Quotation Explorer - 'Accomplished'

It is said that if Noah's ark had had to be built by a company; they would not have laid the keel yet; and it may be so. What is many men's business is nobody's business. The greatest things are accomplished by individual men. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves. - Carl Jung
Go to the people. Live with them. Learn from them. Love them. Startwith what they know. Build with what they have. But with the bestleaders, when the work is done, the task accomplished, the people willsay 'We have done this ourselves. - Lao Tzu
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. - Arnold Bennett
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.
The problem with communication…is the illusion that is has been accomplished. - George Bernard Shaw
No man was ever a great success traveling an easy pre-made road. All great things REQUIRE sweat, tears and maybe even some blood spilled to be accomplished. The average man walks the easy road, the innovators CREATE the road! - Levon Peter Poe
I think that true horror is accomplished by slowly getting into your brain. The old way is much more scary. - Sergio Aragonés
We have a choice. We can be jaded by what we’ve lost, or joyous over what that thing had accomplished while we had it. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
This mysterious path is described in the holy books, but it cannot be found simply by the study of sacred texts. It is found by the grace and guidance of an accomplished teacher. - Swami Sant Sevi Ji Maharaj
People that are lazy don't get anything accomplished. It's People like me that are reliable. - Richard W. Todd
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. - Menander
Achieving accomplishments without first making a sacrifice to gain them does not make you accomplished. That just makes you a lucky bastard. - Adam Copeland
I testify that He is utterly incomparable in what He is, what He knows, what He has accomplished and what He has experienced. Yet, movingly, He calls us His Friends - Neal A. Maxwell
During my three years in Vietnam, I certainly heard plenty of last words by dying American footsoldiers. Not one of them, however, had illusions that he had somehow accomplished something worthwhile in the process of making the Supreme Sacrifice. - Kurt Vonnegut
Without courage, little is done and accomplished. - Auliq Ice
You have not accomplished anything significant if no one envies you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
We do not know today whether we are busy or idle. In times when we thought ourselves indolent we have discovered afterward that much was accomplished and much was begun in us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
There were differences between memories and dreams. He had only dreams of things he had wanted to do, while Lespere had memories of things done and accomplished. And this knowledge began to pull Hollis apart, with a slow, quivering precision. - Ray Bradbury
Everything thing I have ever achieved in life I have accomplished on my own I've earned it - even the bad stuff. - Peter Cimino
No one can be really esteemed accomplished who does not greatly surpass what is usually met with. - Jane Austen
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way. - Henry David Thoreau
Smile. Give Earth the biggest smile you've got. See every glimmer of light in the scariest, darkest sky. And when people think you're crazy, then you know you've accomplished something very few dare to try. - Lana M. H. Wilder
Auden is an accomplished rhymer and Shakespeare is not. - Peter Porter
Nothing great in the world has been accomplished without passion. - Georg Wilhelm
If you have accomplished all that you planned for yourself, you have not planned enough. - Edward Everett Hale
I fear living a life where I could have accomplished something and didn't. That's what I fear. I don't fear death. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Showing respect for others when they don’t agree with you, and during the times when you don’t agree with them as well, helps to avoid arguments that serve no good purpose. This approach can lead to getting things accomplished peacefully. - Ellen J. Barrier
If you make the world a little better, then you have accomplished a great deal. - Unknown
Nothing great is ever accomplished by following standards. - Geoffroy Birtz
Pessimists are usually right and optimists are usually wrong but all the great changes have been accomplished by optimists. - Thomas L. Friedman
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary importance, and that in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things. - Theodore Roosevelt
Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. - Confucius
Protecting our kids from sexual abuse is not accomplished in a single conversation, but in ongoing conversations grounded in honesty and trust. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enought to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson
So celebrate what you're accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed.
Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. - Doug Larson
Assassination is an art, milord, and I am the city’s most accomplished artist - Durzo Blint - Brent Weeks
It is possible to believe that all the past is but the beginning of a beginning, and that all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn. It is possible to believe that all the human mind has ever accomplished is but the dream before the awakening. - H.G. Wells
My weakness has always been to prefer the large intention of an unskilful artist to the trivial intention of an accomplished one: in other words, I am more interested in the high ideas of a feeble executant than in the high execution of a feeble thinker. - Thomas Hardy
A lot of childhood effort, worry, and whispering goes into cracking the codes of adult life. Children have to be accomplished spies. - Vera B. Williams
The power of prayer is priceless. Great things can be accomplished by prayer. - Lailah Gifty Akita
We all cannot do everything or solve every issue. "It's impossible", however, if we each simply do our part. Make our own contribution, regardless of how small we may think it is.... together it adds up and great things get accomplished. - Mark W. Boyer
Maybe is wasn't love so much as a fear of losing everything I'd accomplished. I was afraid to let go. - Dee Williams
I create lies for people in order for them to find something true about themselves. I teach people that lies are doors that opens up to truth. Either you accept the lie, or you run away from it, thus, eliminating the meaning behind it, and what is could have accomplished. - Lionel Suggs
If you find yourself wondering if you can go on, remember how much you’ve accomplished. Then raise your head high and be proud. YOU GOT THIS! - J.D. Crighton
Good is never accomplished except at the cost of those who do it, truth never breaks through except through the sacrifice of those who spread it. - John Henry Newman
Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. God is awake. - Victor Hugo
Dying is a troublesome business: there is pain to be suffered, and it wrings one's heart; but death is a splendid thing—a warfare accomplished, a beginning all over again, a triumph. You can always see that in their faces. - George Bernard Shaw
If for every well-intended prayer uttered in hopes of making the world a better place, there was instead a good deed accomplished, the world might look as though those prayers had been answered. - David G. McAfee
It is the present living generation that gives character and spirit to the next. Hence the paramount importance of accomplished and energetic teachers in forming the taste the manners and the character of the coming age. - Alexander Campbell
With Epcot Center the Disney corporation has accomplished something I didn't think possible in today's world. They have created a land of make-believe that's worse than regular life. - P. J. O'Rourke
Since no one is perfect, it follows that all great deeds have been accomplished out of imperfection. Yet they were accomplished, somehow, all the same. - Lois McMaster Bujold
There is a language in the world that everyone understands. The language of enthusiasm, of things accomplished with love and purpose, and as part of a search for something believed in and desired.
Don't fall asleep yet. Contrary to popular belief, that's not where dreams get accomplished. - George Watsky
The way we can replenish our memories is to look back at textual information that we have either written or read before. If that method is accomplished, we can comprehend and complete tasks that require us to use more critical thinking. - Saaif Alam
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. - Dale Carnegie
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