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A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
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 | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Achievement
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Achievement
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Achievement
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
~ Aristotle | (Greek philosopher and polymath ) | 384 BC - 322 BC | Achievement
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
~ Elbert Hubbard | ( American editor and publisher ) | 1856-1915 | Achievement
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
~ Vincent van Gogh | ( Dutch painter. ) | 1853-1890 | Achievement
quotes Division : Artists   
     
I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.
~ Pablo Picasso | ( Spanish painter. ) | 1881-1973 | Achievement
quotes Division : Artists   
     
I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Achievement
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
It's no use saying, ''We are doing our best.'' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Achievement
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate; still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Achievement
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
~ Margaret Thatcher | ( British statewoman. ) | 1925 - | Achievement
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.
~ Georg C. Lichtenberg | ( German scientist ) | 1742-1799 | Achievement
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.
~ George Bernard Shaw | ( Irish writer. ) | 1856-1950 | Achievement
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
My most brilliant achievement was my ability to be able to persuade my wife to marry me.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Achievement
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
~ George Eliot | ( British writer. ) | 1819-1880 | Achievement
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Achievement
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Achievement
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
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. We see our past achievements as the end results of
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Achievement
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
So much to do, so little done, such things to be.
~ Lord Alfred Tennyson | ( British poet. ) | 1809-1892 | Achievement
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.
~ Walt Disney | ( American film producer. ) | 1901-1966 | Achievement
quotes Division : Filmmakers and Cartoonists   
     
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
~ Orison Swett Marden | ( American author and founder of Success magazine. ) | 1850-1924 | Achievement
quotes Division : Economists and Business   
     
The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality
~ Carl Gustav Jung | ( Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist. ) | 1875-1961 | Achievement
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are.
~ Friedrich Schiller | ( German dramatist ) | 1759-1805 | Achievement
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses.
~ Napoleon Hill | ( American speaker and motivational writer. ) | 1883-1970 | Achievement
quotes Division : American writers   
     
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Achievement
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Achievement
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.
~ Plutarch | ( Greek essayist, and biographer. ) | 46-120 | Achievement
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
The only way around is through.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Achievement
quotes Division : American poets   
     
To spend life for something which outlasts it.
~ William James | ( American philosopher and psychologist. ) | 1842-1910 | Achievement
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.
~ Jean de La Fontaine | ( French poet. ) | 1621-1695 | Achievement
quotes Division : French poets   
     
When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years. But above this level, far above,
~ Simone Weil | ( French Philosopher ) | 1910-1943 | Achievement
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
~ George Orwell | ( British novelist, essayist, and critic. ) | 1903-1950 | Achievement
quotes Division : Critics   
     

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