Achievement Quotes

The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.

Eugene Delacroix

Achievement brings its own anticlimax.

Maya Angelou

Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!

Andrew Carnegie

There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation -- veneer isn't worth anything.

George Washington Carver

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping.

Ethel Barrymore

Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.

Abdul Kalam

What a great discrepancy there is between men and the results they achieve! It is due to the difference in their power of calling together all the rays of their ability, and concentrating them upon one point

Orison Swett Marden

Study while others are sleeping; work while others are loafing; prepare while others are playing; and dream while others are wishing.

William Arthur Ward

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

Jimmy Carter

If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.

Anthony Robbins

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.

Helen Keller

So great has been the endurance, so incredible the achievement, that, as long as the sun keeps a set course in heaven, it would be foolish to despair of the human race.

Ernest L. Woodward

Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.

Adam Clayton Powell

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.

Bruce Barton

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.

Woody Allen

A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.

Orison Swett Marden

A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose - a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve.

John Maxwell

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

Douglas

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

Jack Kinder

I always felt that I hadn't achieved what I wanted to achieve.I always felt I could get better. That's the whole incentive.

Virginia Wade

Achieving starts with believing.

Unknown

Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.

Cavett Robert

Real achievement -- the true measure of how far we have advanced in life -- is not determined by what we have acquired, but rather by the degree to which we have put our fears behind us.

Guy Finley

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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