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Achievement Quotes

The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone.

Author: Lady Stella Reading


The truth of the matter is that there's nothing you can't accomplish if: (1) You clearly decide what it is that you're absolutely committed to achieving, (2) You're willing to take massive action, (3) You notice what's working or not, and (4) You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want, using whatever life gives you along the way.

Author: Anthony Robbins (1960)

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Peak Performance Expert / Consultant

Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-idea individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.

Author: Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1861-1933)

Profession: American Poet, Sister of Theodore Roosevelt

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.

Author: Eddie Robinson

Profession: College Football Coach

I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.

Author: Dr. Jonas Salk (1914-1995)

Profession: Virologist, Discovered The First Vaccine Against Poliomyelitis

The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are.

Author: Johann Friedrich Von Schiller (1759-1805)

Profession: German Dramatist, Poet, Historian

Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.

Author: George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)

Profession: Irish-born British Dramatist

''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so -- to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself.

Author: Samuel Smiles (1812-1904)

Profession: Scottish Author

Said will be a little ahead, but done should follow at his heel.

Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892)

Profession: British Baptist Preacher

It's not the having, it's the getting.

Author: Elizabeth Taylor (1932)

Profession: British-born American Actress

So much to do, so little done, such things to be.

Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

Profession: British Poet

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

Author: Margaret Thatcher (1925)

Profession: British Stateswoman, Prime Minister (1979-90)

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?

Author: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Profession: American Essayist, Poet, Naturalist

Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and importance, although difficult, is the highroad to pride, self-esteem, and personal satisfaction.

Author: Brian Tracy

Profession: American Trainer, Speaker, Author, Businessman

Accomplishment is easiest when we work the hardest, and it is hardest when we work the easiest.

Author: Source Unknown