On Achievement

According to Arthur C. Clarke:

There is a special sadness in achievement, in the knowledge that a long-desired goal has been attained at last, and that life must now be shaped toward new ends.

From The City and the Stars, by Arthur C. Clarke (published 1956)

Published in: on August 30, 2010 at 7:21 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. What a wonderful quote! I wish I had known it for a long long time, it would have been so useful in the difficult time that follows in achieving a goal. But I always just thought there was something peculiar about my reaction —

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