Quotations on Accomplishments

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For this reason, it is essential that our Nation's rural transportation professionals be provided with the necessary tools and support to promote and showcase the value, benefits, and accomplishments of rural transportation planning and development.
- Kit Bond
(Keywords: Development, Accomplishments, Benefits, Nation, Planning, professionals, Reason, Support, Tools, Value)

Her death contributed to my later interest in studying biochemistry, an interest that has not been fulfilled in the sense that my accomplishments remain more at the basic than the applied level.
- Paul D. Boyer
(Keywords: Death, Accomplishments, Interest, Sense)

However, I hope I am also judged on my accomplishments as an actor and not just on my pretty face!
- Jonathan Brandis
(Keywords: Hope, Accomplishments, Actor, Pretty)

I would like to be remembered as a guy who had a set of priorities, and was willing to live by those priorities. In terms of accomplishments, my biggest accomplishment is that I kept the country safe amidst a real danger.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Accomplishment, Accomplishments, Country, Danger, Priorities)

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Accomplishments, May, Weight)

The big biography of Lincoln necessarily had to do so much with his political career, his ambitions, his accomplishments in public, with less time to spend on his private life, his inner life, and I thought this might be a way of getting at that.
- David Herbert Donald
(Keywords: Time, Life, Thought, Accomplishments, Biography, Career, Public)

A man's accomplishments in life are the cumulative effect of his attention to detail.
- John Foster Dulles
(Keywords: Life, Accomplishments, Attention, Detail, Effect, Man)

I thought I would reflect here on a theme most scientists enjoy recalling: the part luck played in their accomplishments.
- Edmond H. Fischer
(Keywords: Thought, Accomplishments, Luck, Scientists)

The most glorious moments in your life are not the so-called days of success, but rather those days when out of dejection and despair you feel rise in you a challenge to life, and the promise of future accomplishments.
- Gustave Flaubert
(Keywords: Life, Success, Accomplishments, Challenge, Despair, Future, Moments, Promise)

If Americans want to see results instead of rhetoric, if taxpayers would like solutions instead of sound bites, and hard work instead of horse trading, I suggest you take a short look, and it won't take much longer, at the accomplishments of this Congress.
- Alcee Hastings
(Keywords: Work, Accomplishments, Americans, Congress, Hard work, Results, Rhetoric, Sound, Want)

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
- Herodotus
(Keywords: People, Knowledge, Accomplishments, May, Weight)

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.
- Charles Lindbergh
(Keywords: Life, Accomplishments, Sense, Wilderness)

Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Time, Accomplishments, Man, Will)

The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
- Orison Swett Marden
(Keywords: Quality, Achievement, Accomplishments, Man, Self, Will)

I had no accomplishments except surviving. But that isn't enough in the community where I came from, because everybody was doing it. So I wasn't prepared for America, where everybody is glowing with good teeth and good clothes and food.
- Frank McCourt
(Keywords: Food, Accomplishments, America, Clothes, Community)

I've never really spent a lot of time thinking about my individual accomplishments actually.
- Mark Messier
(Keywords: Time, Accomplishments, Thinking)

I've been a very lucky guy. I played on championship teams. I played for Canada. I've won some awards and I'm very proud of those accomplishments. But I don't think there's anything greater than to come home and to be recognized at home. This is the pinnacle.
- Bobby Orr
(Keywords: Home, Accomplishments, Awards, Canada)

Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures-in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Keywords: Men, Accomplishments, Voice)

Man, unlike anything organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments.
- John Steinbeck
(Keywords: Work, Accomplishments, Man, Stairs, Universe)

Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.
- Nikola Tesla
(Keywords: Work, Truth, Accomplishments, Evaluate, Future, Present)

We know these men are professionals whose services are up for bid and whose bags are packed, and yet we call them our own and take personal, even civic pride in their accomplishments.
- John Thorn
(Keywords: Men, Accomplishments, Pride, professionals)

George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
- Mark Twain
(Keywords: Lie, Accomplishments, Washington, Youth)

The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.
- Barbara Walters
(Keywords: Sports, People, Accomplishments, Man, Nothing)

I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
- Earl Warren
(Keywords: Sports, People, Accomplishments, First, Man, Nothing)

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas and enthusiasm.
- Thomas J. Watson
(Keywords: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Accomplishments, Man)

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.
- Thomas John Watson, Sr.
(Keywords: Ideas, Enthusiasm, Accomplishments, Man)

Man can acquire accomplishments or he can become an animal, whichever he wants. God makes the animals, man makes himself.
- Alfred North Whitehead
(Keywords: God, Accomplishments, Animals, Man)









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