Quotes by achievement

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  • Bill Laswell
    Bill Laswell
    American bass guitarist 1955-
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    Records are just moments of achievement. They're like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
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    Revolution did not necessarily involve sanguinary strife. It was not a cult of bomb and pistol. They may sometimes be mere means for its achievement.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    Sleep makes people calmer, more alert, less fearful - just plain happier, or so I see around me and in me. I am sure that if this great nation were to concentrate on getting more sleep, we would be a happier, more confident people, and that by itself would be a major achievement.
  • Robert H. Schuller
    Robert H. Schuller
    American Christian televangelist, pastor, motivational speaker, and au 1926-2015
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    Spectacular achievement is always preceded by spectacular preparation.
  • Michael Korda
    Michael Korda
    American publisher 1919-
    Michael Korda
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    Success has always been easy to measure. It is the distance between one's origins and one's final achievement.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    Surely a man has come to himself only when he has found the best that is in him, and has satisfied his heart with the highest achievement he is fit for.
  • Anna Garlin Spencer
    Anna Garlin Spencer
    American educator and feminist 1851-1931
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    The failure of women to produce genius of the first rank in most of the supreme forms of human effort has been used to block the way of all women of talent and ambition for intellectual achievement.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    The growth of the mind is the widening of the range of consciousness, and... each step forward has been a most painful and laborious achievement.
    Source: Contributions to Analytical Psychology (1928)
  • Bill Simmons
    Bill Simmons
    American sports analyst and author 1969-
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    The hardest achievement in acting - in my opinion, anyway - is nailing a role that absolutely nobody else could have played. Pacino owned Michael Corleone... but DeNiro could have owned it as well. Who else, though, but Val Kilmer could have nailed Jim Morrison? Does anyone besides Will Ferrell pull off Ron Burgundy?
  • Mack R. Douglas
    Mack R. Douglas
    American author
    Mack R. Douglas
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    The mind must see visual achievement of the purpose before action is initiated.
  • Charles J. Givens
    Charles J. Givens
    American businessman, writer, teacher
    Charles J. Givens
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    The more specific and measurable your goal, the more quickly you will be able to identify, locate, create, and implement the use of the necessary resources for its achievement.
  • Candace Bushnell
    Candace Bushnell
    American author and journalist 1958-
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    The most important thing to strive for in life is some kind of personal and professional achievement. Not as a man or a woman, but as a person.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
  • Ursula K. Le Guin
    Ursula K. Le Guin
    American author 1929-
    Ursula K. Le Guin
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    The quality of the will to power is, precisely, growth. Achievement is its cancellation. To be, the will to power must increase with each fulfillment, making the fulfillment only a step to a further one. The vaster the power gained the vaster the appetite for more.
  • Leon Edel
    Leon Edel
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    The secret of biography resides in finding the link between talent and achievement. A biography seems irrelevant if it doesn't discover the overlap between what the individual did and the life that made this possible. Without discovering that, you have shapeless happenings and gossip.
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