Achievement Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Achievement

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But the first the general public learned about the discovery was the news of the destruction of Hiroshima by the atom bomb. A splendid achievement of science and technology had turned malign. Science became identified with death and destruction.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


It is this conception of the unity of the human career which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study, since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
~By James H. Breasted ~


I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
~By Carl Rogers ~


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 ~


Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
~By Maya Angelou ~


Proving I'm a good mother is the one achievement I'm most proud of. It's brought out the best in me.
~By Sheena Easton ~


The ability to forgive is one of man's greatest achievements.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.
~By George Santayana ~


If you call failures experiments, you can put them in your resume and claim them as achievements.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Social Security is one of the greatest achievements of the American government, protecting our elderly against poverty and assuring young people of a more secure future.
~By Mark Foley ~


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 ~


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 ~


We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
~By Cesar Chavez ~


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 ~


It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems; it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature.
~By John Drinkwater ~


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


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 ~


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


Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
~By Oscar Hammerstein II ~


The most important thing to strive for in life is some kind of personal and professional achievement. Not as a man or a woman, but as a person.
~By Candace Bushnell ~


Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


Records are just moments of achievement. They're like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music.
~By Bill Laswell ~


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 ~


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 ~


New standards for safety are now in place and Canada has helped provide tools and techniques that were needed. Technologies like these are innovative and represent great achievements for us.
~By Marc Garneau ~


To make the moral achievement implicit in science a source of strength to civilization, the scientist will have to have the cooperation also of the philosopher and the religious teacher.
~By Arthur Holly Compton ~


Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


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 ~


Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement.
~By John Hope ~


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 ~


Yet, our achievements also mask many continuing failings and seem to expose more future dangers.
~By Hun Sen ~


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 ~


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


My proudest achievement has been the success of the shows and artists I have been involved with, because they were made in Britain.
~By Simon Cowell ~


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 ~


Think of success as a game of chance in which you have control over the odds. As you begin to master concepts in personal achievement, you are increasing your odds of achieving success.
~By Bo Bennett ~


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


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 ~


I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it.
~By Mike Huckabee ~


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 ~


Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health and self-esteem, not its cause.
~By Nathaniel Branden ~


The mean pattern of educational and economic achievement within multi-racial countries such as Canada and the United States has increasingly been found to prove valid internationally.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


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


I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential.
~By Shirley Chisholm ~


Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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 ~


In a high school, the norms act to hold down the achievements of those who are above average, so that the school's demands will be at a level easily maintained by the majority.
~By James S. Coleman ~


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


I arise full of eagerness and energy, knowing well what achievement lies ahead of me.
~By Zane Grey ~


Mere longevity is a good thing for those who watch Life from the side lines. For those who play the game, an hour may be a year, a single day's work an achievement for eternity.
~By Helen Hayes ~


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 ~


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


My concentration was really on getting to university and becoming a doctor. My parents let me know that school marks were important. Achievement was something which came by hard work.
~By Roger Bannister ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success.
~By David Joseph Schwartz ~


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 ~


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


Man has always needed to believe in some form of a continuity of achievement.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


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 ~


Big thinking precedes great achievement.
~By Wilferd A. Peterson ~


And the actual achievements of biology are explanations in terms of mechanisms founded on physics and chemistry, which is not the same thing as explanations in terms of physics and chemistry.
~By Michael Polanyi ~


It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


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 salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


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 ~


It took the United States until 1920 to give women the franchise and another 40 or 50 years to start utilizing women's potential. How many women of incredible potential did we fail and what achievements were lost to all because we never tapped that potential?
~By James E. Rogers ~


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


The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement.
~By Charles J. Givens ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
~By Napoleon Hill ~


If quantitatively the American achievement is impressive, qualitatively it is somewhat less satisfying.
~By Irving Babbitt ~


There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything.
~By George Washington Carver ~


Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
~By Robert H. Schuller ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


A poet or prose narrator usually looks back on what he has achieved against a backdrop of the years that have passed, generally finding that some of these achievements are acceptable, while others are less so.
~By Eyvind Johnson ~


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


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


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


The only thing I shall talk about is my sporting achievements at school. My primary sporting achievement at school was that I dodged games for two complete years and was well through the third year before they discovered that I had completely avoided all games.
~By John Hume ~


It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
~By Fred Allen ~


People seem to think that life began with the achievement of personal independence.
~By Katharine Anthony ~


Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.
~By Claude M. Bristol ~


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 ~


How much more must this be so in my own case for I am conscious not only of the great names and achievements of those who have preceded me, but also of the living presence of many of my masters and teachers.
~By Cecil Frank Powell ~


During the decades after Brown v. Board of Education there was terrific progress. Tens of thousands of public schools were integrated racially. During that time the gap between black and white achievement narrowed.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


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 ~


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 ~


Inspiration is an awakening, a quickening of all man's faculties, and it is manifested in all high artistic achievements.
~By Giacomo Puccini ~


The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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

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