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Wilferd Arlan Peterson
American author 1900-1995+8
Big thinking precedes great achievement.
The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
American self-help author 1883-1970+2
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010+2
Don't mistake activity for achievement.
Florence Scovel Shinn
American artist, writer+2
Every great work, every great accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
Scottish writer 1812-1904+1
''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so - to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.
American cartoonist 1894-1961+1
Art, the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
American industrialist 1863-1947+1
Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
American self-help author 1883-1970+1
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799+1
It is no great art to say something briefly when, like Tacitus, one has something to say; when one has nothing to say, however, and none the less writes a whole book and makes truth into a liar - that I call an achievement.
Fred A. Allen
American comic 1894-1957+1
It is probably not love that makes the world go around, but rather those mutually supportive alliances through which partners recognize their dependence on each other for the achievement of shared and private goals.
American writer and publisher 1859-1915+1
Thoroughness characterizes all successful men. Genius is the art of taking infinite pains. All great achievement has been characterized by extreme care, infinite painstaking, even to the minutest detail.
Unusually rapid growth cannot keep up forever; when a company has already registered a brilliant expansion, its very increase in size makes a repetition of its achievement more difficult.Source: The Intelligent Investor Ch. 7, Portfolio Policy: The Positive Side, p. 75
Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-19820
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
All the political movements of our country that have hitherto played any important role in our modern history had been lacking in the ideal at the achievement of which they aimed. Revolutionary movement is no exception.