Achievement Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Achievement

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It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
~By Horace ~


You must intensify and render continuous by repeatedly presenting with suggestive ideas and mental pictures of the feast of good things, and the flowing fountain, which awaits the successful achievement or attainment of the desires.
~By Claude M. Bristol ~


The moral and social aspiration proper to American life is, of course, the aspiration vaguely described by the word democratic; and the actual achievement of the American nation points towards an adequate and fruitful definition of the democratic ideal.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Democracy is fatal for the arts; it leads only to chaos or the achievement of new and lower common denominators of quality.
~By Walter Legge ~


Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.
~By Gabriel Marcel ~


The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.
~By Harold Taylor ~


The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
~By Denis Waitley ~


In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
~By Michael Lewis ~


The important achievement of Apollo was demonstrating that humanity is not forever chained to this planet and our visions go rather further than that and our opportunities are unlimited.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
~By Charles Kettering ~


Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


And it seems to me important for a country, for a nation to certainly know about its glorious achievements but also to know where its ideals failed, in order to keep that from happening again.
~By George Takei ~


Well, perhaps the greatest achievement, and we didn't know it at the time, was we held an Earth Day in 1970, and out of that Earth Day a lot of students got involved in saving the environment, or trying to.
~By Pete McCloskey ~


The higher the social class of other students the higher any given student's achievement.
~By James S. Coleman ~


We want to obviously foster a relationship that we're a partner with states; that we all share the same goals of closing the achievement gap, just as the Congress does; and that we're practical and sophisticated enough to understand what they're talking about.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
~By Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. ~


The worth of a civilization or a culture is not valued in the terms of its material wealth or military power, but by the quality and achievements of its representative individuals - its philosophers, its poets and its artists.
~By Herbert Read ~


People really have to believe in their tax system. They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden, but there is also an important investment based upon the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes.
~By Richard Neal ~


Your greatest achievement is to love me.
~By Prince Charles ~


When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.
~By Pearl Bailey ~


I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty.
~By Alexander Alekhine ~


Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
~By Ben Stein ~


I mean, one thing I know about change is we are not going to close the achievement gap without educators.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


I find it hard to believe that human beings are the crowning achievement of life on earth. Something better than us has to come along.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Achievements on the golf course are not what matters, decency and honesty are what matter.
~By Tiger Woods ~


But no nation can base its survival and development on luck and prayers alone while its leadership fritters away every available opportunity for success and concrete achievement.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


An egalitarian educational system is necessarily opposed to meritocracy and reward for achievement. It is inevitably opposed to procedures that might reveal differing levels of achievement.
~By Robert Bork ~


But all actors go through the process, it's hit and miss, you have achievement and failure.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


I had this big thing about guitar harmonies. I wanted to be the first to put proper three-part harmonies onto a record. That was an achievement.
~By Brian May ~


To have united the purposes of an entire Nation, is the great historical achievement of the man in whose strong hands our President has placed the fate of our people.
~By Gustav Krupp ~


You don't have to be rich and famous. You just have to be an ordinary person, doing extraordinary things. I'd like more people to know that it's there. Women's achievements still aren't recognised enough in many areas.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


Men's competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.
~By Warren Farrell ~


The film was fair to his musical achievement and gave him every opportunity to explain himself.
~By Martin Bashir ~


Not only will this make you treat each moment more preciously, but you will be more patient with yourself and with others, recognizing that there are millions of moments on the path to any worthwhile achievement.
~By Menachem Mendel Schneerson ~


Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
~By Florence Scovel Shinn ~


Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent, and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high, so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
~By David Rockefeller ~


Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
~By W. Clement Stone ~


Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
~By Theodore Isaac Rubin ~


No single achievement in science is possible without the painstaking work of the many hundreds who have built the foundation on which all new work is based.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.
~By Bo Jackson ~


Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
~By Frederic Chopin ~


Immortality is not a gift, Immortality is an achievement; And only those who strive mightily Shall possess it.
~By Edgar Lee Masters ~


What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.
~By Benjamin F. Fairless ~


I was part of it, and I am still part of it today in terms of what it means to a whole new generation of people who are interested in the enduring energy, achievements, spirit and creativity that exemplified our era.
~By David Amram ~


By any reasonable measure of achievement, the faith of the Enlightenment thinkers in science was justified.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


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.
~By Ethel Barrymore ~


First of all, just to get Diner made would have been an achievement in that I got a chance to direct.
~By Barry Levinson ~


Jazz is a music of great achievements but speed and chops serve a different function in jazz.
~By Marc Ribot ~


And, I may add, from what totally unexpected sources come many of those who from the comparatively modest beginning in the chorus rise to the heights of really great achievement in the theatrical profession.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


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


On the basis of biological, sociological, and historical knowledge, we should recognize that the individual self is subject to death or decay, but the sum total of individual achievement, for better or worse, lives on in the immortality of The Larger.
~By Hu Shih ~


While we enjoy the benefits of living in the greatest democracy in the world, we must be ever conscious of the fact that none of the achievements or freedoms enjoyed in America would be possible without the price that has been paid for by our servicemen and women.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


The generation which lived through the Second World War is disappearing. Post-war generations see Europe's great achievements - liberty, peace and prosperity - as a given.
~By Jan Peter Balkenende ~


I miss that sensation of a small achievement feeling like a really big deal.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge.
~By Sun Tzu ~


Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
~By Henry Ford ~


We have a chance to wind down and expedite the removal of 96 percent of the world's nuclear weapons. What an achievement it would be, if at the end of the next administration, we could say that the nuclear arsenals of both Russia and the United States had been reduced to the barest minimums.
~By Diane Feinstein ~


The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth and prosperity in a world hostile to our values.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
~By Michael Korda ~


And yet the Nobel Prizes, in singling out individuals, have done a great deal of good in pointing up to the world as a whole and setting forth clearly goals for achievement.
~By Willard Libby ~


I had gained so much confidence through my college achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
~By Donna Rice ~


My greatest achievement so far is that I've been able to continue with my normal life. I love what I do, but more so, I'm glad to have people who care about me close by.
~By Kim Smith ~


I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


It is my hope that as we commemorate Black History Month in the future, we will continue to celebrate the many achievements and rich culture of African-Americans.
~By Eliot Engel ~


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.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


This is what America is about when it comes to understanding that it is equal opportunity versus equal achievement. Each and every one of us has the opportunity for greatness in this country.
~By Allen West ~


The mechanical and social achievements of our day must not blind our eyes to the fact that, in all that relates to man, his nature and aspirations, we have added little or nothing to what has been so finely said by the great men of old.
~By James Loeb ~


The seven marvels that best represent man's achievements over the last 2,000 years will be determined by Internet vote... so look for Howard Stern's Private Parts to come in No. 1.
~By Jon Stewart ~


Nixon had some large achievements in foreign affairs. They will be remembered. But a president probably gets remembered for one thing, and Watergate will head the Nixon list, I suspect.
~By Bob Woodward ~


My real achievement is my daughter and my three beautiful grandchildren.
~By Marilyn Horne ~


Liberalism regards life as an adventure in which we must take risks in new situation, in which there is no guarantee that the new will always be the good or the true, in which progress is a precarious achievement rather than inevitability.
~By Morris Raphael Cohen ~


Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
~By Helen Keller ~


The world runs on individuals pursuing their self interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn't construct his theory under order from a, from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn't revolutionize the automobile industry that way.
~By Milton Friedman ~


Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
~By Ayn Rand ~


As we take stock of this century of achievement, Ulster Unionists have every reason to feel proud.
~By David Trimble ~


Though men are apt to flatter and exalt themselves with their great achievements, yet these are, in truth, very often owing not so much to design as chance.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Humanistic values of equality and equal rights for all nations and individuals as crystallized in the principles of the United Nations Charter are mankind's great achievements in the 20th century.
~By Tran Duc Luong ~


Most other competitions are individual achievements, but the Olympic Games is something that belongs to everybody.
~By Scott Hamilton ~


We have had such a letter movement on two occasions in Denmark when more than a quarter of the adult Danish population participated. Such an achievement, however, demands a really great effort and also a great deal of money.
~By Fredrik Bajer ~


Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on.
~By Alan Shepard ~


Most achievements in science are to a certain degree group efforts.
~By Willard Libby ~


Now, 0 for 50 would be a historic achievement on any other team, but on the Cubs it is usually called September.
~By Bernie Lincicome ~


Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
~By Nelson Mandela ~


There is no finer sensations in life that which comes with victory over one's self. Go forward to a goal of inward achievement, brushing aside all your old internal enemies as you advance.
~By Vash Young ~


You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements.
~By Denis Waitley ~


Painting constantly appeared to me as the one and only possible achievement.
~By Max Beckmann ~


I don't know what makes someone hip. The goal is artist achievement and the best work we can do with no limitation.
~By Rick Rubin ~


When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years.
~By Denis Diderot ~


I draw from my family and my friends and I feel like that small-town person. The achievements, the materialistic possessions have really become to mean less. They mean nothing.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


I know that people will remember me as Miss Universe because it was my first great achievement, but I still have my whole career ahead of me.
~By Alicia Machado ~


Achievements, seldom credited to their source, are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.
~By Richard Wagner ~


There are some achievements which are never done in the presence of those who hear of them. Catching salmon is one, and working all night is another.
~By Anthony Trollope ~


Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


If there was any one achievement, it would be that we've have done it on our own terms.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


Desire is creation, is the magical element in that process. If there were an instrument by which to measure desire, one could foretell achievement.
~By Willa Cather ~


Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

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