Quotation Explorer - 'Achievement'

The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
William James described success as a combination of two things. An inner ideal which is followed persistently with courage and Outer achievement related to that ideal. - Jim Rohn
We are in the process of disabling our most distinctive achievement - our educational system - in the name of making the country more like itself. - Marilynne Robinson
Success certainly isn’t achievement of popularity. Success in God’s kingdom is loving God, loving one another, and being faithful to what He’s called us to do. - Gabriel Wilson
What is the Power that transcends one from Achievement to Fulfillment? The Power of Inspiration!- - RVM
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values. - Ayn Rand
When you step up to success, use hard work and excellence as your rocket for winning and achievement. - Mark F. LaMoure
We shouldn't teach great books; we should teach a love of reading. Knowing the contents of a few works of literature is a trivial achievement. Being inclined to go on reading is a great achievement. - B.F. Skinner
Curiosity is the engine of achievement. - Ken Robinson
You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. - Woodrow Wilson
Not smoking is not an achievement. Like virginity, it comes standard. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The best current evidence is that media are mere vehicles that deliver instruction but do not influence student achievement any more than the truck that delivers groceries causes change in our nutrition.
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute. - Ayn Rand
Humbleness, modest and down to earth that recognize the real power and true sense of values towards the achievement of good life and enduring everlasting qualities. - Chris Salamone
Take a daily action towards the achievement of your desired goals. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Consider an achievement accidental if it is not coupled with modesty. Because if the achiever had endeavoured for it, it would certainly have killed their pride. - Raheel Farooq
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me - Winston S. Churchill
Success starts with a Wish, gets strengthened by Belief and ends with Achievement DREAM -BELIEVE-WORK-Achieve - Masood Sayed
The greatest achievement is self discovery. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Having an achievement mindset is your competitive advantage - Maxine Phillips
Starting and profitably running a business is not just some achievement, it is heroism. - Amit Kalantri
The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.
The major concrete achievement of the women's movement of the 1970's was the Dutch treat. - Nora Ephron
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization. - Bo Bennett
In general I strive for greatness and rational achievement, but I admit to you I’ve a terrible fondness for women, a tendency towards drunkenness, and a weakness for the fumes of the poppy—opium and other miserable beauties. - Roman Payne
Achievement is not possible in the absence of Zeal. - Kishore Bansal
Achievement of divine consciousness means innumerable people will give him this divine consciousness. Innumerable people will come and say, ‘We are you.’ So, when these people are announcing this before me, then only I am getting divine consciousness. At the same time they are also achieving it. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation. - Jack Nicklaus
I don't measure America by its achievement but by its potential. - Shirley Chisholm
While my interest in natural history has added very little to my sum of achievement, it has added immeasurably to my sum of enjoyment in life. - Theodore Roosevelt
The height of human achievement and glory, Muhammad. - Pringle Kennedy
The Waves is an extraordinary achievement ... It is trembling on the edge. A little less - and it would lose its poetry. A little more - and it would be over into the abyss, and be dull and arty. It is her greatest book. - E.M. Forster
Life is all one piece. Men err when they think they can be inhuman exploiters in their business life, and loving husbands and fathers at home. For achievement without love is a cold and tight-lipped murderer of human happiness everywhere.
Humanity is not a gift of nature, it is a spiritual achievement to be earned. - Richard Bach
Achievement has no color - Abraham Lincoln
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. - Alan Shepard
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. - Kurt Lewin
Step out of your comfort zone. Comfort zones, where your unrealized dreams are buried, are the enemies of achievement. Leadership begins when you step outside your comfort zone. - Roy T. Bennett
Every achievement is a servitude. It compels us to a higher achievement. - Albert Camus
Personal happiness lies in knowing that life is not a checklist of acquisition or achievement. Your qualifications are not your life. - J. K. Rowling
Become the master of your life. Be dedicated to becoming excellent at what you want. Persistence leads to achievement. - Mark F. LaMoure
Art is not about achievement, but rather a new perspective to look from. - Armin Houman
The fulfilling life, the distinctive life, the relevant life is an achievement. To do whatever you do for no reason other than you love it and believe in its importance. - David McCullough Jr.
Where ambition and achievement are overvalued, human lives will be undervalued, - Marty Rubin
The most extensive computation known has been conducted over the last billion years on a planet-wide scale: it is the evolution of life. The power of this computation is illustrated by the complexity and beauty of its crowning achievement, the human brain.
Faith, that's another word for ignorance, isn't it? I never understood how people could be so proud of believing in something with no proof at all. Like that's an achievement. - House M.D,
Achievement seems to be connectedwith action. Successful men andwomen keep moving. They makemistakes, but they don't quit. - Conrad Hilton
Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Personal power depends on the power of imagination; personal achievement depends on commitment and conviction. - Debasish Mridha
Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement. - C.S. Lewis
Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Every form of happiness if one, every desire is driven by the same motor--by our love for a single value, for the highest potentiality of our own existence--and every achievement is an expression of it. - Ayn Rand
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves. - Ken Robinson
No achievement is too small if it leads to another. - Kevin J. Donaldson
Don't mistake activity with achievement. - John Wooden
Excellence is a high quality, that delivers success and achievement. - Mark F. LaMoure
To be able to live each day with honor, respect and dignity is the greatest achievement of all. - Roopleen
It's an unnerving thought that we may be the living universe's supreme achievement and its worst nightmare simultaneously. - Bill Bryson
Art the one achievement of man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised - James Thurber
The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become. - Harold Taylor
I began to have an idea of my life, not as the slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know. - Joanna Field
It's not so much what you accomplish. But what's more important is how far you've come to accomplish what you have.Success is the measure of not mere achievement, but also how hard one had to work. - Therone Shellman
It is only within the context of having properly developed your mind that you will be able to truly enjoy the achievement of your material values, including that of a more muscular body. - Mike Mentzer
If you can't reach your dreams,If you can't achieve your goals,If you can't meet your plans,Least be happy each daySuccess is not an annual achievement,It's a daily achievement. - Bradley B. Dalina
A private organisation may not have sufficient apple or other essential ingredients in its monthly stock, but its top brass will only talk about individual’s performance pie i.e. achievement vs target of apple-pie sales in the meeting. - Anuj Somany
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. - Benjamin F. Fairless
Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement. - Brian Tracy
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
Expectations define achievement. - Debasish Mridha
Kindness is the best wisdom. Simplicity is the best achievement. - Debasish Mridha
The first principle of achievement is mental attitude. People begin to achieve when they begin to believe. - Zahid Abas
Achievement requires a strong will, failure, a stubborn won't. - Rand Charles
If you can think about it, you can achieve it. The difference between your thought and achievement are your self-doubt, and fear of failure. The longer you will take to start, the longer you will take to reach your destination. Seeds of everything that we see around were first sown in the mind. - Sanjeev Himachali
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art; it arises in hypothesis and flows into achievement. - Will Durant
You are not here merely to making a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. - Woodrow Wilson
Making money may give a sense of Achievement. But making a difference will give a sense of Fulfillment.- - RVM
The greatest purpose in life, the greatest achievement one could ever have in life, the greatest satisfaction one could ever get in life can only be found in the service of others. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
If you achieve good results using a poor method, isn't that a much greater achievement than starting from better methods. - Gen Urobuchi 虚淵 玄
The ultimate success of a life depends on character and not on achievement. - Debasish Mridha
There is a special sadness in achievement, in the knowledge that a long-desired goal has been attained at last, and that life must now be shaped towards new ends. - Arthur C. Clarke
We all do have a vision in life and we all wish to achieve something in life. We all ought to note that vision is there for everyone but, achievement is there for someone! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Always aim for achievement, and forget about success. - Helen Hayes
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand. - Woodrow Wilson
When the artist finds himself he is lost. The fact that he has succeeded in never finding himself is regarded by as his only lasting achievement. - Max Ernst
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence. - Helen Keller
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
What values do achievement, degrees, and diplomas have if you don't have wisdom and love? - Debasish Mridha
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
The United States is a giant island of freedom, achievement, wealth, and prosperity in a world hostile to our values. - Phyllis Schlafly
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. - Edward de Bono
Love, as life, is a journey. Finding true love for the ever after is an amazing achievement. - Fadi Hattendorf
It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. Do not mistake activity for achievement. - Isocrates
To fall in love with God is the greatest romance; to seek him the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement. - Augustine of Hippo
Enjoy memories of the past, cherish every moment of present and focus on your future achievement - S.G
Satisfaction is not the achievement of what we want, but the awareness of what we have. - Abhishek Shukla
The greatest investment one can ever make is the investment into humanity, for an achievement based on positive influence into people's life can stand the test of time, survive through the mortality of men and resound endlessly through posterity - Uzoma Ezeson
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
It isn't normal to know what we want. It is a rare and difficult psychological achievement. - Abraham H. Maslow
The greatest single achievement of nature to date was surely the invention of the molecule DNA. - Lewis Thomas
The Berlin Wall is the defining achievement of socialism.
Every great improvement has come after repeated failure. Virtually nothing comes out right the first time. Failures, repeated failures, are the posts on the road to achievement. - Charles F. Kettering
The magic of achievement is persistent endurance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The aim (of education) must be the training of independently acting and thinking individuals who, however, can see in the service to the community their highest life achievement. - Albert Einstein
Achievement comes from within. If you don’t feel it, it won’t make any difference what anyone else thinks. - Michelle Somers
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money. It lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Try something new out of your comfort zone. If you lose you will get an experienced, and If you win you will get an achievement. - Salman Mansuri
Desire is the starting point of all achievement. - Napolean Hill
I am perhaps more proud of having helped to redeem the character of the cave-man than of any other single achievement of mine in the field of anthropology. - Henry Fairfield Osborn
Hard work is the key to any achievement. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Men have sacrificed and crippled themselves physically and emotionally to feed, house, and protect women and children. None of their pain or achievement is registered in feminist rhetoric, which portrays men as oppressive and callous exploiters. - Camille Paglia
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement. - Bertrand Russell
True success is a silence inner process that can empower the mind, heart and soul through strong aspiration for great achievement. - Nur Sakinah Thomas
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
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, and with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world. You impoverish yourself if you forget this errand. - Woodrow Wilson
The greatest achievement is self awareness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
"Where there is a will there is a way," is an old and true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself. - Samuel Smiles
Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward towards success. - C.S. Lewis
Many people become prosperous only to realize the illusion that Success is more Fulfillment than Achievement. - RVM
Circumvent negative situations, people or anything that will impede progress. These things are toxic to personal achievement; desired end-points are driven by positive attitude and persistence. - Eric Zaccone
If you want it enough, you find strength to work for its achievement. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Happiness is in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
Human Dignity has gleamed only now and then and here and there, in lonely splendor, throughout the ages, a hope of the better men, never an achievement of the majority. - James Thurber
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Hellen Keller
Use missteps as stepping stones to deeper understanding and greater achievement.
Achievement and fearfulness can't stay together. - Tarang Sinha
I think the biggest achievement of my life is that I followed my heart when I knew what it wanted, and had faith in destiny when I didn't know what it held. - Mansi Laus Deo
On your journey to achievement, you should never be without good positive materials and people who will encourage you, excite you and give you a reason to move forward. - John Patrick Hickey
The world, I think, will wait a long time for Nikola Tesla's equal in achievement and imagination. - Edwin Howard Armstrong
Desire is the key to your achievement and to your destiny. - Euginia Herlihy
Achievement is not important, attempt is...! - Milind K
100% commitment is required for any great achievement. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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