Quotes: achievements

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  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking.
    Source: British Telecom advertentie (1993)
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea.
  • Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou
    African-American poet and writer 1928-
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    All great achievements require time.
  • David J. Schwartz
    David J. Schwartz
    American motivational writer and coach 1927-1987
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    All great achievements require time.
  • Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
  • David J. Schwartz
    David J. Schwartz
    American motivational writer and coach 1927-1987
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    Believe Big. The size of your success is determined by the size of your belief. Think little goals and expect little achievements. Think big goals and win big success. Remember this, too! Big ideas and big plans are often easier - certainly no more difficult - than small ideas and small plans.
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    Cherish you visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate achievements.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
  • Agnes Repplier
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus 1858-1950
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    Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements.
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
    Claude Lévi-Strauss
    French antropologist 1908-2009
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    Enthusiastic partisans of the idea of progress are in danger of failing to recognize... the immense riches accumulated by the human race. By underrating the achievements of the past, they devalue all those which still remain to be accomplished.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.
  • Ann Bancroft
    Ann Bancroft
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    Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements.
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
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    Good is somebody who delivered and allowed the company to overcome obstacles, without leaving a profound impact on its culture. Great is somebody who leads his company to achievements and performance and value that nobody was expecting it had.
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