Quotations on Accomplishment

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Hitherto I have courted Truth with a kind of Romantick Passion, in spite of all Difficulties and Discouragements: for knowledge is thought so unnecessary an Accomplishment for a Woman, that few will give themselves the Trouble to assist us in the Attainment of it.
- Mary Astell
(Keywords: Truth, Thought, Knowledge, Accomplishment, Difficulties, Passion, Trouble, Will, Woman)

Even on education, his one accomplishment, the Leave No Child Behind Act, and he has left it unfunded.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: Education, Accomplishment, Act)

I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense.
- Harold Brodkey
(Keywords: Life, Accomplishment, Intellect, Nonsense)

Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
- Eric Butterworth
(Keywords: Achievement, Accomplishment, Man, Nothing)

Nothing stops the man who desires to achieve. Every obstacle is simply a course to develop his achievement muscle. It's a strengthening of his powers of accomplishment.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Achievement, Accomplishment, Man, Nothing)

Torment, for some men, is a need, an appetite, and an accomplishment.
- Emile M. Cioran
(Keywords: Men, Accomplishment, Appetite)

Real rebels are rarely anything but second rate outside their rebellion; the drain of time and temper is ruinous to any other accomplishment.
- James Gould Cozzens
(Keywords: Time, Accomplishment, Rebellion, Temper)

I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make, you have to work for. And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life, definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off. It's not just a cliche.
- Cameron Diaz
(Keywords: Work, Life, Accomplishment, Hard work, Years)

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
- Thomas A. Edison
(Keywords: Work, Intelligence, Purpose, Accomplishment, Being, Planning, Production)

Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
- Erik Erikson
(Keywords: Love, Mistake, Failure, Accomplishment, Children, Joy, Want)

If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life, and there's going to be a life after tennis that's a lot longer than your tennis life.
- Chris Evert
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Winning, Accomplishment, Losing, Rest, Tennis)

Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.
- Arnold H. Glasgow
(Keywords: Heart, Accomplishment, Blood, Nothing)

All the breaks you need in life wait within your imagination, Imagination is the workshop of your mind, capable of turning mind energy into accomplishment and wealth.
- Napoleon Hill
(Keywords: Imagination, Life, Wealth, Accomplishment, Energy, Mind)

The love of these people and of my fans mean more than any award or special accomplishment.
- Wynonna Judd
(Keywords: Love, People, Accomplishment, Fans)

Love in marriage should be the accomplishment of a beautiful dream, and not, as it too often is, the end.
- Alphonse Karr
(Keywords: Love, Marriage, Dream, Accomplishment, End)

To be loved is important as is having a sense of accomplishment but to love is equally important in life especially when it is combined with taking action to do something for someone else to make their life better.
- Richard Kiel
(Keywords: Life, Love, Action, Accomplishment, Sense)

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc
(Keywords: Money, Accomplishment, Pride)

In Japan, mothers insist on achievement and accomplishment as a sign of love and respect. Thus to fail places children in a highly shamed situation.
- Michael Lewis
(Keywords: Love, Achievement, Accomplishment, Children, Mothers, Respect)

There is a real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment.
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Keywords: Enthusiasm, Accomplishment, Difference, Magic, Mediocrity)

It is through accomplishment that man makes his contribution and contribution is life's greatest reward.
- John Portman
(Keywords: Life, Accomplishment, Man, Reward)

Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
- Helen Rowland
(Keywords: Art, Accomplishment, Fault, Lies, Man)

Every great work, every big accomplishment, has been brought into manifestation through holding to the vision, and often just before the big achievement, comes apparent failure and discouragement.
- Florence Scovel Shinn
(Keywords: Work, Achievement, Failure, Vision, Accomplishment, Discouragement)

You would have to say his number one accomplishment has been to inspire a sense of confidence in the country. That confidence, that optimism, not only gives President Obama a political cushion, but it could have a real world economic impact.
- George Stephanopoulos
(Keywords: Optimism, Accomplishment, Confidence, Country, President, Sense, World)

The supreme accomplishment is to blur the line between work and play.
- Arnold J. Toynbee
(Keywords: Work, Accomplishment, Play)

It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Keywords: People, Accomplishment, Attention)

I saw as a teacher how, if you take that spark of learning that those children have, and you ignite it, you can take a child from any background to a lifetime of creativity and accomplishment.
- Paul Wellstone
(Keywords: Creativity, Accomplishment, Children, Learning)

But with the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear.
- Reese Witherspoon
(Keywords: Fear, Determination, Accomplishment, Coaching, Film, Overcoming, Right)

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