Achievement Quotes

“Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.” – C. S. Lewis

“The starting point of all achievement is desire.” – Napoleon Hill

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.” – Robert H. Schuller

“A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.” – Kurt Lewin

“Big thinking precedes great achievement.” – Wilferd A. Peterson

“Someone has defined genius as intensity of purpose, the ability to do, the patience to wait. . . . Put these together and you have genius, and you have achievement.” – Leo J. Muir

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

“I feel sorry for the person who can’t get genuinely excited about his work. Not only will he never be satisfied, but he will never achieve anything worthwhile.” – Walter Chrysler

“I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble” – Helen Keller

“Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton

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

“For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is.” – Goethe

“Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s levels of aspiration … and expectation.” – Jack Nicklaus

“Winners compare their achievements with their goals, while losers compare their achievements with those of other people.” – Nido Qubein~

“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

“All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts” – James Allen

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

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want” – Zig Ziglar

“To achieve great things, two things are needed – a plan, and not quite enough time.” – Leonard Bernstein

“If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don’t, you have achieved half your failure.” – David Ambrose

“That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one’s origins and one’s final achievement.” – Michael Korda

“If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.” – William A. Ward


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