A man can attain
A man can attain self knowledge by purification of consciousness, cleanliness of mind and control over the senses.
A man can attain ultimate happiness, if he keeps his mind cool, balanced and concentrated while working.
The Blessed Lord said: Fearlessness, purification of one’s existence, cultivation of spiritual knowledge, charity, self-control, performance of sacrifice, study of the Vedas, austerity and simplicity; nonviolence, truthfulness, freedom from anger; renunciation, tranquility, aversion to faultfinding, compassion and freedom from covetousness; gentleness, modesty and steady determination; vigor, forgiveness, fortitude, cleanliness, freedom from envy and the passion for honor–these transcendental qualities, O son of Bharata, belong to godly men endowed with divine nature. (16.1-3)
Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it. – Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
“In order to attain the impossible, one must attempt the absurd.” – Miguel de Cervantes
Attain deliverance in disturbances. – Zen Master Kyong Ho
Rajinikanth will attain separate statehood in 2013.
Thus knowing oneself to be transcendental to the material senses, mind and intelligence, O mighty-armed Arjuna, one should steady the mind by deliberate spiritual intelligence [Krishna consciousness] and thus — by spiritual strength — conquer this insatiableenemy known as lust. (3.43)
To attain Buddhahood … we must scatter this life’s aims and objects to the wind. -Milarepa
Of the Vedas I am the Sama Veda; of the demigods I am Indra, the king of heaven; of the senses I am the mind; and in living beingsI am the living force [consciousness]. (10.22)