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A Quote by Robert Lee Frost on acceptance, aim, and life

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way. My aim in life has always been to hold my own with whatever's going. Not against: with.

Robert Frost

Source: Comment

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A Quote by Robert Burns on aim, country, and thought

Some rhyme a neebor's name to lash; Some rhyme (vain thought) for needfu' cash; Some rhyme to court the country clash, An' raise a din; For me, an aim I never fash; I rhyme for fun.

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)

Source: Epistle to James Smith

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A Quote by Robert Browning on aim, failure, god, and success

Better have failed in the high aim, as I, Than vulgarly in the low aim succeed, - As, God be thanked! I do not.

Robert Browning (1812 - 1889)

Source: The Inn Album. iv.

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A Quote by Reinhold Niebuhr on aim

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Aim for the stars and maybe you'll reach the sky.

Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 - 1971)

Source: The Serenity Prayer (1934)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on achievement, aim, certainty, greatness, and men

Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on aim, darkness, god, life, and mind

Life is too short to waste . . . 'Twill soon be dark; Up! mind thine own aim, and God speed the mark!

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on aim

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We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on aim, harmony, identity, life, secrets, and sympathy

Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of a sympathetic life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by R. F. Horton on achievement, aim, lies, and success

Success lies, not in achieving what you aim at, but in aiming at what you ought to achieve, and pressing forward, sure of achievement here, or if not here, hereafter.

R. F. Horton

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Orison Swett Marden on aim and soul

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Concentrate . . . for the greatest achievements are reserved for the man of single aim, in whom no rival powers divide the empire of the soul.

Orison Swett Marden (1850 - 1924)

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