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Achievement Quotes

Let us, then, be up and doing, with a heart for any fate; still achieving, still pursuing, learn to labor and to wait.

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1819-1892)

Profession: American Poet

Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.

Author: Golo Mann (1909)

Profession: German Historian, Son of Thomas Mann

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

Author: Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924)

Profession: American Author, Founder of Success Magazine

Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.

Author: Foster C. Mcclellan


The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies.

Author: Alfred A. Montapert

Profession: American Author

The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit.

Author: Dwight Whitney Morrow (1873-1931)

Profession: American Lawyer, Banker, diplomat

Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.

Author: George Orwell (1903-1950)

Profession: British Author, ''Animal Farm''

I attempt an arduous task; but there is no worth in that which is not a difficult achievement.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare.

Author: Mal Pancoast


Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that.

Author: Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993)

Profession: American Christian Reformed Pastor, Speaker, Author

You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched.

Author: Phaedrus

Profession: Macedonian Inventor and Writer

I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune.

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

The journey is the reward.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.

Author: Otto Rank (1884-1939)

Profession: Vienna-born Psychoanalyst