Explore the value of Achievement
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
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
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.
To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good of others, to love with such generosity of heart that your love is still a dear possession in absence or unkindness - these are the gifts which money cannot buy.
Robert Louis Stevenson
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals!
Booker T. Washington
The moment of truth, the sudden emergence of a new insight, is an act of intuition. Such intuitions give the appearance of miraculous flushes, or short-circuits of reasoning. In fact they may be likened to an immersed chain, of which only the beginning and the end are visible above the surface of consciousness. The diver vanishes at one end of the chain and comes up at the other end, guided by invisible links.
DO YOUR PART
We are not here merely to make a living. We are here to enrich the world with a finer spirit of hope and achievement- and we impoverish ourselves if we forget the errand.
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
And he gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn, or two blades of grass, to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to his country, than the whole race of politicians put together.
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Personal Stories About ‘Achievement’
Flipped 180Submitted by Suzy Shirley
For 5 years I used drugs and alcohol to make me feel accepted. I then used heroin for 2 years. I'm 19 years old and bout 6 months sober. I've never been more happy or grateful. I just got my own car, I've never had a car of my own. I also am part of a private art class, yoga class, and volunteer at an animal...
Sergeant CharlesSubmitted by Prisca Charles
Charles was born in a third-world country, and moved to the U.S at the age of one. He had many tribulations throughout his life just as any kid would, but thankfully he achieved a lot of things. He started from the bottom, to end up at the university of CT (UConn) with a brand new car, and not to mention he...
Good HelpingSubmitted by Phil long
if you help others and don't get any thing good back it's ok because in the future you will.
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Achievement’
Keith Dye LSubmitted by Eric Dye
A man by the name of Keith Dye introduced himself into my life in 1981. Keith served 24 years in the Air Force, retiring as a E-9 after defending our country in many different capacities. Keith was a high school drop out who later got a GED and graduated college with a degree in Business, all while raising three...
Hilary PSubmitted by Gerogia P.
Do you have a person you look up to? Well I do, it is my mom. I look up to her because she is nice, smart,fun,good with computers, and creative. She is nice because when you get in trouble she is not going to yell at you. She is going to just give you a warning. Also she is nice to other people. She helps them...
Tressie SSubmitted by
My Hero My aunt Tressie is my hero because she is successful. She is always smiling. She is smart and hard working. She is extremely funny. Tressie is super pretty. She is so nice. She always has good advice. Tressie never seems to have a bad day, always happy. She found an awesome husband. She is very...
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LIVE YOUR DREAMS
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
DO THY BEST
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
CLASS AND GRACE
DO YOUR PART
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
"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.
Nothing can stop you from anything you want to do, providing your motives are pure, your goals are just, and, great or small, you give your all. If you believe it, you can achieve it.
Roger E., BC