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Most Famous Accomplishment Quotes

If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that’s a big accomplishment. – Chris Evert

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. – Jim Rohn

We don’t know who we are until we see what we can do. – Martha Grimes

Whoever wants to reach a distant goal must take many small steps. – Helmut Schmidt

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals. – Booker T. Washington

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh. – Herodotus

Anyone who has ever made anything of importance was disciplined. – Andrew Hendrixson

What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail? – Eleanor Roosevelt

It’s easier to limit yourself, but if you do, you will never reach your true potential. – Chris Witty

People with clear, written goals, accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine. – Brian Tracy

We accomplish things by directing our desires, not by ignoring them. – Anonymous

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today. As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work. – Thomas J. Watson

Who you are tomorrow begins with what you do today. – Tim Fargo

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try. – John F. Kennedy

Your accomplishment comes from frequent intervals of taking all the necessary step each day, whatever step you take must be toward your dreams of all shapes; are acquired by continuation of taking the right step for as long as it required till your success is achieved. – Anonymous

I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. – Pearl Buck

The best way to keep charged up is to do what’s been nagging at you. – Susan Bishop

Every Accomplishment Starts With The Decision To Try. – Anonymous

You can have meaning, accomplishment, engagement and good relationships, even if you are dull on the positive affect side. – Martin Seligman

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. – Henry David Thoreau

Potential is not an endpoint but a capacity to grow and learn. – Eileen Kennedy-Moore

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm. – Thomas J. Watson

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. – Vince Lombardi

No matter what accomplishments you achieve, somebody helps you. – Althea Gibson

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People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don’t know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to. – George Herbert Allen

The feeling of accomplishment welled up inside of me, three Olympic gold medals. I knew that was something nobody could ever take away from me, ever. – Wilma Rudolph

Every big accomplishment is a series of little accomplishments. – David Joseph Schwartz

Your daily behavior reveals your deepest beliefs. – Robin Sharma

Success is assured when a person fears the pain of regret more than the pain of the process. – Orrin Woodward

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. – Thomas Carlyle

Behold the turtle, he makes progress only when it sticks its neck out. – James B. Conant

With confidence, you can reach truly amazing heights; without confidence, even the simplest accomplishments are beyond your grasp. – Jim Loehr

Nothing builds self-esteem like accomplishment. – Thomas Carlyle

Small daily improvements over time lead to stunning results. – Robin Sharma

Your ability to set goals and to make plans for their accomplishment is the master skill of success. – Brian Tracy

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. – Arnold J.

Remember that there is one thing better than making a living – making a life. – Anonymous

Sometimes it’s important to work for that pot of gold. But other times it’s essential to take time off and to make sure that your most important decision in the day simply consists of choosing which color to slide down on the rainbow. – Douglas Pagels

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph a beginning, a struggle, and a victory. – Mahatma Gandhi

To accomplish a difficult task one must first make it easy. – Marty Rubin

To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. – Anonymous

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play. – Arnold J. Toynbee

I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. – Thomas A. Edison

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. – Leonardo Da Vinci

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts. – Aristotle

Sweet is the cologne of accomplishment. – Heywood Hale Broun

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If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves. – Thomas A. Edison

Don’t mistake activity with achievement. – John Wooden

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out. – John Wooden

There shall be wings! If the accomplishment be not for me, it’s for some other. – Leonardo da Vinci

Every accomplishment start with the decision to try. Anonymous

Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight. – Lance Armstrong

You can have anything you want-if you want it badly enough. You can be anything you want to be, do anything you set out to accomplish if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. – William Adams

Success isn’t just about accomplishment. It’s also about how the things you do in your life motivate & inspire others to do something motivating & inspiring in theirs. – Zero Dean

It’s a great sense of accomplishment when you can take something and really think it’s really tough, and then all of a sudden you conquer it. That makes you feel pretty good. – Jack Nicklaus

Goals are the links in the chain that connect activity to Accomplishment. – Tom Ziglar

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

We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start. – Anonymous

Use everything you can, and you can accomplish anything you choose. – Anonymous

Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart. – Mary Lou Retton

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much. – Joan Collins

Celebrate what you’ve accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed. – Mia Hamm

I’m lazy. But it’s the lazy people who invented the wheel and the bicycle because they didn’t like walking or carrying things. – Lech Walesa

Some men dream of worthy accomplishments, while others stay awake and do them. – Unknown

There will be haters, there will be doubters, there will be non-believers, and then there will be you proving them wrong. – Anonymous

Where victims see adversity, extreme achievers see opportunity. – Robin Sharma

Every Great Accomplishment Was Believed To Be Impossible At One Time. – Anonymous

God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die. – Bill Watterson

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments. – Jim Rohn

There’s a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything’s against you; there’s no time, and even less money – you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it’s thrilling. – Eric Stoltz

Don’t tell me how hard you work. tell me how much you get done. – James Ling

The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies. – Fay Weldon

Genius is 1% inspiration, 99% perspiration. – Thomas Edison

The major lesson Tiggers need to learn is that if they don’t control their impulses, their impulses will control them. No matter how much they do, Tiggers are never satisfied because they don’t know the feeling of accomplishment that eventually comes when one persistently applies one’s will to the attaining of non-immediately-reachable goals. – Benjamin Hoff

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. – Horace Mann

A sense of accomplishment comes when you have completed the tasks for the goals you have set for yourself. – Brenda Johnson Padgitt

What is my proudest accomplishment1 I went through some pretty difficult times, and I kept my sanity. – Bill Vaughan

My accomplishments may seem small to others, but they have brought big blessings into my life. And for that, Lord, I’m forever grateful. – Myrna Gamas Cajilog

Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires. – Augustine of Hippo

Opportunities don’t happen, you create them. – Chris Grosser

When your desires are strong enough, you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve. – Napoleon Hill

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

Sweat is the cologne of accomplishment. – Heywood Hale Broun

Studies indicate that the one quality all successful people have is persistence. They’re willing to spend more time accomplishing a task and to persevere in the face of many difficult odds. There’s a very positive relationship between people’s ability to accomplish any task and the time they’re willing to spend on it. – Dr. Joyce

Success – Because you too can own this face or pure accomplishment. – Anonymous

When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you. – Lolly Daskal

It doesn’t matter how great your shoes are if you don’t accomplish anything in them. – Martina Boone

My most important professional accomplishment to date is the ability to keep working with absolutely no skills whatsoever. – Colin Mochrie

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Every accomplishment large and small. begins with the same decision, I’ll try. – Ted Key

Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience. – William Arthur Ward

You can be anything you want to be, have anything you desire, accomplish anything you set out to accomplish – if you will hold to that desire with singleness of purpose. – Robert E Lee

Obstacles are the raw materials of great accomplishment. – Tommy Newbury

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. – Thomas Carlyle

In order to achieve accomplishments, one must first accomplish determination. – Jon Walters

Some of the world’s greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible. – More Doug Larson Quotes

There is no such thing as can’t, only won’t. If you’re qualified, all it takes is a burning desire to accomplish, to make a change. Go forward, go backward. Whatever it takes! – Jan Ashford

Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort. – Walt Disney

The freedom to do your best means nothing unless you are willing to do your best. – Colin Powell

Every achievement is servitude. It compels us to higher achievement. – Albert Camus

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. – Zig Ziglar

No one rises to low expectations. – Les Brown

Let us not cease to do the utmost, that we may incessantly go forward in the way of the Lord; and let us not despair of the smallness of our accomplishments. – John Calvin

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph, a beginning, a struggle, and a victory. – Mahatma Gandhi

When you set your mind to achieve something, you must allow yourself the opportunity to get it done. – Tasha Hoggatt

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible. – Albert Einstein

We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. – Vince Lombardi

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another. – John Dewey

If we doubted our fears instead of doubting our dreams, imagine how much in life we’d accomplish. – Joel Brown

Accomplishments have no color. – Leontyne Price

Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment. -Thomas Carlyle

Hell, there are no rules here – we’re trying to accomplish something. -Thomas Alva Edison

A miracle… my biggest accomplishment is my marriage so far. Because it’s hard, everyone knows it’s hard. – Anonymous

An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men. – Thomas Fuller

Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe. – Anatole France

He who never made a mistake never made a discovery. – Samuel Smiles

Organization doesn’t really accomplish anything. Plans don’t accomplish anything, either. Theories of management don’t much matter. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds. – Colin Powell

In this life, it’s not what you hope for, it’s not what you deserve, it’s what you go and get. – Anonymous

The bigger the challenge, the bigger the sense of accomplishment when you get to the end of it. – Roz Savage

What the mind can conceive and believe, and the heart desire, you can achieve. – Norman Vincent Peale

When you feel like quitting think about why you started. – Anonymous

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to begin. – Anonymous

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. – Horace Mann

The ultimate measure of a person is not her mistakes or accomplishments, but what she does with them. – Liza M. Wiemer

Every time you acquire a new interest, even more, a new accomplishment, you increase your power of life. – William Lyon Phelps

Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement. – Florence Scovel Shinn

The best people to listen to are those who have already been successful accomplishing exactly what you are seeking to accomplish. – Brian Koslow

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. – Lao Tzu

Focus on your accomplishment not activity, what you do isn’t as important as what you get done. – Anonymous

No matter how short or long your journey to your accomplishment is, if you don’t begin you can’t get there. Beginning is difficult, but unavoidable! – Israelmore Ayivor

If you want to accomplish the goals of your life, you have to begin with the spirit. – Oprah Winfrey

That I’ve lasted is one of my greatest accomplishments. Maybe my greatest. – Lesley Visser

The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies. – Alfred A. Montapert

A man’s accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail. – John Foster Dulles

As for accomplishments, I just did what I had to do as things came along. – Eleanor Roosevelt

A man’s accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail. – John Foster Dulles

Mistakes are the stepping stones that lead to future accomplishments. – Unknown

Everyone is trying to accomplish something big, not realizing that life is made up of little things. – Frank A. Clark

powerful accomplishment quotes

The biggest challenge after success is shutting up about it. – Criss Jami

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. – Paulo Coelho

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry S. Truman

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. – Norman Vincent Peale

I feel like I’ve reached a milestone. This has been my passion. It’s an accomplishment for me, knowing that the work I’m doing (is) going to save someone’s life. – Pauletta Vaughn

If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. – Albert Einstein

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry Truman

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened – Herman Hesse

You can’t accomplish your dreams, if you can’t dream of accomplishment. – Anonymous

It’s a great accomplishment just to make it that for. – Matt Hammons

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. – Watter Bagehot

High moral character is not a precondition for great moral accomplishments. – Christopher Hitchens

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. – Harry S. Truman

Your greatest accomplishment may not be something you do but someone you raise. – Andy Stanley

Man was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds of greatness. – Zig Ziglar

The greatest doer must also be a great dreamer. – Theodore Roosevelt

The greatest accomplishment of a bartender lies in his ability to exactly suit his customer. – Harry Gordon Johnson

The greatest feeling of accomplishment for me is the fact that I was an athlete who was somewhat disabled. – Bill Toomey

It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life’s greatest reward. – John C. Portman Jr.

Successful people never worry about what others are doing. – Anonymous

To achieve the highest accomplishments within the scope of our capabilities in all walks of life we must constantly strive to acquire strong, healthy bodies and develop our minds to the limits of our ability. – Joseph H. Pilates

Accomplishment is socially judged by ill defined criteria so that one has to rely on others to find out how one is doing – Albert Bandura

To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. – Kahlil Gibran

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

To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act. – Anatole France

The greatest accomplishment is not in never failing, but in rising again after you fall. – Vince Lombardi

Today’s accomplishments were yesterday’s impossibilities. – Robert H. Schuller

There exists a sacred strength for every great accomplishment. – Lailah Gifty Akita

If you set out to be liked you will accomplish nothing. – Margaret Thatcher

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. – Abraham Lincoln

Being varied is something I do instinctively and naturally. I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment. – Sarah Brightman

It’s no use saying, “”We are doing our best.”” You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. – Winston S. Churchill “

A great accomplishment shouldn’t be the end of the road, just the starting point for the next leap forward. – Harvey Mackay

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory. – Mahatma Gandhi

You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals. – Booker T. Washington

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia. – Charles Lindbergh

Too many people are living for compliments, instead of living for accomplishments. – Anonymous

Great accomplishments start with great aspirations. – Gary Hamel

The intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more. – Ed Parker

It is perhaps life’s greatest accomplishment to live to old age, maintaining one’s wits, one’s sense of humor, one’s health, and one’s charm. – Yehudi Menuhin

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