Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstances.
Having once decided to achieve a certain task, achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste. The gain in self-confidence of having accomplished a tiresome labor is immense.
Achievement, n. The death of endeavor and the birth of disgust.
Commendation, n. The tribute that we pay to achievements that resembles, but do not equal, our own.
Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health, self-esteem, not its cause.
Take care of those who work for you and you’ll float to greatness on their achievements.
An achievement is a bondage. It obliges one to a higher achievement.
I don’t measure America by its achievement but by its potential.