Quotes: achieve

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  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    Love is only the dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Believe that you possess a basic goodness, which is the foundation for the greatness you can ultimately achieve.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Help others achieve their dreams and you will achieve yours.
  • Morarji Desai
    Morarji Desai
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    It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    When your desires are strong enough you will appear to possess superhuman powers to achieve.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve.
  • Anne Spencer
    Anne Spencer
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    A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    About the most originality that any writer can hope to achieve honestly is to steal with good judgment.
  • Charles J. Givens
    Charles J. Givens
    American businessman, writer, teacher
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    Achieve success in any area of life by identifying the optimum strategies and repeating them until they become habits.
  • Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.
    Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
  • All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
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