Archive for the 'Achievement Quotes' Category

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I hope your dreams…” Anonymous

“I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.” Anonymous

“The fireworks begin today…” Edward Koch

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” Edward Koch

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Success isn’t a result of…” Arnold H Glasow

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H Glasow

“Think about your dream…” Anonymous

“Think about your dream all the time, no matter what else you’re doing. Live your dream in your imagination. Become obsessed by it. Love it. Be passionate about it.” Anonymous

“A life spent making mistakes…” George Bernard Shaw

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but most useful than a life spent doing nothing.” George Bernard Shaw

“Success is the ability…” Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss…” Les Brown

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“Make the most of yourself…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“He who asks is a…” Chinese Proverb

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.” Chinese Proverb

“Education is what survives when…” B. F. Skinner

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten.” B. F. Skinner

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting…” Carl Sagan

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” Carl Sagan

“No one who cannot rejoice…” Donald Foster

“No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes deserves to be called a scholar.” Donald Foster

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than…” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

“Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, (Sherlock Holmes) Valley of Fear

“You must learn from the…” Sam Levenson

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” Sam Levenson

“You can make your life…” Wayne Dyer

“You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art. The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual soul.” Wayne Dyer

“The best ideas come as…” David M. Ogilvy

“The best ideas come as jokes. Make your thinking as funny as possible.” David M. Ogilvy

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“If you don’t have a dream…” Oscar Hammerstein

“If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?” Oscar Hammerstein

“Health is something we do…” Elliott Dacher

“Health is something we do for ourselves, not something that is done to us; a journey rather than a destination; a dynamic, holistic, and purposeful way of living.” Elliott Dacher

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“You are never given…” Richard Bach

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach

“You get the best out….” Harry Firestone

“You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” Harry Firestone

“There are no passengers on…” Marshall McLuhan

“There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We’re all crew.” Marshall McLuhan

“The whole world steps aside…” Anonymous

“The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.” Anonymous

“A man who does not…” Confucius

“A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.” Confucius

“Man can climb…” George Bernard Shaw

“Man can climb to the highest summits, but he cannot dwell there long.”   George Bernard Shaw

“The more I want to…” Richard Bach

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.” Richard Bach

“Failure is the only…” Henry Ford

“Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” Henry Ford

“Nothing is so fatiguing…” William James

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” William James

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I may not have gone…” Douglas Adams

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” Douglas Adams

“If you want to know…” Dorothy Parker

“If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.” Dorothy Parker

“I’m an idealist…” Carl Sandburg

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” Carl Sandburg

“I don’t know the key…” Bill Cosby

“I don’t know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.” Bill Cosby

“Everything you can imagine…” Pablo Picasso

“Everything you can imagine is real.” Pablo Picasso

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“The best way to predict…” Alan Kay

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” Alan Kay

“We can escape the prison…” Gary Craig

“We can escape the prison of our own beliefs and enter the Palace of Possibilities when we allow ourselves to be astonished by everything.” Gary Craig

“Those who dream by day…” Edgar Allan Poe

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” Edgar Allan Poe, in “Eleonora”

“I not only use…” Woodrow Wilson

“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” Woodrow Wilson

“Even if you’re on the…” Will Rogers

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers

“Try to learn something…” Thomas H. Huxley

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” Thomas H. Huxley

“As an adolescent I aspired…” M. Cartmill

“As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life – so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls.” M. Cartmill

“Courage is resistance to…” Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” Mark Twain

“The future depends on…” Mahatma Gandhi

“The future depends on what we do in the present.” Mahatma Gandhi