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accomplishment Quotes

27 of the best book quotes about accomplishment
  1. #1
    “Now think deeply. What have you done with your life over the past year? How do you feel inside?”
  2. #2
    “Today people look at me, at my job and my Ivy League credentials, and assume that I’m some sort of genius, that only a truly extraordinary person could have made it to where I am today . . . Whatever talents I have, I almost squandered until a handful of loving people rescued me.”
  3. #3
    “Who was everything, yet was naught.”
  4. #4
    “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
  5. #5
    “The men were congratulating one another, talking about what they had accomplished; trying to piece together the sequence of events. They were the victors, happy, proud, full of themselves.”
  6. #6
    “Reaching the top of Everest is supposed to trigger a surge of intense elation; against long odds, after all, I had just attained a goal I’d coveted since childhood.”
  7. #7
    “Most of us were simply wrapped too tightly in the grip of summit fever to engage in thoughtful reflection about the death of someone in our midst.”
  8. #8
    “Four hundred vertical feet above, where the summit was still washed in bright sunlight under an immaculate cobalt sky, my compadres dallied to memorialize their arrival at the apex of the planet, unfurling flags and snapping photos, using up precious ticks of the clock.”
  9. #9
    “Who has never killed an hour? Not casually or without thought, but carefully: a premeditated murder of minutes. The violence comes from a combination of giving up, not caring, and a resignation that getting past it is all you can hope to accomplish. So you kill the hour.”
  1. #10
    “We figured that Lilienthal in five years of time had spent only about five hours in actual gliding through the air. The wonder was not that he had done so little, but that he had accomplished so much.
  2. #11
    “What one man can do himself directly is but little. If however he can stir up ten others to take up the task he has accomplished much.”
  3. #12
    “we think that accomplishing things will complete us, when it is experiencing life that will.”
  4. #13
    “When you imagine the reality of the fulfilled desire and feel the thrill of accomplishment, your subconscious brings about the realisation of desire.”
  5. #14
    “Think what their lives will buy, what their deaths will accomplish. How many of your people could be saved?”
  6. #15
    “Scientists are actually preoccupied with accomplishment. So they are focused on whether they can do something. They never stop to ask if they should do something.”
  7. #16
    “The African-Americans will not advance far if they continue to waste their energy abusing those who misdirect and exploit them. The exploiters of the race are not so much at fault as the race itself. If African-Americans persist in permitting themselves to be handled in this fashion they will always find some one at hand to impose upon them. The matter is one which rests largely with the African-Americans themselves. The race will free itself from exploiters just as soon as it decides to do so. No one else can accomplish this task for the race. It must plan and do for itself.”
  8. #17
    “Without the ability to end things, people stay stuck, never becoming who they are meant to be, never accomplishing all that their talents and abilities should afford them.”
  9. #18
    “To tell you the truth, I’m amazed we’ve come this far,” he said, and I agreed. We had hiked 500 miles, a million and a quarter steps, since setting off from Amicalola. We had grounds to be proud. We were real hikers now. We had shit in the woods and slept with bears. We had become, we would forever be, mountain men.”

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  1. #19
    We want recognition, not accomplishment.
  2. #20
    “He who would accomplish little need sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much. He who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly.”
  3. #21
    “I told Morrie I was already feeing over the hill, much as I tried desperately to stay on top of it. . . . I had gone from being proud to say my age—because of all I had done so young—to not bringing it up, for fear I was getting too close to forty and, therefore, professional oblivion.”
  4. #22
    “We do not have the ability in ourselves to accomplish the least of God’s tasks. This is the law of grace. ”
  5. #23
    “When we recognize it is impossible for us to perform a duty in our own strength, we will discover the secret of its accomplishment.”
  6. #24
    “I learned early that crying out in protest could accomplish things.”
  7. #25
    “In order to convince and inspire others to follow and accomplish a mission, a leader must be a true believer in the mission.”
  8. #26
    “When we put our faith and trust in God, we’ve done the one thing that a human can do to accomplish superhuman things. We have reached past human strength and knowledge. We’ve touched infinite strength and infinite knowledge.”
  9. #27
    “Our battle is spiritual, and what we accomplish in the spirit realm is as important as what the highly trained, prepared, and equipped soldier does in the physical. We must know our weapons and be highly skilled in using them. But first we must put on the armor God has given us in order to stand strong against”
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