Quotes by achievement

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  • Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    American author 1900-1995
    Wilferd Arlan Peterson
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    Big thinking precedes great achievement.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
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    Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a keen pulsating desire which transcends everything.
  • Mack R. Douglas
    Mack R. Douglas
    American author
    Mack R. Douglas
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    The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    ''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.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
    John Wooden
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    Don't mistake activity for achievement.
  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
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    Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement.
  • Florence Scovel Shinn
    Florence Scovel Shinn
    American artist, writer
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    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.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
    Napoleon Hill
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    Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
  • Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Poetry is the achievement of the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    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.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
    James Thurber
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    Art, the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
  • Bart Conner
    Bart Conner
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    Chance can allow you to accomplish a goal every once in a while, but consistent achievement happens only if you love what you are doing.
  • Edward Dahlberg
    Edward Dahlberg
    American novelist, essayist and autobiographer 1900-1977
    Edward Dahlberg
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    Everything ultimately fails, for we die, and that is either the penultimate failure or our most enigmatical achievement.
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