Quotes by achievement

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  • Adam Clayton Powell
    Adam Clayton Powell
    American politician and pastor 1908-1972
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    Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
  • Jack Kinder
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    High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.
  • Lois McMaster Bujold
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    American speculative fiction writer 1949-
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    I don't confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow is…the higher achievement.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    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
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
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    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.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    Peace is never a perfect achievement.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows.
  • Bo Bennett
    Bo Bennett
    American author 1972-
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    The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
  • Vauvenargues
    Vauvenargues
    French philosopher 1715-1747
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    The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and make the most of one's resources.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    The humorous man recognizes that absolute purity, absolute justice, absolute logic and perfection are beyond human achievement and that men have been able to live happily for thousands of years in a state of genial frailty.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle ''promise'' from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.
  • Louis Dudek
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    There are two kinds of people; those who are always well and those who are always sick. Most of the evils of the world come from the first sort and most of the achievement from the second.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    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
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
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