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    achievement Quotes

    Finding the balance between body, mind and spirit is a great achievement.
    — Rickson Gracie
    Living for God's glory is the greatest achievement we can accomplish with our lives.
    — Rick Warren
    tags: living  live  achievement  god 
    God is always more interested in why we do something than in what we do. Attitudes count more than achievements.
    — Rick Warren
    Relationships, not achievements or the acquisition of things, are what matters most in life.
    — Rick Warren
    I don't know what makes someone hip. The goal is artist achievement and the best work we can do with no limitation.
    — Rick Rubin
    tags: work  achievement  goal  artist 
    Postponing action is only postponing achievement.
    — Rick Pitino
    Texas is a national leader in education reform and student achievement. Through our college- and career-ready standards and assessments, strong school accountability, and a focus on educator development, we have created an education system that prepares our students for success after graduation.
    — Rick Perry
    We should misjudge this scientist [Fritz Haber] seriously if we were to judge him only by his harvest. The stimulation of research and the advancement of younger scholars become ever more important to him than his own achievements.
    — Richard Willstatter
    Achievements, seldom credited to their source, are the result of unspeakable drudgery and worries.
    — Richard Wagner
    The thing I do, really, is a communication with audiences more than any achievement through records.
    — Richard Thompson
    Let's state it clearly: One great idea of the biblical revelation is that God is manifest in the ordinary, in the actual, in the daily, in the now, in the concrete incarnations of life, and not through purity codes and moral achievement contests, which are seldom achieved anyway.
    — Richard Rohr
    tags: achievement  god  morals  ideas 
    Because reputation lags achievement, we should expect people to reach the zenith of their reputation well past the zenith of their productive output
    — Richard Posner
    tags: people  past  achievement 
    A diversity of approaches is necessary if there is to be a good chance of hitting on one that works. Progress is a social undertaking & achievement, because people see things differently
    — Richard Posner
    People really have to believe in their tax system. They have to believe that there is an equitable distribution of the burden, but there is also an important investment based upon the potential achievements that come from us paying our taxes.
    — Richard Neal
    Marcus Buckingham has a keen sense of what it takes to excel, and he backs his insights with an impressive body of in-depth interviews and research. This is an important book for anybody who aspires to effective leadership, managing, or any kind of enduring individual achievement.
    — Richard M. Kovacevich
    How different South Africa's cricketing achievements, and indeed the future of the country itself, might have been if racism had not denied Frank Roro the opportunity of batting with Bruce Mitchell in the Lord's sunshine.
    — Richard Lloyd
    Theories are more common than achievements in the history of education.
    — Richard Livingstone
    One of the primary tests of the mood of a society at any given time is whether its comfortable people tend to identify, psychologically, with the power and achievements of the very successful or with the needs and sufferings of the underprivileged.
    — Richard Hofstadter
    You have a feeling of achievement when you discover a new plant, even a plant that has no use.
    — Richard Evans Schultes
    tags: achievement 
    Humanity is not a gift of nature, it is a spiritual achievement to be earned.
    — Richard Bach
    For many doctors the achievement of a published article is a tedious duty to be surmounted as a necessary hurdle in a medical career.
    — Richard Asher
    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.
    — Richard A. Clarke
    Why I talked about political correctness: the colonial is now such a major taboo that any achievement of the colonial period, or any generosity implied in colonialism, is again fundamentally neglected or fundamentally not recognised. That's crazy, because history is a series of layers, and you cannot say, "This layer I support and this layer I cancel." History is history and you cannot retrospectively manipulate it.
    — Rem Koolhaas
    The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it.
    — Reinhold Niebuhr
    There must be equality of all men before God and in a democratic society. Now that's one of the great achievements.
    — Reinhold Niebuhr
    There are evidently limits to the achievements of science; and there are irresolvable contradictions both between prosperity and virtue, and between happiness and ``the good life,'' which had not been anticipated in our philosophy.
    — Reinhold Niebuhr
    I think that the achievements of Catholicism on race are very, very impressive.
    — Reinhold Niebuhr
    tags: achievement  race 
    Obama sees everything backward. Where Americans see individual achievement, he sees government's work. Where we see failing companies, he sees innovation worth subsidizing. Where we see the need for economic growth, he sees a need for higher taxes.
    — Reince Priebus
    It's sad that grandkids show up at the end of obituaries, way behind the list of work place achievements, social clubs and survivors. Why last? If you've got grandkids, you know they're first when it comes to the joy in your life.
    — Regina Brett
    tags: work  joy  sad  achievement 
    One doesn't diminish a philosopher's achievement, and doesn't undermine its soundness, by showing how the particular set of questions on which he focused, the orientation he brought to bear on his focus, has some causal connection to the circumstances of his life.
    — Rebecca Goldstein
    Will you be remembered, how would you be remembered, why wouldn't you fight for the greatest achievement ever?
    — Ray Lewis
    tags: achievement  fight 
    Half of all kids in public education are below the poverty line. Two-thirds of the achievement gap comes from factors outside of school. Teachers influence about seven to ten percent of what happens in kids' lives. When you think about those statistics, you have to think about how to re-envision education so it's holistic and so we share responsibility.
    — Randi Weingarten
    There is neither creation nor destruction, neither destiny nor free will, neither path nor achievement. This is the final truth.
    — Ramana Maharshi
    My whole academic career was totally out of Jewish anxiety, and issues surrounding achievement and adequacy.
    — Ram Dass
    As liberals, men like Richter viewed socialism as the great modern counter-revolution, and believed that the achievement of the socialist goal would lead both to appalling poverty and state absolutism. There was nothing in the socialist doctrine of the time that would suggest otherwise.
    — Ralph Raico
    Achievement does not require extraordinary ability. Achievement comes from ordinary abilities applied with extraordinary persistence.
    — Ralph Marston
    Your level of achievement will rise to meet the level of your purpose.
    — Ralph Marston
    tags: achievement 
    Lasting achievement, whatever the endeavor, comes from a commitment to excellence every step of the way.
    — Ralph Marston
    Enlightenment is the understanding that this is all, that this is perfect, that this is it. Enlightenment is not an achievement, it is an understanding that there is nothing to achieve, nowhere to go.
    — Rajneesh
    Mind is nothing but dreams and dreams - dreams of the past, dreams of the future, dreams of how things should be, dreams of great ambitions, achievements. Dreams and desires, that is the stuff mind is made of. But it surrounds you like a China Wall. And because of it the fish remains unaware of the ocean.
    — Rajneesh
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