Achievement Quotes

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

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

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

I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it... I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me.

Michael Jordan

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, Just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat.

Napoleon Hill

The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.

Harold Wilkins

What the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.

Napoleon Hill

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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