ACHIEVEMENT Quotes

The salary of the chief executive of the large corporations is not an award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm gesture by the individual to himself

John Kenneth Galbraith

The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it

Mack R. Douglas

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

What looks like a loss may be the very event which is subsequently responsible for helping to produce the major achievement of your life

Srully D. Blotnick

Teamwork is the quintessential contradiction of a society grounded in individual achievement.

Marvin Weisbord

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

Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.

Morris Raphael Cohen

Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

No great achievement is possible without persistent work.

Bertrand Russell

The value of achievement lies in the achieving.

Albert Einstein

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat

Teddy Roosevelt

The truth is that teamwork is at the heart of great achievement.

John Maxwell

In the dark room a cloud of yellow dust flew from beneath the tool like a scatter of sparks from under the hooves of a galloping horse. The twin wheels turned and hummed. Binet was smiling, his chin down, his nostrils distended. He seemed lost in the kind of happiness which, as a rule, accompanies only those mediocre occupations that tickle the intelligence with easy difficulties, and satisfy it with a sense of achievement beyond which there is nothing left for dreams to feed on.

Gustave Flaubert

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

Charles F. Kettering

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

Nathaniel Branden

Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement

John Hope

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

We know the good, we apprehend it clearly, but we can't bring it to achievement.

Euripides

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

Carter, Jr.

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

Helen Keller

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

Ayn Rand

A silver jubilee is a huge achievement by any standard

Linda Wyatt

I am perhaps more proud of having helped to redeem the character of the cave-man than of any other single achievement of mine in the field of anthropology.

Henry Fairfield Osborn

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement,achievement, and success have no meaning.

Benjamin Franklin
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