"For we must consider that we shall be a city upon a hill. The eyes of all people are upon us, so that if we shall deal falsely with our God in this work we have undertaken, and so cause Him to withdraw His present help from us, we shall be made a story and a byword through the world."
"In Hollywood a girl's virtue is much less important than her hairdo. You're judged by how you look, not by what you are. Hollywood's a place where they'll pay you a thousand dollars for kiss, and fifty cents for your soul. I know, because I turned down the first offer often enough and held out for the fifty."
"One of the secrets of getting more done is to make a TO DO List every day, keep it visible, and use it as a guide to action as you go through the day."
"Big goals get big results. No goals get no results or somebody else's results."
Mark Victor Hansen
"You get whatever accomplishment you are willing to declare."
"Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one-idea individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas."
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson
"The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense."
"What would a smarter person than me do? Then do it!"
"The value of achievement lies in the achieving."
"A man has to work so hard so that something of his personality stays alive. A tomcat has it so easy, he has only to spray and his presence is there for years on rainy days."
"The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone."
Lady Stella Reading
"Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long."
George Bernard Shaw
"If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy."
A. P. Gouthey
"What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality."
"Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that."
Norman Vincent Peale
"Death comes to all But great achievements build a monument which shall endure until the sun grows cold."
"My illusions didn't have anything to do with being a fine actress. I knew how third rate I was. I could actually feel my lack of talent, as if it were cheap clothes I was wearing inside. But, my God, how I wanted to learn, to change, to improve!"
"The starting point of all achievement is desire. Weak desire brings weak results."
"Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it."
"Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him."
"Every great achievement is the victory of a flaming heart."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"You will soon break the bow if you keep it always stretched."
"It's your aptitude, not just your attitude that determines your ultimate altitude."
"The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?"
Henry David Thoreau
"I hope that my achievements in life shall be these -- that I will have fought for what was right and fair, that I will have risked for that which mattered, and that I will have given help to those who were in need that I will have left the earth a better place for what I've done and who I've been."
"Said will be a little ahead, but done should follow at his heel."
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The successful person makes a habit of doing what the failing person doesn't like to do."
"The truth of the matter is that there's nothing you can't accomplish if: (1) You clearly decide what it is that you're absolutely committed to achieving, (2) You're willing to take massive action, (3) You notice what's working or not, and (4) You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want, using whatever life gives you along the way."
"We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit."
E. E. Cummings
"I was the kind nobody thought could make it. I had a funny Boston accent. I couldn't pronounce my R's. I wasn't a beauty."
"The greatest things are accomplished by individual people, not by committees or companies."
Alfred A. Montapert
"When science, art, literature, and philosophy are simply the manifestation of personality they are on a level where glorious and dazzling achievements are possible, which can make a man's name live for thousands of years. But above this level, far above,"
"Failures are finger posts on the road to achievement."
Charles F. Kettering
"The best job goes to the person who can get it done without passing the buck or coming back with excuses."
"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."
Orison Swett Marden
"Not the maker of plans and promises, but rather the one who offers faithful service in small matters. This is the person who is most likely to achieve what is good and lasting."
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest."
"The average estimate themselves by what they do, the above average by what they are."
Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
"The measure of a man is the way he bears up under misfortune."
"We will either find a way, or make one."
"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence."
"My mother drew a distinction between achievement and success. She said that achievement is the knowledge that you have studied and worked hard and done the best that is in you. Success is being praised by others. That is nice but not as important or satisfying. Always aim for achievement and forget about success."
"Dedicate yourself to the good you deserve and desire for yourself. Give yourself peace of mind. You deserve to be happy. You deserve delight."
Mark Victor Hansen
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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. We see our past achievements as the end results of"
"I want to put a ding in the universe."
"We always take credit for the good and attribute the bad to fortune."
Jean De La Fontaine
"Out of the strain of doing and into the peace of the done."
"Be not afraid of flying. Angels live in the clouds and the devil on the earth."
"Somehow I can't believe that there are any heights that can't be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable."
"Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified."
"Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome."
"To spend life for something which outlasts it."
"One who has done nothing, is not known until they have done something."
"A man may fulfill the object of his existence by asking a question he cannot answer, and attempting a task he cannot achieve."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get."
"''Where there is a will there is a way.'' is an old true saying. He who resolves upon doing a thing, by that very resolution often scales the barriers to it, and secures its achievement. To think we are able, is almost to be so -- to determine upon attainment is frequently attainment itself."
"There is a woman at the beginning of all great things."
Alphonse De Lamartine
"We live in deeds, not years: In thoughts not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best."
"If Columbus had turned back, no one would have blamed him. Of course, no one would have remembered him either."
"The journey is the reward."
"For what is the best choice, for each individual is the highest it is possible for him to achieve."
""No matter who you are it's the simple things in life that lead you to believe that you can achieve anything." "
Ronaldo(Ronaldinho) Assis Moreira
"Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together."
Vincent van Gogh
"Do not be desirous of having things done quickly. Do not look at small advantages. Desire to have things done quickly prevents their being done thoroughly. Looking at small advantages prevents great affairs from being accomplished."
"The fellow who does things that count, doesn't usually stop to count them."
"The mode in which the inevitable comes to pass is through effort."
Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Accomplishment is easiest when we work the hardest, and it is hardest when we work the easiest."