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 greatest achievement was, at first, and for a time, but a dream.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
The starting point of all achievement is desire.
Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future.
Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.
The future is not a gift-it is an achievement.
Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
The value of achievement lies in the achieving.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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.
Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation.
The most complicated achievements of thought are possible without the assistance of consciousness.
It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others.
An egalitarian educational system is necessarily opposed to meritocracy and reward for achievement. It is inevitably opposed to procedures that might reveal differing levels of achievement.
A failure establishes only this, that our determination to succeed was not strong enough.
Not in achievement, but in endurance, of the human soul, does it show its divine grandeur and its alliance with the infinite.
My proudest achievement has been the success of the shows and artists I have been involved with, because they were made in Britain.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
The Wright brothers flew right through the smoke screen of impossibility.
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