Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

Dorothy Day Quotes: We must always aim for the impossible; if we lower our goal, we also diminish our effort.
         

We must always aim for the impossible; if we lower our goal, we also diminish our effort.


Dorothy Day
Check all other quotes by Dorothy Day

Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.

Embed:

Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.





Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


Styles:

×

MLA Style Citation


"Dorothy Day Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2023. Fri. 27 Jan. 2023. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/We-must-always-aim-for-the-impossible-530237>.





Check out


Other quotes of Dorothy Day


The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor.

The Gospel takes away our right forever, to discriminate between the deserving and the undeserving poor.



If you feed the poor, you're a saint. If you ask why they're poor, you're a Communist.

If you feed the poor, you're a saint. If you ask why they're poor, you're a Communist.



I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.

I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.



We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.

We have all known the long loneliness, and we have found that the answer is community.



Don't worry about being effective. Just concentrate on being faithful to the truth.

Don't worry about being effective. Just concentrate on being faithful to the truth.



We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.

We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.



Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.

Our problems stem from our acceptance of this filthy, rotten system.



We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.

We plant seeds that will flower as results in our lives, so best to remove the weeds of anger, avarice, envy and doubt, that peace and abundance may manifest for all.



No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There's too much work to do.

No one has a right to sit down and feel hopeless. There's too much work to do.



The older I get, the more I meet people, the more convinced I am that we must only work on ourselves, to grow in grace. The only thing we can do about people is to love them.

The older I get, the more I meet people, the more convinced I am that we must only work on ourselves, to grow in grace. The only thing we can do about people is to love them.





Other quotes you may like


If the human heart sometimes finds moments of pause as it ascends the slopes of affection, it rarely halts on the way down.

If the human heart sometimes finds moments of pause as it ascends the slopes of affection, it rarely halts on the way down.




All true manliness grows around a core of divineness.

All true manliness grows around a core of divineness.



There is nothing wrong with the world of physicality. There is nothing wrong with existence. It's perfect ... but it's terribly transient.

There is nothing wrong with the world of physicality. There is nothing wrong with existence. It's perfect ... but it's terribly transient.



I'm very particular about the pizza that I eat. Godfather's is still a premium-quality product, and I cannot always find that. It's got to be as good as Godfather's or I won't eat it.

I'm very particular about the pizza that I eat. Godfather's is still a premium-quality product, and I cannot always find that. It's got to be as good as Godfather's or I won't eat it.



Learning from books is so empowering - whether it be from history, a novel or a poem. When you come away from reading having learned something, you yourself are bigger.

Learning from books is so empowering - whether it be from history, a novel or a poem. When you come away from reading having learned something, you yourself are bigger.



Men aspiring to be free can hardly think of enslaving others.

Men aspiring to be free can hardly think of enslaving others.



There is an amount of abstraction in my movies, and sometimes they don't really understand it until the film is finished.

There is an amount of abstraction in my movies, and sometimes they don't really understand it until the film is finished.



Ratings agencies are highly conflicted, unimaginative dupes. They are blissfully unaware of adverse selection and moral hazard. Investors should never trust them.

Ratings agencies are highly conflicted, unimaginative dupes. They are blissfully unaware of adverse selection and moral hazard. Investors should never trust them.



The Poet binds together by passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society.

The Poet binds together by passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society.




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "We must always aim for the impossible; if we lower our goal, we also diminish our effort.". Author of this quote is Dorothy Day. This quote is about diminish, effort, goal, impossible, aim,.