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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. (James Allen)

'Tis by art and not by force of many blows that we achieve. (Anonymous)

What you believe, you can achieve. (Mary Kay Ash)

An artist needs to take many tiny baby steps to achieve and maintain quality and continuity. (Elizabeth Azzolina)

When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements. (Pearl Bailey)

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside them was superior to circumstance. (Bruce Barton)

Painting constantly appeared to me as the one and only possible achievement. (Max Beckmann)

Every disability is imagined. Every achievement is an experience. (Yogi Bhajan)

-The Cynic's Word Book, 1906 - renamed The Devil's Dictionary in 1911...
achievement, n. The death of endeavor and the birth of disgust. (Ambrose Bierce)

It's one bloody little achievement after the other. (Joseph P. Blodgett)

We cannot of ourselves estimate the degree of our success in what we strive for. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

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)

An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement. (Albert Camus)

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)

We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievement. (Richard J. Daley)

Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art; it arises in hypothesis and flows into achievement. (Will Durant)

You can't achieve anything without getting in someone's way. You can't be detached and effective. (Abba Eban)

The devotion of thought to an honest achievement makes the achievement possible. (Mary Baker Eddy)

People tend to play in their comfort zone, so the best things are achieved in a state of surprise, actually. (Brian Eno)

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement. (Henry Ford)

Success is something which is achieved by the minority of men, and is therefore unnatural and not to be achieved by following our natural likes and dislikes nor by being guided by our natural preferences and prejudices. (Albert Gray)

Give yourself room to fail and fight like hell to achieve. (Irwin Greenberg)

Wherever there is a single solution, that solution must always achieve some kind of maximum. (Piet Hein)

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. (Napoleon Hill)

No man ever achieved worthwhile success who did not, at one time or other, find himself with at least one foot hanging well over the brink of failure. (Napoleon Hill)

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something. (Aldous Huxley)

Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness. (Abdul Kalam)

What separates those who achieve from those who do not is in direct proportion to one's ability to ask for help. (Donald Keough)

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation. (Charles F. Kettering)

We should not feel obliged to constantly fill up all the air of our lives with the insane desire to achieve something. This just creates anxiety. It is the spaces in between our work and thoughts that can be the most creative. (Sharon Knettell)

Achieving the summit of a mountain was tangible, immutable, concrete... I thrilled in the fresh perspective that came from tipping the ordinary plane of existence on end. (Jon Krakaur)

The true artist seeks achievement and does not need to be merely pretty. (A. C. Leighton)

Ninety percent of achievement is deciding where you want to be and flying over the obstacles. (Linda Lundstrom)

All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers. (Orison Swett Marden)

My failed paintings teach me to go in another direction. My ordinary paintings teach me my craft. My extraordinary paintings teach me to aspire to a higher level of achievement. (Ellen McCormick Martens)

One is too small a number to achieve greatness. (John C. Maxwell)

I never achieved great fame – no heights of incredible glory. But any strong endeavor that gives you a sense of joy is the greatest thing in life. (Sono Osato)

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

What one does is what counts and not what one had the intention of doing. (Pablo Picasso)

Most worthwhile achievements are the result of many little things done in a single direction. (Nido Qubein)

Show me your achievement - and the knowledge will give me courage for mine. (Ayn Rand)

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. (Anthony Robbins)

Worthwhile achievements are not done for money, they are done for the love of study. You do them for self-development. (John W. Robichaux)

The few who do are the enemy of the many who only watch. (Jim Rohn)

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. (Theodore Roosevelt)

The man who has done his best has done everything. (Charles M. Schwab)

More is to be gained from a line of intent failed than a circle of mediocrity achieved. (Ian Semple)

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)

All one can do is to achieve nakedness, to be what one is with all one's faculties and perceptions, strengthened by all the skill which one can acquire. And then to stand before the judgement of time. (Stephen Spender)

All personal achievement starts within the mind of the individual. (W. Clement Stone)

What great thing soever a man proposed to do in his life, he should think of achieving it by fifty. (Sir William Temple)

Art means something very rare, an extraordinary achievement. (Wayne Thiebaud)

The secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in mind. (Henry David Thoreau)

Committing your goals to paper increases the likelihood of your achieving them by one thousand percent! (Brian Tracy)

Any great achievement is preceded by many difficulties and many lessons; great achievements are not possible without them. (Brian Tracy)

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements. (Mao Tse-Tung)

-Rabbit, Run
After you're first-rate at something, no matter what, it kind of takes the kick out of being second-rate. (John Updike)

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)

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

Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently. (William Arthur Ward)

Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently. (William Arthur Ward)

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. (Woodrow Wilson)

Any artistic achievement that is tailored to conform to social demands rather than to the real, uninhibited, feelings of its creator, is destined not to reach the heights of achievement, or even fail. It is only when an artist is dis-inhibited that he or she can reach the heights of artistic achievement. (Semir Zeki)


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