Accomplishment Quotes

You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it. Better keep yourself clean and bright: you are the window through which you must see the world

Sir Walter Besant

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck

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

Carter, Jr.

Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished

Confucius

Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something. It is the vital energy to make choices and decisions. It also includes the capacity to overcome deeply embedded habits and to cultivate higher, more effective ones

Stephen R. Covey

Humanity needs practical men, who get the most out of their work, and, without forgetting the general good, safeguard their own interests. But humanity also needs dreamers, for whom the disinterested development of an enterprise is so captivating that it becomes impossible for them to devote their care to their own material profit. A well-organized society should assure to such workers the efficient means of accomplishing their task, in a life freed from material care and freely consecrated to research

Marie Curie

In any country there must be people who have to die. They are the sacrifices any nation has to make to achieve law and order

Idi Amin Dada

It is no longer my moral duty as a human being to achieve an integrated and unitary set of explanations for my thoughts and feelings

Bronwyn Davies

Only those who attempt the absurd...will achieve the impossible. I think...I think it's in my basement...Let me go upstairs and check

Mauritis Cornelius Escher

No one can possibly achieve any real and lasting success or get rich in business by being a conformist.

Jean Paul Getty

He who requires urging to do a noble act will never accomplish it

Kahlil Gibran

No one ever achieved greatness by playing it safe

Harry Gray

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened

Herman Hesse

No one ever gets far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day

Elbert Hubbard

What in fact have I achieved, however much it may seem? Bits and pieces trivialities. But here they won't tolerate anything else, or anything more. If I wanted to take one step in advance of the current views and opinions of the day, that would put paid to any power I have. Do you know what we are those of us who count as pillars of society? We are society's tools, neither more nor less

Henrik Ibsen

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude

Thomas Jefferson

When I read great literature, great drama, speeches, or sermons, I feel that the human mind has not achieved anything greater than the ability to share feelings and thoughts through language

James Earl Jones

Nixon had three goals: to win by the biggest electoral landslide in history; to be remembered as a peacemaker; and to be accepted by the 'Establishment' as an equal. He achieved all these objectives at the end of 1972 and the beginning of 1973. And he lost them all two months later-partly because he turned a dream into an obsession

Henry Alfred Kissinger

The controversial overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive

Fran Lebowitz

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

Euripides

The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a little longer

Unknown

Never be satisfied with what you achieve, because it all pales in comparison with what you are capable of doing in the future.

Rabbi Nochem Kaplan

One resolution I have made,and try always to keep, is this: "To rise above the little things."

John Burroughs

A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter what the outcome, he will know he has been alive.

Walt Disney

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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