ACHIEVEMENT

is to accomplish something by superior ability or special effort.

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

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970);
motivational author

“That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.”

Neil Armstrong (born 1930);
first person to set foot on the moon

“Scatter confetti over the floor, sweep an old year out the door!”

Myra Conn Livingston

“You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis. ”

Henry Ford (1863-1947);
founder of Ford Motor Company

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. ”

Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968);
64th US Attorney General

“The happiest people are those who discover that what they should be doing and what they are doing are the same thing.”

Unknown

“Well done is better than well said.”

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790);
politician, writer, scientist

“It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”

Oprah Winfrey (born 1954);
American television host, publisher

“Accomplishments will prove to be a journey, not a destination.”

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969);
34th U.S. President

“Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction. ”

Al Bernstein American sportscaster

“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 (1803-1882);
Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist

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

Tom Robbins (born 1936);
novelist, short story writer, essayist

“There is joy in work. There is no happiness except in the realization that we have accomplished something.”

Henry Ford (1863-1947);
founder of Ford Motor Company

“Your vocation in life is where your greatest joy meets the world's greatest need.”

Frederick Buechner (born 1926);
educator, writer, theologian

“There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.”

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963);
novelist

“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.”

William G.T. Shedd (1820-1894);
theologian, teacher, pastor

“A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving. ”

Ayn Rand (1905-1982);
writer, philosopher

“You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals!”

Booker T. Washington (1856-1915);
American political leader, author

“Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.”

Bill Cosby (born 1937);
comedian, actor

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

Willam F. Scolavino

“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 (1874-1965);
British statesman, prime minister, author, Nobel Prize winner

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STUART D MAYES 2 months ago from 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 3 months ago from 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 4 months ago from Springfield, VA

man can reach his perfection by raising his conciousness
collins andrew 5 months ago from dar es salaam tanzania

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