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Achievement seems to be connected with action.
by Conrad Hilton

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

Related topics: Motivational Success Perseverance Positive Attitude

Success seems to be connected with action.
Successful people keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The higher the social class of other students the higher
any given student's achievement.
- James S. Coleman

My proudest achievement has been the success of the
shows and artists I have been involved with,
because they were made in Britain.
- Simon Cowell

To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for,
the thing before which every ambition of man is folly
and all lower achievement vain.
- Henry Drummond

Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
- Susan Taylor

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

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

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

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

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

Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement.
Mankind has to be stirred up.
- Alfred North Whitehead

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

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

Thought is the original source of all wealth,
all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions,
and of all achievement.
- Claude M. Bristol

The most splendid achievement of all is the constant
striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
- Denis Waitley

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

Never mistake activity for achievement.
- John Wooden

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

And yet the Nobel Prizes, in singling out individuals,
have done a great deal of good in pointing up to the
world as a whole and setting forth clearly goals for achievement.
- Willard Libby

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing,
civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary,
ignorant people.
- Kenneth Clark

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

The thing I do, really, is a communication with audiences
more than any achievement through records.
- Richard Thompson

I arise full of eagerness and energy,
knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
- Zane Grey

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

Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment,
is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced
by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge.
- Muhammed Iqbal

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

Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is
one of the requisites to further achievement.
- John Hope

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

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now -
my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it -
is to be a wonderful father to my kids.
- Bo Jackson

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

But no nation can base its survival and development
on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters
away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
- Ibrahim Babangida

For the first time in 15 years, Georgia this winter
has its electric power guaranteed without deficit.
This is a historic achievement.
- Mikhail Saakashvili

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
- Robert H. Schuller

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

The mind must see visual achievement of the purpose
before action is initiated.
- Mack R. Douglas

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

True independence is not a gift to be received.
It can't be a hand-out to people.
It must be an achievement by the people.
- Jimmy Yen

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

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

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

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

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

The discipline you learn and character you build from
setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than
the achievement of the goal itself.
- Bo Bennett

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

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

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

It is this conception of the unity of the human career
which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study,
since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
- James H. Breasted

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

With respect to the respective French and German traditions
you are no doubt correct,
although I am reluctant to see individual achievement reduced to archetypes.
- Brian Ferneyhough

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

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

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

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

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

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 greatest achievement of the human spirit is to
live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

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

Your greatest achievement is to love me.
- Prince Charles

The biological factors underlying race differences
in sports have consequences for educational achievement,
crime and sexual behavior.
- J. Philippe Rushton


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