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None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Myra Conn Livingston
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals!
Booker T. Washington
Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.
Sir Winston Churchill
William G.T. Shedd
College is something you complete. Life is something you experience. So don't worry about your grade, or the results or success. Success is defined in myriad ways, and you will find it, and people will no longer be grading you, but it will come from your own internal sense of decency.
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Personal Stories About ‘Achievement’
Goodbye Ed, Hello MeSubmitted by Elicia Clark
I was bullied in school for as long as I can remember, got kicked, pinched, called fat and ugly, which only got worse as the years passed by. I spent all my time at home on the computer as an escape from real life. Since I was hearing that I was fat so often, I started believing it. I thought that maybe if I just...
A Dream Come TrueSubmitted by Daniel
When I was young, my household consisted of my mother, my grandmother, and my uncle. I had no contact with my father. My mother took a passive role in my upbringing causing my grandmother to raise me primarily. I lost her to severe pneumonia when I was 10. My mother tried to continue my grandmother's efforts;...
Nver Say NeverSubmitted by Rachel and Katie
People all over the world have been through a lot in their life. They have to deal with certai things and have to do things that are unique. No matter what you are dealing with in life do your best and never say never.You can do anything you put your mind to. Dont ever give up and keep going no matter how hard or...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Achievement’
Brian SchaetzSubmitted by Adam Skaletski
I love the game of football. Next year i will have the unique opportunity to play college football and make new friends. Not a lot of people get this, some stay in the same town for the rest of their lives. My role model, Brian Schaetz, is not one of them. He was one of those very Few people to leave the...
Linda WynkoopSubmitted by Maricruz Flores
Linda Wynkoop, great Spanish & English teacher. Always working the extra mile for her students. She has been a single mom and not only working hard as mom & professional educator, also getting a Master Degree. Promoting the Latino Culture, creating a Folkloric Dance group for after school activities. Linda...
Shawn JohnsonSubmitted by Maddie Teeter
Shawn Johnson is one of the strongest girls I know to compete Gymnastics. She was just 15 years old when she competed in the Olympic trails. She went to the Olympics in 2008 and competed all four events with Nastia Luiken. She won gold for floor and beam. She also got another team gold medal so she had 3 in all....
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I love these quotes! They help inspire me to do my best every day. Self-talk and positive affirmation is key to success.
"Winning here is a conscious decision. Make up your mind whether you want to pass - or choose to fail."
Great quote from the movie "Lone Survivor".
FREEDOM FROM SELF TOARMENT IS FREEDOM WHAT WAS TRUELY HOW ONE'SSELF IS MENT TO BE~
STUART D MAYES, LOUISVILLE KY
In 1955, Mr. Jim Huxel, the Principal of my school, pulled me out of the classroom and into his office wherein he gave me swats with a wood panel. I asked him Why me. There were other kids goofing around. Why did you pull only me out of the class.He said, "Because you are smart, you have talent, you can make it - I care about you. Stop goofing around and apply yourself and you will be successful.
I walked out of his office with a very sore butt however, I felt fantastic. Someone cares about me, someone thinks I have talent. Ï can do it - Mr. Huxel said so --- and he was right.
bob rice, Rio Vista, California
I love you Obrah, I love your way of helping the community I need to do a lot of achievements to my community, but I need to a Fund Raising plan and projects and I need your help, my organization's mission is to help the Orphans and the poor and needy children.
Ragaa Mohamed, Springfield, VA
man can reach his perfection by raising his conciousness
collins andrew, dar es salaam tanzania
that's so good
tyzirion, 510 morris st.
In short achievement is healthy progress.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga
Strive Ever Harder Toward Your Dreams You Wont Be Denied
Shannon C., nc
Live a bunch of experiences. Have as many great ones as possible.
Eric Fischer, El Dorado Hills California
Nice site! Need more of it.
I don't see that achievement is the word success. sometimes things are no longer achievable. Achievement is a hope for me. To continue doing things even though it looks not achievable in time but still there's hope,its still success and achievement. It transcends the mere evidences in life.
peport p., philippines
Think positive to achieve everything! Always start the day with a smile and do what are the things that will make you happy! Achievements are best cherished if you don't hit anything, just be humble and achieve what you want...
Ernest Alfred C. Burgos, Philippines
Now THIS is what I'm talking about! Even though rationality isn't even on the list, this is the next best thing and I'm glad to see it in the top ten.
Eric, Arlington, Texas
I try to do my best to steer young people in the right direction. Some of them don't want to even hear what I am trying to tell them so I go to others and am happy if one of them listens. I would be a happy camper if I could reach more young people.
Patricia Green, Ferriday,La.
I am planning for the senior year of my middle child Jordyn. Jordy is a 3.985 gpa twenty first century scholar student and a 4 year track athlete as well. She will graduate this May with high academic honors diploma from sullivan high school and go to Franklin or Grace college in the fall. What an achievement Thank you Lord for mercy and grace everyday for her and my other two teenage children.
bonnie J Stowers, Merom, Indiana
I acheived alot of things over the past month! YAY! :)
Mitchell Simpson, Norway House,Manitoba
In Maaori, the native tongue of New Zealand, the word for values is 'pumanawa'. Pu = centre, core, cause, stump, heart, foundation. Manawa = heart. As you know, we all live out of our values, whether good or bad. Those that are contrary to being 'tika' or 'true', manifest through emotional pain and destructive behaviours. These values are sown into us at an early age and eventually bear fruit. The fruit tree is an excellent picture of this. As David Riddell (top counsellor and creator of the 'School of Living Wisdom') says, if we don't check the foundations, we cannot affect the repairs. Noho ora mai
Sean, New Zealand
we the hispanic people came to america to achieve a dream,a goal and I see people everyday doing it
lo estamos logrando
Ismael D, S,, Houston Tx, USA
I love these quotes so much. I think it is good to achieve new goals in life, and at the same time help us to be a little better. Thanks to all people who write these quotes.