Posts Tagged ‘achievement’

We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.

Adams, Abigail, port by Benjamin Blyth 1766

—Abigail Adams (Portrait by Benjamin Blyth, 1766)


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Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.

Stone, W. Clement

—W. Clement Stone

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What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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—Zig Ziglar

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Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

Augustine, Saint

—St. Augustine, A.D. 354-430

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Keep Moving Forward

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold one’s foot long enough to enable them to put the other somewhat higher.

Huxley, Thomas

—Thomas Huxley

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Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort.

Roosevelt, Franklin D

—Franklin D. Roosevelt


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Lives of great men all remind us

     We can make our lives sublime,

And, departing, leave behind us

     Footprints on the sands of time.

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, A Psalm of Life

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