All great achievements require time.
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
The future is not a gift-it is an achievement.
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
Any great achievement is preceded by many difficulties and many lessons; great achievements are not possible without them.
The value of achievement lies in the achieving.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
The only failure is not trying.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn, the bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of realities.
No one achieves greatness by becoming a generalist. You don't hone a skill by diluting your attention to its development. The only way to get to the next level is focus.
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation.
Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness.
Don't mistake movement for achievement.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Achievement results from work realizing ambition.
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.
Destiny is no 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.
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.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
The greatest achievement was, at first, and for a time, but a dream.
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