Achievement Quotes

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.

Robert H. Schuller

The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.

Orison Swett Marden

Optimism is essential to achievement and it is also the foundation of courage and true progress.

Nicholas Murray Butler

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.

James Allen

Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity presented to them. They have developed the opportunity that was at hand.

Bruce Marton

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

Jimmy Carter

If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can just ain't enough!

Shel Silverstein

Back of every achievement is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.

Brooks Hays

If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse gift will find a fitting place.

Margaret Mead

There is, first, the desire for strength, for achievement, for adequacy, for confidence in the face of the world, and for independence and freedom. Secondly, we have what we may call the desire for reputation or prestige

Abraham Maslow

We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.

Aldo Leopold

Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.

Louise Bogan

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.

Richard J. Daley

My mother taught me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted to. The first was to walk without braces.

Wilma Rudolph

Never mistake activity for achievement.

John Wooden

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

Charles De Gaulle

If you wish to achieve worthwhile things in your personal and career life, you must become a worthwhile person in your own self-development.

Brian Tracy

Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.

Unknown

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.

Aristotle

I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.

David Livingstone

What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.

Fay B. Nash

You have to do what others won't. To achieve what others don't.

Unknown

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

Kahlil Gibran

The only worthwhile achievements of man are those which are socially useful.

Alfred Adler

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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