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The happiest people are those who discover that what they should be doing and what they are doing are the same thing.
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
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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
Robert F. Kennedy
To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
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
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you had to overcome to reach your goals!
Booker T. Washington
William G.T. Shedd
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Personal Stories About ‘Achievement’
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...
DunnoSubmitted by Edgar V.
I was watching TV and saw NBA Finals and it was the Miami Heat vs Ock this was back in 2012. And before the game there was a documentary about Lebron James and how his life was, and I saw how bad his life was and what he had to do to make his dreams come true. And one of his big let downs was getting cut from his...
The WaySubmitted by Zechariah S.
Hello my name is Zechariah Sawyer and i am what some of us would call a “martial artist”,for as long as i can remember I have always loved martial arts i would jump around and pretend i was “karate kid” but one day as we were driving down the road my dreams started to unfold as my dad began talking about his...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Achievement’
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...
akuel majoukSubmitted by atong
One of my personal heroes is my cousin. She attended Creighton University and was one of the smartest people I know. She grew up with six brothers and one sister- her the oldest. That was a lot of responsibility for her. I was also kind of jealous of her because she always got straight A’s. She was one of those...
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...
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MAKING A DIFFERENCE
CLASS AND GRACE
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