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Achievements Quotes

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Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children
of the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
- Napoleon Hill

Related topics: Motivational

Death comes to all,
but great achievements build a monument
which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Think little goals and expect little achievements.
Think big goals and win big success.
- David Joseph Schwartz

Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than
in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
- Abdul Kalam

 

Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful;
there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one
could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
- Jean Rostand

The achievements of an organization are the results
of the combined effort of each individual.
- Vince Lombardi

Achievements on the golf course are not what matters,
decency and honesty are what matter.
- Tiger Woods

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A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success
from inhospitable surroundings,
is the price of all great achievements.
- Orison Swett Marden

It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our
own achievements in comparison with what we owe others.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements
of those who are above average,
so that the school's demands will be at a level easily
maintained by the majority.
- James S. Coleman

The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.
- Bryant H. McGill

I draw from my family and my friends and I feel like that small-town person.
The achievements, the materialistic possessions have
really become to mean less.
They mean nothing.
- Sheryl Crow

After my stellar first grade academic achievements,
I continued to perform well in the city primary schools -
except for penmanship,
which was not my forte.
- Vernon L. Smith

Yet, our achievements also mask many continuing failings
and seem to expose more future dangers.
- Hun Sen

You must accept responsibility for your actions,
but not the credit for your achievements.
- Denis Waitley

Social Security is one of the greatest achievements
of the American government,
protecting our elderly against poverty and assuring
young people of a more secure future.
- Mark Foley

Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others
by what they had accomplished,
asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned.
- Jorge Luis Borges

I'm not the type who'll yell about my achievements from the rooftops.
- Aishwarya Rai

Students today are a pretty solemn lot.
One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth
century has been to make the young old before their time.
- Robertson Davies

It is curious to observe what different
ideals of happiness people cherish,
and in what singular places they look
for this well-spring of their life.
Many look for it in the hoarding of riches,
some in the pride of power,
and others in the achievements of art and literature;
a few seek it in the exploration of their own minds,
or in search for knowledge.
- Helen Keller

The charms of women were never more powerful never
inspired such achievements,
as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write.
- Hannah Cowley

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.
- Mao Tse-Tung

It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world.
Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed,
warm fog.
- Joseph Conrad

I think that for the highest achievements nowadays...
need to have the stable as a rock scientific base.
And also need to own modesty.
- Alexander Alekhine

The achievements we forge in this place and in our
nation will not be those of one person or one party.
- Paul Martin

As we celebrate Black History Month we should be grateful
for the achievements they made and inspired by their
legacies to continue their work.
- Marty Meehan

I had gained so much confidence through my college
achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
- Donna Rice

Jazz is a music of great achievements but speed and
chops serve a different function in jazz.
- Marc Ribot

Most other competitions are individual achievements,
but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.
- Scott Hamilton

Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise
general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their
achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.
- Sun Tzu

The greatest achievements of the human mind are generally received with distrust.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing.
Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements -
liberty,
peace and prosperity - as a given.
- Jan Peter Balkenende

All great achievements require time.
- Maya Angelou

Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between
its ideals and its realities,
between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
- Agnes Repplier

Most achievements in science are to a certain degree group efforts.
- Willard Libby

There are some achievements which are never done in
the presence of those who hear of them.
Catching salmon is one, and working all night is another.
- Anthony Trollope

Achievements, seldom credited to their source,
are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.
- Richard Wagner

The achievements which society rewards are won at the
cost of diminution of personality.
- Benjamin Jowett

When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.
- Pearl Bailey

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and
man is not totally at home with them.
- Gabriel Marcel

It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future,
we will continue to celebrate the many achievements
and rich culture of African-Americans.
- Eliot Engel

Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties,
and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
- Giacomo Puccini

All achievements, all earned riches,
have their beginning in an idea.
- Napoleon Hill

The seven marvels that best represent man's achievements
over the last 2,000 years will be determined by Internet vote...
so look for Howard Stern's Private Parts to come in No.
1.
- Jon Stewart

Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it;
most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for
all nations and individuals as crystallized in the
principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's
great achievements in the 20th century.
- Tran Duc Luong

Through these ongoing activities and possibly in the future,
a Canadian will go live and work on the International
Space Station and we will continue to make Canadians
proud of our achievements in space.
- Marc Garneau

And I have lived since - as you have -
in a period of cold war,
during which we have ensured by our achievements in
the science and technology of destruction that a third
act in this tragedy of war will result in the peace of extinction.
- Lester B. Pearson

New standards for safety are now in place and Canada
has helped provide tools and techniques that were needed.
Technologies like these are innovative and represent
great achievements for us.
- Marc Garneau

More than specific memories of achievements,
for me I remember the feeling you get when you were just at your very best -
when you felt like you were floating across the court
and could put the ball wherever you wanted.
- Guy Forget

When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply
the manifestation of personality they are on a level
where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible,
which can make a man's name live for thousands of years.
- Denis Diderot

The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims
is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam,
and in the contemporary world there is,
as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

While we enjoy the benefits of living in the greatest democracy in the world,
we must be ever conscious of the fact that none of
the achievements or freedoms enjoyed in America would
be possible without the price that has been paid for
by our servicemen and women.
- Mark Kennedy

The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests.
The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus.
Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a,
from a bureaucrat.
Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
- Milton Friedman

I was part of it, and I am still part of it today in
terms of what it means to a whole new generation of
people who are interested in the enduring energy,
achievements, spirit and creativity that exemplified our era.
- David Amram

And the actual achievements of biology are explanations
in terms of mechanisms founded on physics and chemistry,
which is not the same thing as explanations in terms
of physics and chemistry.
- Michael Polanyi

The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued
in the terms of its material wealth or military power,
but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals -
its philosophers,
its poets and its artists.
- Herbert Read

Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual
achievements have their roots deep in national life;
from this national consciousness art and literature
derive their character and strength and on it even
many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
- Christian Lous Lange

It took the United States until 1920 to give women
the franchise and another 40 or 50 years to start utilizing women's potential.
How many women of incredible potential did we fail
and what achievements were lost to all because we never tapped that potential?
- James E. Rogers

Tell me, why is the media here so negative? Why are
we in India so embarrassed to recognise our own strengths,
our achievements? We are such a great nation.
We have so many amazing success stories but we refuse to acknowledge them.
Why?
- Abdul Kalam

People really have to believe in their tax system.
They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden,
but there is also an important investment based upon
the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes.
- Richard Neal

One of the greatest resources people cannot mobilize
themselves is that they try to accomplish great things.
Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many
little things done in a single direction.
- Nido Qubein

He was a fantastic player, but the thing that impressed
me most about Paul was his manner off the pitch.
He was always very humble about his achievements and
had a lot of time for the paying public and people in general.
- Kenny Cunningham

The only thing I shall talk about is my sporting achievements at school.
My primary sporting achievement at school was that
I dodged games for two complete years and was well
through the third year before they discovered that
I had completely avoided all games.
- John Hume

How much more must this be so in my own case for I
am conscious not only of the great names and achievements
of those who have preceded me,
but also of the living presence of many of my masters and teachers.
- Cecil Frank Powell

Our achievements speak for themselves.
What we have to keep track of are our failures,
discouragements and doubts.
We tend to forget the past difficulties,
the many false starts, and the painful groping.
- Ethel Barrymore

Basic philosophy, spirit and drive of an organization
have far more to do with its relative achievements
than do technological or economic resources,
organizational structure, innovation and timing.
- Marvin Bower

We all recognize that in recent decades,
many important achievements have helped create a cleaner,
healthier environment, yet our national needs in environmental
health are not being fully met.
- Samuel Wilson

You don't have to be rich and famous.
You just have to be an ordinary person,
doing extraordinary things.
I'd like more people to know that it's there.
Women's achievements still aren't recognised enough in many areas.
- Joan Armatrading

A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what
he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed,
generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable,
while others are less so.
- Eyvind Johnson

The mechanical and social achievements of our day must
not blind our eyes to the fact that,
in all that relates to man, his nature and aspirations,
we have added little or nothing to what has been so
finely said by the great men of old.
- James Loeb


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