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I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -- that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been.

Author: C. Hoppe


God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

To spend life for something which outlasts it.

Author: William James (1842-1910)

Profession: American Psychologist, Professor, Author

I want to put a ding in the universe.

Author: Steve Jobs (1955)

Profession: American Businessman, Founder of Apple Computers

Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.

Author: Benjamin Jowett (1817-1893)

Profession: British Scholar

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality

Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)

Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist

Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement.

Author: Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958)

Profession: American Engineer, Inventor

High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.

Author: Jack Kinder


Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.

Author: Charles Kuralt

Profession: American TV Commentator

We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune.

Author: Jean De La Fontaine (1621-1695)

Profession: French Poet

One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day.

Author: Alan Lakein

Profession: American Time Management Expert, Author, Trainer

There is a woman at the beginning of all great things.

Author: Alphonse De Lamartine (1790-1869)

Profession: French Poet, Statesman, Historian

Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.

Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg (1742-1799)

Profession: German Physicist, Satirist