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Achievement Quotes

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

Related topics: Motivational

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

First of all, just to get Diner made would have been
an achievement in that I got a chance to direct.
- Barry Levinson

I find it hard to believe that human beings are the
crowning achievement of life on earth.
Something better than us has to come along.
- Doug Coupland

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

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

A successful individual typically sets his next goal
somewhat but not too much above his last achievement.
In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
- Kurt Lewin

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

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

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

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

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

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

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also
the foundation of courage and true progress.
- Nicholas M. Butler

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

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

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

Never mistake activity for achievement.
- John Wooden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I know that people will remember me as Miss Universe
because it was my first great achievement,
but I still have my whole career ahead of me.
- Alicia Machado

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

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

Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
- Powell Clayton

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

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

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

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

Chess is a sport.
The main object in the game of chess remains the achievement of victory.
- Max Euwe

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

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

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

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

You are Americans.
You love this country.
Together we are entrusted with the principles that
represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
- Paul Tsongas

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be
able to persuade my wife to marry me.
- Winston Churchill

To have united the purposes of an entire Nation,
is the great historical achievement of the man in whose
strong hands our President has placed the fate of our people.
- Gustav Krupp

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

Simplicity is the final achievement.
After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes,
it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
- Frederic Chopin

I think the sense of family and family achievement,
plus the discipline which I received there from that
one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on.
- Alan Shepard

My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren.
- Marilyn Horne

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

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

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

Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve.
Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle.
It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
- Eric Butterworth

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

If quantitatively the American achievement is impressive,
qualitatively it is somewhat less satisfying.
- Irving Babbitt

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

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

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

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

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

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

Your greatest achievement is to love me.
- Prince Charles


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