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Below is a compilation of famous and inspirational quotes and sayings relating to achievement. Something accomplished successfully, especially by means of exertion, skill or practice is something to be proud of. We hope these quotes inspire you to achieve your goals in life.

Quotes About Achievement

That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.  ~ Abraham Lincoln

My most brilliant achievement was my ability to persuade my wfe to marry me.  ~ Winston Churchill

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.  ~ Albert Einstein

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

Faith that the thing can be done is essential to any great achievement.  ~ Thomas N. Carruther

If you can't do great things, do small things in a great way.  ~ Napoleon Hill

All great achievements require time.  ~ Maya Angelou

It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.  ~ Harry S. Truman

It is not by spectacular achievements that men can be transformed, but by will.  ~ Henrik Ibsen

Some of the best moments in lifeare not when you have achieved somethingbut when the thought first comes to you to have a go.  ~ Lord Hunt

I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.  ~ 2 Timothy 4:7

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.  ~ Robert F. Kennedy

I'm a slow walker, but I never walk back.  ~ Abraham Lincoln

The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve.  ~ Brian Tracy

No matter what accomplishments you make, somebody helped you.  ~ Althea Gibson

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.  ~ Thomas A. Edison

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.  ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

To accomplish great things, we must dream as well as act.  ~ Anatole France

There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.  ~ Mark Twain

Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.  ~ Conrad Hilton

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort. Full effort is full victory.  ~ Mahatma Gandhi

Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning.  ~ Benjamin Franklin

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

To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.  ~ Vauvenargues

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

For me life is continuously being hungry. The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer.  ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger

Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.  ~ Winston Churchill

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.  ~ Helen Keller

What man can imagine he may one day achieve.  ~ Nancy Hale

No one is expected to achieve the impossible.  ~ French proverb

What I am suggesting is that each of us turn from the negativism that permeates our society and look for the remarkable good among those with whom we associate, that we speak of one another’s virtues more than we speak of one another’s faults, that optimism replace pessimism, that our faith exceed our fears. When I was a young man and was prone to speak critically, my father would say: “Cynics do not contribute, skeptics do not create, doubters do not achieve.  ~ Gordon B. Hinckley

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.  ~ Plato

Back of every achievement is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.  ~ Brooks Hays

We can accomplish almost anything within our ability if we but think that we can!  ~ George Matthew Adams

Always aim for achievement, and forget about success.  ~ Helen Hayes

In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake, but by what you finally accomplish.  ~ Donald Trump

Achievement brings its own anticlimax.  ~ Maya Angelou

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.  ~  Thomas Jefferson

Forgiveness is man's deepest need and highest achievement.  ~ Horace Bushnell

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