English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "attain"

The world's largest snakes can attain a length of more than 9 yardsIt will be difficult to attain your goal of fluency if you don't make an effort to speak more in class.

The world's largest snakes can attain a length of more than 9 yards.

The car attains its top speed of 180 kmh within seconds.

The Buddha attained enlightenment through meditation.

The winning car in the race attained speeds in excess of 120 miles per hour.

Olive trees can attain a great age, and some in the eastern Mediterranean are believed to be over 2,000 years old.

Dr. Smiley Branton once noted that we attain the greatest success and happiness possible in this life whenever we use our native capacities to their greatest extent.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld once said that to listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.

In every culture, there are general conceptions of the desirable goals which people should strive to attain.

Studies show that the impact of social origin on educational attainment has declined over the past century.

Too many people spend their lives striving for the attainment of material wealth.

Philip Chesterfield once suggested that those who aim for perfection will come much nearer to it than those whose despondency and laziness make them give it up as unattainable.

Wayne Dyer once stated that anything you really want you can attain if you really go after it.

Race car driver Mario Andretti once said that desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal, a commitment to excellence, that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

Dora Russell once observed that humanity will ever seek, but never attain perfection.

Cyril Connolly once said that if one is too lazy to think, too vain to do a thing badly, too cowardly to admit it, one will never attain wisdom.

Saint Bernard once said that it is no great thing to be humble when you are brought low, but to be humble when you are praised is a great and rare attainment.

Helen Keller once remarked that true happiness is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once noted that peace cannot be achieved through violence; it can only be attained through understanding.

Pope John Paul II once noted that social justice cannot be attained by violence. Violence kills what it intends to create.

Thomas Buxton once stated that with ordinary talent and extraordinary perseverance, all things are attainable.

Global peace is at best an unattainable dream as long as a significant part of the world's population lives in poverty.

Japan's previously unattainable goal of playing in the World Cup now seems possible with this astonishing win over Brazil.

Discussion question: Do you believe that one day humanity will attain world peace?


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