Quotes about Achievement

They who know how to employ opportunities will often find that they can create them; and what we can achieve depends less on the amount of time we possess than on the use we make of our time. John Stuart Mill

The reason so little is done, is generally because so little is attempted. Samuel Smiles

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F Kennedy

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation. Robert Schuller

Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use. Earl Nightingale

To accomplish great things, we must not only act but also dream. Not only plan but also believe. Anatole France

No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty. George Eliot

It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparison with what we owe others. Dietrich Bonhoeffer

You can’t achieve anything without getting in someone’s way. Abba Eban

Never was anything great achieved without danger. Niccolo Machiavelli

Great achievement is usually born of great sacrifice, and is never the result of selfishness. Napoleon Hill

You have to put in many, many, many tiny efforts that nobody sees or appreciates before you achieve anything worthwhile. Brian Tracy

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. Bruce Barton

Big thinking precedes great achievement. Wilfred Peterson

Back of every achievement is a proud wife and a surprised mother-in-law. Brooks Hays

Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve. Mary Kay Ash