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achievements Quotes

48 of the best book quotes about achievements
  1. #1
    “The gull sees farthest who flies highest.”
  2. #2
    “If your thoughts are as tall as the height of your ceiling, you can’t fly above your room.”
  3. #3
    “Your comfort zone is a place where you keep yourself in a self-illusion and nothing can grow there but your potentiality can grow only when you can think and grow out of that zone.”
  4. #4
    “Extremely successful people know that their efforts must continue in order for them to realize new achievements. Once the hunt for a desired object or goal is abandoned, the cycle of success comes to an end.”
  5. #5
    “There is in the darkness a unity, if you will, that cannot be achieved in any other environment, a blending of self with what the self perceives, an exquisite mystical experience.”
  6. #6
    “We don’t reach the mountaintop from the mountaintop. We start at the bottom and climb up. Blood is involved.”
  7. #7
    “ Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.”
  8. #8
    “Nothing is written in the stars ... No one controls your destiny.”
  9. #9
    “For no matter what we achieve, if we don’t spend the vast majority of our time with people we love and respect, we cannot possibly have a great life.”
  1. #10
    “Okonkwo was well known throughout the nine villages and even beyond. His fame rested on solid personal achievements.”
  2. #11
    “I must tell you a great truth, Much-Afraid, which only the few understand. All the fairest beauties in the human soul, its greatest victories, and its most splendid achievements are always those which no one else knows anything about, or can only dimly guess at. ”
  3. #12
    “If we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance.”
  4. #13
    “If birds can glide for long periods of time, then… why can’t I?”
  5. #14
    “The starting point of all achievement is DESIRE. Keep this constantly in mind. Weak desire brings weak results, just as a small fire makes a small amount of heat.”
  6. #15
    “There was never any comfortable way to mention or discuss one’s successes without breaking the rule against bragging, even if one didn’t mean to.”
  7. #16
    “There is no sport equal to that which aviators enjoy while being carried through the air on great white wings. More than anything else the sensation is one of perfect peace mingled with an excitement that strains every nerve to the utmost if you can conceive of such a combination.”
  8. #17
    “I did have a definite goal. I was going to be a success in some field. I was going to make it to the top of some mountain. And once there, no one or nothing was ever going to dislodge me from the peak.”
  9. #18
    “Achievement is talent plus preparation.”

Books about pride

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Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters book
Picture book
4.8
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The Emperor's New Clothes book
Picture book
4.8
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I'm the Best book
Picture book
4.0
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The Red Shoes book
Picture book
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Two Kings book
Picture book
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Who Needs Glasses? book
Chapter book
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Our Principal's In His Underwear! book
Chapter book
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  1. #19
    “There is enchantment in a uniform, especially one that marks the wearer as a person of rare skills, courage or achievement.”
  2. #20
    “Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.”
  3. #21
    “To cast in it with Hyde was to die a thousand interests and aspirations.”
  4. #22
    “Three decades ago, in a top story of the century, Americans placed six flags on the Moon. Today we no longer try for new and bold space achievements; instead we celebrate the anniversaries of the past.”
  5. #23
    “The American Dream is that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.”
  6. #24
    “‘Sometimes you can’t worry about hurt. Sometimes you worry only about getting where you have to go.’”
  7. #26
    “Get to that Zone where you can shut out all the noise, all the negativity and fear and distractions and lies, and achieve whatever you want, in whatever you do.”
  8. #27
    “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but what he aspires to.”
  1. #28
    “Promise yourself to forget the mistakes of the past and press on the greater achievements of the future.”
  2. #29
    “Let’s state it clearly: One great idea of the biblical revelation is that God is manifest in the ordinary, in the actual, in the daily, in the now, in the concrete incarnations of life, and not through purity codes and moral achievement contests, which are seldom achieved anyway.”
  3. #30
    “You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want. There’s still lots of good in the world. Tell Dally. I don’t think he knows.”
  4. #31
    “It is difficult to recognize pride as a sin when it is held up on every side as a virtue, urged as profitable, and rewarded as an achievement.”
  5. #32
    “It is difficult to recognize pride as a sin when it is held up on every side as a virtue, urged as profitable, and rewarded as an achievement.”
  6. #33
    “Did u hear about the rose that grew from a crack
    in the concrete
    Proving nature’s laws wrong, it learned 2 walk
    without having feet
    Funny, it seems but by keeping its dreams
    it learned 2 breathe fresh air
    Long live the rose that grew from concrete
    when no one else even cared.”
  7. #34
    “A sense of inferiority and inadequacy interferes with the attainment of your hopes, but self-confidence leads to self-realisation and successful achievement.”
  8. #35
    “If being loved is your goal, you will fail to achieve it. The only way to be assured of being loved is to be a person worthy of love, and you cannot be a person worthy of love when your primary goal in life is to passively be loved.”
  9. #36
    “Consistency is the key to achieving and maintaining momentum.”

Books about goals

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The Almost Impossible Thing book
Picture book
5.6
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Judy Moody and the Bucket List book
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  1. #37
    “Now what is history? It is the centuries of systematic explorations of the riddle of death, with a view to overcoming death. That’s why people discover mathematical infinity and electromagnetic waves, that’s why they write symphonies..”
  2. #38
    “KID, YOU’LL MOVE MOUNTAINS!”
  3. #39
    “She’s as bright as the morning. She corresponds to your description;it is for that I wish you to know her. She fills all your requirements.”
    “More or less, of course.”
    “No; quite literally. She is beautiful, accomplished, generous, and for an American, well-born. She is also very clever and very amiable, and she has a handsome fortune.”
  4. #40
    “But just because you can never reach it, doesn’t mean that it’s not worth looking for.”
  5. #41
    “You will never be able to hit a target that you cannot see.”
  6. #42
    “No one, not even the starvation artist himself knew how great his achievement really was, and his heart grew heavy.”
  7. #43
    “Oh, it’s delightful to have ambitions. I’m so glad I have such a lot. And there never seems to be any end to them-- that’s the best of it. Just as soon as you attain to one ambition you see another one glittering higher up still. It does make life so interesting.”
  8. #44
    “Life is going to get bad sometimes. You’ll make poor choices. You’ll fail. You’ll lose hope and maybe want to give up. If you jump, and trust that He will be there to help you soar, there is nothing you cannot achieve.”
  9. #45
    “Overambitious projects may be objectionable in many fields, but not in literature. Literature remains alive only if we set ourselves immeasurable goals, far beyond all hope of achievement.”
  10. #47
    “Failure is an inside job. So is success. If you want to achieve, you have to win the war in your thinking first.”
  11. #48
    “Most well-behaved women are too busy living their lives to think about recording what they do and too modest about their own achievements to think anybody else will care.”
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