Accomplish quotes page 1
Focus on accomplishment, not activity.
You can do anything if you have enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes
rise to the stars. With it, there is accomplishment. Without it there are only alibis.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to
this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
What could we accomplish if we knew we could not fail?
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic is of altogether secondary
importance, and that in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
Leaders, whether in the family, in business, in government, or in education, must not allow
themselves to mistake intentions for accomplishments.
To accomplish big things I am convinced you must first dream big dreams. True, it must be in
line with progress, human and divine, or you are wasting your prayer. It has to be backed by
work and faith, or it has no hands and feet. Maybe there's even an element of luck mixed in.
But I am sure now that, without this master plan, you have nothing.
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties.
Nothing builds self-esteem and self-confidence like accomplishment.
Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or
accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning,
intelligence and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing.
Thomas A. Edison
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
Man was designed for accomplishment, engineered for success, and endowed with the seeds
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.
Who begins too much accomplishes little.
I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.
Anyone who minimizes the importance of success to your future has given up on his or her
own chances of accomplishment and is spending his or her life trying to convince others to do
I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to
accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that
the very best time to make the effort.
Learn to ask, "If this is the only thing I accomplish today, will I be satisfied with my day?"
In the end, you are measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally
I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has
got to get down to work.
Pearl S. Buck
Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your
We can accomplish almost anything within our ability if we but think that we can.
George Matthew Adams
While enthusiasm may be necessary for great accomplishments elsewhere, on Wall Street it
almost invariably leads to disaster.
If a person has ambition, things will be accomplished.
Nothing splendid was ever created in cold blood. Heat is required to forge anything. Every
great accomplishment is the story of a flaming heart.
Arnold H. Glasow
All those who have accomplished great things in life, regardless of the field, have always
ignored the objections raised by strictly "rational" thinkers.
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you have something in life that you want to accomplish greatly, you have to be willing
to give up your happiness... I've lost all my sensitivity as far as being embarrassed, being
shy, you just have to lose that.
A teacher who can arouse a feeling for one single good action, for one single good poem,
accomplishes more than he who fills our memory with rows on rows of natural objects,
classified with name and form.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe