Reaching the summit of a mountain gives great satisfaction, but nothing for me has been more rewarding in life than the result of our climb on Everest, when we have devoted ourselves to the welfare of our Sherpa friends.edmund hillary
A full, perfect, and sufficient sacrifice, oblation, and satisfaction, for the sins of the whole world.Holy Communion, Prayer of Consecration.
It would give me a terrific sense of satisfaction to be the man who sent both Eubank and Benn into retirement. Benn doesn't need me to tell him that he's over the hill because, deep down, he knows it.nigel benn
We usually think that a strong economy leads to an increase in life satisfaction among the population. We found that's not the case in Scotland.david blanchflower
"I like playing music because it's a good living and I get satisfaction from it. But I can't feed my family with satisfaction."james hetfield
Every man who becomes heartily and understandingly a channel of the Divine beneficence, is enriched through every league of his life. Perennial satisfaction springs around and within him with perennial verdure. Flowers of gratitude and gladness bloom all along his pathway, and the melodious gurgle of the blessings he bears is echoed back by the melodious waves of the recipient stream.josiah gilbert holland
What hurts me the most, personally, is that I still promoted him to field marshal. I wanted to give him this final satisfaction... a man like that besmirches the heroism of so many others at the last moment. He could have freed himself from all sorrow and ascended into eternity and national immortality, but he prefers to go to Moscow.friedrich paulus
I take great satisfaction in seeing people and organizations achieve goals they might have originally believed to be beyond their reach.As quoted in e-Study Guide for: American Government and Politics Today Google Books
Mais aux grandes douleurs le ciel mêle incessamment les grandes joies, et il réservait au professeur Lidenbrock une satisfaction égale à ses désespérants ennuis.jules verne
It is a great pity that human beings cannot find all of their satisfaction in scientific contemplativeness.niels bohr
There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation.brewster, kingman, jr.
I get satisfaction of three kinds. One is creating something, one is being paid for it and one is the feeling that I haven’t just been sitting on my ass all afternoon.buckley, william f., jr.
So fully am I impressed with the vast importance and necessity of attaining what will be the object of my motion this night, that if, during the almost forty years that I have had the honour of a seat in parliament, I had been so fortunate as to accomplish that, and that only, I should think I had done enough, and could retire from public life with comfort, and the conscious satisfaction, that I had done my duty.charles james fox
American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if … the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one’s full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.betty friedan
A person who wills to have a good will, already has a good will--in its rudiments. There is solid satisfaction in knowing that the mere desire to get out of an old habit is a material advance upon the condition of submergence in that habit. The longest step toward cleanliness is made when one gains--nothing but dissatisfaction with dirt.william ernest hocking
One wonders whether a generation that demands instant satisfaction of all its needs and instant solution of the world's problems will produce anything of lasting value. Such a generation, even when equipped with the most modern technology, will be essentially primitive it will stand in awe of nature, and submit to the tutelage of medicine men.Eric Hoffer
The range of socially permissible and desirable satisfaction is greatly enlarged, but through this satisfaction, the Pleasure Principle is reduced deprived of the claims which are irreconcilable with the established society. Pleasure, thus adjusted, generates submission.herbert marcuse
Freed from the sublimated form which was the very token of its irreconcilable dreams a form which is the style, the language in which the story is told sexuality turns into a vehicle for the bestsellers of oppression. ... This society turns everything it touches into a potential source of progress and of exploitation, of drudgery and satisfaction, of freedom and of oppression. Sexuality is no exception.herbert marcuse
The need for sociability induce man to be in touch with his fellow men. However, this need might not ("ne saurait", Fr.) find its full (or complete) satisfaction in the conventional (or superficial, - "conventionnel", Fr.) and deceitful world, in which (or where) everyone is mainly (or mostly) trying to assert oneself in front of others ("devant les autres", Fr.), to appear, and hoping to find in society ("mondaine", Fr.) relationships some advantages for his interest and vanity (or vainglory or conceit", Fr.).african spir
Poetry is an effort of a dissatisfied man to find satisfaction through words .wallace stevens
The windy satisfaction of the tongue.Homer, The Odyssey, Book IV, line 1,092. Pope's translation.
All this could be enough -- we would leave an Impressionist painting at this stage -- probably much earlier -- and leave it possibly with great satisfaction.Peter Greenaway Fear of Drowning By Numbers
It has been an unchallengeable American doctrine that cranberry sauce, a pink goo with overtones of sugared tomatoes, is a delectable necessity of the Thanksgiving board and that turkey is uneatable without it... There are some things in every country that you must be born to endure; and another hundred years of general satisfaction with Americans and America could not reconcile this expatriate to cranberry sauce, peanut butter, and drum majorettes.Alistair Cooke, Talk About America (1968), Ch. 2
When you're betting and you win, naturally you have that satisfaction, and the profit.George Soros, from an interview with Niall Ferguson, in the Channel 4 television series, The Ascent of Money, broadcast on 22 December 2008.
As I stood entranced at this fulfillment of my dearest hopes [of seeing Mount Kenya], I drew a great sigh of satisfaction; and as I said to Brahmi, 'Look!' and pointed to the glittering crystal, I am not very sure but there was something like a tear in my eye. ~ Joseph ThomsonThomson was the second European to see Mount Kenya. By the time he did some people were beginning to doubt Krapf's reports.
In est , the organization's purpose is to serve people, to create an opportunity for people to experience transformation, enlightenment, satisfaction and well-being in their lives.Jamie Cresswell and Bryan Wilson, editors (1999). New Religious Movements. Routledge. p. 66. ISBN 0415200504.
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.Samuel Johnson, Stated on 14 April 1776, quoted in Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)
ANARCHISM (from the Gr. , and , contrary to authority), the name given to a principle or theory of life and conduct under which society is conceived without government harmony in such a society being obtained, not by submission to law, or by obedience to any authority, but by free agreements concluded between the various groups, territorial and professional, freely constituted for the sake of production and consumption, as also for the satisfaction of the infinite variety of needs and aspirations of a civilized being.Peter Kropotkin, in "Anarchism" article in Encyclopedia Britannica (1910)
satisfaction linked with dishonor or with harm to others is a prison for the seeker.Vahishto-Ishti Gatha; Yasna 53, 6.
Living means constantly growing closer to death . satisfaction only temporarily relieves hunger . Find the balance, and plant your feet.Jackie Morse Kessler, in Hunger p.58