achievement Quotes

It is an indication of Chelski's warped finances that even successive titles can be regarded as failure. Spend unprecedented sums and only unprecedented success can be commensurate. Chelski won't get the credit they think they deserve because of the money they've spent. There's £300m worth of difference between a victory and an achievement.
 
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— Pete Gill
I'm not interested in athletics, I'm only interested in achievement. Fix your goal and work for it.
 
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— Percy Cerutty
At heart a truly modest man, he had nevertheless the modest man's pride in his modesty in the face of achievement.
 
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— Pearl S. Buck
When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.
 
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— Pearl Bailey
You are Americans. You love this country. Together we are entrusted with the principles that represent mankind's greatest political and social achievement.
 
— Paul Tsongas
Upon graduation, in the yearbook I was voted "Most likely to succeed." which I know was credited to my artistic achievements.
 
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— Paul Smith
Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.
 
— Paul Ryan
I learned that along with the towering achievements of the cultures of ancient Greece and China there stood the culture of Africa, unseen and denied by the imperialist looters of Africa's material wealth.
 
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— Paul Robeson
Contentment does not come from achievement. It comes from a relationship with the Lord.
 
— Paul Henderson
Every profession has an ideology and a drive for power that goes far beyond its achievements and it is the task of democracy to keep this ideology and this drive under control. Science is here no different from other institutions.
 
— Paul Feyerabend
When spiritual seeking becomes too complicated, its exercies too elaborated, its doctrines too esoteric, it becomes also too artificial and the resulting achievements too fabricated. It is the beginners and intermediates who carry this heavy and unnecessary burden, who involve themselves to the point of becoming neurotics.
 
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— Paul Brunton
Mission is at the heart of what you do as a team. Goals are merely steps to its achievement.
 
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— Patrick Dixon
Every noble achievement is a dream before it is a reality just as the oak is an acorn before it is a tree.
 
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— Patience Strong
William Ferris has long reigned as the unimpeachable source of the entire southern experience. His work on southern folklore and the composition of the Encyclopedia of Southern Culture have made him both legendary and necessary. His book, The Storied South , is a love song to the South Bill helped illuminate. It's a crowning achievement of his own storied career.
 
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— Pat Conroy
All great achievements have one thing in common - people with a passion to succeed
 
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— Pat Cash
My father's biggest achievement was to motivate the South Korean people, to show them we could become prosperous if we worked hard. He taught me to love my country, and serve my country.
 
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— Park Geun-hye
There is no greater picture than that of 10,000 smiling children. No brighter music than their clear-ringing laughter. That I, with my small amusements, have created such precious art is my life's proudest achievement.
 
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— P. T. Barnum
Peace is not the product of a victory or a command. It has no finishing line, no final deadline, no fixed definition of achievement. Peace is a never-ending process, the work of many decisions.
 
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— Oscar Hammerstein II
The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
Whatever comes to us in life we create first in our mentality. As the building is a reality in all its details in the architects mind before a stone or brick is laid, so we create mentally everything which later becomes a reality in our achievement.
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
Ambition is the incentive that makes purpose GREAT and ACHIEVEMENT greater!
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
Without continuous effort there cannot be continuous achievement.
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
Concentrate . . . for the greatest achievements are reserved for the man of single aim, in whom no rival powers divide the empire of the soul.
 
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— Orison Swett Marden
The size and quality of your achievement will depend largely upon what sort of image you have of yourself at your best.
 
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— Orison S. Marden
Real happiness is so simple that most people do not recognize it. They think it comes from doing something on a big scale, from a big fortune, or from some great achievement, when, in fact, it is derived from the simplest, the quietest, the most unpretentious things in the world.
 
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— Orison S. Marden
The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led. This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness.
 
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— Omar N. Bradley
With all humility, I think, "Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might." Infinitely more important than the vain attempt to love one's neighbor as one's self. If you want to hit a bird on the wing you must have all your will in focus, you must not be thinking about yourself, and equally, you must not be thinking about your neighbor; you must be living with your eye on that bird. Every achievement is a bird on the wing.
 
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— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
A win gives one a feeling of self-affirmation, and success - a feeling of self-expression, but only a sensible harmonization between these urges can bring really great achievements in chess.
 
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— Oleg Romanishin
It is better to be destroyed than to triumph in slaying the spirit... We die praising the universe in which at least such an achievement as ours can be.
 
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— Olaf Stapledon
Mathematicians boast of their exacting achievements, but in reality they are absorbed in mental acrobatics and contribute nothing to society.
 
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— Ogyu Sorai
One of the great undiscovered joys of life comes from doing everything one attempts to the best of one's ability. The smallest task, well done, becomes a miracle of achievement.
 
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— Og Mandino
The smallest task, well done, becomes a miracle of achievement
 
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— Og Mandino
Be generous with the credit for your achievements. The more other people feel that they are gaining from your success, the more they will continue to help and others will want to join in
 
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— Octavius Black
Mindfulness, though so highly praised and capable of such great achievements, is not at all a "mystical" state, beyond the ken and reach of the average person. It is, on the contrary, something quite simple and common, and very familiar to us.
 
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— Nyanaponika Thera
We need to create an enterprise culture, a society where successful entrepreneurs are respected and admired, not treated with suspicion and disdain. And in which we see less envy of other peoples' achievements and mistrust of commerce, and a greater readiness to get out there and join in the process.
 
— Norman Tebbit
Nature has not been lavish in her endowments, but each person has his or her own potential in terms of achievement and service. The awareness of that potential is the discovery of purpose; the fulfillment of that potential is the discovery of strength.
 
— Norman Cousins
New York is very intense. Every time I go back to New York, I'm starting from scratch. You could have all these achievements - records, a tour - and then you get home and get back to the basics. It whips you into shape.
 
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— Nomi Ruiz
My philosophy is as simple as ever - smoking, drinking, moderate sexual intercourse on a diminishing scale, reading and writing (not arithmetic). I have a selfish absorption in the well-being and achievement of Noel Coward.
 
— Noel Coward