Achievement Proverbs

Sayings about Achievement

Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one’s levels of aspirations and expectations. ~ Saying

Accomplishment of purpose is better than making a profit. ~ Nigerien Proverbs

Greatness is not achieved with violence. ~ African Proverb

An accomplishment sticks to a person. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you. ~ African Proverb

God’s goal will be achieved when everyone is content with himself. ~ Breton Proverbs

Who begins too much accomplishes little. ~ German Proverbs

Not much is achieved where everyone gives the orders. ~ Portuguese Proverbs

He who boasts of his accomplishments will heap ridicule. ~ Phillipine Proverbs

A man who cannot tolerate small ills can never accomplish great things. ~ Chinese Proverbs

Birth, ancestry, and that which you yourself have not achieved can hardly be called your own. ~ Greek Proverbs

Quotations about Achievements & Accomplishments

Achievement Proverbs

For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the mad? to achievement. One fails? forward toward success. ~ Charles F. Kettering

There is no limit to what can be accomplished if it doesn’t matter who gets the credit. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Someone has defined genius as intensity of purpose: the ability to do, the patience to wait. Put these together and you have achievement. ~ Leo J. Muir

The only worthwhile achievements of man are those which are socially useful. ~ Alfred Adler

The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas, into enthusiasm, into actions. ~ Thomas J. Vilord

A dream is just a dream. A goal is a dream with a plan and a deadline.~ Harvey Mackay

Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense. ~ Thomas A. Bennett

Every worthwhile accomplishment, big or little, has its stages of drudgery and triumph: a beginning, a struggle, and a victory. ~ Mahatma Gandhi

A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Step by step. I can’t think of any other way of accomplishing anything. ~ Michael Jordan

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

The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become. ~ Harold Taylor

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

The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies. ~ Alfred A. Montapert

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

Somebody is always doing what somebody else said couldn’t be done. ~ Author Unknown

Our chief want in life is somebody who will make us do what we can. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. ~ Eric Hoffer

The world is divided into people who do things and people who get the credit. ~ Dwight Whitney Morrow

It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever — the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.~ Vince Lombardi

In the end, the size of a man’s accomplishments can best be measured by the size of their heart. ~ Author Unknown

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. ~ Samuel Johnson

All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose. ~ Brian Tracy

You can do anything you wish to do, have anything you wish to have, be anything you wish to be. ~ Robert Collier

Every time you acquire a new interest, even more, a new accomplishment, you increase your power of life. ~ William Lyon Phelps

That which is achieved the most, still has the whole of its future yet to be achieved. ~ Lao-Tzu

The body achieves what the mind believes. ~ Author Unknown

Death comes to all, but great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold. ~ George Fabricius

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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. ~ Eddie Robinson

What you declare, you will achieve. When you think you can’t revisit a previous triumph. ~ Jack Canfield

Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished. ~ Confucius

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

We will either find a way, or make one. ~ Hannibal

The achievements which society rewards are won at the cost of diminution of personality. ~ Carl Jung

For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve. ~ Aristotle

The only way around is through. ~ Robert Frost

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

It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get. ~ Morarji Desai

There are no shortcuts to life’s greatest achievements. ~ Author Unknown

It’s no use saying, “We are doing our best.” You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. ~ Winston Churchill

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

Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting. ~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality. ~ Otto Rank

If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy. ~ A. P. Gouthey

Take a look at those two open hands of yours. They are tools with which to serve, make friends, and reach out for the best in life. Open hands open the way to achievement put them to work today. ~ Wilfred A. Peterson

Achievement results from work realizing ambition. ~ Adam Ant

Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health: The Foundations for Achievement. ~ Book preview

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