Achievement Quotes

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

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

Denis Waitley

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.

Harold Taylor

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.


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

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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