ACHIEVEMENT Quotes

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.

The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty

Brooks Atkinson

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

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire, which transcends everything.

Napoleon Hill

The future is not a gift - it is an achievement.

Harry Lauder
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