Accomplishment Quotes

Of all the inventions that have helped to unify China perhaps the airplane is the most outstanding. Its ability to annihilate distance has been in direct proportion to its achievements in assisting to annihilate suspicion and misunderstanding among provincial officials far removed from one another or from the officials at the seat of government

Madame Chiang

Instead of solid accomplishments, the man pursues pleasures and self-gratification. He will never achieve anything so long as he is surrounded by dissipating temptations

I Ching

When clouds form in the skies we know that rain will follow but we must not wait for it. Nothing will be achieved by attempting to interfere with the future before the time is ripe. Patience is needed

I Ching

He who possesses the source of Enthusiasm Will achieve great things. Doubt not. You will gather friends around you As a hair clasp gathers the hair

I Ching

Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so

General Charles De Gaulle

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

Mack R. Douglas

Hell, there are no rules here--we're trying to accomplish something

Thomas Alva Edison

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing

Thomas Alva Edison

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm

George Ellis

Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wherever a set of alternative possible routes toward achieving a given end presents itself, a student movement will tend to choose the one which involves a higher measure of violence or humiliation directed against the older generation

Lewis Samuel Feuer

You are perhaps the most accomplished confidence man since Charles Ponzi. I'd say you were a carnival barker, but that wouldn't be fair to carnival barkers

Peter Fitzgerald

To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe

Anatole France

The prospect of success in achieving our most cherished dream is not without its terrors. Who is more deprived and alone than the man who has achieved his dream

Brendan Francis

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men

Dr. Thomas Fuller

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

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do

Kahlil Gibran

The soul who meditates on the Self is content to serve the Self and rests satisfied within the Self; there remains nothing more for him to accomplish

Bhagavad Gita

Love grants in a moment what toil can hardly achieve in an age

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I never believed in trying to do anything. Whatever I set out to do I found I had already accomplished

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

It is not enough to have knowledge, one must also apply it. It is not enough to have wishes, one must also accomplish

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth which it prevents you from achieving

Russell Greene

Even though he was an enemy of mine, I had to admit that what he had accomplished was a brilliant piece of strategy. First, he punched me, then he kicked me, then he punched me again

Jack Handey

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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