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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.
Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
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.
A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.
Be sure when you step, step with care and great tact. And remember that life's a great balancing act. And will you succeed? Yes! you will, indeed! (98 and ¾ percent guaranteed). Kid, you'll move mountains.
Theodor Seuss Geisel
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
Dwight D. Eisenhower
John R. Wooden
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Personal Stories About ‘Achievement’
The Cancer MoneySubmitted by lexi
It was my winter break, and I went to my grandparents house. My aunt was there and she was telling me about how her class raised money for a cancer organization. Right then I knew what i was doing that winter break raise 500$ for cancer. Then next day I set up an account and just then somebody donated 36$...
The Search For Real FoodSubmitted by Anonymous
When Hai started college, he weighed over 250 pounds, healthy food choices were difficult for him, and he was emotionally distraught. However, when he left home for college, he was able for the first time to start taking his life and weight into his own hands. He started by shopping at a local farmer's market, an...
Self AppraisalSubmitted by Yogesh
A little boy went into a drug store, reached for a soda carton and pulled it over to the telephone. He climbed onto the carton so that he could reach the buttons on the phone and proceeded to punch in seven digits (phone number). The store-owner observed and listened to the conversation: Boy : "Lady, Can you...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Achievement’
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....
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...
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...
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Don't let perfection be the enemy of accomplishment. You have to know when "good enough" is good enough.
Fantastic Story !!
Arshath, Sri Lanka - Colombo
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