Achievement Quotes

Enjoy our collection of famous inspirational achievement quotes. Reflect on the sayings and quotes and always remember that you can achieve whatever you set your mind on; reading the quotes and sayings from these famous people rienforces this.
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Achievements give us a sense of accomplishment, a sense of confidence.

All achievements, all earned riches, have their beginning in an idea. Napoleon Hill

Never mistake activity for achievement. John Wooden

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. Ayn Rand

Achievement results from work realizing ambition. Adam Ant

Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently. William Arthur Ward

The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness. Sigmund Freud

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. Napoleon Hill

Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our achievements of today are but the sum total of our thoughts of yesterday. You are today where the thoughts of yesterday have brought you and you will be tomorrow where the thoughts of today take you. Blaise Pascal

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. Napoleon Hill

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else. Albert Einstein

I'm glad I did it, partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again Mark Twain

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary

Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. Albert Einstein

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation. Charles F. Kettering

When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better. Author Unknown

You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want Zig Ziglar

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A dream becomes a goal when action is taken toward its achievement. Bo Bennett

A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. Kurt Lewin

Achievement brings its own anticlimax. Maya Angelou

Big thinking precedes great achievement. Wilferd A. Peterson

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men. Plato

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. Vince Lombardi

Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. The only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; it's who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment. Anthony Robbins

The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval. Denis Waitley

It is important that you recognize your progress and take pride in your accomplishments. Share your achievements with others. Brag a little. The recognition and support of those around you is nurturing. Rosemarie Rossetti

The starting point of all achievement is desire. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desires bring weak results, just as a small amount of fire makes a small amount of heat. Napoleon Hill

Nothing limits achievement like small thinking; nothing expands possibilities like unleashed imagination. William Arthur Ward

All great achievements require time. Maya Angelou

Winners compare their achievements with their goals, while losers compare their achievements with those of other people. Nido Qubein

All personal achievement starts in the mind of the individual. Your personal achievement starts in your mind. The first step is to know exactly what your problem, goal or desire is. W. Clement Stone

A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. He inspires the power and energy to get it done. Ralph Lauren

Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement. Henry Ford

Don't limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. Mary Kay Ash

Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement. Nelson Mandela

One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular. Anthony Robbins

To desire is to obtain; to aspire is to achieve. James Allen

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Success is achieved by development of our strengths, not by elimination of our weakness. Marilyn Vos Savant

One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve. George Allen

There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure. Paulo Coelho

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply. Denis Waitley

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well. Abraham Lincoln

Those who achieve happiness understand the basic fact that regardless of how much fun you're having or how many things you accomplish, life through the lens of history is incredibly short. Ian K. Smith, M.D., happy Simple Steps to Get the Most Out of Life

To become proficient in any field you must practise. There is simply no achievement without practice and the more practice, provided it is done intelligently, the greater will the proficiency be and the sooner will it be attained. Emmet Fox, Make Your Life Worth While

You are never closer to achieving your goals then the moment before you quit. Mark Black