Dissatisfaction with possession and achievement is one of the requisites to further achievement
Wherever applause breaks out in the liturgy because of some human achievement, it is a sure sign that the essence of liturgy has totally disappeared and been replaced by a kind of religious entertainment. Such attraction fades quickly - it cannot compete in the market of leisure pursuits, incorporating as it increasingly does various forms of religious titillation.
The great accomplishments of man have resulted from the transmission of ideas of enthusiasm.
Achievement brings its own anticlimax.
We shall reach greater and greater platitudes of achievment.
What the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve.
What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstances
Men achieve a certain greatness unawares, when working to another aim.
All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
The artist who aims at perfection in everything achieves it in nothing.
A difficult time can be more readily endured if we retain the conviction that our existence holds a purpose - a cause to pursue, a person to love, a goal to achieve.
I determined never to stop until I had come to the end and achieved my purpose.
Achievement is not always success while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time.
The size of your accomplishments, the quality of your achievement, will depend very largely on how big a man you see in yourself, what sort of image you get of your possible self, yourself at your best.
The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves.
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.
Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.
If you fear making anyone mad, then you ultimately probe for the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
An achievement is bondage.It obliges one to a higher achievement.
Freedom is an internal achievement rather than an external adjustment.
The constant questioning of our values and achievements is a challenge without which neither science nor society can remain healthy.
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.
Nothing great will ever be achieved without great men, and men are great only if they are determined to be so.
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.
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
You cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond your present circumstances unless you change.
The world of achievement has always belonged to the optimist.
Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
Death comes to all. But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold.
Most successful men have not achieved their distinction by having some new talent or opportunity that was at hand.
Back of every achievement is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law.
The achievement of your goal is assured the moment you commit yourself to it.
Be more dedicated to making solid achievements than in running after swift but synthetic happiness.
The only worthwhile achievements of man are those which are socially useful.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping.
My mother taught me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted to. The first was to walk without braces.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
The ability to forgive is one of mans greatest achievements.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.
For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve.
What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
Any man who selects a goal in life which can be fully achieved has already defined his own limitations.