Quotes: achievement

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  • Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    Wilferd Arlan Peterson
    American author 1900-1995
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    Big thinking precedes great achievement.
  • The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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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.
  • John Wooden
    John Wooden
    American basketball player and head coach 1910-2010
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    Don't mistake activity for 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.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
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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.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Art, the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
  • 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.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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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.
  • 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
  • Ayn Rand
    Ayn Rand
    Russian Writer, Philosopher 1905-1982
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    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.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
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    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.
  • As for the single market, the E.U.'s landmark achievement, there is no question that a euro zone breakup would severely disrupt its operation in the short run.
  • Brad Sherman
    Brad Sherman
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    As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions.
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