I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.
All men who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.
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.
Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done. One could write a history of science in reverse by assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority about what could not be done and could never happen.
It is easier to stay out than get out.
You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.
I'm glad I did it, partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again
Winners compare their achievements with their goals, while losers compare their achievements with those of other people
It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.
You can have everything in life you want, if you will just help other people get what they want
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
In their (women) quest for rights they have naturally placed emphasis on their wrongs rather than their achievements and possessions, and have retold history as a story of their long martyrdom
There is, first, the desire for strength, for achievement, for adequacy, for confidence in the face of the world, and for independence and freedom. Secondly, we have what we may call the desire for reputation or prestige (defining it as respect or es
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world
We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.
Students today are a pretty solemn lot. One of the really notable achievements of the twentieth century has been to make the young old before their time.
It would be our policy to use nuclear weapons wherever we felt it necessary to protect our forces and achieve our objectives.
Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in a lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope.
If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That's all it takes to get people to win football games for you.
His achievements read like the graffiti on the walls of a hangman's changing room.
Innocence of heart and violence of feeling are necessary in any kind of superior achievement: The arts cannot exist without them.
I think my greatest single achievement took place on a Tuesday in March, when, with much bribery and corruption, I got them to clear the Grand Canal. That was truly Wagnerian.