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Achievement results from work realizing ambition. ...
by Adam Ant

Achievement results from work realizing ambition.
- Adam Ant

People weren't buying as many records.
My record company did not want me.
I went through three record companies,
went on tour at the wrong time.
It destroyed me.
- Adam Ant

I like being infamous.
I think it is safe being a cult.
- Adam Ant

I have loved eight women in my life.
I remember every woman's face.
- Adam Ant

 

I have suffered from depression for most of my life.
It is an illness.
- Adam Ant

I didn't lose my virginity until I was 18 The first time was a nightmare.
Who shows you how to use a condom?
- Adam Ant

Happiness lies in the joy of achievement
and the thrill of creative effort.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice,
and is never the result of selfishness.
- Napoleon Hill

There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The starting point of all achievement is desire.
- Napoleon Hill

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.
Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
- Helen Keller

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from
the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the
achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

Let freedom reign. The sun never set
on so glorious a human achievement.
- Nelson Mandela

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
- Charles Kettering

In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment
as a sign of love and respect.
Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
- Michael Lewis

Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary
in any kind of superior achievement:
The arts cannot exist without them.
- Louise Bogan

I mean, one thing I know about change is we are not
going to close the achievement gap without educators.
- Margaret Spellings

Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement.
Mankind has to be stirred up.
- George Santayana

Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement,
all success, all achievement in real life grows.
- Ben Stein

Massachusetts children cannot only lead the nation in test scores,
they can be competitive with the best in the world.
And the gap in achievement among races can virtually disappear.
- Mitt Romney

Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process.
If there were an instrument by which to measure desire,
one could foretell achievement.
- Willa Cather

There is no personal achievement in being born beautiful.
- Loretta Young

Never mistake activity for achievement.
- John Wooden

Proving I'm a good mother is the one achievement I'm most proud of.
It's brought out the best in me.
- Sheena Easton

Great players are willing to give up their own personal
achievement for the achievement of the group.
It enhances everybody.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

As we take stock of this century of achievement,
Ulster Unionists have every reason to feel proud.
- David Trimble

Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is.
It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the
best possible under any and all circumstances.
- Orison Swett Marden

Trust yourself.
Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny,
inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
- Golda Meir

The United States is a giant island of freedom,
achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
- W. Clement Stone

I don't know what makes someone hip.
The goal is artist achievement and the best work we
can do with no limitation.
- Rick Rubin

The most important thing to strive for in life is some
kind of personal and professional achievement.
Not as a man or a woman, but as a person.
- Candace Bushnell

Democracy is fatal for the arts; it leads only to chaos
or the achievement of new and lower common denominators of quality.
- Walter Legge

No single achievement in science is possible without
the painstaking work of the many hundreds who have
built the foundation on which all new work is based.
- Polykarp Kusch

A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement.
- Bo Bennett

If there was any one achievement, it would be that
we've have done it on our own terms.
- Alex Lifeson

The educational resources provided by a child's fellow
students are more important for his achievement than
are the resources provided by the school board.
- James S. Coleman

Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch
Life from the side lines.
For those who play the game, an hour may be a year,
a single day's work an achievement for eternity.
- Helen Hayes

Nuclear energy is the scientific achievement of the Iranian nation.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Happiness does not lie in happiness,
but in the achievement of it.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment
of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
- Reinhold Niebuhr

Not in achievement, but in endurance,
of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur
and its alliance with the infinite.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

I had this big thing about guitar harmonies.
I wanted to be the first to put proper three-part harmonies onto a record.
That was an achievement.
- Brian May

People seem to think that life began with the achievement
of personal independence.
- Katharine Anthony

The achievement of your goal is assured the moment
you commit yourself to it.
- Mack R. Douglas

Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression
of health and self-esteem,
not its cause.
- Nathaniel Branden

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary
to a worthwhile achievement.
- Henry Ford

Having children is my greatest achievement.
It was my saviour.
It switched my focus from the outside to the inside.
My children are gifts, they remind me of what's important.
- Elle Macpherson

This homage has been rendered not to me -
for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me -
but to the Polish achievement,
the Polish genius.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds
from the achievement of one's values.
- Ayn Rand

Now, 0 for 50 would be a historic achievement on any other team,
but on the Cubs it is usually called September.
- Bernie Lincicome

Success has always been easy to measure.
It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
- Michael Korda

Painting constantly appeared to me as the one and only possible achievement.
- Max Beckmann

Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement;
And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.
- Edgar Lee Masters

At the same time I was being given a Lifetime Achievement Grammy.
- Etta James

But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement,
and depends for its growth on a people's entry into
the main current of world-events.
- Muhammed Iqbal

The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends
I have made in this community.
- Gary Cooper

Records are just moments of achievement.
They're like receipts for work done.
Time goes on and people keep playing music.
- Bill Laswell

I miss that sensation of a small achievement feeling like a really big deal.
- Gavin DeGraw

I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.
- Shirley Chisholm

My greatest achievement so far is that I've been able
to continue with my normal life.
I love what I do, but more so, I'm glad to have people
who care about me close by.
- Kim Smith

The more specific and measurable your goal,
the more quickly you will be able to identify,
locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary
resources for its achievement.
- Charles J. Givens

Your greatest achievement is to love me.
- Prince Charles

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
- C. S. Lewis

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become
the best that you can become.
- Harold Taylor

Man has always needed to believe in some form of a
continuity of achievement.
- Robert Vaughn

Big thinking precedes great achievement.
- Wilferd A. Peterson


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