55 Best Quotes about Achievement

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

While my six-song EP is unlikely to set any sales records, it's one of my biggest personal achievements - on par with starting my own company. On par with selling my own company. - Shawn Amos, Musician

Company Quotes, Selling Quotes

Certainly, I've never wanted to live on past achievements. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

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

Freedom Quotes


All I've ever ended up with in terms of achievements is the movie, some really stupid anecdotes, a bunch of crosswords that I didn't finish and maybe some old bicycle that I found lying around on set. - Christian Bale, Actor

Lying Quotes

The country that consistently ranks among the highest in educational achievement is Finland. A rich country, but education is free. Germany, education is free. France, education is free. - Noam Chomsky

Education Quotes, Rich Quotes

Thousands of members of Congress have come and gone over the years, their individual achievements hidden in committee reports, private compromises, amendments pushed through or blocked, and innumerable, unnoticed meetings. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Compromise Quotes

When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements. - Pearl Bailey, Actress

Great Quotes

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me. - Winston Churchill, Statesman

Ability Quotes

Sporting achievements bestow a sense of unification on the cultures and societies in which they take place and create an outpouring of nationalism and pride. - Richard Attias, Businessman

Pride Quotes

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. - Theodore Roosevelt, President

Children Quotes, Success Quotes

The symbolic significance of individual athletes' achievements has sometimes proved more productive than the negotiations of diplomats or politicians. - Richard Attias, Businessman

Negotiation Quotes

I was motivated to improve the U.S. strategy of going back to the moon in 1985. That's a long time ago. Going back to the moon would be a great achievement for tourism adventure flights. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Great Quotes, Strategy Quotes, Time Quotes

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

Great Quotes

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, Statesman

Success Quotes, Leadership Quotes, Opportunity Quotes, Luck Quotes, Prayer Quotes

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. - Ethel Barrymore, Actress

Failure Quotes, Courage Quotes, Difficulties Quotes, Pain Quotes, Doubt Quotes

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

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

Confidence Quotes, Faith Quotes, Hope Quotes, Optimism Quotes

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

Energy Quotes

Monumental achievements by humanity should be done by major organizations as much together as possible. - Buzz Aldrin , Astronaut

Humanity Quotes

Every achievement, big or small, begins in your mind - Mary Kay Ash , Businesswoman

Success Quotes, Women Quotes, Mind Quotes

I'm not the type who'll yell about my achievements from the rooftops. - Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Indian Actress

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

Death Quotes, Great Quotes

There's a logic today that places a greater value on celebrity the less it is accompanied by actual achievement. I don't think it's possible to touch people's imagination today by aesthetic means. - J. G. Ballard

Great Quotes, Imagination Quotes, Logic Quotes

Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements. - Ann Bancroft, American Explorer

Great Quotes

Immediately after 11 September, the U.S. closed down the Somali charitable network Al-Barakaat on grounds that it was financing terror. This achievement was hailed one of the great successes of the 'war on terror.' In contrast, Washington's withdrawal of its charges as without merit a year later aroused little notice. - Noam Chomsky

Success Quotes, Great Quotes, Work Quotes, War Quotes

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

Life Quotes, Worth Quotes

The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities. - James Allen , Author

Great Quotes, Time Quotes, Dreams Quotes, Vision Quotes

Sanity is surely not about normality in the statistical sense: it is about an eternal and natural idea of the healthy personality - which indeed may be a rare achievement. - Michael Leunig

Health Quotes, Personality Quotes, Sanity Quotes

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. - Thomas Carlyle, Philosopher

Strength Quotes, Desire Quotes, Power Quotes

All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. - W. Clement Stone , Businessman

Goal Quotes, Desire Quotes, Mind Quotes

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C. S. Lewis, Author

Success Quotes, Failure Quotes

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

Purpose Quotes

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. - Vince Lombardi, Coach

Effort Quotes

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

American Quotes

Achievement results from work realizing ambition. - Adam Ant , British Musician

Ambition Quotes, Work Quotes

Never mistake activity for achievement. - John Wooden

I am very optimistic, and I wish that God almighty grants me success to get a qualifying time. Only then can I go to the Olympics. If this happens I will be the first Palestinian athlete to gain a qualifying time. This will be a big achievement. - Nader al-Masri , Athlete

Success Quotes, God Quotes, Time Quotes

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. - Jan Peter Balkenende, Statesman

Great Quotes, Prosperity Quotes, War Quotes

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. - David Amram, Composer

Creativity Quotes, Energy Quotes

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. - Fredrik Bajer, Writer

Great Quotes, Effort Quotes, Money Quotes

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. - Joan Armatrading , Musician

Rich Quotes, Women Quotes

Obama is like the kid brother whose only standard for judging his own achievements is the records his big brother set. - Elliott Abrams, Lawyer

Research shows that there is only half as much variation in student achievement between schools as there is among classrooms in the same school. If you want your child to get the best education possible, it is actually more important to get him assigned to a great teacher than to a great school. - Bill Gates, American Businessman

Education Quotes, Great Quotes, Important Quotes

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. - Fred Allen , Comedian

Love Quotes, Dependence Quotes, Goal Quotes

Denver is home to me, and to be recognized for my achievements in the sports community here is a great honor. - Carmelo Anthony , Athlete

Great Quotes, Honor Quotes, Community Quotes

Achievement brings its own anticlimax. - Maya Angelou, Poet

All great achievements require time. - Maya Angelou, Poet

Great Quotes, Time Quotes

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

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. - Benjamin Franklin, American Politician

Success Quotes

I'll have to say winning the Olympic gold in Atlanta is a crowning achievement, along with the gold in the relay in the same games. - Donovan Bailey, Athlete

Winning Quotes

5 Top quotes about Achievement by Napoleon Hill

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. - Napoleon Hill

Rich Quotes, Beginning Quotes

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

Desire Quotes

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

Great Quotes, Sacrifice Quotes

Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything. - Napoleon Hill

Desire Quotes, Hope Quotes

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

Children Quotes, Dreams Quotes, Vision Quotes