Accomplishment Quotes

Man always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much-the wheel, New York, wars and so on-while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man-for precisely the same reason

Douglas Noel Adams

You can have anything you want--if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose

William Adams

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite

Edward Albee

There is no such thing as can't, only won't. If you're qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! But you can't blame other people or society in general. It all comes from your mind. When we do the impossible we realize we are special people

Jan Ashford

Nothing whatever pertaining to godliness and real holiness can be accomplished without grace

Saint Augustine

When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements

Pearl Bailey

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense

Thomas Arnold Bennett

The elementary school must assume as its sublime and most solemn responsibility the task of teaching every child in it to read. Any school that does not accomplish this has failed

William John Bennett

Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them

Warren G. Bennis

If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia

Hans Albrecht Bethe

About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment."

Josh Billings

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

Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They're willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to perservere in the face of many difficult odds. There's a very positive relationship between people's ability to accomplish any task and the time they're willing to spend on it

Dr. Joyce

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.

William Jennings Bryan

I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

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

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all

Dale Carnegie

If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved

Maurice Chevalier

Only Love conceives things worthy enough to stand greater than individual accomplishment.

andre

Ité─˘s a solid organization where initiative and accomplishment-oriented communication happens in both directions.

Mitch Thrower

While I am proud of a number of accomplishments, there are real costs to being unreasonable. Long hours. Too little time with family. A near incapacity for, as they say, stopping and smelling the roses

Eli Broad

Any form of a winning record in the conference is an accomplishment.

Jordan Knight

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.

Arnold Toynbee

There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment

Norman Vincent Peale

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Updated On : October 08, 2013
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