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Definition: Successfully bring about or reach (a desired objective or result) by effort, skill, or courage.
Number of Quotes: 37

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
Muhammad Ali

There is no limit to what a man can do or where he can go, if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.
Ronald Reagan's office.

That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.
Neil Armstrong

Every man who is high up loves to feel that he has done it himself; and the wife smiles, and let's it go at that. It's our only joke. Every woman knows that.
J. M. Barrie

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
Bruce Barton

It's easier to go down a hill than up it but the view is much better at the top.
Henry Ward Beecher

It took me fifteen years to discover that I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
Robert Benchley

There is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous.
Napoléon Bonaparte

Every step you take, is a step away from where you used to be.
Brian Chargualaf

History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it.
Winston Churchill

Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do best.
Marva Collins

Your attitude determines your altitude.
Stephen R. Covey

Yes, I have climbed to the top of the greasy pole.
Comment made after being appointed prime minister.
Benjamin Disraeli

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anytime you have a fiercely-competitive, change-oriented growth business where results count and merit matters, women will rise to the top.
Carly Fiorina

How you start is important, but it is how you finish that counts. In the race for success, speed is less important than stamina. The sticker outlasts the sprinter.
Bertie Forbes

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news. The good news is that you don't know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
Anne Frank

Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
Dag Hammarskjöld

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements, and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping.
Eric Hoffer

Anybody can be Pope; the proof of this is that I have become one.

People are ambitious and unrealistic. They set targets for themselves that are higher than what you would set for them. And because they set them, they hit them.
Liisa Joronen

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
Helen Keller

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy

The heights by great men reached and kept
Were not attained by sudden flight,
But they, while their companions slept,
Were toiling upward in the night.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.
Nelson Mandela

It is better to underpromise and overdeliver than vice versa. For this one need not break the law of the land. One has to only think global. Otherwise success will disappear like the dew in the morning sun.
Narayana Murthy

Winners are people who have fun - and produce results as a result of their zest.
Tom Peters

Happiness ... lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. The joy and moral stimulation of work no longer must be forgotten in the mad chase of evanescent profits.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife.
Theodore Roosevelt

The primary cause of success in life is the ability to set and achieve goals. That's why the people who do not have goals are doomed forever to work for those who do. You either work to achieve your own goals or you work to achieve someone else's goals.
Brian Tracy

If you're going to be thinking only one thing, you might as well be thinking big.
Donald Trump

In the end, you're measured not by how much you undertake but by what you finally accomplish.
Donald Trump

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
Mark Twain

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward

Character is a by-product; it is produced in the great manufacture of daily duty.
Woodrow Wilson

I believe in my own possibilities, and I feel I can do it all.
Oprah Winfrey

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as who you become (by achieving your goals).
Zig Ziglar

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