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ACHIEVEMENT

Achievement is to accomplish something by superior ability or special effort.

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  • “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 British Statesman, Prime Minister, Author, Nobel Prize Winner

  • “Well done is better than well said.”

    —Benjamin Franklin Politician, Writer, Scientist

  • “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.”

    —Napoleon Hill Motivational Author

  • “To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.”

    —Tom Robbins Novelist, Short Story Writer, Essayist

  • “The height of your accomplishments will equal the depth of your convictions.”

    —Willam F. Scolavino

Stories About Achievement

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Submitted 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...

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To Hell And Back

Submitted by Chaplain Dale Ray

I Was A Crack addict And Homeless Person For 20 Yrs Today I Have Been Clean And Sober For 13 yrs I Just Wanna Make A...

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Have A Dream Of Owning My Own Business

Submitted by Ricky White

It has been a dream of mine for the last five years to own my own business. It has been so hard for me over these five years...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Maud Shifamba

s of 2012 Maud Chifamba was the youngest university student in Africa.[1] She was born in 1997 in Zimbabwe and was accepted...

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L'issa L. Gates, M.D.

Dr. L'Issa L. Gates is one of the preeminent physicians in the Greater New Orleans Metropolitan area. She is a...

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Roseanne

Dear mom,

I knew it was thanksgiving and i thgought it would be sweet to do...

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"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".
ChrisP, Bethesda, MD

FREEDOM FROM SELF TOARMENT IS FREEDOM WHAT WAS TRUELY HOW ONE'SSELF IS MENT TO BE~
STUART D MAYES, LOUISVILLE KY

My hero: 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
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.
gary, oklahoma

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.
Belen, Spain

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