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

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

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

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

The starting point of all achievement is desire.
- Napoleon Hill

Achievement seems to be connected with action.
Successful men and women keep moving.
They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton


 

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

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

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

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

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.
- Theodore Isaac Rubin

Trust yourself.
Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life.
Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny,
inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
- Golda Meir

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

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

Never mistake activity for achievement.
- John Wooden

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

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

You are Americans.
You love this country.
Together we are entrusted with the principles that
represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
- Paul Tsongas

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

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

I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in
that which is not a difficult achievement.
- Ovid

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.
- Charles J. Givens

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

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.
- Kim Smith

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

Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
- Maya Angelou

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

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.
- Bo Jackson

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

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

The achievement of your goal is assured the moment
you commit yourself to it.
- Mack R. Douglas

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

Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
- Susan Taylor

This homage has been rendered not to me -
for the Polish soil is fertile and does not lack better writers than me -
but to the Polish achievement,
the Polish genius.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

At the same time I was being given a Lifetime Achievement Grammy.
- Etta James

For the first time in 15 years, Georgia this winter
has its electric power guaranteed without deficit.
This is a historic achievement.
- Mikhail Saakashvili

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

Massachusetts children cannot only lead the nation in test scores,
they can be competitive with the best in the world.
And the gap in achievement among races can virtually disappear.
- Mitt Romney

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.
- Doug Coupland

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

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.
- Polykarp Kusch

To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for,
the thing before which every ambition of man is folly
and all lower achievement vain.
- Henry Drummond

The only achievement I am really proud of is the friends
I have made in this community.
- Gary Cooper

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

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

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

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

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.
- Ibrahim Babangida

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

Inductive reason, which alone makes man master of his environment,
is an achievement; and when once born it must be reinforced
by inhibiting the growth of other modes of knowledge.
- Muhammed Iqbal

True independence is not a gift to be received.
It can't be a hand-out to people.
It must be an achievement by the people.
- Jimmy Yen

Great players are willing to give up their own personal
achievement for the achievement of the group.
It enhances everybody.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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.
- Gustav Krupp

Nuclear energy is the scientific achievement of the Iranian nation.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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.
- Eric Butterworth

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

Achievement results from work realizing ambition.
- Adam Ant

The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing,
civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary,
ignorant people.
- Kenneth Clark

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.
- Helen Hayes

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

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

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.
- Orison Swett Marden

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

But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement,
and depends for its growth on a people's entry into
the main current of world-events.
- Muhammed Iqbal

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

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

Big thinking precedes great achievement.
- Wilferd A. Peterson

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.
- Candace Bushnell

The biological factors underlying race differences
in sports have consequences for educational achievement,
crime and sexual behavior.
- J. Philippe Rushton

The educational resources provided by a child's fellow
students are more important for his achievement than
are the resources provided by the school board.
- James S. Coleman


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