sin.

- Benjamin E. Mays

Jesus Christ Christ

Let me just tell you this, my aim in life is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, that's all I care about.

- Benny Hinn

Small Big

For a startup, you need to stay small so the others don't attack, or you aim to be one of the big guys. If you don't do it right, you might lose everything.

- Hamdi Ulukaya

Doing Harm

My aim was to safeguard justice, without doing harm to our war effort.

- Hans Frank

Emanate Accordance

My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature.

- Hans Hofmann

Work Advantage

The aim of open government is to take advantage of the know-how and entrepreneurial spirit of those outside government institutions to work together with those inside government to solve problems.

- Beth Simone Noveck