Hese quotes on achievement focus on the importance of a feat in career of a person. These famous quotations & sayings will be a treat for you to read.

Achievement Quotes

Achievement is not a word which we can give a simple definition because it is different according to various people because of the difference in their value system. For some, earning a billion dollar will be the highest achievement of their life; for a roboticist, it is defining and designing the robots with highest ranges of artificial intelligence; for a saint, the ultimate enlightenment is achievement. So it would be a better idea to discuss about the value system of people who defines achievement in different ways. Go through the quotes to find the differences in their value system of achievement.

If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.

- John D. Rockefeller

Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.

- Rudyard Kipling

The Beatles saved the world from boredom.

- George Harrison

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Eighty percent of success is showing up.

- Woody Allen

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.

- Theodore Roosevelt

I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.

- Langston Hughes

A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.

- Ayn Rand

A desire presupposes the possibility of action to achieve it; action presupposes a goal which is worth achieving.

- Ayn Rand

Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.

- Ayn Rand

Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.

- Atlas Shrugged , Ayn Rand

The ladder of success is best climbed by stepping on the rungs of opportunity.

- Ayn Rand

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort, and without it nothing great was ever achieved.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.

- Fight Club , Chuck Palahniuk

I just don't want to die without a few scars.

- Fight Club , Chuck Palahniuk

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

- Helen Keller

While they were saying among themselves it cannot be done, it was done.

- Helen Keller

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.

- Salvador Dali

Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.

- Salvador Dali

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

- Donald Trump

It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost.

- Stephen King

It is not history which uses men as a means of achieving - as if it were an individual person - its own ends. History is nothing but the activity of men in pursuit of their ends.

- Karl Marx

Arriving at one goal is the starting point to another.

- Democracy and Education , John Dewey

Have a bias toward action - let's see something happen now. You can break that big plan into small steps and take the first step right away.

- Indira Gandhi

All great achievements require time.

- Maya Angelou

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.

- Maya Angelou

We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.

- Marie Curie

I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.

- Michael Jordan

Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.

- Michael Jordan

The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace

- Michael Jordan

Nothing will work unless you do.

- Maya Angelou

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate.

- Michael Jordan

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.

- Mia Hamm

I hope all you young girls see yourself up there... we were just like you.

- Mia Hamm

It is more difficult to stay on top than to get there.

- Mia Hamm

To achieve the impossible; it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.

- Jitterbug Perfume , Tom Robbins

You may get skinned knees and elbows, but it's worth it if you score a spectacular goal.

- Mia Hamm

Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don't settle for them.

- Mia Hamm

You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.

- Mia Hamm

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